Make It Work

Make It Work

September 5, 2012

dress: Lauren Moffatt| belt: Nona E. Rose | shoes: Topshop | bracelet: etc… | watch, bag & rings: vintage

I have a tough time passing up a good deal—especially when I get it for free.

As you saw from my post on a recent clothing swap, I scored a MAJOR find—this gorg satin Lauren Moffatt dress—that no one knew how to make it work for them. I figured that for the price, I’d make it work!

Luckily all this frock needed with a little taking in from the shoulder area (for only $25), as well as a fancy belt from Nona E. Rose’s first collection to give it some shape. Some clothing may not have much hope, but in the words of Tim Gunn, “make it work.”

STYLIST TIP: Never underestimate the power of tailoring. You can make a cheap piece from Forever 21 look like a high fashion from Century 21 with just a few nips and tucks. Not sure how? A good tailor should know—or send your fashion conundrums this way (





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