Little Leather Mini

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Last week I went to a PR event at the Kenneth Cole store in Santa Monica. I wore a version of the outfit below to the event, but I felt uncomfortable the whole night. I wore a knee length leather skirt with a low boot but I knew the proportions were off. I felt short and pudgy the whole night. When I got home, I decided I was going to cut my skirt and make it a mini! I am much more pleased with the results of my edit! I also put on a pair of heels to elongate my body :) This outfit re-do cost me two pennies under $50!!
brand: BCBG
purchase price: $9.99
purchased from: The Goodwill
suggested retail: At least $100.00
It was originally to my knees, but I decided it needed to be shorter :D
Never underestimate the value of a good pair of scissors!

{knit tank}
brand: F21
purchase price: $3.99
purchased from: The Goodwill
suggested retail: $10.90

brand: various (thrifted & F21)
purchase price: All not including MK watch ($25.00)
purchased from: The Goodwill & F21
suggested retail: unknown
(My MK watch came from eBay only $150, that's a savings of $100.00)

brand: Charter Club
purchase price: $6.00
purchased from: Flea Market
suggested retail: $48.00

brand: unknown
purchase price: $0.99
purchased from: The 99 Cents Store
suggested retail: unknown

brand: No. 704b
purchase price: $14.99
purchased from: The Goodwill
suggested retail: $190 (guesstimation)
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christine said...

leather skirt?! 10 bucks?! damn.
I think cutting it was a good choice. This outfit rocks

dela chic

Unknown said...

Thanks Christine! I like it a lot better now too :)

Ioana-Carmen said...

chic baby :X

KT said...

Now this is a smokin' hot outfit! Great for date night!

Intrinsically Florrie said...

I really love how you decided to use textures in the rest of the outfit with the skirt! And oh that is a gorgeous nail polish colour too.

Florrie x

Unknown said...

Thanks Katie! It's a little shorter than I intended, but that's why God invented tights :D

Unknown said...

Thank you!! Yes, the polish is mint green, one of my faves :)

Lola said...

love the leather!! x

The_Leather_Skirt_Blog said...

Great outfit! I think it is just perfect like this.

Meredith Sledge said...

Cute shirt!!! Love your blog!

Bushe said...

great blog!!loooved that sunglasses!!

oomph. said...

great edit! that's one way to make use of it. i am afraid to touch leather, is it easy to sew?? i have two pairs of leather pants that could be potentially great shorts!


Tori said...

Very chic leather mini!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

I love that mini!! Great outfit!
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Kim said...

Great top!

Akiko said...

Such a stylish look! Your nail color is sooo pretty! What did you use?? xo akiko
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Kelly Dillon said...

great look! i love it!!

Kate said...

I cannot believe you got those sunglasses from the dollar store!! What a find! They look amazing on you! Loving this nail color, too!

Lauralovesclothes said...

J'aime beaucoup les access ;)