Long Avoided: How to Rock a Lengthy Thrift Store Dress

Updated on May 08, 2012

Comments (23)

OhSoyouDREA on October 22
i love it !!!
gmartin3 on September 28
you have officially inspired me. i totally see long dresses with specifics that i love but overall hate the thing! this will never hold me back again
corinaYna on August 11
i do the same. i like to improve with all vintage clothes from thrifty stores. it`s very chep and put you`re creativity at work. nice article
chicisit on June 04
great ideas!
carlanicole on June 02
great tips gonna try a few of these!
obeychloe on May 30
this is going to save my ass!!! i have a closet full of long dresses
LauraERose on May 15
Love this! I cannot wait to go thrifting now!
XinYiChong on May 15
great post
ValerieRae on May 14
Alrighty! I am actually excited about going out and finding thrift store dresses now! Great information :)
Great article! i love cutting apart funny thrift store dresses to make something wearable. My friends think I'm nuts. =)
BleakandWet on May 12
Great advice!
thriftslapt on May 10
great article
joeycoco on May 10
Thanks! Got some great inspiration ; )
MyAlexasStore on May 10
Great ideas!
elsal on May 10
great tips! Love your ideas and thank you for sharing! <3
puherock on May 09
me encantò tu idea, la comparto en mi fb /puherock ;)
ameliajin on May 09
great article!
PrettyNerdy on May 09
Great advice. I love finding things from thrift stores that I can give a quick make-over to.
Riya131 on May 09
Nice shirt idea, grandma to trendy :)
filipina on May 08
love thrifted grandma dresses! and its true they may be salvageable.. ive tried accessorizing them and yes sometimes ripping them apart and saving whatever part I like in them... sometimes i just take off the lacy collar, or even the unique buttons i find on them! :)
F4SHI0N on May 08
I love your ideas!
kaede on May 08
Great tips! I usually avoid those dresses in the back, but I definitely won't anymore!
mercik on May 08
Very true. As a "professional Thrifter" I can tell you that I have done this many times. If I like a dress "as is", I usually tear off the shoulder pads and belt it. That makes it look TOTALLY different. I have also saved dresses and made them into skirts, or shortened the length/sleeves etc...Sometimes they also make a good jacket/long blazer to go over a skimpy top and pants

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