Outfits

Orange you glad?

April 7, 2011

Down here everyone shops at the same fabric stores because we don’t have many to choose from.  As a result, real life “who wore it better” segments abound! In my case, however, curtains and handbags are the competition. Maybe it’s because of this lack of variety that I’m such a sucker for strange prints. Even before the fruity Prada collection, I was already going nuts (ermm, bananas) for fabrics that are traditionally used for curtains in little cafeterias. I didn’t lead myself into buying one until I found one with perfect colors: turquoise and orange!

Orange fruit fabric print

I made a simple skirt with two seams front and back so the oranges wouldn’t look so “literal”.

Orange fruit print skirt outfit with white blouse

Another skirt I wore A LOT last year had a cool print of a less conventional fruit. I found a pumpkin & apple printed dress in a thrift store that was too small to fit, so I cut the bodice off to turn it into a skirt.

Turning dress to skirtAnd voilá!

Pumpkin fruit print fall skirt

Worn here with an 80s dress+thrifted choker and belt.

Fall print skirt outfit

I don’t think my fascination for tablecloth-y fabrics will die anytime soon…expect to see more!

I’m currently taking the most efficient patternmaking classes I have EVAA taken and I’m sooo excited about sewing more complicated stuff without having to guess how to do things along the way.

Oh, and if you haven’t seen the Prada collection I mentioned above and think I’m insane and delusional and made it up, here’s the video campaign. Keep your eyes open for the bananas!  😉

P.S. Quick updeyt! I’m now writing a blog in Spanish, sponsored by a Honduran department store called Tiendas Carrion.  I’ve been sooo nervous + excited about it. I have lots more to say about why I decided to take on this project, but I will do so on my next post.

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32 Comments

  • Reply tallullahelle April 7, 2011 at 9:05 am

    Wow, I’m actually in love with the orange and turquoise fabric skirt. You have a lot of talent Miss. x

  • Reply just18sasha April 7, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    pretty creative!
    u must b a skirt lover. 🙂

  • Reply Carolina April 7, 2011 at 3:49 pm

    amiga!!!!! i am so happy to read a new post!! ^.^ esta poca madre tu falda!!! i especially love the pumpkin-harvesty one!!! make me one!!!! ^.^ pleeeeeeeeeeeeease!!!lol.

    y felizidades with the new blog too! that is so exciting! carrion is a pretty big dept.store! ^.^ yay 4 new adventures!!!

    XoX bella!

  • Reply Carlos Alberto April 7, 2011 at 5:19 pm

    Felicidades Bloggera:

    Soy @cabetomejia, el twittero, (esa es mi identidad secreta). Aunque no se mucho de modas, y considero que vestirme bien es andar la camisa por dentro y no repetir la misma muchas veces en la semana, se nota que sabes muy bien lo que estás haciendo, y te quiero felicitar por tu blog.

    Tu talento y tu manera cómica de escribir podrían hacer que leyera un blog sobre escarabajos tanzanianos; a mi me gusta escribir y leer cosas geniales, y tu estilo acaba de laminarse su propio carnet en esa categoría.

    Me imagino que te alegra trascender a nivel global con tu página, y eso me enorgullece por saber que hay gente genial en Honduras.

    Saludos,

    -Cabeto, el del twitter.

  • Reply in Aie's shoes April 7, 2011 at 5:24 pm

    amazing! I love the fruit-skirt a lot! =)

  • Reply Runway Rundown April 7, 2011 at 5:59 pm

    Love how you recycle!!!

    Please stop by my blog if you have time, we’ve got a great giveaway that ends tomorrow for a $300 tobi.com gift card!
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  • Reply PRENA April 7, 2011 at 6:16 pm

    wow loveee what you have done, you got great style and great talent! definitely following you xoxo

  • Reply Hanna April 7, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    Fabi, everytime you post it feels like christmas eve (or some similar special day). Yey! I loved your skirt fabrics (I, too, have a penchant for making skirts out of fabrics that are really ment to decorate living rooms). 🙂

  • Reply snmfashiion April 8, 2011 at 3:58 am

    Im very happy to see you got sponsor to have your blog by Carrion.

    Yay love to see fashionista merge from honduras! my beautiful country. Much luck in everything Fabi. and where exactly is this fabric store in honduras para quando vaya I can check it out!

    adios,

    Sally noemi

  • Reply STYLE-FEVER April 8, 2011 at 6:53 pm

    lovely colors!
    http://wearestyle-fever.blogspot.com/

  • Reply daydreaming + stargazing April 9, 2011 at 11:01 pm

    i lovee it!! everything you made!! i’ve had my sewing machine for months now, i’ve bought books on sewing and pattern-making, i’ve bought dress patterns, the works- but i have yettt to use it!! i think that after looking at your post i might just get my lazy ass up to create something beautiful 😉

  • Reply TatoOm April 12, 2011 at 4:41 pm

    Well, well, this is such a fun post and really interesting one!!

    Im lovin’ ur site so now im a follower.

    Pls visit me and let me know what u think, u’ll find that in my city I have the same problem: I ended up tailoring my clothes cos there is no place to buy!

    Kisses from mexico!”

  • Reply amy April 13, 2011 at 4:44 am

    you are exceptional. your talent is beautiful.. love everything

    sugar plum kisses~
    amy x
    http://www.amyflyingakite.com

  • Reply Nini V. April 17, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    I love the orange fruit fabric; the contrast of the colors is beautiful. The same goes for the pumpkin and apples outfit.

  • Reply Seraphina April 18, 2011 at 11:33 pm

    This is my favourite kind of clothing — really simple dressing that looks effortless, but still makes such a statement!

    And those prints are just divine… UH, heaven 😀

    Wonderful blog sweetie — really enjoying it.

    – Sephy x
    http://thestarr.blogspot.com

  • Reply Miss M April 25, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    Hey fabi!!

    Paisana, que tal? I am now a peace corps volunteer in Paraguay (there are tons in Honduras, too bad I couldn’t be placed there) Anyway I should definitely learn how to sew, cuz I’ve been going to modistas, and they cost an arm and a leg. Luv the skirt!!

    Cuidate!!

    M

  • Reply Patti G May 6, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    la primera y tercera falda son una locura, que barbara! yo no tengo la mas minima habilidad para hacer ropa jajaja quizas deberia de toamr unas clases!

  • Reply kimlabella2004 June 4, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    fabii felicidadess…
    deberias de hacer un especial para chikas con curvas jejejje.. y darnos idea de ke ponernos sin vernos ridiculas..

  • Reply Mayflower May 1, 2013 at 1:07 pm

    The orange skirt is so cute ♥

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