I bought this top at a boot sale. It fits me and I like the color, but holey moley that is a lot of ruffles on my hips. Plus, there is white stuff (paint?) on some of the ruffles.
I like tunic-length tops and I don't own many, so I took apart all the seams that contained ruffles and re-attached the flat panels (that you can't see because they are covered by ruffles). Here is the finished product: