fishtail

11.07.2011

I love the ever so popular fish tail skirt and thought to myself "how difficult could it be to DIY one of my current skirts into one?" Easier than I could've imagined. I had this maxi skirt in my closet and found that I hadn't worn it in quite a bit of time therefore this was the perfect candidate for my little project.
I folded the skirt side over side, the way you would fold a pair of trousers. (Not with the front on top of the back.) I then cut an arch from where the front of the skirt would be towards the side seam. You can play around with the size of the arch depending on how mini or midi you want the front of the skirt to be. Et voila! Also don't forget to sew the hem of the skirt in order to avoid the fabric from fraying.
Love my new skirt!






hat: H&M (old) - find similar here
belt: Ardene (old) - find similar here
skirt: vintage - find similar here
shoes: Steve Madden

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9 Responses to “fishtail”

Eda. said...

The skirt looks great on you, if mine weren't so short and stumpy I might get away with something like it!

Eda ♥

www.candyflosscurlscupcakesandcouture.blogspot.com

Fashion By He said...

absolutely love this outfit, you look amazing!

-He approves

Fashion by He

Estefania Lovelifefashion said...

great look and great DIY :)
You look fab!

hautepinkpretty.com said...

love the fishtail skirt on you! I was kinda iffy on the "mullet skirt" but "fishtail" sounds way more appealing! love it <3

downtownchicagobarbie said...

Could you do a DIY tutorial on youtube because I would love to try this without ruining the skirt.

Closet Fashionista said...

Wow that skirt is gorgeous! I love the outfit :)
http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

Lena Antonacci said...

@ downtownchicagobarbie: Once I find another skirt in my closet that needs a revamp I will make the tutorial.

Lena xoxo

Nicole said...

A perfect DIY! This skirt looks great on you!

Xo
Nicole
The Owl Girl

Tereza {Drastic Plastic} said...

Love that skirt, such a sexy look.

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