Monday, March 25, 2013

5 Days, 5 Ways - Leopard Top

 

This weekend, I did some closet cleaning, which resulted in a trip to the consignment shop.  I also found some old favorites in the back of my closet that have been neglected.  So, I am late to the "no longer neglected" party, but I'm jumping in here in the last week.  This leopard tank top is the only clothing item I have sewn from scratch.  I wore it a few times last winter/spring, and then apparently forgot about it.  Time to bring it back!  The above outfit was perfect for an impromptu dinner date on Saturday evening.

This is also Day 1 of the 5 Days, 5 Ways link up challenge with Whitney and Fran.  These are 2 of my favorite bloggers, so I'm excited to play along, and see what everyone else puts together.
 

Here are 4 ways I have previously worn this shirt, along with today's look (get it, 5 ways!).
1/2/3/4/5

Goal for sometime this summer: wear this top without a cardigan!  It can stand on its own, I just tend to wear it on cooler days, like a Saturday in late March, when it is snowing.  All of my summery tops are now at the front of my closet, so I hope the weather cooperates soon and I can stop wearing giant sweaters one of these days!

Outfit details
Cardigan: Gap
Shirt: handmade
Jeans: Old Navy
Boots: Target


9 comments:

  1. You made that leopard tank? That is awesome! My sewing skills are limited, so I always am amazed when people sew real clothes. I really like look #3 with the pencil skirt and teal cardigan. Heather

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  2. Heather took the words right out of my mouth -- err, right from my fingertips? Eh, either way, I completely agree with her!

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  3. Great looks! I am planning to sew a couple of spring tops for myself...I might need to be on the lookout for some leopard fabric! Do you know what the fabric blend is on this?

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  4. Nice! I'm jealous of your sewing skills :) What a fun, versatile piece! I look forward to seeing how you style this top in warmer weather!

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  5. 1. You have gorgeous hair. I always have an appreciation for a fellow curly girl.

    2. I'm digging your cardigan collection!

    3. All of these outfits look great on you :)

    4. You made that top? You're my hero.

    -Danielle
    littlebitofwowe.blogspot.com

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  6. Wow, very cool that you made that tank. I'd love to see what it looks like with a fun summery look, maybe with some bright colored bottoms? I'm the same way though, most of my tanks get worn when it's cooler and I can layer them!

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  7. Wow, I'm so impressed you made that top yourself! I think the outfit on the far left is my favorite, with the white cardigan and black pencil skirt. Very classy!

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  8. I love that top! You are so talented (and creative)! I have a leopard print top that needed some inspiration, so thanks!
    W

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  9. It looks so different each way you've worn it! I think that's the sign of a remixing master. Thank you so much for joining us this week!

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