Blouse Refashion from Kristina J. {fashion contributor}

I’m so excited to be a part of Ginger’s summer tutorials and share with you a sneak peek at one of the projects from my DIY style book titled The Chic Girl’s Guide to a One-of-a-Kind Wardrobe. With cooler weather just around the corner, I wanted to show how you can take a cropped summer top and refashion it to create the perfect blouse for work.

how to refashion a blouse

Peplums are a huge trend right now so you can smarten up your act by creating an on-trend peplum blouse using only a cropped top and half a yard of fabric. You can match the colors as I did for this project or make the peplum a different color entirely (that would work really well using black and white). The main thing is that your peplum length flare gently over the hips–it shouldn’t be any longer than six to eight inches, depending on your height. Too long and it’s a tunic–too short and it’s a tutu (and we wouldn’t want to look like a lost ballerina, after all). Update a cropped top with a flattering peplum to create a fashion piece that will glam up the most hectic of mornings.
That turned out beautiful! Thanks for sharing, Kristina!
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This post was created for Ginger Snap Crafts by Kristina J. Thanks, Kristina!

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