Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Does This Skirt Make Me Look Like Mrs. Claus?

Hello Refashion Co-op. This project kind of stumped me. This red plaid skirt screamed Christmas to me. I have been saving it to wear on Christmas Eve. It was too big and made me look like a frumpy Mrs. Claus. I didn't like that.

I thought I would just shorten it and leave it as full as possible. It would be more fun. But that might look like a school uniform. That wasn't what I wanted either.

I narrowed the whole thing. I didn't want it too tight but it needed to be more fitted. I decided to leave it the length it was. Any thoughts refashion friends? I usually have a set plan, but this time I was unsure what to do.

It has gotten very warm where I live. It will be a very warm Christmas. It's like Spring, flowers are blooming because they are confused.

Thanks for reading, now go make yourself something fabulous.

And Merry Christmas!


KD said...

It does look nice, but I am wondering whether just a bit shorter might be a better proportion for you. Definitely perfect for Christmas Eve!

jennifer elliott said...

I have the same skirt with the same problem a few years ago. I basically just shortened mine so I could pair it with my boots. I agree with KD to shorten it an inch or two. You won't look like Mrs Claus as long as you pair it with the right stuff.

Jennifer, EOD

Chickie Walsh said...

I thought that too. I was afraid of the Catholic Schhol Girl look. But a little shorter is probably better than below the knee. Thanks.

Chickie Walsh said...

That is a good point. I usually wear boots in the winter. Thanks.

jenny_o said...

I think now that it's more fitted, the shorter length will not be at all uniform-like, and will be a good length for you.

I've never thought of wearing red in a skirt instead of a top. Red looks bad on me next to my face, but a skirt would be far away from my face. Must remember for next year!

Merry Christmas to you, too :)

Chickie Walsh said...

Thanks. Red isn't my best color either, but I love it so. Glad you liked the idea.