From the Beach to the Streets: Sarongs 7 different ways

Sarongs may be the most versatile item you own.  With some practice and a few adjustments, you can turn your sarong into a key piece in your summer wardrobe!

Look #1: Short Skirt
1. Fold sarong in half long way
2. Wrap your sarong around you in the front (overlapping), bringing one end to your back.
3. Wrap the other side of your sarong around you, meeting the other in the back.
4. Tie the ends together behind your back.

Look #2: Halter Dress
1. Hold ends across back in the horizontal position.
2. Cross and twist the ends in front of you, then tie around your neck.

Look #3: Grecian One-Shoulder Dress
1. Hold ends across back in horizontal position.
2. Wrap across bust and hold one end under the opposite armpit.
3. Wrap the other end around opposite shoulder and join it with the first end. Tie.

Look #4: One Shoulder Dress w/banded waist
1. Hold ends across back in horizontal position.
2. Wrap one side across bust and over shoulder.
3. Wrap other side lower, across waist.
4. Join ends in back. Tie.
Alternative: If you want the banded look but don’t have a sarong with that detail, use a belt.

Look #5: Strapless Dress
1. Hold ends across back in the vertical position.
2. Wrap both ends around your bust and tie under the armpit. Dress will be very long.
3. Hold each side about 6 inches below waist.
4. Pull sides up and fold over waist.
5. Tie sides at the hip.
Using a sarong tie:

Look #6: Halter dress
1. Hold ends across back in the horizontal position.
2. Pull ends in front of bust and thread through holes of sarong tie.
3. Pull until tight on the bust. Adjust as necessary.
4. Tie ends around neck.

Look #7: Long skirt
1. Hold ends across lower back in the horizontal position.
2. Wrap one end across waist.
3. Thread both ends though holes of sarong tie.

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