Monday, April 09, 2012

What I'm Wearing | Gingham + Boyfriend Jeans

Boyfriend jeans?  Or should I say "husband's jeans"? LOL
I decided to participate in the "boyfriend jean" trend.  Which is basically a cut up and bleached out pair of my husband's old Levi's.  And can I tell you that these are the most comfortable pair of jeans I've worn in a long time!  
It's funny how anything that vaguely resembled a "mom jean" became a fashion faux pas for years.  And now, boyfriend jeans are just as trendy as a skinny and a bootcut jean.
I decided to add my gingham shirt.  The last time I wore it, it was part of a dressy ensemble.  I love how it looks juxtaposed with torn jeans.
Creating your own boyfriend jeans are quite simple: try them on, mark where you'd like to make cuts with an exacto knife with chalk.  Carefully make you cuts and use sand paper to fray the cuts.  Toss in the washer with chlorine bleach and then dry.  Repeat until they look the way you want them to.
Wearing: shirt: McCall's 6436; jeans: Levi's (old); sandals: Nine West; purse: Urban Expressions.

27 comments:

  1. They look fantastic together. BTW, who photographs you. Your pics always look so professional. I really enjoy visiting you blog!

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    1. Dressed2atee, pretty much whomever is available! Once I adjust the settings on DSLR, anyone can point and shoot.

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  2. They look comfortable but I have to say I LOVE that shirt. The fabric is FABULOUS.

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  3. I love this look on you! It's sassy and oh so sexy (even thought you're fully clothed!). Great ensemble! and OH MY GOSH I LOVE THOSE SANDALS!!!! I bet you' d pay a pretty penny for this same look in a designer store!!!!

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    1. Myra, think something from J. Crew. It would be through the roof! Thanks!

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  4. I love the combo Erica B :)

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  5. How did I miss your January debut of this top? It is absolutely fabulous and the entire pairing is doing work!

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  6. Very nice, I like how you glammed them up.

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  7. Very cool that you got to use an old pair of your husbands jeans! Lovely gingham shirt, it's fun to dress up and down different things!

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  8. Super cute blouse
    Following, and looking forward to future posts:)
    xx
    Lilithfashion.blogspot.com

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  9. Ok am back again, didn't see the sandals too busy drooling over said shirt. Them SANDALS kick a*se . . .

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    1. Thanks Sassy T! I've had them for years and they remain a pair of my favs!

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  10. Amazing! You rock each and every trend! Hats off!

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    1. thanks Merche Martinez!

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  11. Great look and that blouse is fabulous.

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  12. Woohooo she put on a pit of boyfriend jeans! and you look hot!

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  13. You look great & that is wonderful outfit. Loved your shirt & sandals!

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  14. I'm inspired!Beautiful look!!!

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