Thursday, July 11, 2013

Painted Lady


Painted Lady


These jeans have come a long way since the beginning of their lifetime. They actually started out a pale lavender. After wearing them for a while, I gave in to my obsession with dyeing clothing and tried to dye them a burgundy color. That's when I found out that parts of the fabric seemed to have a treatment that made it so the dye wasn't able to work so well in those areas. I thought these jeans were at the end of their story and into the back of the closet they went.

Then a few weeks ago, I found myself needing some clothes that I could paint in. I pulled these neglected jeans out of the depths of my closet, painted some walls, and ended up with a little paint on my pants. That's when I had the idea to just turn these into real painted pants! I grabbed a handful of acrylic paints and a paintbrush, then got my Jackson Pollock on! I kept the back side of the pants a little simpler with some light brush strokes. And I love how they turned out!


Painted Lady

Painted Lady


Painted Lady

Painted Lady

Painted Lady


Painted Lady

Painted Lady


Painted Lady
Tortoise "Number One" sunglasses - Karen Walker | Silver stud earrings - c/o Tacori | Silver initial necklace - Old | Black v-neck pocket tee - Mossimo | Rose gold watch - Michael Kors | Silver rings - Shane Co. & Poshmark | Paint splattered skinny jeans - Gap + DIY | Monogram Mirage Speedy 30 Bordeaux - Louis Vuitton | Silver pointed mirror pumps - Luxury Rebel 




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4 comments:

Adiel Cloud said...

Love them! So perfect with the burgundy in the Speedy.

Adiel Cloud said...

Love the painted jeans! Very cool

Adiel Cloud said...

I love how the jeans turned out too. Very resourceful!

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Adiel Cloud said...

I agree! I'm not big into Louis, but somehow it looks just perfect with this outfit. Nice pairing!