Weekend Wear: Trying on some color


This teal skirt is my first attempt to add some color to my wardrobe.  I found it at the thrift store last week for $1.50 but it was a little too long, so I hemmed it.




I have never hemmed a skirt before and I don't think I did a very good job.  Maybe ironing it will help get rid of that poofy-ness at the bottom?


What do you think?  My husband said "I think it looks like you hemmed it."  Nice. Real nice.


I considered leaving it calf length but I felt like I looked like my grandma.


Who am I kidding? My grandma would have never worn polyester.


She had standards. 




In other news...while thrifting last week I also bought a vintage Coach purse.  I love it and was so happy when I spotted it, but....it smells of smoke.  Like it lived-inside-a-casino smoke.


So, this week I am going to try odor eaters and baking soda.  Hopefully one of them helps to rid my new, adorable bag of this awful smell.



{This post is part of the thrifty link up party over at Spunky Chateau}

1 comments:

  1. I like your new skirt:)
    I would try hanging it outside to air out and also I've put dryer sheets in a bag that smelled and it helped a lot.

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