DIY Skirt with Tied Sleeves in Front…from a Sweatshirt

0.diysweatshirtsleeveskirt_introphotoAs I posted (quite awhile ago now!), skirts and dresses with faux sleeves tied in the front are a mini-trend that has made it all the way from the runways of Celine to everyday street style. It’s a cute way to define the waist and yet add a casual twist to any outfit. diysweatshirtsleeveskirt_step8I figured it would be super-easy to re-purpose a sweatshirt into a little skirt with the sleeves as non-functional accessories. With 5 straight seams to sew, it’s also fairly quick and easy, even for sewing beginners. Here’s how to make your own version of this look: (more…)

Outfit 1.16.13: Crayola Spikes

outfit1.16.13_1Spike pyramid earrings: H&M

Spike Beaded Choker Necklace: DIY (tutorial coming tomorrow!)

Drape-side sweater: Volcom

Style&Co. Vest, Faux-Fur Trim Hooded Puffer: c/o GigaSavvy via Macy’s

Houdini handcuff bracelets: JewelMint

Snowflake obsidian bracelet: from Arizona

Chain-and-rhinestone bracelet: Forever 21

Slap watch in black

Long-sleeved Heattech Top: UNIQLO

Poly pants with side stripe: DIY

Platform velvet booties: Forever 21

I decided to mix sporty with edgy and double up on my DIY’s for this outfit.      (more…)