12/13/16

OOTD w/ New Look 6697

Happy Tuesday All and hoping everyone is enjoying the Holiday Season.  How many of you have finished your holiday shopping.   If you have, I am so jealous because I have yet to start...lol.  I know I should be focusing on my holiday shopping, but my attention has been drawn to my closet.

One of my favorite wardrobe things to do is play in my closet.  I have a large collection of garments and there are times when certain items lose their rotation status.  Yes, my garments have rotation status ...lol.  It happens when certain garments are no longer as appealing as when I first made them or purchased them and they are then relegated to the back of the closet.

I try to do it every season and don't like to call it a purge, but reassessing my wardrobe.  Basically re-evaluating what stays, gets refashion or donated.... okkkaaay its purging...lol.  Luckily, I very rarely have to donate a lot of stuff, because I try to stay consistent with reassessing my wardrobe.

In comes New Look 6697 made a lil over 2 years ago & posted about here.




I love a grab & go dress and NL 6697 is one of them and for a short while served its purpose until it lost its appeal.  After reassessing, I came to the conclusion that the dress was too long and no longer flattering.  So what does a gal do.... hack off some of the length... bamdotcomdotdone.


Well it wasn't that fast... I had to unpick the casing in the back underside, snip the elastic, then pull the elastic a smidge tighter, stitch and close up the casing... thenIwasdonedotcom.

 old pic of the back casing


This dress has been renewed and back in rotation.  I have yet to pair it with any other color blazer ... I mainly stayed with taupe.  


Now that I mentioned it.... mmmm thinking...  I need to find another color blazer to optimize its potential...lol




Until then,
Have a Great Day !






12 comments:

aysuntaylor.com said...

Really cute!

Faye Lewis said...

You are a non-stop fashionista! Great look.

Sew Alethia said...

You always look fantastic! I had this pattern, but I may have given it away...rats!

Myra said...

Great job Ms. Sheila! I really like how you assess and evaluate your closet...that way you're always keeping your wardrobe fresh and on trend for yourself!

c-ing said...

Your clothing always, "works well with others." lol. Great pairings.

HobbyLover said...

a perfect update

Sheila said...

Thank you Aysun!

Sheila said...

Thank you Faye!

Sheila said...

Thank you Alethia!

Sheila said...

Thank you Myra!

Sheila said...

Thank you Syl !

Sheila said...

Thank you HobbyLover!