>DIY: denim do-overs

> Recently, Jessica posted about creating your own jorts using a pair of jeans. As a Floridian, I’m all too familiar with jorts for summer (and all my Gator friends are, too). I had several pair of jeans that were not my favorites for various reasons, and I thought they could each use a revival. Plus, I really need some shorts for the warmer weather. Using a few simple tools (sharp scissors, sandpaper, a pumice stone, and a boar bristle hair brush) I reincarnated four pair of jeans into four different styles of summer jorts.  1. A.N.A. straight leg distressed…

>thrifting 101

>Today I did what I do most Saturdays as of late: headed downtown with a small amount of cash and a style wish list, and hit the thrift stores and antique shops. Before I started a pretty penny, I never shopped secondhand. My closest experiences with thrift stores and consignment shops were bringing them my clothes. And I mean a lot of them; I have a purging problem when it comes to my closet — no wear in 12 months, you’re outta there. I spent at least one day a week in department stores, specialty shops and boutiques spending money I…

>remix: Tahari leopard pencil

> If I could wear this skirt every day, I probably would. I don’t know how appropriate it would be for a day working in the family flower shop, but I might just try it and see. 

>back to basics

> There’s not much inspiration in a plain white tee and jeans, but it’s a great go-to for something quick and easy. Add a great statement necklace, and you’re good to go.