Monday, October 31, 2011

Inspired by Pinterest: Denim shirt + Leopard skirt

Once again, I've taken inspiration from one of my pins.  I saw this picture and I knew I had to re-create this look:


It was a really simple look with a denim shirt and leopard print skirt.  I used Vogue 8773, view A.  I found the fabric at Hancock.  It's a poly faux suede.  I liked it because it has a nice texture and it has a slight amount of stretch.  This skirt is unlined.  I'm usually not a fan of unlined skirts or dresses, but this fabric was heavy enough for me to feel comfortable wearing.  
I had to lengthen the skirt by 2 inches.  And I cut 16, but it was so big at the waist that it was gaping in the back.  And it was also a little boxy.  I took in the waist and tapered it slightly.  I didn't bother with the instructions... it's a princess seam pencil skirt

This is a great little pattern with endless fashion opportunities.  I plan to make another one in basic black and not to mention the linen versions for Spring!

29 comments:

  1. Very on-trend look and styled perfectly by you (of course)! I love leopard prints.

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  2. TOL look on you!

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  3. Fabulous on you. Love the look.

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  4. Lovely fabric combo ;D

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  5. I agree with everyone else - this is a fantastic look on you!

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  6. This really is a great look on you! And the shoes are fabulous.

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  7. Ohhhh, that is totally way hot on you! Rrrrrrrow! I just got back from seeing Puss In Boots...and YOU would be Kitty HOT Paws, hehe.

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  8. Sigh. It must be nice to have long legs...

    I like your styling much better than the original photo's - your necklace in particular. As everyone has said, a great look for you.

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  9. love it.....I will have to try this princess seam skirt.....btw...love your heels too!

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  10. You look 100% better than the original. Head to toe flawlessness.

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  11. I love the outfit. The combination of the sexy skirt with the denim top is hot this season!

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  12. I love this, Erica! Brickhouse! I still need to get a pair of leopard/animal print pumps. I have on my Sam Edelman leopard ballet flats today.

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  13. Erica how do I find you on Pinterest?

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  14. Margot, I am here:

    http://pinterest.com/ericabunker/

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  15. Now I know what to do with the leopard fabric I just bought at A Fabric Place! Love the look!

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  16. Great look, luv the animal print paired with denim.

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  17. Outfit great. Shoes kicking, You go Girl!

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  18. TOO Cute! I look forward to the days where I can just shrug past the instructions......

    And as an aside I love your hair. i am a natural as well, but no matter how much I twist, wrap, condition or style my hair doesn't take on a texture or styling as well as yours seems to in pictures. Can't wait to see what you make next!

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  19. This is also a fave look of mine (I first saw it some time ago at Jessica Quirk's blog http://whatiwore.tumblr.com, and saved the picture as inspiration).
    You look perfect!

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  20. ...and recreate the look, you did! I love your look! Great accessorizing!

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  21. Love the combination and the belt shifted to the side is super cute!

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  22. So love the print. Great outfit and perfect fit.

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  23. Love the recreation of the look.

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