Friday, August 5, 2011

The Jean Genie

Top (xhilaration) , jeans (converse one star)- target new stock, thrifted
Flats - Sam and Libby, thrifted
Necklace - via Mom
It's Friday, finally! The weather finally decided to back off and it was a breezy 80F with 93% humidity. So I decided to hazard one pair of my new jeans. Both pairs were skinny motocross inspired jeans: one lighter, one darker with different seaming. The other pair has seaming around the knee, and these have little zippers at the bottom. Even though I'm getting past skinny jeans, I couldn't pass these up. I had been lusting after a pair of moto-cross like jeans from Ayya Wear, but they were out of my price range. I happily forked over $7 a pair for these.

I also decided to try mixing up my hair. I know the average person doesn't like claw clips, but my hair is too short/thick to work with much else. I like the not-quite pigtail look. Also since it's Friday night, you guys should totally rock out to some Bowie, because I totally am.



10 comments:

  1. LOVE David Bowie!

    These jeans are pretty rockin. I saw some in a sale ad and thought about getting a pair. For $7 that's a steal.

    Your hair looks cute like that. How about a headband?

    Heather

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  2. I really love the casual, comfy vibe of this outfit. Those jeans are really great - I love the unique seaming! I don't think I had seen anything quite like them yet. I also think you managed an easy, go-to hair style. It's really adorable. Shorter hair can be hard to style - I chopped mine off last year, a little longer than what you have, and I remember trying to find easy styling ideas to mix it up from the day-to-day cut. Super adorable!

    --Callie

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  3. Those are really cool jeans. I like to wear things you do not see everyone else wearing. It is hard to find unique jeans without spending an arm and leg. Your shoes are really cute too.

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  4. @ She - exactly! I think that's why I was so drawn to them. I like jeans with details. ;D

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  5. As a pioneering gender-bender of my generation, Bowie has always been a big favorite of mine. His ideas and looks evolved more than your average pop-star and often were deeply appealing.

    I like what you did with your hair. Very cute.

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  6. I'm not a jeans person at all, but lately I've been wanting some! I wish the thrifting gods would smile down on me.

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  7. Fantastic jeans! You can't go wrong for 7bucks :)

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  8. P.S. love your hair pulled back too. I completely understand about having to use the claws - my hair is superfine but super thick too so is very finicky about what i use to pull it back!

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  9. Those are really cool jeans! And for the price you paid...what a great price!! Have you tried tying a scarf or a headband in the hair to create a different look?

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  10. Love the detail on the jeans. And nowadays I wouldn't even call those skinny jeans because they're not so tight you have to shave them off!

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