Thursday, February 23, 2017

WORN: Vintage Levi's & Velvet

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I've been hanging on to this velvet tank for years. At least 10, possibly 15. I think I may even have acquired it in high school. If memory serves, it's a hand-me-down from a family friend, and until recently I just didn't know how to wear it. It's a funny length, not long enough to be tucked in or to drape casually over skinny jeans, but too long to be a crop top. Deep down, I knew I'd figure it out someday and it was just too nice and too basic to ever get rid of. I know, I'm ridiculous. it's a goddamn black tank top - what's the problem? But I'd wager everyone has their own version of this -- something nice, but slightly awkward -- hiding in their closet. Well, enter vintage Levi's. You guys, I figured it out. I figured out how to wear a shirt. Groundbreaking. But I really love how nicely it layered beneath this vintage embroidered jacket, and it was blissfully warm enough this past weekend to even go out without a heavy coat.

We're getting a little taste of spring this week, and I'm not mad about it. Global warming, yes, but what a difference a little vitamin D makes. They're calling for temps nearing 70 today -- perhaps a little too warm, but I'll take it, if only for a day or two. C'mon spring!

Vintage Levi's -- same or similar vintage-inspired options here
Vintage bed jacket -- similar
Vintage velvet tank -- similar 
Madewell boots -- similar options here
Vintage jewelry
Free People Sunglasses


Olivia DiTomaso said...

Loving the embroidered detaiL!


terra love/nothing/more said...

You did it! And you're right... we all have that thing that we know is worth hanging on to. It just needs the right companion piece. Loving each and every little bit of this. Those sunglasses are the perfect finishing touch.

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