Double Double T-Shirt Dress

by jennine on August 17, 2009

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Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best, and some ideas are so simple, yet so innovative, it’s inspiring just to think about them. What am I going on about here? Well, Ben from  Take Off Your Clothes and I did a little barter/exchange, and out of it I got this lovely double t-shirt dress.  Quite honestly, I thought the t-shirt was figurative, like cotton jersey is t-shirt material, hence the t-shirt dress. But no, this dress is actually made up of two tees sewn together, the top one, worn upside down (something I’m no stranger to) and the bottom one is the skirt, and the sleeves pockets! Just genius! The only thing I would do is maybe shorten the dress a little, but then again, I’m happy to sport the below the knee skirt for once again, minis are great, but I like the variety. All in all the dress is great, comfortable, versatile, flattering and well-made. I can already tell this is going to be a dress in my regular rotation!

(and yes, this dress is certainly bike-friendly)

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Ashley August 17, 2009 at 5:05 pm

Wow that dress is so unique, I really like it that length too! Lookin good!
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Tami August 17, 2009 at 5:09 pm

so neat! and it looks so comfy too. LOVE the shoes. :)
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MaryJane Hunter August 17, 2009 at 5:19 pm

i ADORE ben’s work, you look DARLING in it! great post!
mary jane

Carolyn August 17, 2009 at 5:30 pm

Very cool! You look good in it!!
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glittah August 17, 2009 at 5:36 pm

that’s an awesome idea!!!! you look great in it!
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Hannele August 17, 2009 at 5:48 pm

What a fantastic dress, perfect lbd!
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K-Line August 17, 2009 at 6:15 pm

Being back in America suits you! Just a great dress and beautifully worn.

K-Line August 17, 2009 at 6:15 pm

Being back in America suits you! Just a great dress and beautifully worn.
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c in c August 17, 2009 at 6:45 pm

wow, this is absolutely beautiful on you! i might need this for fall ;) welcome back to the US, my dear!

jennine August 17, 2009 at 7:07 pm

❤ ashely…ooh thanks! i’m liking the length too!
❤ is comfy!
❤ maryjane.. he’s brilliant!
❤ kline..haha, i hope so, it’s still disorienting!
❤ c in so good to hear from you! i can totally see you in this!

Alicia August 17, 2009 at 7:54 pm

This is too cool.
.-= Alicia´s last blog ..At the Edison… =-.

Prêt-à-Porter P August 17, 2009 at 8:26 pm

i like the hood!

Janet August 17, 2009 at 8:57 pm

This dress arrived last Friday. Wore it to Beethoven in Millennium Park. Now it goes to smART symposiums in London and Paris. I do not rock it. It rocks ME. Serious, serious dress joy.

Annie Spandex August 17, 2009 at 8:57 pm

Wow.. I’m confused and amazed!
I checked out the Etsy to get a better idea of how that works and I really like the gray one!
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Amanda Nicole August 17, 2009 at 11:13 pm

Could you be any more adorable?! Love.
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WendyB August 17, 2009 at 11:25 pm

What a cute idea! BTW, did you see me waving at you from the plane today?
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Liv Lundelius August 18, 2009 at 3:06 am

looks so comfy and still elegant.
.-= Liv Lundelius´s last blog ..smokin hot wedding =-.

Mode Fan August 18, 2009 at 3:26 am

great dress, looks awesome!

Fajr | Stylish Thought August 18, 2009 at 6:18 am

You look amazing! Love the pictures and the hood on
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Sal August 18, 2009 at 7:36 am

It looks completely comfy and unbearably chic, Jennine!
.-= Sal´s last blog ..Random Outfit Roundup: August, Part I =-.

artdiva August 18, 2009 at 8:15 am

2 t-shirts = hooded dress?! brilliant idea!
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Ursula August 18, 2009 at 9:41 am

What an an inventive idea. It’s very chic and it looks great on you.

Sheena August 18, 2009 at 11:01 am

Love the dress! I was wondering what it would look like when someone wore it and it looks fab. Definitely something I can pick up for fall.
.-= Sheena´s last blog ..Summer’s Wardrobe: 500 Days of Summer =-.

Ashe Mischief August 18, 2009 at 11:47 am

You look FABULOUS in this dress. It’s nice to see it on a (familiar? dirty…) body to see how it’d fit people. It’s so flattering and cute, and god, I bet so cozy….
.-= Ashe Mischief´s last blog ..IFB Presents: Links a la Mode =-.

jennine August 18, 2009 at 11:54 am

❤wendy… i saw you!
❤sheena..yes, i was wondering how it would look in real life, it’s quite a nice suprise when it looks better on a human than a dress form
❤ashe..haha dirty body? wow, you’re racy today!

leigh August 18, 2009 at 12:15 pm

You look great Jennine! I had clicked on the “take of your clothes” link a couple of days ago, and was intrigued by that dress. But now…seeing it on…I love it. I think you may have convinced me to buy one!
.-= leigh´s last blog ..Sexual Sportswear: Stolen Girlfriends Club =-.

Steff August 18, 2009 at 6:44 pm

You look great! Wore my grey one today actually. A woman stopped me to ask ‘what the heck’ i was wearing and to say that it was the ‘frickin coolest thing’ she had ever seen. :)
.-= Steff´s last blog ..Convertible convert =-.

Rhianna August 19, 2009 at 9:02 am

This is a wonderful idea! I want one..
.-= Rhianna´s last blog ..Finished Projects; Take 13. =-.

Fabulous Finds Gal August 19, 2009 at 7:06 pm

How does a T turn into that gorge luxurious dress? Amazing! You look so chic.

Fabulous Finds Gal
.-= Fabulous Finds Gal´s last blog ..Chic Camping in France at the Les Ormes Campground~ "Thank God for the Country" by Mrs. Major Arnold =-.

Retro Chick August 20, 2009 at 8:06 am

That is an utterly amazing dress and I want one immediately!
.-= Retro Chick´s last blog ..Oxfam DIY with Mrs Jones Competition Winner =-.

lani August 20, 2009 at 9:37 am

lovely, lovely, lovely!
.-= lani´s last blog ..Preview: Neurotica for Topshop =-.

MY Fashion Frenzy August 20, 2009 at 2:41 pm

Hands down — love it!

Taylor August 24, 2009 at 7:04 pm

You look so beautiful. I love that!! So cool.
.-= Taylor ´s last blog ..Heart of Gold. =-.

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