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Thursday, February 6, 2014

A Top Not Like The Others

I've been a crafting/sewing/creating fool lately.  February has overdosed me with ideas and inspiration.  One of the many little items I've put together recently is this open-sided long sleeve tee:

It was actually a bit by accident.  During the fitting, I realized it looked kinda cool without the sides sewn up.  So I left it as is.  It's cute, yes?

tee: Tiny Closet Collection / jeans: American Apparel / wedges: Santee Alley 

Instead of a bra, I went with a simple white bandeau since the sides are completely open.  I put on my high waist jeans and some wedges and was off.  A minimal outfit that is just outside of "basic".  So for the warmer weather days, this is a creative alternative to jeans and tee.


  1. I'm loving your new style !!!! Amazing from head to toe you're classic

  2. This is gorgeous, I've just taken up dressmaking courses and would love to make a top like this. Did you use a paper pattern?

  3. I love the backdrop and of course the outfit.

    ♥ CA

  4. Really digging this top~ it's great

  5. Hello! I've read your blog for a while, but I haven't commented before, I think. Just wanted to say I really like this look and overall I love how you rock comfortable outfits that let you move with sexy shoes (can't walk in heels, myself, but I appreciate them on others.)

  6. I love stripes and heels make it look fab!

  7. Love your self made shirt. It looks great with your high waisted jeans.

  8. You have no idea how much I needed a fabulous stylish blog - from another curly headed girl. It's so refreshing to see fabulous curls and fashion thrown into my list of blogs I follow. Can't wait to see what else you'll share!

  9. I think "just outside of basic" is the perfect way to describe this outfit. The open sides and visible bandeau add a touch of something different -- love.
    xx Abby | a geek tragedy