Kelly KAPOWski

Updated on Jul 21, 2010
blue altered by me bra - blue thrifted Keds shoes - pink Target sunglasses
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TwitchVintage 's Thoughts:

Take a close look. That top was originally a woman’s size 6 one piece bathing suit. I double checked after trying it on at home. I may have a long torso, but it is rarely so long that bra cups fall a good 4 inches below my actual breasts. Awkward. I triple checked those tags to see if this was in fact a child’s suit. Nope. Although I was feeling weird about my long torso, I did feel better knowing that I do not share a cup size with 9 year olds. Phew.

With that lace up bodice and those bustier cups, I did not want to give up on this one. Normally I would try and sell this in the shop after encountering such fit issues, but nobody in the Twitch family could model what I am now referring to as “the midget suit.” So, I cut it up. Seriously, chop-chop-chopped off the bottom, turned it under, threw a stitch on the hem, and called it a day.

Presenting my new bustier crop top. I feel all kinds of Kelly Kapowski in this piece. Paired with my laceless Keds, all I am missing is two 80s dreamboats duking it out for me. Now my sewing job isn’t exactly top notch here, but I will definitely wear this piece enough to make it worth the $2.00 I spent on it.

XO Robyn

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Comments (15)

luvies
luvies on August 22
luv it.
luvies
luvies on August 27
haha ;)
fernanda89
fernanda89 on August 27
que lindo top!!!!! buena idea
gwynethbg
gwynethbg on July 31
very good conversion! i love this so much! great for summmer! :)
psykoKilla
psykoKilla on July 31
cute!!
Odette11
Odette11 on July 25
cute !
S_agapoxxx
S_agapoxxx on July 24
Love any Kelly Kapowski inspired look!
HerNameIsMel
HerNameIsMel on July 22
LOOOVE THIS! <3
vernenciso
vernenciso on July 22
love your top!!
majelheart
majelheart on July 22
i love this soooo much!! favored
DustInMyWind
DustInMyWind on July 22
Even though I commented on your blog, I'll comment here as well. Still love that top!
rachelrawr
rachelrawr on July 22
ohhh love the top
Tea_Loving_Noemie
Tea_Loving_Noemie on July 22
this is definitely the nicest crop top i have ever seen so well done on the DIY project! really cool! love how you styled it too!
ChloroformPerfume
ChloroformPerfume on July 22
what a great job you did with the swimsuit! looks lovely!
Duygu
Duygu on July 22
omg! this look is brilliant!
toadstoolring
toadstoolring on July 21
love this outfit!!
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