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!


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.


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


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.


Summer 2017 Fashion Trends


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


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. 


         BRA OUT