My latest blog is inspired by a close friend of mine requesting me to spice up her newly purchased designer jeans (because lets face it... sometimes even designer styles can use a little help). She loves the comfy-chic fit through the waist, butt, hips and thighs, but at the knees, this pair veers outward into a bell-bottom look that just isn't her. So for this blog, I'm going to first show you how to reign in that extra material to create a flattering, "boyfriend" cut jean, then I'll give you some embellishment ideas that keep them distinctly girlfriend.
I worked on two sets of jeans. One the first pair we decided to get rid of the flared hem to a skinny cut. We also felt that they needed just a smidgen of character to read unique softly. First thing I did was sew in the outer side seams evenly. Getting rid of the 70's bell into the 80's punk. I had Kerry put the jeans on inside out so I could mark the jeans to her body shape. Having your clothes tailored to your own body is really what everyone should do. Seriously...a major no brainer.
Adding the touch of Kerry was actually quite easy and really fun. I was wearing a grey crystalled bracelet that I took off and it stretched out to be un-wearable. So what better then to add them to her jeans. They measured out perfectly trimming the front two pockets. After that, I took some of my bedroom wall paint and finger painted it on the belt seam and back pocket embroidery. This gave the jeans the subtle touch of high end couture.
The Second pair we really didn't need to do much. BUT we wanted to do something. They have so much character On their own: Motorcycle Chick meets Hollywood Rock Star. So going with that why not add a few silver studs to the back pockets. So we did.
Looks awesome right!? It's super easy to do. I purchased these iron on studs from Michaels craft store and it took minuetes to apply.
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