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tunic : Macy’s / vest : Marshalls (old) similar here / boots : Ivanka Trump / hat : c/o via Popsugar from Cat and Lucy / watch : c/0 JORD / bracelet : Charriol / bag: Prada

Repurposing items of any sort is a great idea. First, you don’t have to spend a lot of money. Second, it is sustainable to the environment. Third, being able to create something gives you an empowering feeling.

As a petite person, repurposing long tops into dresses is not new to me and I do  that quite often. But, it also is kind of tricky to style because they are meant to be a top rather than a dress. All of us have different body types, so you just have to trust your judgement if a long top is good enough to be a dress. As a case in point, this “dress” that I’m wearing is not a real dress. It is a tunic top that is long enough to be worn as a dress. I have worn this as a top here.

Another great thing about repurposing is, it’s  a good exercise to your creativity because it requires you to use your good imagination. It could be a clothing , a decor or a furniture….anything that you think  that can serve a new purpose. It gives a great feeling that can make you smile. We all know that money doesn’t buy happiness all the time, but repurposing will make you happy for sure.

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27 Comments

  • Reply Michaela

    Gorgeous!!! I love those boots. I need those in my life right now 🙂 thanks for sharing

    October 26, 2016 at 1:00 pm
    • Reply April Kus

      Thank you Michaela

      October 26, 2016 at 10:47 pm
  • Reply Sarah Jean

    I’m so sorry that it’s not difficult to repurpose shirts into dresses. ha!

    October 26, 2016 at 1:02 pm
    • Reply April Kus

      Hi Sarah! You are right, it is not difficult at all. It is just a topic that i wanted to talk the importance of it. Like i said, repurposing could give you that great feeling no matter how simple it is. Thank you so much for stopping by and sharing your thoughts.Have a great day!

      October 26, 2016 at 10:38 pm
  • Reply Christena Williams

    Totally Agree with this post. I love to make use of old items in my closet

    October 26, 2016 at 2:32 pm
    • Reply April Kus

      Thank you Christena

      October 26, 2016 at 10:47 pm
  • Reply ruthie

    Love this vest and the color of that dress is everything!! LOVE

    October 26, 2016 at 3:07 pm
    • Reply April Kus

      Thank you Ruthie

      October 26, 2016 at 10:46 pm
  • Reply Kathy Brown

    I always try to purchase clothing items that can be mixed and matched to create different looks. Love the way you have put these together.

    October 26, 2016 at 4:21 pm
    • Reply April Kus

      thank you kathy

      October 26, 2016 at 10:46 pm
  • Reply Lee Anne

    Love this so much! The color of this dress is so pretty, you did a great job with this look!

    XO
    Lee Anne
    http://www.lifebylee.com

    October 26, 2016 at 4:38 pm
    • Reply April Kus

      Thank you Lee Anne.

      October 26, 2016 at 10:46 pm
  • Reply Chelsea Pearl

    I am living for that vest! Love that you’ve remixed old items to give them a new twist.

    October 26, 2016 at 8:32 pm
    • Reply April Kus

      Thank you so much Chelsea

      October 26, 2016 at 10:45 pm
  • Reply Amanda Kruse

    I love wearing fur vests in the fall! You look fabulous!

    xx,
    Amanda || http://www.fortheloveofglitter.com

    October 26, 2016 at 10:21 pm
  • Reply Instagram

    I love your whole outfit and You look adorable wearing those!
    I really appreciate your style!

    October 27, 2016 at 3:26 am
  • Reply Jenny

    I love the fur vest! It’s my favorite fall and winter accessory.

    October 27, 2016 at 3:40 am
  • Reply Gemma

    Great post! I love the idea of this. Thanks for the inspiration. Gemma x
    http://www.jacquardflower.uk

    October 27, 2016 at 12:42 pm
  • Reply Meghan

    Some of my shirts are actually pretty long that I can use as dresses! Great idea!

    Meghan | BeyondBasicBlog.com

    October 27, 2016 at 4:15 pm
  • Reply Cassandra

    What a darling look! The hat is fabulous!

    October 27, 2016 at 4:28 pm
  • Reply Tuyet

    Im obsessed with those boots! kimballandkedzie.com

    October 27, 2016 at 6:02 pm
  • Reply Christine Anne

    I love the rust color for fall! I’ve been so obsessed and want everything in that color. lol.

    October 27, 2016 at 6:53 pm
  • Reply jacqui

    Cute look, love a fur waistcoat/vest. Nice to link up with you. Jacqui
    http://www.mummabstylish.com

    October 27, 2016 at 8:51 pm
  • Reply Angelle Marix

    You look GORGEOUS!! I’m totally obsessed with this vest . Love how you styled it.

    xoxo,
    Angelle
    http://www.dashingdarlin.com

    October 27, 2016 at 10:34 pm
  • Reply Vincent Carabeo

    Great photo and I love your styling. What camera was used to capture this?!

    October 28, 2016 at 5:38 am
  • Reply writing service

    Magnificent and stunning photo. You look just fine and very stylish. I really liked your hat.

    March 13, 2017 at 1:24 pm
  • Reply edit essay service

    That is a great outfit! Thank you for sharing those materials here. I hope that I’ll get a chance to use them in my own style changing.

    March 22, 2017 at 7:27 pm
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