Belt Loop Secrets by Melissa

Monday, January 16, 2012

J.Crew skirt (similar); Aldo boots (similar); belt from great-grandmother's closet (similar)


I love the look of a skinny belt wrapped about a pencil skirt. It just adds extra emphasis to your waist! What I don't love is a skinny belt that won't stay in place. I don't know about all of you gals but I only have ONE pencil skirt with belt loops. So after too many days constantly adjusting my belt, I decided something had to be done. With little to no skill with a sewing machine, I turn to the next best thing:  safety pins!

Keep the pin head on the inside of the skirt and pin it a little larger than the width of your belt and you have a sleek belt look that stays tight against the fabric keeping your belt in place! I usually put one on either side of my skirt. I have never had anyone notice they were there. ;)

21 comments :

  1. Great tip! I will definitely try this one. Thanks.

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  2. It's lovely. I never wear skinny belts but looks like I need to try that.

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  3. Love the skirt! Gorgeous Pattern!

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  4. Why have I not thought of that!!!!  Thanks so much for posting this great idea!

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  5. Genius! thanks for the idea :)

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  6. What a clever idea!  I never would've thought of that.

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  7. That is pure genius :) I'll keep that in mind next time! :)

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  8. This is the best idea ever! I'll never have to adjust my belt again!

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  9. Fantastic no-sew solution! Thanks for sharing. :)

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  10. Great Idea!!! :)

    xoxoxo
    Ritcha
    http://ritchastyle.blogspot.com

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  11. Super cute idea! I love your outfit. xx

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  12. now that is just genius.
    xo
    kym
    bitty.and.bunny

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  13. That's a great idea! Thanks for sharing :) I'll have to give this a try.

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  14. Love this idea, so simple and convenient. Melissa looks lovely!

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  15. Yup!  This is an excellent way to take care of this problem.  Thanks for sharing!!

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  16. I always have this problem! This is such a great idea!

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  17. Wow, this is great advice! I never would have thought of trying it, but it's brilliant! And that skirt is sooo pretty - makes me think of and wish for spring!

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  18. that is a fantastic idea! love it!
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  19. Great advice!

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