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13. Have you stolen, borrowed or adapted any dressing ideas or actual items from friends or family?
yes. i have actual items from past relationships. i copy ideas all the time from the online sewing community.
Almost all my dressing ideas have been stolen/borrowed/adapted from friends and family haha - they're my greatest influence! I love looking at the things my mum and her sisters used to wear when they were my age, and like I said before about being in an art school - everyone looks so damn cool all the time, the first thing I did when I was at uni was to go shopping for things that I can wear to feel just as cool and on trend as my peers.
I had the favorite plaid men's shirt I stole from college boyfriend for many years. I wore it out.
What cracks me up now is watching my teen son wear my high school friend's cross country t shirt, that I stole from him, 40 years later, to his cross country meets.
i tend to swap and share a lot of clothing with my sister, like most sisters do.
I exchange clothes with my roommates once in a while. And it is one of my roommates who encourages me to buy clothes second-hand.
I borrowed mom's clothes when I was teen. I must have also adapted things, just can't remember now any.
When I first started dating my partner, we played a lot of golf and he, and his family for that matter, wear a lot of polo shirts and casual button downs. Due to this I started wearing those on a regular basis. Also, because his family is wealthier I also felt the need to dress nicer which meant I have a lot of semi-formal dresses in my closet.
I have an older sister and love/ treat her closet like an extension of my own.
I have several earrings of hers - including a pair of emeralds that she does not seem to be missing, ha!
My close friends and I sometimes give each other clothes that we admire on the other. I have an over sized green kimono from a good friend and a silk scarf from another.
oh my gosh yes
of course. the sneakers thing from melina (best friend)
I follow a fashion blogger and bought a red skirt from her, once. I never wear it. But the idea was there? I like looking up 50's era clothes and rockabilly fashions online. My friend Stephanie started wearing high waisted jeans in college and then all our friends bought them. We were all supportive and happy for each other, though. That was a perfect tip for what I like to wear now.
Reliqiues if grandma. I admire my grandma concerning Fashion. She married in a Black Sammet-dress
not a theif thankyou
I literally steal from my mum's wardrobe all the time, but she has cool style, so it's all good.
A couple of years ago I bought the exact same shirt that my sister had bought. The shirt was a loose fitting black shirt covered in large pink roses with green leaves. Both of us took out the shoulder pads. The shirt has these big drapey sleeves. I loved the shirt and when I saw it for sale online I immediately bought it. I told my sister I had, and justified it on the basis that it didn't matter because we don't live in the same city. When my sister first saw me wearing the shirt she decided that it suited me a lot more than it suited her - in fact, she conceded that when she bought the shirt she thought it was a shirt that I would love and look good in.
I have raided my mothers closet on many occasions.
I have and it has never worked for me. I just look silly.
I regularly borrow clothing from my sisters but we tend to wear them very differently. I do have a couple of very well-dressed friends and sometimes I'll get new ideas when it comes to colour pairings, but that's about it.
I only steal my brother's shirts sometimes because they make good pajamas ahahaha I'm more likely to take inspiration from things and people that casually pass by and I never really steal/borrow the exact ideas.
Sure! I have seen friends turn an otherwise average outfit into something unique by adding a little bit of polish -- buttoning a shirt up to the neck or adding dainty cap-toe, low-heel flats -- or, similarly, by toughening the look up a little bit -- wearing a white tee and jeans, but the shoulder is ripped on the tee, or there's a raw hem on a pair of trousers. I like things that are almost what you expect, but a little different.
Yes. When I was 18 I borrowed a pair of shorts and a tiny short sleeved black sweater from my step mom. My step mom was a stunner when she was young, and had wonderful clothes that fit my twin sister and I even tho our step mom was 5 inches taller.
I borrowed her shorts all the time and can't remember what happened to them. I do remember what happened to the sweater. I gave it back to her covered in cat hair and all pilled. She was furious and I was a little shit--totally non-contrite. I said something shitty like, "well you should have known better than to loan it to me!" I was a jerk, and I regret it to this day. I think I apologized about it years later, and by then she had forgotten about it.
I've borrowed/stolen many of my mother's rings.
I took a lot of my grandmother's bags and purses from when she was young. I love them!
Not that I'm aware of.
Yes. I have stolen and borrowed clothing from my mom, dad, brother, and multiple boyfriends. That's the best stuff.
When my great-grandmother was moving to a retirement home she let me take her skirts because she wasn't going to wear them anymore.