2013-01-11

Fringe Factor

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Boots? c/o Aldo (here) Jacket? Costa Blanca Fringe vest? Thrifted Shirt? Thrifted Beanie? Joe Fresh 
Jeans? Citizens Bag? Roots (same colour, new collection, big or small. )

I left a suede fringe jacket behind at the thrift store this week. I convinced myself I didn't need it and besides, it wasn't 50% off day. 
Foolish really... Everyone needs a fringe jacket.
I felt regret when I got home; such regret that I tweeted about missing it. Regret is not real until it is acknowledged on social media. 
And then I remembered that I had thrifted a fringe poncho years ago and in a moment of inspiration, I just crossed my fingers and cut that poncho into a vest. You won't be shocked to know that a fringe vest  is far easier to wear than a fringe poncho. You also won't be shocked to see me wearing this vest/jacket combo all the time from the point forward. All the cool points I lost growing up (bowl cut, pink glasses, a rented TV to watch the Olympics (long story) , 9:30 curfews (another long story) and this list could go on...), I have officially made up for with this fringe. 

I hope.

15 comments :

Dorothy said...

I consider you cool. *stamp*

DressUpNotDown said...

*double stamp* :o) Coming from someone who had a boy haircut, NO TV, and early curfews too. It's kinda nice to know your not the only one. :o)

Leah said...

Please tell me what's going on in that last photo... lol you're too much. I think you've earned some 'cool' points with this one.

Lauren said...

Now I'm dying to hear about the rented tv!

LyddieGal said...

brilliant idea turning a poncho into a vest. even better that you've layered it over a leather jacket. awesome look!
Chic on the Cheap

Jennifer said...

Great jacket!

xo Jennifer

http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

gleeps said...

You are so clever and resourceful, Jentine! The fringed poncho-over-leather-jacket is a terrific look!

Renae at simple sequins said...

I like your style, and your blog. newest follower.

newpetite said...

Haha.. I went through he whole list you mentioned there minus the glasses - boy haircut, no tv and 7PM curfew.. Love the idea of turning the poncho into vest!

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Caitlin Wilson said...

I'd never have thought to cut up a poncho into a vest, but the idea is brilliant! I love that! And your boots are killer! I've been hunting for a pair of black studded ones like those.

Caitlin
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Cait Val said...

yup, you're pretty fringe-tastic!!!
great post!

xo. c & v
cake & valley

Joanne M said...

I seriously think no one else could have rocked this outfit quite as successfully as you did. I'm sorry but you can do no wrong:)

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