Post-Consumer Prom

┬áIn a sea of monochromatic column gowns, how does one stand out at prom? By wearing vintage, of course! Inspired by The Great Gatsby and Downton Abbey, my prom ensemble consisted of my grandmother’s silver beaded evening bag from the 1950s, vintage clip-on earrings and bracelet from Varnadore Costumes (ah, the perks of being an […]

Pretty Peplum Top

Though I can’t tell if it’s because a sleeveless peplum top makes me yearn for summertime, or because I am obsessed with overly cutesy things, this project is one of my favorite transformations to date. I began with a retro sleeveless dress with a knee-length tulle edged hemline, and, after some seam ripping and restitching, […]