No Sew DIY Slip Dress: Coachella Fashion

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Dress: DIY (Instructions Below) Similar Maxi Skirt.
Belt: Lucky Brand, old. Boots: Vintage Capezio.
Bag: Bought at the Bazaar in Tel Aviv, Israel 2006.
Cell Phone Pouch: Urban Outfitters, last year.
Rings: H&M. Earrings: Aldo.
Heart Shaped Shades: Borrowed.
Swimsuit Top: Unknown. Forearm cuff: Chloe + Isabel.
Gold Chain: Oia Jules c/o. Gold Chain with Opal: Oia Jules c/o.
Small Chain: Leolalace, Opal Beads: Gift Shop. Bells and Beads: Vintage.

DIY No-Sew Slip Dress…

I was inspired by this post from One of Each in December, so this is my no-sew version!

1. Start with a maxi skirt, I got mine at RiteAid for $10 (I told you I can shop anywhere), It never fit me right, (surprised?) but I love the colors and the fabric.
2. Lay flat and cut off the waistband
3. Lay a tank top or sports bra that fits you over the skirt to get an idea of the sleeve placement and cut triangles off the corners- trim a few inches below where the sleeves of your tank top or sports bra fall. I trimmed more off than shown in the photos, I indicated my final sleeve with purple lines. I did triangles instead of half moons because with a traditional half moon sleeve cutout the right angle was sticking out under my arm like wings. The triangle shape makes the sleeve holes deeper resulting in needing to wear a bikini top or bralette for side-boob coverage. Also, make sure you make the straps long enough so that you have enough fabric to tie them together.
4. Cut out the neck and back, trim it until it has the shape you want.
5. Tie sleeve straps together in a double knot.
6. Enjoy loose, or
7. Use elastic waistband as belt…
Or Use any belt of your choice

Check out my other No Sew project here!
And what’s new on Kier Couture!

With love from Hollywood,
Kier

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63 Comments

  1. I was going to leave a comment anyway so this works out perfectly! You look AMAZING Kier! Love the DIY, giveaway and style challenge combo post. Kudoos to Sophie for such amazing photography skills!

  2. Your DIY turned out fantastic! I LOVE the mexi to dress transformation and yours is perfectly beachy!

    For the give away…oh my gosh thank you! all the stuff is ADORABLE.

    I have my top ten… in no particular order
    1. Chunky Gold Chain Link & Gold/Black Leather Necklace – it can be a bracelet or a necklace and mixes chic and edgy.
    2. MAX Gold Link Necklace – its all about the texture.
    3. Cubic Zirconia Cluster Spike and Bow Earrings – perfect mix of sassy and sweet.
    4. Aqua (Mint) Chalcedony & Spike earrings – The aqua is fantastic for summer and reminds me of the ocean and your Coachella outfit!
    5. Chunky Gunmetal Chain Bracelet with Honey Crystal – Date Night, Bonfires, Can be moved into winter, it just adds sex appeal with that touch of sweet honey!
    6.Rose Gold Chunky Chain & Aurora Borealis Rhinestone Bracelet – obsessed with anything rose gold and the stone is amazing!
    7. Chunky Gold Chain Link with Tiger’s Eye Bracelet – such a beach night bracelet for me! Love the wild desert feel!
    8. Gold Double Link Round Chain Bracelet with Green Agate – This is so gorgeous, will compliment my spring pastels.
    9. Chunky Gold Chain Link Bracelet with Turquoise Agate – turquoise is my favorite and this stone is just SO cool.
    10. Chunky Gold Chain Link Bracelet With Faceted Mint Green Amazonite – This mixes hard and soft so well.

  3. I pretty much love everything at Oia Jules. But I think the one I would choose right now is the Gold Plated Druzy Agate & Gold Curb Chain Necklace

  4. I am totally loving the leather wrap bracelet with the pink stone and the rose gold chunky chain bracelet is soo cute too! thanks for this awesome giveaway! <3

  5. I love everything in the Oia Jules Jewellery store! I just received the Purple Mohave Turquoise Bezel Necklace and a Dainty Purple Druzy Gold Chain Bracelet in the mail today!

    If I won, I would buy one of her gorgeous chunky bracelets. Maybe the Chunky Silver Chain Link Bracelet with Bright Pink Agate or the Chunky Gunmetal Link Bracelet with Magenta Agate or the Chunky Gold Link Bracelet with Amethyst Stone.

    Your dress is adorable. Super cute way to recycle a maxi skirt. Thanks for the giveaway! xoxo

  6. Everything in the Oia Jules shop is SO pretty. I want it all! But if I won I think I’d get the leather wrap bracelet with turquoise agate stone. Love it.

  7. Oia Jules jewelry is absolutely stunning! Love the earthy touch to luxurious pieces! Totally eyeing the chunky chain necklaces. Keeping my fingers crossed that I get lucky! Have been drooling over her Etsy shop for a while now… :-P

  8. Hey! This looks like such a great idea! I was wondering, since I can sew should I hem the edges of the dress so it doesn’t fray or did you not find an issue with it?

  9. This just saved an old skirt I had from going off to GoodWill!! I had been looking in the stores to find a great cover up to wear on our vacation to FL now I don’t have to buy one!! Thank you so very much!

  10. This DIY is so creatively perfect! ! I’m definitely doing this! (Being that this is how I was introduced to your blog in the first place from a Pinterest pin! !
    xoxo

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