Transforming Clothing: Boxy to Fitted Shirt

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It’s slowly getting warmer outside, which means my brain is skipping over spring and dreaming of summer. And with summer of course comes the need for lightweight clothing.

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My mother gave me a shirt last year that was sitting in her closet, but it ended up being ignored by me as well. It was boxy and unflattering, yet I thought I would get some use out of it because it was light and plaid. I didn’t. It sat in the closet for a year, unworn and unloved. Time for the chopping block!

All in all it was a pretty simple refashion. I removed the sleeves and took in the sides, and I added a small gather accent at the back to flatter the waist using part of the cuff. Now it’s a lot more wearable and will definitely be put into my closet’s rotation.

I paired it here with black skinnies and a simple gold geometric necklace.

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