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With Wendy: DIY Lace Beach Dress

01/21/2016 04:39 EST | Updated 01/21/2016 04:59 EST

We don't know about you, but these cold, dark days have us dreaming of sunshine and sandy beaches.

If you're lucky enough to be planning a warm weather escape this winter, chances are you'll be in need of some new beachwear. So this week, With Wendy is teaching us how to make a light and breezy lace beach dress that's perfect for slipping over swimwear.

The design for this dress is inspired by a Chloé guipure lace and linen mini dress that was about $4,000. Wendy's DIY version, however, only cost her about $25 in materials. And in our opinion, it looks just as gorgeous. See for yourself:

Original Chloé Dress:

lace dress

Wendy's DIY Version:

beach dress

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Head over to Wendy's blog for written instructions, and follow the full video tutorial above. Let us know how your dress turned out in the comments, and be sure to check back next week for more DIY fashion With Wendy.

Wendy Liu is a Toronto-based DIY fashion guru. If you love her amazing DIY tutorials as much as we do, head over to her blog With Wendy or subscribe to her YouTube channel.

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