Sometimes I like to filter my real life into the Fresh Collective blog… today is one of those days. SOooooooo I have a date tonight… a first date. I’m sure we are all familiar with the terror of trying to put together the perfect first date outfit. SO OBVIOUSLY I went into FC to find something just right. I walked out with the new Kabuki floral maxi skirt that I’ve been drooling over and a cute bangle and set about figuring out how to put it all together in an outfit that would be cute but carefree…
I figured I could take this opportunity to show you guys (and myself) that a bold patterned skirt like this is actually incredibly versatile. You may think that because of the print you could only wear it with a solid, plain top but in fact with a little creativity I found another fun option! How about giving new life to that old concert T-shirt stuffed in the back of your closet? With a few strategic cuts you can make it into a cute heat-wave-friendly tank top that can work with a bold skirt for an offbeat rocker chic look!
*1.* cut the collar off just under the bottom seam to create a scoop neck.
*2.* cut the sleeves off just below the armpit creating a gentle curve up to the shoulder.
*3.* fold the shirt in half and use your first cut as a guideline to cut off the other sleeve.
*4.* try on and adjust your cuts until you’re happy with the fit.
TIP: to get a smooth, slightly curled edge, stretch the shirt a few times until it settles!
Finish it off with a cute pair of sandals (mohops!), a belt to cinch in the waist, a bold lip with minimal eyemakeup (always choose one or the other) and VOILA! A fun, casual and cute outfit, perfect (hopefully) for your night out!
Wish me luck!