Use a Hoop Earring to Make Your Dress Fit Better!!

Jessica Shaw
by Jessica Shaw
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Do you have a dress that you love that’s just a bit too loose?

All you need is 1 large hoop earring to make your dress fit better. Follow along with me to learn how!

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Tools and materials:

  • A large hoop earring
  • Ponytail holder
Reversing dress

1. Reverse the dress

Start by wearing your dress inside out and backward.

Reversing dress

2. Insert your hoop earring and secure it

Next, place a hoop earring, about 3” in diameter, underneath your dress, just under your sternum. 

Adding hoop earring

Then, pull the hoop forward and wrap underneath it with a ponytail holder so that it stays in place.

Adding hoop earring

At this point, this is what you should have:

Progress shot

3. Reverse the dress

Now all that’s left to do is right-side-out and reverse the dress and see how it fits!

Earring dress hack

Not only does the dress now fit perfectly, but we also created this unique, cinched detail in the back:

Earring dress hack

Earring dress hack

Will you try this hoop earring hack to make your loose dress fit perfectly? Let me know in the comments down below.

Check out this safety pin corset idea for another fix to ill-fitting clothing.

Suggested materials:
  • A large hoop earring
  • Ponytail holder

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