When summer comes around one of the things I love to do is shop pieces and make them work with duel purpose. Summer makes that easy right.
Allow me a little back story..
It all stems from my mom. When I was a wee young Taye, actually back then everyone called me Ta Ta (pronounced Taye Taye).. So when I was a wee young Ta Ta, my mom would always re-purpose pieces in her wardrobe. A top would become a skirt, a coat would become a dress, something would always and inevitably be flipped around and turned upside down to create a whole new look.
Now while I can’t say that I take it to the creative lengths of my mother, I can say that I too have been bitten. Bitten by the re-purpose bug. I’d say that every once in a while, actually it’s a little bit more than once in a while, I like a take an item of clothing and make it work as another item of clothing. For example.. take a post from 2014 where I took a shirt from my grandpa’s closet and made it a skirt.. see the post HERE..
Okay enough down memory lane.. Let’s jump back into the post at hand..
This super cute not so typical boxy trench is perfect as a summer coat. In fact it’s a summer staple.. but why not get two for one? I took this light weight trench coat and said to myself.. “Self..this would be super cute as and comfy dress” .. and yes I actually said those words out loud. Just add heels and you are off.
So go ahead, start searching your closet for items that have duel purpose.. I guarantee you will find at least one.