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Nordstrom Knock Off Skirt {Buy or DIY Skirt}

Skirt Fixation shows you how to make this Nordstrom skirt for a LOT less money!

Today we have another Buy or DIY skirt for you! We’ll be showing you an easy way to make an inexpensive knockoff of a high-end leather skirt.

Skirt Fixation shows you how to make this Nordstrom skirt for a LOT less money!

Our skirt pick of the day is the Adrienne Skirt from Nordstrom.  This is a sueded leather skirt and has some fantastic paneled detailing.

Buy or DIY Details:

Nordstrom Skirt: Adrienne Suede Skirt

Fabric Recommendation: Perfection Leather Brown Fabric

Pattern Recommendation:  Lekala Trumpet Skirt  Modify by shortening to knee length, split the panels in the middle alternate directions, use snaps instead of buttons and buttonholes

Buy or DIY Math:

Nordstrom skirt: $945 retail price.

Fabric needed: 1 yard at $14.98 per yard

Notions: Snaps $5.30

Pattern: $2.99

Total $: $23.27 for DIY

Total Savings: $921.73

Buy or DIY Summary:

No question, the DIY wins for sure!! Please note that our fabric recommendation is leather, so by making this skirt yourself you are not compromising quality at all!  You’ll be winning if you follow this fun DIY trend and make yourself this inexpensive wardrobe addition.

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Anthropologie Copycat Skirt for WAY cheaper! {Buy or DIY Skirt}

Skirt Fixation shows you how to save over $200 and look like a million bucks!

Today we have another Buy or DIY skirt for you!  We’ll show you an easy way to make an inexpensive knockoff of a high-end skirt Anthropologie Copycat skirt with out breaking the bank.  Our skirt pick of the day is the Saone Midi Skirt from Anthropologie.  This is a really nice silk blend skirt and here’s how you can make it for WAY less.

Skirt Fixation shows you how to save over $200 and look like a million bucks!

 

Anthropologie Copycat Skirt Details:

Anthropologie Skirt: Saone Midi Skirt
Fabric Recommendation: Jaclyn Smith Embroidered Botanical Garden Shantung Linen Fabric

Pattern Recommendation: Violette Field Threads Quinn Skirt lengthened to midi version.

Anthropologie Copycat Skirt Math:

Anthropologie skirt: $295 retail price.
Fabric needed: 2.5 yards at $23.61 per yard
Notions: Zipper $2.98 White Lace Zipper

2 inch elastic $5.99
Pattern: $10.95
Total $: $78.95 for DIY
Total Savings: $216.05

Wow, the DIY wins for sure!! You’ll be winning too if you follow this fun trend and make yourself this inexpensive wardrobe addition.   Have you ever copied an expensive skirt?

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Tulle Anthropologie Knockoff Skirt {Buy or DIY Skirt}

Buy or DIY Skirt comparison by Skirt Fixation

You’ll never believe what I found in the skirt section at Anthropologie! A tulle midi skirt almost exactly like we just made. So it’s time for the next skirt hack in our Buy or DIY skirt series! Today it’s another Anthropologie knock off skirt.Buy or DIY Skirt comparison by Skirt Fixation

BUY or DIY Skirt Details:

Anthropologie Tulle Midi Skirt $168
Fabric Recommendation: Black Tulle 54” Wide Tulle Black Fabric
Pattern Recommendation: Estelle Skirt by Violette Field Threads Estelle Skirt

BUY or DIY Skirt Math:

Anthropologie skirt: $168 retail price
Fabric needed: Tulle: 5 yards at $0.99 per yard 54” Wide Tulle Black Fabric
1 3/4 lining at $4.50 per yard Silky Satin Charmeuse Black Fabric
Notions: 7 inch zipper for $5.12 : Coats Thread & Zippers All-Purpose Plastic Zipper, 7-Inch, Black

Pattern: $10.95
Total $: $17.95
Total Savings: $150.05

So you could make yourself this tulle midi skirt with a little time and effort for a huge savings and look like you shop at Anthropologie. No one would know unless you told them it was an Anthropologie knock off!

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Striped Pencil Skirt {Buy or DIY Skirt}

Buy or DIY skirt by Skirt Fixation. Learn how to make clothes cheaper!

Today we have another Buy or DIY post for you, which shows you solid evidence for making your own clothes! (Especially skirts- love them!)

Buy or DIY skirt by Skirt Fixation. Learn how to make clothes cheaper!

Details:

Skirt: Bergdorf Goodman ‘A.L.C. Marilyn Striped Knit Pencil Skirt’

Fabric Recommendation: Riley Blake Knit 1/2” Stripes Black Fabric

Pattern Recommendation: Jocole Ladies’ Knit Pencil Skirt

Math:

Bergdorf Goodman skirt: $130

Fabric needed: 1 yard at $13.48 per yard.

Pattern: $10.00

Total $: $23.48

Total Savings: $106.52

Buy or DIY Skirt Conclusion:

Ooh la la! You could make yourself a designer-looking skirt for a fraction of the price, and look like a style superstar!  What are you waiting for?

