Concrete Catwalk // Self-made Maxi

June 27, 2011
it’s true. i made this maxi skirt all by myself.
it’s got all kinds of little wrinkles and snags (and i decided to leave the hem undone)
because this fabric is really hard to sew, but i still love it just the same!
also, if you follow me on twitter,
you might have seen that i ordered a few new pairs of shoes recently,
(my first purchases in a QUITE a while) and these are one of them!
do you like? i had been looking for some orange summer-y shoes for forever,
and i think these fit the bill perfectly!
tank top – tj maxx
belt – vintage, thrifted
bracelets – aldo, charming charlie
skirt – self made
handbag – j. crew
wedges – libby story

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22 Comments

  • Reply Piper Alexander June 27, 2011 at 6:52 pm

    Gorgeous all the way around!

  • Reply Paula June 27, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    Those shoes are gorgeous – love them!!!

  • Reply Anna June 27, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    Nice work on the skirt! And I love that top- it reminds me of a watercolor painting.

  • Reply The Suburb Experiment June 27, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    I like the shoes! And they pull the color out of your top beautifully. I REALLY need to pull out my sewing machine and figure out how to use it!

    Jenn

  • Reply Cabootique June 27, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    Love the color of the skirt, and those shoes are gorgeous!

  • Reply Jaclyn June 27, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    wow, impressive ;) and your ponytail is too cute!!!

  • Reply Terri June 27, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    Hm, you’ve got me thinking about maxis…Admire that top.

  • Reply Sorcha June 27, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    That dress is beautiful, love the soft aqua on the bottom half. Kudos for making it yourself!

    Sorcha x
    Bonfire Brunette

  • Reply Neris June 27, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    Love it! From head to toe! Awesome outfit!

    xxx,

    Fashion Fractions

  • Reply Nuha June 27, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    i love the blue color! And isn’t it so exciting to be able to say “I made that!”

  • Reply Shoe June 27, 2011 at 10:45 pm

    So cute! Love your shoes and skirt… I couldn’t tell the hem was undone at all. I suck at sewing and would never be able to make something like this!

  • Reply alicia June 27, 2011 at 11:13 pm

    Yay for DIY! Love the color of the skirt.

  • Reply megannielsen June 28, 2011 at 1:11 am

    woaaaahhh great minds think alike – i just finished a maxi this weekend almost exactly the same as yours! except mine is a little more green than blue. You look amazing dear!

  • Reply Anna Jane June 28, 2011 at 1:26 am

    wow – i’m so impressed! the color of that skirt is just…swoon-worthy. love it.

  • Reply CessOviedo June 28, 2011 at 2:22 pm

    What a cute color combo, the mint skirt is lovely, Linda was so right you have beautiful hair!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

  • Reply vanda June 28, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    Such a nice Maxi skirt!!!!love the colour!

  • Reply Mel June 28, 2011 at 5:05 pm

    The shoes are gorgeous!!
    Well done with the maxi. Looks great on you! And the top totally looks like a work of art!

  • Reply Hannah Avery June 28, 2011 at 10:24 pm

    I love your pretty flowy outfit! The colors are so pretty together!

    -Hannah

    http://blissfullyfeminine.blogspot.com

  • Reply jessie @ the concrete catwalk June 30, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    thank you, everyone! it was such a fun outfit to wear!

  • Reply Anonymous July 2, 2011 at 2:46 am

    I love your finds! The girls have great style. Has anyone see these? They are amazing! I wish they fit me. Someone must snag these.
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150623105548

  • Reply Billie Jo Retro July 2, 2011 at 2:48 am

    I love your finds! The girls have great style. Has anyone see these? They are amazing! I wish they fit me. Someone must snag these.
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150623105548

  • Reply Olya July 27, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    Mint color is one of my favorite this summer, and tonight I will be posting a ‘minty’ outfit…it is very similar the color to your skirt.

    Olya
    http://www.creativesideofme.com

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