Embellish your classic shirt!

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Hello, Namaste, Bonjour!

I’ve been feeling crafty for a long time now (I know you’ve heard that one before but that’s the truth of the moment). Not just feeling crafty, I have managed to create, re-create and re-fashion enough things to make up for the lost times & emptiness of this section.

 

THE STORY: I went to the local market in Lausanne to buy a present and somehow..errr…strayed away, to the femme section and found this gorgeous classic white shirt for myself. I can never say no to white so off it went in shopping bag. What made it a steal was sale! So there!

MORAL : Giving is receiving. (Sometimes ‘getting’ can even precede ‘giving’) 🙂

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY:  SUB-EASY!! (This post features one of the easiest DIYs out there!)

INSPIRATION: As far as I know it is as original as Van Gogh’s Sunflowers!

So here it is.

 

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My plain white shirt from Bershka

 

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Few of my pre-stocked beads 🙂 The prong ones and the sew through ones.

 

Okay so there is no rocket science or formulae ahead. Nevertheless do not underestimate simplistic creativity. I like my whites to be white so I have kept the dose of embellishment to the minimum.

Since we’re all done with collar embellishments and shoulder too (I did one here), this time I gave a twist to the shirt tabs to hold the rolled up sleeve.

 

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Sewing them in a slightly wavy pattern

 

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There you go!

 

I did a little refashioning here. I moved the button that holds the tab a little higher up and added more beads to the tab.

 

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Ta da!

 

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What do you think?

 

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Things couldn’t have got any better when I found a matching background in a hotel lobby where I wore this shirt!

 

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Thus, a classic white shirt embellished!

 

I styled this Bershka shirt with J Crew sailor pants, a silver belt by Uniqlo, a silver cuff from Greece and a steel grey sling bag from my grandmother-in-law.

Hope you like it. Let me know.

Your comments/suggestions/love is always welcome and always encouraging!

 

 

Comments

  1. shagufta says:

    simply beautiful, good idea to turn a simple shirt into a designer one.beautifully presented.looking great .

  2. devina chaudhary says:

    what an eye popper, nice idea bhabi!