September 28, 2011

DIY: Moschino Dress To Top


A few weeks ago Justyna from chameleonic had a closet cleaning party. One of the items I picked up was this beautiful vintage Moschino dress which she was going to donate- blasphemous!

Okay so the top is full of frilly bow goodness, but the bottom is... Holy Crotch Puff! It's like whoever designed it started drinking and by the time they got to the bottom portion the booze kicked in, they passed out, woke up the next day, went "oh crap" and scribbled down whatever and dropped it off in the drop box. Well, that's my speculation base on my university life.

 Before the alternation


As it is vintage Moschino, I was determined to make it work. So I cut the bottom portion of the dress and made it into a top. Ta da! As much as I like to enhence my lovely lady parts... I think the final looks better than the original. Don't you agree?

 After the alteration, pics taken by Justyna

{Wearing Moschino DIY Dress, Rock & Republic Jeans, Kenneth Cole Heels}

64 comments:

  1. I love it as a top - it works great with jeans!

    xoxo ~ Courtney
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  2. Yeah, i think its awsomer now as a top! But a great idea. Love the last pic :)

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  3. I like it as a top too. This could be a good project :)

    -jean

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  4. Lovely look, indeed! I like the dress very much! I think it's the smiles all-around that brightens it, and you, even more :D

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  5. LOVE the alteration you crafty lady. Hope you have fun tonight as I sit at home going through my kleenex and eating some soup :(

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  6. Just LOVED the alteration, looks great with Jeans!!! you are so good with DIY!!!!

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  7. it actually looks better as a top! nice!

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  8. As a dress or top is beautiful. I adore the bow detail, so girlie.

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  9. A very chic and unique look! Well done!

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  10. what a great transformation!!! DONATE!!?!? wow....

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  11. Love the DIY! So cuute! Anything with bows is adorable. ^^

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  12. Yeah, the dress definitely has an odd shape - very difficult to pull off, even if you were to be a supermodel. Really not that flattering, but as a top it looks fab! Great idea converting it into a top!

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  13. Oh, wow! Love that dress as blouse. So cute!

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  14. I love the bow details!! :) Cute outfit!

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  15. It's definitely better as a top! You look cute! :D

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  16. lol @ crotch puff! much better after alterations. it's a really cute top and i love the bow!

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  17. No comment, other than that you are very talented....and well, okay, now it's a dress as a top whereas before it was sort of a top as a dress and, well, it's nice both ways. =)

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  18. I think you did the right thing by cutting off the bottom, it looks fantastic. I love the collar detail.

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  19. You're on a roll lately with the amazing DIYs! The "after" looks a lot better.

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  20. Its funny how you described the "design process"
    AND I must agreee: you made it work!

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  21. Agree! You made it look 10x better!

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  22. Hi lovely,
    how are you?
    I'm just back from Milan Fashion Week:fab!!;)
    I am now very tired butvery happy to have been there:)
    I love your top!!So cute!!
    See you soon
    Xoxo
    Mary

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  23. MUCH cuter! Great job! Always a good idea to re-design than to throw out

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  24. That was a hilarious description of the design process. I do love your DIY'ed top. I wish I had friends who had vintage Moschino to "donate"!!

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  25. LOL @ Holy Crotch Puff!!! Great thinking with the alteration! It looks wonderful as a top! Good thing you scooped that up before it hit the donations! WOW!

    xo, sam

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  26. it looks amazing on you!!! love what you've done with it!

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  27. i love it as a top! you are so pretty! :3

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  28. The conversion is lovely! Its beautiful. :]

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  29. adorable top! thanks for the comment on my leather shorts

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  30. adorable top! thanks for the comment on my leather shorts

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  31. what a great top - i never liked bubble dresses either - you did a great job cutting the dress xx

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  32. Freaking love this! You and your DIY! :) I saw the DIY shoe thing and that was amazing too :D

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  33. great alterations!!! it looks really cute as a top. can't believe it was gonna be donated :O

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  34. Alteration turned out good, but the original could have worked also with some belt. :) Either way, pretty on you! :)

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  35. love a great DIY!
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    Catita
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  36. Hi dear, thanks for your lovely comment!

    This look is so feminine and romantic! I totally love your brownish hair color!

    And I just must say it: the bag is just awesome! Such a fabulous darling it is!!!

    X

    Alexandra

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  37. Hi, you look so pretty :D I like your version but at the same time I like the feminine dress look, would be nice if the bottom was nicer? :)

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  38. It definitely does look better as a top!

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  39. Wow, amazing DIY! It looks beautiful as a top, and you look beautiful as always too!

    xo
    Rachel

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  40. Definitely much better with the alteration. It's a lovely top, so sweet with the bow. I really like your bag, too.

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  41. Excellent idea! I like it so much better as a top! It's super cute!!! :D
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    SassyUptownChic xoxo Kim

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  42. love your dress.thanks for commenting on my blog.
    following you now.please follow back if you like my beauty and fashion blog.i won't mind if you won't. :)

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  43. i really like it as a top, especially the bow detail.

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  44. Oh, I love what you did with it! If I were Justyna, I'd have wanted it back! =)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! =)

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  45. Way to be resourceful! It looks amazing-- great job!

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  46. Ooh very nice alteration! The original bottom was definitely odd!

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  47. Wow! What a difference. And it looks absolutely great on you after the alterations!!

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  48. very cute top!! good thing she donated it to a better cause... you! ;) you altered it perfectly to give it a more updated look
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  49. I love easy peasy DIYs! I agree, the dress looks better just as a top. :) xx

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  50. I think you rock both either way! But the latter definitely would be more versatile since you get to match it with skirt as well! Looks SO good on you those bow tie! I wish I could rock that style as well as you - not gonna work on larger bust small frame like me though unfortunately!

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  51. I definitely agree! The DIY alteration makes it look tons better. The bottom of that dress is definitely way too poofy and voluminous. The top looks really cute with jeans now!

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  52. i'm with you! the DIY is better!! love your style hun..
    any outfit looks good on you though! mmuah

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  53. I love your DIYs. Did you just cut the shirt and leave a raw edge or did you hem it?

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  54. Great DIY idea. I love vintage shopping but a lot of the time there needs to be some alterations done. I like what you did with the dress.

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  55. OMG I love this!!! What a great transformation! You're a genius.

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