Ever since I saw this dress on the web during Fashion Week season, I haven’t been able to get it out of my head, so I gathered all my DIY skills and decided to make it happen right at home.
I hope you can follow my steps, its actually a very easy DIY, although the whole stitching part can get tricky since you have to be VERY precise, but I recommend you to try it!

My trick was to buy a small mens white shirt, because it was already giving that “oversized/dress” look, the neon yellow fabric was a strike of good luck at the fabric store (you can use any color you like)…What are you waiting for? Time for some stitching!

Now I just need the weather to get better so I can give you outfit shots, or even better, I will take this baby to play in Santorini in May! :D

EDIT: A lot of you have asked me what happened to the pockets and truth is, I decided to make it without them so it wouldn’t get complicated.
You are also wondering about the yellow fabric, it is NOT lycra and it doesn’t have any stretch, I think its better this way and the quality of it seems better.
Oh and I have a SINGER sewing machine!


Desde que vi este vestido en la web, no me lo he podido sacar de la cabeza y como no tenia idea de conde conseguirlo, decidi hacerlo yo misma.
Espero que puedan seguir los pasos, la verdad esta muy simple pero recuerden que en la parte de las costuras, tienen que ser súper precisas, si no, quedara fruncido.

Yo compre una camisa para hombre en talla chica para que se viera mas como vestido y con mucha suerte encontré esta tela amarillo neón, pero tu puedes usar el color que quieras.
¿Que esperas? A coser se ha dicho :D

P.S- Mi maquina es SINGER para las que me han preguntado.


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  3. Great DIY, Andy! I think it's absolutely okay that there are no pockets, because they often look bulky when not well made and that would destroy the clean chic of the dress. A question: Are you happy with your SINGER sewing machine, because I heard on the one hand that these are great machines, on the other that you should never touch one of these?!?!

  4. I saw some dresses like this one at zara, but the top was a tank top not a shirt.. anyway i will try your diy, nice :D

  5. This seriously looks amazing!! I love how it turned out, and it doesn't look to hard! I so need a sewing machine so I can try my luck, maybe with neon pink!

  6. wooow definitivamente eres mi idola en esto de la costurada! hehehee :D yo siempre he querido intentarlo, pero la verdad es que no me he animado! pero por lo visto es posible hacer cosas padrisimas!!! :D gracias!!!!p.d. esta pendiente tu dibujito!!!!! lo hare apenas me desocupe de un trabajote de dibujos que tengo! pero a lo mejor te dibujo con este vestido neon! esta muy lindo! espero ver que lo uses pronto!!!!!!

  7. Me encantaría saber hacerlo, pero no he hecho nunca nada ni parecido… como mucho coser un boton!

  8. Love the dress shall have to try it, :D is it your first time in Santorini? this year will be my 6th time in 7 years :D where abouts are you staying if you don't mind me asking :) you will love it and they'll love your clothes :D xx

  9. wooouuuuu!!! i love this dress!!! you are an artist!!!In-teriors Design

  10. i love the look andy, you have inspired me to make that final push to become a fashion stylist.and congratulations on winning the mango competition! i just saw it on the mango site when i was about to vote for you looks, that you had already won!

  11. Hola Andy, me llamo Fernanda y soy Mexicana, te confieso que me encanta tu estilo y no me pierdo por nada tus publicaciones, son super cool! Mucha suerte con lo de Mango!!!

  12. This is one DIY I have to try. The neon is so perfect in contrast to the crisp white shirt. I love the idea of a shirtdress, but usually hat the bottoms because they look sloppy, so I'm very excited about this one!xx Kara

  13. as always. you look amazing. i just love your style and your blog. the yellow is to die. BREAKING NEWS over at Fash Boulevard. Brad Goreski let us in on a little secret before everyone else.

