9.18.2009

future love

velvet 1

i know right? who the heck wears velvet out in 90 degree weather??
this skirt is actually converted from an old, maybe vintage, pair of baggy pj shorts i found lol. i needed some new textures in my closet so i kept it, snipped the crotch, and made it into a skirt! (i sort of feel like a figure skater, haha) most of my memories of velvet clothing were of conservative concert dresses i used to wear for piano recitals, eek. but i can see myself wearing this with some tights and boots once it gets chilly.
oh yea, and i loveeee this necklace

the lighting in the first photo was a complete accident, but i sort of like how it washes everything out and all you end up seeing is the velvet...

velvet 2

velvet 3

velvet 4
tank top and sandals: Old Navy, necklace from a street fair in New Orleans, skirt: secondhand reworked

i have re-fallen in love with Pride and Prejudice. i've been just playing it in the background as i work on sewing/DIY projects if anything just for the beautiful music and pausing to watch the scenes when Darcy pronounces his love for her. ahhh, i'm such a closet sap.

happy weekend!!

11 comments:

  1. This look is so pretty. And I love the velvet touch - even though I have similar memories of hideous recital dresses! And the lighting effect in that first picture looks so cool!

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  2. That is a ridiculously awesome necklace! Also, I love that first photo... it's so mysterious and dreamy!

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  3. I love love love the necklace. The lighting in the first photo is amazing.

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  4. Wow. you perfected this DIY!! I love the tone and texture of the skirt.. will be an awesome fall piece!

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  5. That first photo (wash out accident) turned out to be quite artistic!

    Love the skirt. You did a great job reworking it from its old self. Love your necklace too! =)

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  6. whahahah..who cares what kinda weather it is, u look stunning in ya cute velvet skirt!

    One Love,
    Jowy
    www.iseejanemary.blogspot.com

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  7. superb necklace ! and your skirt is so amazing ! maybe you can wear it to the mall . haha . love the first photo too :D

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  8. That necklace is awesome. Very special.
    Thanks for the comment, I'll do a Q&A post very soon.
    X, fashion-nerdic.

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  9. Thanks so much for your really sweet comment on my blog : ) I so luv ur necklace- really unique!! xx

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  10. You look lovely! I really like your jewelry :)

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