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by Celeste C., 29 year old Hip-hop Tap Dancer from Brooklyn, NY, United States

54 comments · 1 · August 8, 2008

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Celeste Cerro - Cvs Flower Hair Clip, Goodwill Vintage Corset, Celeste Cerro Bubble Petal Skirt - I made this!
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  1. Flower Hair-clip

    CVS

    , in Hair Accessories
  2. Vintage Corset

    Goodwill

    , in Corsets
  3. Bubble Petal Skirt

    Celeste Cerro

    , in Skirts

I designed and constructed the skirt. It's completely lined and full of tulle. Basically, it was a bitch to sew, and I pretty much had to teach myself along the way because I had never made anything like it before. I like it because it's classy, but also young, fun, and original. I paired it with a vintage corset because you have to balance out everything going on with the skirt with something more basic up top. I also collect corsets and wear them out because they are just so damn sexy! I don't have huge boobs, so it doesn't look as scandalous on me. There's just something about a bare back and exposed shoulders...and then I topped it off with a flower which gave it a little more color, but also tied everything in with the metallic sheen. Plus I feel naked without something on my head. Oh, and my shoes which are not visible are cream vintage Ferragamos with little gold bows on them. Not too high of course, as to balance out the shortness of the skirt. :)

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Well done on this work - amazing!
I love the shape of the skirt. Beautiful fabric too.

PS: I didn't there was such a thing as a hip-hop tap dancer!!
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Leanne Flavell
this is actually amazing, you have got the colours just right and the flower adds something unique to an already original idea
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A W
+3894243 if i could for the fancy handmade skirt.
"lovely" to the rest of your outfit also.
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Samantha Smikle
this is all beautiful and you thought it out enough but not too much that it's overdone or forced. love it!
xo,
S.
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Joy Chang
omg!! it is so nicely done ! I want to make skirts too!!
'm going for dressmaking lessons!!! (:
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Marie Dosquet
your short hair and the sparkling colours make you look very precious ..
nice :)
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Lunda Ovidia
I would like to look like you! You'r so pretty!
And, the skirt is brilliant!
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Jazmin Mia.
Inspiration, I'm trying to put an outfit together like this for NewYears<$.
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