  14. Such an awesome D.I.Y. !!! I'm just a D.I.Y. beginner so I hope I can make a dress like this. It seems so easy how you posted it! But I think for me it's a bit harder, haha.Love from,POSE

  15. this is one amazing DIY!! I can't wait to see you wearing it! I have first to learn how to sew before I start trying stuff like this :P♥

  16. Uhhh, creo que voy a probar hacerlo, aunque en otro color porque ese amarillo de seguro no me va.Me enamoré de ese vestido cuando vi la foto hace unos días, pero jamás pensé en hacerlo aunque es muy fácil. BesosLAZYCATSTYLE


  18. Wow that is so amazing, you did a great job!I love the neon color you paired with the plain dress shirt.

  19. one more cool diy! and btw congrats on winning the mango challenge! (just been informed about it from mango's page in facebook)xxx

  20. It's amazing you are and will always be the best!!! Congratulations to the winner for Mango and …I need to buy a sewing machine… :) xx

  21. Impresionante!!! eres una máquina, jajaja… yo también adoro estos vestidos bicolor, solo espero tener tu misma precisión para fabricarlo..:)

  22. Hola Andy!! Intenté hacer el DIY pasado (el clutch)y lo logré, aunque me costó muchísimo entender como ponder el cierre! De hecho hice un post con el clutch, y por supuesto que te hice un link a tu post. Espero así tengas nuevas lectoras!Muchos saludos, Titine & Totoche

  23. hola guapísima!me ha encantado tu DIY!!! seguro que lo hago..por lo menos lo voy a intentar!POR CIERTO FELICIDADES POR SER LA GANADORA DE MANGO!!besos guapa

  24. te ha quedado precioso!Es genial poder hablar en español con una blogger tan increíble.Tus looks y todo me encantan,nunca dejes de publicar =D

  25. You're coming in Santorini in May??? Wow how come, I dont think you've mentioned it before. I'm from Greece and I looove that island, though I dont have any plans of being there around that time. I hope you enjoy yourself as much as possible, get a great tan, ams sport that amazing DIY all around the island! People will get crazy!!Keep up the posts with the DIY, im loving them!xxElena from</

  26. asdfghjkl its things like this which distinguishes you from the other cliche bloggers who really don't have style, but just buy designer actuallllly have a sense of style, and you're so amazingly creative!gaaahhhh, the blogsphere needs more people like youuu :)xxD

  27. what a nice DIY! yes it is easy to follow and the best part is, you really nailed the color!! I like neon yellow very much!!Anna

  28. OMG Andy!!!I also loved that dress and it also didn't get out of my mind at all!I think I will get your tips and also made one for myself! Just a question, the yellow fabric is like a kind of lycra or is it a normal cotton fabric? Answer me please!Thanks**You're definitely my favourite blogger!Sil

  29. Hi Andy!First of all: Congratulations for winning the first round of the MANGO 'contest'. You deserve it! :)I love this DIY, just as the leather clutch. I really like the fact that you're doing more (and fantastic) DIY's. Where's your sewing machine from? As I'm still looking for one, because my old one stopped.. :(X!

  30. has pensado en vender tus creaciones??? porque yo te compraría ….ya me diras!muakisspor cierto…si quieres pasarte por mi blog…es pequeño pero agradecco toda visita jeje o seguidor!

  31. COOL! I love your DIYS they always seem easy to follow but give amaaazing results! :DI really must save up to a sewing

  32. Andyyyy.its look amazing.I will probably learn how to sew:P because of your blog…always such a good ideas DIY..well done

  33. ¡Genial DIY! Me pondré manos a la obra!Quería hacerte una propuesta! Tengo un blog de moda, "Como Dior Manda", donde cada mes elijo a una chica de la que me gusta su estilo y la incluyo en mi lista de "it girls". Aprovecho para mostrar sus looks que más me inspiran y contar un poco de ellas para hacerlas llegar a más personas.Para el mes que viene me gustaría poder contar contigo, ya que me gusta mucho tu forma de vestir (aunque no me pueda permitir muchas de las prendas que llevas jajaja :P), y me encantaría que me dieras permiso para publicar una selección de tus fotos con tus looks y una pequeña entrevista para que hables un poco de ti para así completar el post :) ¡Estaría muy agradecida!Espero tu respuesta, ¡muchas gracias de antemano!Besos desde España,[email protected]://

  34. it's gorgeous! I absolutly fall in love in this bicolor dress! I must do this by myself!greetings from

  35. Amazing!!! Another DIY I love!! Im seriously going to get a sewingmachine asap theres too many things I want to make! Thank you:)xxEmy

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