Thrift Store Upcycle: Crop Top//Matching Shorts Set

Upcycle Project. 1.

 

Hello! I just finished a thrift store upcycle project, and am happy to share it with you all. Hopefully, you will be inspired!

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I started by picking up these pair of olive green skinny pants at a thrift store by my house. Very cheap (~$2) and of course, eco-friendly.

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I cut them at the right length for shorts. Instead of a hem, I frayed the edges.

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The remainder of the legs make the crop top. I ran out of leg fabric however, so I grabbed another pair of thrifted pants which coordinated nicely in color. When completed, I frayed the bottom edge to match the shorts.

Here it is! If you would like to tackle this project, the crop top tutorial can be found HERE.


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Summer 2017 Fashion Trends

 

 This look has been popular this Summer and is great anytime the heat strikes! 

 
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The "Bra Out" Trend of 2017

Throw a button down over a crop top/bralette and leave it open for the summer breeze to make its way in. I don't know about you, but I am always finding ways to stay cool in these Texas Scorchers. They get me so sizzling that I am forced to stop and take precautions.

The skirt and the booties shown are a Buffalo Exchange purchase. The belt is from the White House Black Market Fall '15 Collection. If you plan ahead, certain items in your wardrobe can last a lifetime. This go-to brown/neutral belt wasn't a planned purchase, but once in a great while you will get lucky.

 

Get this awesome, light and breezy summer '17 makeup look by makeup artist/Youtube personality, Anna Proffitt.

Click here: This Beautiful Life. 


 
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         BRA OUT