Since maxi dresses are all the rage these days, we thought this trick from Blueprint magazine might come in handy for the crafty fashionista:
To vary the look of a long, tiered dress, you can use shank buttons or safety pins to bustle up the longest layer. Learn how here.
Try it with this dress from Forever21.com...
Long strapless summer dress features a mix of floral and geometric print, upper shirred elastic detail, ruffled skirt hem.