I’m so excited to introduce you all to a new member of the Closet Chemistry family, The Kate. As soon as I saw this fabric I knew that this needed to be added to the boutique. I immediately styled it in my head with my biker jacket as a midi length pleated skirt with pockets so I wanted to stay true to my original vision. Today I decided to pair my piece with my Nordstrom basic sweater (seriously I own every color), motorcycle jacket and accessorized with my Zelene wedges and pearls. I hope you all love the photos because I have been dying to do a shoot in this area for a while…and it was chilly! Information about the skirt is provided below.
For me I like to wander to clear my head and inevitably I wander into a clothing or shoe store. Recently, I found myself in Zara at the clearance rack. Now, I always find a piece in Zara that just isn’t right on the clearance rack but this particular time after making my rounds, I thought to myself, “with a little love this could be awesome”. Usually buying something just to fix it is something I frown upon but these pants were $10, 100% cotton and were the perfect build for some great culottes. It would only cost me a little time and a little thread to make these my dream pants. If this scenario sounds familiar, I’m not surprised. I feel like this happens to a lot of people and sometimes a little guidance is needed. So, because I know that not everyone sews or enjoys sewing, I put together 4 cardinal rules you should think about before you buy a piece of clothing that requires fixing.