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April 6, 2010

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Shoes: Baker’s skirt: buffalo, purse: bcbg top: DIY by me

Painting, cooking…and now apparently tie dye are on my list of things to AVOID. I seriously harm myself each time I try to do any of these activities and was actually worried that my hands would be permanent blue for life. Thank you bleach.

As soon as I saw the Proenza Schouler look on style.com from S/S 2010…I pulled a Joey Lawrence and was like “WOAH”. I loved it. And wanted it. When Whowhatwear did a post on how to make a DIY version of the top…I was down and immediately got to work.

It took about an hour and a half to fully complete it…and although my hands suffered for a bit…it was quite worth it and I was happy with the results. Follow the Whowhatwear instructions to try it out!

18 Comments

  • Reply tess stam April 6, 2010 at 9:36 am

    i love it!

    fashionstolemyheart.blogspot.com

  • Reply Carly April 6, 2010 at 12:02 pm

    It looks great, I hated tie dye but Proenza Schouler makes it work. I had an accident with gloss paint the other week resulting in my hands permanently stained bright white for a few days. Not a good look.

    http://www.dressedupdown.blogspot.com

  • Reply myedit April 6, 2010 at 12:40 pm

    Holy! That looks really good, not all cheap ass DIY (I know I’m a hater but sometimes these things look ghetto)… have your hands returned to normal yet?

  • Reply 'Lee April 6, 2010 at 4:43 pm

    this is an amazing DIY!
    It actually nearly looks like it.

    Theory of a fashion victim
    xoxo

  • Reply Fashionable Earth April 6, 2010 at 5:25 pm

    We just had a Proenza Schouler tie-dye party last night, love it 🙂 http://fashionableearth.org/blog/2010/04/06/diy-proenza-schouler-tie-dye/

  • Reply veronicaa April 6, 2010 at 7:03 pm

    Great idea!!!
    Turned out awesome.
    Xo Veronica
    fashi0npassi0n.blogspot.com

  • Reply Couture April 7, 2010 at 9:05 am

    Looks good!

    Judith
    http://couture-and-beauty.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Fiamma April 8, 2010 at 4:55 am

    love the skirt! so cute and stylish:) and the shoes are perfect 🙂 I have almost the sam actually 🙂

  • Reply Shoelosophy April 8, 2010 at 4:58 am

    i want to tie dye something!!! i haven’t since i was small and in summer camp! love what you did!!

    http://shoelosophy.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Amanda DiPasquale [Not A Model] April 8, 2010 at 2:25 pm

    this is amazing!!

  • Reply Clare April 10, 2010 at 6:45 pm

    Wow, awesome, very Proenza! I was thinking that before I even scrolled down.

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    x

  • Reply t April 11, 2010 at 4:46 am

    Cool shirt! Good job. 🙂

    http://initialed.blogspot.com

  • Reply Marta from With Love... April 15, 2010 at 4:32 pm

    That is amazing 🙂 wow…you did an incredible job!

    -Marta

  • Reply la petite fashionista April 21, 2010 at 4:58 am

    your DIY proenza top is dead on. it was my favorite look of s/s 10 and i love your recreation! ah im feeling so inspired now to try it out myself!!

  • Reply Kimberly May 4, 2010 at 2:06 am

    Marisa,

    Love your DIY shirt! Will be you doing a follow up post on the steps taken to create your shirt or let us know where you picked up the dyes?

  • Reply MARISA May 5, 2010 at 3:50 am

    hey Kim,
    I actually just followed the Whowhatwear.com instructions.

    Here they are:
    http://www.whowhatwear.com/website/full-article/diy-proenza-schouler-ss-10/

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