Outfit: DIY Vest and Utility Boots

Greetings Fashion Pad Readers,

Welcome back from the weekend! I got back in town super late so I only had time to put down my things and dive head first in the bed, lol. Quick outfit post from last week below.



Pictures were quickly taken with my droid....anyways, this vest was originally a long jacket with long sleeves. I was getting ready to get rid of it because I just never had any use for it but then I thought about altering it. Turned out okay. Wish I had a serger to finish the edges around the sleeves so they can look really tailored!




Love this bag. Found it beneath a pile of clothes in a vintage store in Miami. I mean, who tries to hide things these days??? I'm a beacon to a great find! LOL!





Necklace - Forever 21
Vest - DIY (originally found at Macy's)
Dress worn as a Top - Random boutique
Handbag - Vintage
Jeans - Nordstrom
Boots - Charlotte Russe





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18 lovely fashionistas commented:

Heather said...

I'm having vest envy - I so wanted a utility vest but never got one - I love yours :)

XO
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Mira said...

Great Diy. It´s a perfect vest now <3
xo

glamDevils

Joy Shana said...

Chic look
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The Fashion Milkshake said...

Loving this look for a 100%

Great vest :)


Love,

Janice
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Style4Curves said...

love the vest!

Rhonda said...

Nice DiY! I may do a few of my jackets that's been just up there hanging like this. Also great come up on the hidden treasure! Happy Monday!

Kiwi said...

Great Diy, Love the vest.
Kiwi..x

Nancie said...

awesome look, love the vest and boots
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Havilah Luxuries said...

Chic!! i like :)

Sazi Efionayi said...

great vest,love it on you

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Tereza {Drastic Plastic} said...

I know why we like each other :), but know I know we read each other minds. A few months ago I did a DIY vest, same color hahaha.

Chic Illusion said...

i absolutely love i find a gem in a vintage shop! love your vest as well!

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- Kimbunnii - said...

I want one so bad! Cute look.
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Tereza {Drastic Plastic} said...

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Marina H said...

WOW the vest is absolutely perfect for fall and can't believe you made it. Looking super chic gorgeous.

<3 Marina
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Ticka said...

Very cute! I really like this casula laid back outfit! You would have NEVER guessed that vest was a jacket! Love it!