February 24, 2010

Fake Sweater Vest

    Looking through some old pics I wanted to retry my halter top as sweater vest look again last week.  This time around I added my trusty blue cardigan and sparkly brooch as well as my super awesome leopard print rain boots.  
    I kept this close up pic to show you all how cool (in my humble opinion) the different textures of the purple halter, the blue cardigan and the sparkly brooch look together.  This pic also has the added benefit of showing you all my blue freshwater pearl necklace that I put together.  I bought the pearls on a string and restrung them on jewelry wire and added a lobster clasp and ring to either end.  It was really easy and took almost no time at all.  I definitely recommend trying it out as its a cheap and easy way to grow your jewelry collection.  It's also the same reason I've begun sewing.  Even if all I do is rework old garments, it will end up saving me money in the long run as well as keeping me in control of my own closet.  

Do you make anything yourself to save money or gain creative control of your closet?

The Details:
Blouse: BR
Faux Sweater vest: ?
Blue cardigan: Target
Jeans: ON
Sparkly brooch: consignment
Pearls: me
Rain boots: Steinmart


La Historiadora de Moda said...

I think this is one of your best outfits yet!

The Small Fabric Of My Life said...

Thank you so much for visiting my blog an dyour lovely comments. I have enjoyed catching up with yours too.

A-C said...

LHdM--Is this a trend I see? :-p

Small Fabric--aww thanks!

La Historiadora de Moda said...

In the past couple of weeks you have really pushed your style boundaries and put together some rocking outfits. That is all. :P

A-C said...

Thank you love!

gina said...

Great outfit!

A-C said...

Thanks gina! I felt rather creative putting it all together.

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