Friday, April 13, 2012

What I wore today: 04/12/2012 and DI(fr)Yday: bleached-message tee

Bleached tee outfit: DIY bleached tee, dusty rose colored Gap skinny jeans, tri-color oxford heels, rosette clutch, pearls, khaki blazer

Today, I'm bringing you a twofer. See, who says Friday the 13th is unlucky? For this week's DI(fr)Yday, I made this cute bleached-message tee, and I wore it out last night. (Insider tip, I don't actually always do the DIYs on a Friday.)

This project is from one of my favorite blogs, A Beautiful Mess, and you can find the tutorial here. For my version, I bought a tee on sale at Gap (in burgundy, one of my favorite colors), and painted a cute French phrase on it, lyrics from the song "Un Éléphant Me Regarde" by Antoine . . .

Je veux m'emmêler avec toi
[I want to entangle myself with you]

Wouldn't it be cute to do a canvass shopper with a little grocery list on it?

carottes
petits pois
laitue
betteraves
lait

Everything looks prettier when it's written in French.

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As for the rest of the outfit . . .

The jeans are new. I just love colored jeans for spring, and this dusty rose pair were so pretty that I had to scoop them up while I was at Gap. The shoes are a favorite pair of mine. I think they're just Forever 21, but I found them in a vintage shop. The blazer is one of those simple, classic pieces that looks a bit more special when you roll up the sleeves to reveal a pretty striped lining.

I do love a blazer with sleeves rolled to bracelet length. So sophisticated and feminine, don't you agree?

Bleached tee outfit: DIY bleached tee, dusty rose colored Gap skinny jeans, tri-color oxford heels, rosette clutch, pearls, khaki blazer
Bleached tee outfit: DIY bleached tee, dusty rose colored Gap skinny jeans, tri-color oxford heels, rosette clutch, pearls, khaki blazer Bleached tee outfit: DIY bleached tee, dusty rose colored Gap skinny jeans, tri-color oxford heels, rosette clutch, pearls, khaki blazer
Bleached tee outfit: DIY bleached tee, dusty rose colored Gap skinny jeans, tri-color oxford heels, rosette clutch, pearls, khaki blazer
Bleached tee outfit: DIY bleached tee, dusty rose colored Gap skinny jeans, tri-color oxford heels, rosette clutch, pearls, khaki blazer
Bleached tee outfit: DIY bleached tee, dusty rose colored Gap skinny jeans, tri-color oxford heels, rosette clutch, pearls, khaki blazer
Bleached tee outfit: DIY bleached tee, dusty rose colored Gap skinny jeans, tri-color oxford heels, rosette clutch, pearls, khaki blazer
Bleached tee outfit: DIY bleached tee, dusty rose colored Gap skinny jeans, tri-color oxford heels, rosette clutch, pearls, khaki blazer



Blazer - The Limited
Tee - DIY bleached by me, bought at Gap
Jeans - Gap
Shoes - TwentyOne, N*Vision (also seen here)
Pearls - My Pacific Pearls, gift from my parents
Rose bangle - had forever . . . maybe Claire's
Rosette clutch - H&M (also seen here)

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