Happy Monday, friends!
I purchased this dress over a month ago from Target without trying it on. When I got home, I realized that the sleeves were split from shoulder to wrist. I was really, really bummed; I absolutely loved the lace detail and the gold color, but was not a fan of my entire arm peeking through the sleeve.
I decided that I would take the shirt to my seamstress to ask if she could close the sleeves. Luckily, she said she could and it would only cost me $12. I was stoked! As you can see from the pictures below, they turned out perfectly. You can’t even tell they were once split, which is exactly what I wanted.
I’ve worn this as a shirt several times since and have been asked numerous times where its from. Most girls expect me to say Anthro, but are happily surprised when I reply, “Target”. The best part it was only $28; if you add on the $12 alteration fee, I still only paid $40 for this adorable, lace dress.
Moral of the story: if you really love something, don’t be afraid to alter it to make it perfect for you!
Also, ladies these sandals are super comfortable; they come in 5 different colors and they are are less than $60. I have three different colors, but here I’m wearing the Taupe Suede.
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Have a great week!