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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!


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


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!


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.


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!