Sunday was How Weird Street Faire here in San Francisco. This event kicks off the festival season in San Francisco – Haight Street Fair and Union Street Fair and North Beach Festival and Pride and so many other weekend street fair events and parades to follow but it all really starts with this one each summer. And this is the best one to spot amazing DIY fashion including lots of pretty crochet.
I tend to get creative with my clothing. I look at pieces that I own and think, “how can I twist this, turn it, reverse it, alter it to make a new look?” This is a great approach to take with your crochet clothing accessories if you want to get more style mileage out of the things that you’ve created.
One of the things I really want to do more of on this blog is share tips and ideas for how to wear crochet in stylish, modern, creative ways.
Take a crochet poncho and wear it as a belted strapless top with skinny jeans for a sexy look.
When you have a dress as boldly patterned and shaped as the black and white wrap dress I’m wearing above it can be really tough to figure out how to add in some crochet touches to the outfit. Here are some ideas that work.
Above you can see my boho red dress with no accessories. I love this dress but it presents some challenges when I want to wear it. Here are my crochet style ideas.
Last week we looked at different ways to use crochet accessories to style a yellow dress. This week let’s look at different style options for a crochet dress.