Bright Side

20+ People Who Know How to Breathe New Life Into Dull Clothes

We may come across cool pieces of clothing in thrift shops, but they often turn out to be 3-4 sizes bigger than we need. For many customers, this situation may be a reason to refuse to buy these clothes, but the people from our compilation don’t see this as a problem. They’re sure that they can transform anything. Even old dresses and oversized men shirts can be turned into stylish outfits that don’t look like anything else.

Bright Side is amazed by how some people manage to breathe new life into dull clothes. Just have a look at what they can make with just a needle and a thread. And a cute bonus is waiting for you at the end of the article.

“I rarely wore this dress and, as a rule, I only did it at home. But the pattern looked so cool that I thought: “I have to make this dress chic!”

“I turned this wrinkly and old dress from a thrift store into cool overalls.”

“This is my first sewing project ever.”

“I bought this dress for $1. It had been hanging in my closet for several weeks before I decided to finally change it.”

“I bought this dress in a thrift store for $25. The whole process of its modification can be described like this: I sat on my bed and just dove in, taking the dress apart.”

“These cargo pants look more modern now.”

“The top and the t-shirt I got for $4.50 look way better now.”

“I turned this weird thrift-shop dress into a cute corduroy one.”

“I turned a $1 dress into a nice romper.”

“I thrifted this coat dress for $2.50. It took only 2 hours to transform it.”

“I found a spool of pink lace and had to do something with it. Now I have this dress.”

“I transformed this second-hand dress. It doesn’t look perfect but I love it.”

“I’m very proud of my work.”

“I turned my old palazzo pants into a romper for my 4-year-old daughter.”

“This is what a repurposed second-hand dress for $4 looks like.”

“I made this skirt out of an old shirt. It’s not the most comfortable piece of clothing in the world but I love it.”

“This is my new creation.”

“I have absolutely nowhere to wear this jumpsuit but I’m happy it’s a part of my life now.”

“I transformed another second-hand dress.”

This oversized suit is completely unrecognizable now.

“I found this dress in a thrift shop. It took 2 days to completely transform it.”

“I’d wanted to buy a cape for a long time, but I only managed to find this dull coat. And I love it so much after the transformation! It feels like wearing a duvet and looking stylish at the same time.”

“I transformed this boring dress and made it more my style.”

Bonus: “I made winter coats for my dogs from my old coat.”

Have you ever found a way to give new life to your old clothes? Share your pictures if you have something to be proud of!

Preview photo credit dark_pine / Reddit