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

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NAVEL PENDANT

PLATFORM SHOES

 

Anna of This Beautiful Life is modeling some more great trends. These are trends from Summer 2017, but a great trend can be worn well beyond its appointed time. Don't let a good thing die! And yes, white after labor day is only a crime because it looks so good.

ANNA'S SUMMER TRENDS:

White Shirt Dress

Navel Grazing Pendant

Platform/Flatform Shoes

There are so many variations of these trends. I always say, endless possibility excites me. Incorporating your personal fashion 'loves' into a trending look is a great way to 'catch eyes'. People will tell you that you have something awesome going on with your style. Trust me! Being authentic is the only way to be. You look the greatest bein' you. 

Check out Anna's blog for a detailed look at her Summer '17 Makeup Look, with tutorial. Click HERE.  

(Go ahead and give her a like on Facebook, too! You won't regret it.)

 

 

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WHITE SHIRT DRESS

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