Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Vintage Cropped Jeans + A Giant Crystal Necklace

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And suddenly it's summer. That's how it always is, eh? Fifty degrees on Saturday, eighty today. Ninety tomorrow. It's here, and I'm getting in as much time with my beloved denim as I can, because from here on out it's skirts, shorts, and dresses. Anything that will keep me cool and from wanting to jump in the Schuylkill. These cropped Levi's have been on heavy rotation lately, usually paired with a button-up of some sort and a big piece of jewelry, like this incredible Leia Beila piece from Moorea Seal. While they might look like a modern pair, I found these jeans in a Western Pennsylvania Salvation Army, having clearly once belonged to someone much shorter than myself. Originally bought with the intention of turning them into cut-offs, it was Chris who saw their potential as-is. The perfect bleached out lines once I let out the hem, perfect length, and though they were outside of my comfort zone at the time, I'm glad I listened and didn't make the cut. Long live thrift shopping.

Get the look:
Vintage jeans (similar)
Jeffrey Campbell heels from a sample sale (similar)
Vintage jacket (similar)
Sample sale shirt (similar)
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Mei めい said...


Big Dreamer

Gwen said...

Julie, you are killin' it!! Love everything about this outfit - THIS is how to do a white button-down and jeans with a utility jacket in '16... it's so simple but so awesome!!

Laura Mitbrodt said...

Your jeans are so cute! I love how you styled them!

Anonymous said...

Hey, where is the bralet from??

Orchid Grey said...

Anon - The one peeking out in the bottom pic is from Weekday Collection, bought when I was in Stockholm last year, you can find similar styles at Urban Outfitters, though.

akmal niazi khan said...

Girls fashion and their age are always inversely proportional. You have fantastic stuff on this blog that keep the girls young and beautiful with you fashion tips. Being a fashion artist I really appreciate your efforts and work.
Love from Royal Lady

Arts of Wisdom said...

wow what a beautiful model, as a artist I love to paint her in my next master piece

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