Friday, March 29, 2013


501 Original fit jeans via Levi's | Lovers + Friends moto jacket and top { similar here } | Zara pumps | BCBG clutch - old { love this option here } | Silver claw bracelet, cross bracelet via Jewelinks 

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to parter with Levi's and to style a pair of 501 original fitting jeans (see post HERE). Well, today's post is all about DIY + self-expression, basically how I would customize a pair of 501s to make them my own. 

If you read my blog on regular basis, the answer is quite simple: I love my denim a bit distressed! My perfect pair is well-worn, whiskered and perfectly shredded. To achieve this look, I used a cutting board and an X-Acto knife. Sliding a cutting board inside the leg of the jeans is a great way to prevent slashing the other side and/or prevent any damage to the surface you are working on! Once I decided on the rip placements, I used an X-acto knife to create a few slashed clusters. I started slashing horizontally and made sure to create rips in varying length and depth for better texture. Finally, I threw the jeans into a dryer for about 20 minutes to reveal the treads and get that perfectly shredded look.

Keep on smiling,



You are so gorgeous :) Love your blog!! Keep it up <3

Rachelle said...

Love this look, the jeans and jacket are awesome and you look gorge!

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Dahye said...

Love the bright colors, so ready for spring fashion!

Natali said...

Fabulous jeans and jacket!

Maud Schellekens said...

Amazing your sunnies you are wearing!



Emma Fox said...


!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

Debora Ribeiro said...

You look so beautiful.

Marloes said...

Those jeans are really cool! Love your styling!!

ShoesManiac said...

wow, great! I want spring ;)

oksanaarmee4ka said...

You look wonderful! Such an amazing outfit!

Aurélie and Angelo said...

Love the jeans, this look is gorgeous!

Andrea Kaplan said...

love the jeans!

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Lauren said...

Gorgeous outfit, love the jacket and jeans


Denisa said...

Amazing as always. Have a great day.

Salha said...

You look amazing as always! :)

Much love,

GlamorousGirl said...

awesome look!

Camille said...

Amazing outfit

Darcy said...

I love all the jewelry you paired with this look!

madzia said...

nice shoes :)

Mariam Gómez said...

love the clutch and jewelry ! not so much the jeans

Alex Terner said...

love the shoes very much!!

Laura Girard said...

you look gorgeous ! love your sunglasses :)
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Shannon Boyce said...

I absolutely love these jeans! They look fantastic.

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awesome|!! ;-)))

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Nathalie said...

Really love that jacket!

monkeyshines ♥ said...

fabulous jacket!


Fashiable said...

What a lovely jacket, it is perfect for you I think :)

VintageDanielle said...

Stunning jacket, love the arms' patterns and the killer heels.

Elena Oltra Calatayud said...

I like the result! and the outfit is lovely :)


Emma said...

Obsessed with this look!!! i love the floral.


Beautiful jacket!

Joana Teixeira said...

love it! amazing jacket :)

Renata B. said...

Looove this outfit!!!

Deanna G. said...

Love the natural look here. You're gorg!

Valeriya Mamicheva said...

absolutely perfect look as always! adore your style!

Naomi said...

It's so cool that you slashed them yourself! You look amazing~

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From Boho to Chiic said...

WOW! Beautiful! ♥
Love your jeans!

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I love Your look! Your eyes are amazing!Regards!Magda from Poland.

Rona Shainer said...

Great combo. love that yellow clutch!

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Marta Styleisinvogue said...

Sus a nice outfit! =)

Chris said...

Amazing outfit! Such fresh colors, perfect for Spring!

Berty Morales said...

This is a great look and the jacket is to die for! Beautiful!

Rochelle said...

Amazing jeans, and everything is perfectly accessorized! Great outfit!

Petite and Hungry said...

i love your outfit!

Chrissy said...

Cute outfit. Did you darken your hair?

Sydney Fashion and Style Hunter said...

Gorgeous xx

Mira said...

Pretty as always. Love your Levi´s diy jeans and your silver claw bracelet <3



Lubna said...

What a gorgeous outfit! I really like the jeans and floral shirt!


Evi said...

Love every single piece of your outfit! Stunning!

Evi xoxo

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Great outfit, love the colours! x

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Great outfit, loving your jacket!

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you look so gorgeous!:)

Lita said...

You look stunning! love the jacket!!!

Nico said...

Love your jacket!

TripsTreasures said...

I really like your jacket, such a cute print

Cool that you personalized the jeans
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lovely ...
great shoes :)

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Simply great!


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