Tuesday, April 9, 2013


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What I wore:
Mohair Sweater: vintage/ antique mall ($15)
Jeans: Levi's/ thrifted ($2)
Jacket: Thrifted ($5)
Heels: Kelsi Dagger c/o Lulu's
Silver midi ring: had since I was a kid
Gold midi ring: Urban Outfitters ($6)
Stacking rings: Urban Outfitters ($3 sale)
Snake ring: ModCloth (old- similar)
Bracelet: Thrifted ($2)

Where I wore it: To the office

For what feels like forever, I've been on the hunt for the perfect pair of Levi's to make into cut-offs, My favorite pair of cut-off shorts are showing their age, and I want the insurance of a back up pair to keep on deck. I patiently comb the racks of denim (arguably the most annoying and not-worth-the-effort rack) at every thrift store I visit, weeding out contenders and almost always striking out. Well, last weekend I found these jeans, and thought for sure they would be perfect to convert to cut-offs- perfect rise, perfect wear, they were even too short so I couldn't possibly wear them as-is, right? Right? Wrong. Out of curiosity, I removed the hem stitching that the previous owner had installed, revealing a pair of short-pants that were just too good to chop. I mean, look at those wear lines, and that perfectly raw edge? Ugh. Back to the thrift store denim rack I go!


Lady Moriarty said...

This is a perfect sweater, it looks so soft; lucky girl !

See U !

I've found the perfect shorts on the etsy shop of Kennedy Holmes, two years ago : pure coincidence, can't live without them !

Julie said...

that sweater looks so cozy, I'm totally envious!

Megan Colwell said...

You hairstyle is amazing. I would love to find the perfect pair of jeans, alas I have not. I do have the perfect dress. So that counts for something :)

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Heidi said...

I love your hair like this! Amazing! -Heidi http://fabricandfrosting.blogspot.no/

Heather P. said...

Ha...I've totally done that! I have every intention of altering something, get it home, and realize it's just fine the way it is!

I also agree about the denim rack - so hard to find things that work! Best of luck to you on your hunt for the perfect "new" cutoffs!

Star White said...

I was JUST scouring the denim racks at my local DAV last night for the same thing. No luck.

Love your hair!


Jennifer said...

I am requesting a tutorial for your hair style asap! ;)

xo Jennifer


Bethany said...

I love everything about this look so much! That sweater is a dream - so is the hair and the shoes! xo

Anonymous said...

loving the heels!

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Monse Fuentes said...

i love it!!

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Bostonista said...

LOVE the gold bangle! So pretty!



Loving the Levis :)

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