Vintage Leslie Fay dress refashion (PSST! What I really wore for the 4th of July!)

After we moved, I have come to realize how much vintage clothing I actually have. Unfortunately I couldn’t wear some of it, because it needed to be altered or refashioned! So I decided to start with this vintage Leslie Fay dress:

I got it at Savers last fall, and never wore it because of the neckline, or should I say the lack of it πŸ™‚ So, that collar was the first thing to go:


Then I cut a good chunk off the bottom, lets be honest, I still got some killer leg to show πŸ˜‰

I hemmed the raw edges using some vintage navy colored trim that I had, making this dress perfect for the 4th of July!




  1. Lovely revamp to the dress! πŸ™‚ Happy to connect, cheers!

  2. Really cute! I hope you had a wonderful Fourth of July. You looked very patriotic!!!

  3. love the refashion look you gave the dress!! πŸ™‚ you look precious.

  4. Jill says:

    A nice dress! I wish you lived closer, I’ve got a couple “refashions” for the girls I could use help with! πŸ™‚ *sigh*

  5. So so cute! I love the new neckline and trim to the neck and bottom hem! Love it! πŸ™‚

  6. Very cute!

  7. Very nice looking ‘after’ dress! The before collar was almost weird. I have visions of being choked by it!

    • My thoughts exactly! I don’t know what took me so long to refashion it though πŸ™‚ I am glad I finally did!

  8. Fabulous transformation! – and I’m loving the matching pedicure & sandals ;O)

  9. Super Cute!

  10. Cute!

  11. Ross says:

    Hola te ha quedado hermoso, felicidades.

  12. Such a cute idea to hem the edge with the navy trim!

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