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Red Maxi Redo

By Styleofsam @styleofsam

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red maxi FRENCH CONNECTION c/o | earrings KARA ACKERMAN c/o | impromptu necklace LULU FROST  {similar from her} | rings OUI ETSY, BY BOE | bracelet JIMMY CHOO x H&M | nudist sandals STUART WEITZMAN | vintage camera bag CHANEL {similar to rent} | lips CHANEL REBELLE {Monte-Carlo looks similar}

Photography by Mr. S

We went to a wedding last weekend for our cousin.  I really wanted to wear this red maxi to celebrate the union {because red symbolizes happiness in the Chinese culture} but it’s too long.  Normally I wear it with my leopard platform wedges and the the hem skims the floor, but I was going to be carrying the little man around so I didn’t want to chance having a fall.

I decided to do what any reasonable Macgyver-type gal would do and use safety-pins to shorten the dress!

I folded the front hem under and pinned it in two places on the seam of the waistband.  It created a nice bubble/draping/Grecian effect and was short enough so I would not trip!  AND I could wear strappy sandals!  Perfect-o!  Just wanted to share my quick tip in case you’ve ever had this problem.

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Rxoxo, sam


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