Celine A/W 2013 RTW
Around the end of Summer and for A/W 2013, the mini-trend of a shirt knotted at the waist was spotted again and again on the runways, celebs, and street-style. Harking back to the 90’s days of grungy plaid sweatshirts tied around the waist (and that iconic Marc Jacobs grunge collection for Louis Vuitton), the shirt-sleeves-tied-around-the-waist-style keeps cropping up in a more sophisticated palette and incarnation.
Alexander Wang A/W 2013 RTW
And incidentally, this is also my next DIY in the New Year. Stay tuned!
Photos from: Style.com, Tommy Ton for Style.com here, here, here, The Cut
Today we have our first guest post ever here at Chic Steals…from Geneva over at A Pair and a Spare! If you’re not familiar with her fabulous blog, you’ve truly been missing out! She posts daily DIY inspiration – with tons of runway and editorial photos and DIY hints, as well as simple and chic DIY tutorials and creations of her own. (A leather bustier trompe l’oiel sweater? A leather collar blouse? A lip-print blouse and smudged stripe breton shirt; pleated pants belted super-high? (And did I mention her incredibly helpful series of articles on how to makeover your wardrobe: DIY Wardrobe Rehab Project? I’ve begun using her methods and it’s really paying off in my own wardrobe!) Definitely pay her blog a visit and start browsing through her archives…I guarantee you your fingers will start itching to DIY something within minutes!! So take it away, Geneva!…
DIY Weekly – Celine Inspired Leather Pocket Blazer
I saw these beautiful oversized leather pockets on dresses and blazers at one of Celine’s runway shows recently, and thought they looked chic and totally DIYable.
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