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Ruched Pencil Skirt Anthropologie Knockoff {Buy or DIY Skirt}

Anthropologie Knock off skirt Buy or DIY by Skirt Fixation

Yesterday I promised to show and tell you about that luscious maxi skirt, but you’ll have to wait for another day!  Because today it’s time for the next skirt hack in our Buy or DIY skirt series!  Today it’s another Anthropologie knock off skirt.

Anthropologie Knock off skirt Buy or DIY by Skirt FixationDetails:

Skirt: Anthropologie Ruched Pencil Skirt $98

Fabric Recommendation: Famous Designer Heathered Gray Cotton Knit from Mood Fabrics

Pattern Recommendation: Lindsay Woodward Patterns Senna Dress from Lindsay Woodward Patterns

Math:

Anthropologie skirt: $98 retail price

Fabric needed: 1 1/4 yards at $13.99 per yard

Notions: 1 yard 1/4 inch elastic

Pattern: $11 (plus you get a dress and crop top pattern too!)

Total $: $28.71

Total Savings: $69.29

So you could make yourself this skirt for a huge savings and look like you shop at Anthropologie.  No one would know unless you told them it was an Anthropologie knock off!

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ChildrenSalon Copycat Skirt {Buy or DIY Skirts}

ChildrenSalon copycat skirt

Today is our first Buy or DIY post featuring a GIRL’S SKIRT! We’ll show you how to make a professional-looking tulle skirt for a less expensive price.

ChildrenSalon copycat skirt

Our skirt pick is a tulle and woven skirt from ChildrenSalon. Here’s the way to make your $225.29 skirt for much less.

Details:

ChildrenSalon skirt: The Simonetta Blue Striped and Tulle Skirt

Fabric Recommendations: Forever Stripe Blue & 54” Wide Tulle Silk White

Pattern Recommendation: Oliver+S Onstage tutu skirt

Math:

ChildrenSalon skirt: $225.29 retail price.

Fabric needed: 1 yard of the blue stripe at $7.98 per yard

1 yard of the tulle at $0.99 per yard.

Notions: Elastic $0.99

Pattern: Free!

Total $: 9.96

Total Savings: $ 215.33

Well, that’s a no brainer! If you want to see a similar skirt we made, visit this blog post.  Or you can see the skirt we made using this pattern here.  As always, you can see all our Buy or DIY skirt comparisons we make on our Copycat Skirts Pinterest board.  Check them all out!

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Shopbop Copycat Skirt {Buy or DIY skirts}

Buy or DIY skirt copycat

Today we have another Buy or DIY skirt for you! We’ll be showing you an easy way to make an inexpensive knockoff of a high-end leather circle skirt. Buy or DIY skirt copycat

Our skirt pick of the day is a leather circle skirt from Shopbop.  Here’s how you can achieve a $668 look for much, much less!

Details:

Shopbop skirt: Kelly Bergin Leather Circle Skirt

Fabric Recommendation: Black Faux Vegan Leather Fabric from Girl Charlee

Pattern Recommendation: Spit Up and Stiletto’s Emilie Skirt

Math:

Shopbop skirt: $668 retail price.

Fabric needed: 1 1/2 yards at $9.50 per yard

Notions: Zipper $4

Pattern: Free!

Total $: $18.25 for DIY

Total Savings: $649.75

Wow, the DIY wins for sure!! You’ll be winning too if you follow this fun trend and make yourself this inexpensive wardrobe addition.  As always, you can see all our Buy or DIY skirt comparisons we make on our Copycat Skirts Pinterest board.  Check them all out!

 

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Anthropologie Copycat Skirt {Buy or DIY Skirts}

Buy or DIY skirt comparison by Skirt Fixation

There are many reasons we sew, and one of them is the cost of ready to wear clothing.  We’ve often been asked if it’s REALLY cheaper to sew our clothes than buy them.  We think so, and so we’re starting a new series called Buy or DIY skirts!  We’ll try to show you how you can save money by sewing your own skirts, too.  Buy or DIY skirt comparison by Skirt FixationToday we’re starting with an Anthropologie copycat skirt.  Now maybe you don’t shop at Anthropologie everyday, but here’s how you can achieve the same look on the cheap!

Details:

Anthropologie skirt: Springstripe Skirt

Fabric recommendation: Isabel Stripe Fantasy Meridian Cotton Jersey Blend Knit Fabric from Girl Charlee

Pattern recommendation: Ladies Yoga A-line Skirt, knee length version, chevron layout.

Math:

Anthropologie skirt: $88 retail price

Fabric needed: 2 yards at $5.70 per yard

Pattern: $10

(Shipping on skirt and fabric not included as it cancels each other out.  Just factoring in all variables here!)

Total Cost: $21.40 for DIY

Total Savings: $66.60

So there you have it!  The DIY wins!  And so do you if you make yourself this cute Anthropologie copycat skirt…for less!  We will be cataloging all the Buy or DIY skirt comparisons we make on our Copycat Skirts Pinterest board.  Check them all out!