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DIY Tutorial: Lace Bib T-Shirt

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Diy lace t shirt

Recently, I was browsing through TJMaxx’s website when this shirt caught my eye. I love t-shirts (the level of caring how polished I looked slowly deteriorated as college sapped my energy), and I especially love all things lace. However, even though the $79.99 tag is considerably cheaper than it’s normal retail price at “$170 & Up,” […]

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DIY Revamp: How to Turn an Old Dress into a Maxi Skirt

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Diy maxi dress to skirt before and after

Maxi skirts are ideal for summertime – they are perfect for dates, picnics or just some fun shopping around town. So, I decided to reconstruct on old dress that wasn’t very flattering into a maxi skirt. With a little help from my scissors and sewing machine I transformed it from drab… to fab and I’ll […]

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10 Things You Learn During Your First Semester as a Fashion Design Major

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Fashion illustration

Photo Credit Fall semester of last year was the start of my sophomore year and therefore the beginning of my years as a fashion design major. Here at Parsons, sophomores are required to take five fashion core courses during their fall semester (along with studio electives, history, and liberal arts/ULEC). From these classes, I acquired a multitude […]

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