DIY a little leather

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If I could add leather to every piece of clothing I own, I would be in heaven.  It’s such a luxurious  textile that can turn a classic into an edgy and an edgy into a classic.  When I picked up this beautiful stretch lemon wool blended twill that reminds me of a more structured neoprene, I knew It would look great with something black and a little tougher so leather it was.

Top- DIY Vogue V8870 view A
Alterations-Added more of a collar and cropped the length
Skirt- DIY New Look 6003 view E
Alterations: Added 2″ to the waist band to create a high waist and added a full lining.
Arm Warmers- DIY
Boots: Givenchy
Clutch-Fendi
Shades: Ralph Lauren

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5 Comments

  1. Anonymous
    February 18, 2013 / 9:48 pm

    Love this look so chic

  2. February 18, 2013 / 10:10 pm

    Great look. I too have yellow and black on the brain.

  3. February 19, 2013 / 2:30 am

    Could you please start a company and do a collection?! You inspire me to get back to sewing and are very modern and chic!

  4. Anonymous
    February 19, 2013 / 3:23 am

    I agree, you should be a designer, and I'm not talking Project Runway. Your skill is larger than that!!! Nyc fashion week 100%.

  5. Tiffany from Chicago
    February 19, 2013 / 2:25 pm

    Great look, I would love to raid your closet.

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