Monday, September 16, 2013

Denim With Edge




Denim and I have never had a really close relationship. I'm not the type of girl to throw on a pair of jeans and roll with it. I don't know that I have ever felt 100% comfortable in denim anything. I would have to say denim is my least favorite fabric so I knew this month's Ahead of the Curve blog post was going to be a tricky one. That's cool ... It's nice to step away from my comfort zone and try something new.


I knew if I was going to do denim it would have to be black. I'm totally not a blue denim girl. I know currently light denim and ombre denim are hot hot hot, but I really just can't. Denim with a punk or metal edge really is a lot less scary for me. The denim item I purchased for this post was a black jean jacket in size 4 from Torrid. I actually mulled over this jacket for weeks. I couldn't commit to it right away, because I was wishing it was a little more rough around the edges. Since I ordered this jacket Torrid has come out with a destructed black denim jacket and I'm kind of bummed I didn't get it instead. I will just have to wear in the one I got. This jacket fits well and isn't too long in the arms. Long arms are an issue I always have. There's a running joke in my family that I have T-rex arms! Boo!  While this jacket fits, I was just not in love with it. UNTIL.....


I MADE IT MINE!!! I've added a huge Evil Dead patch to the back with safety pins and donned the front with plenty of buttons. I picked the back patch up on ebay a couple years ago and it has come in handy more than once. I couldn't help singing bad reputation by Joan Jett while doing this up.The jacket still needs work and I'm sure it will transform a few more times in the up coming months.
  It's still too neat and black for me. I prefer a faded lived in look to denim, but for now I'm totally pleased. Denim and I will slowly get to know each other.


Additional items I'm wearing....

Cross Sweater in size 3X from Forever 21+
Stripped Skirt in size 22 from ASOS
Scarlet Red Tights in size E from We Love Colors 
Black Studded Boots in size 9 from Torrid 




We are a collective of plus size bloggers coming together to post on the same subject. This month we each have a post on “Denim” so click away and check them out. 





Review : Size 24 ASOS Curve Pinafore Denim Dress

White Trash Couture?

Denim and Lace

Definitely Denim

Chambray Blue: Some Colorful History



13 comments:

  1. Your photos are always awesome. Love the things you put together!

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  2. I LOVE the addition of a BIG patch. It now looks more like you. You are such a natural at creating your look.

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  3. WOW Stina. You give denim a whole new edge. I like it, you make me wanna wear these clothes too!

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  4. The safety pins on the patch. Love that look! Love reading about your process of making denim bend to you too.

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  5. im so jealous of your hair.. i love that color... i think even though this outfit is nothing i would wear i LOVE it... it is completely adorable ....and every one of your posts make me want to step outta my comfort zone... :)

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    1. Do it Dollface!!! Wearing Denim was out of my comfort zone. I just made it work for me. I wore the jacket again today so I think it will all work out.

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  6. You look so great - I love the pairing of the pink legging, stripped skirt, top with crosses and jean jacket. Now I total know I want those leggings form We Love Colour I've been mulling over online - hey is that lipstick the Mac one? What is the name of it :)

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  7. I approve of your Joan Jett intro (as well as your outfit...and your hair...and your makeup...and your, well you get the point). ;) I really like how you made the jacket yours and I hope you'll do future posts to show off how you've reincarnated it!

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    1. Thanks Lis. You were missed this month dollface. xx

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  8. Amazing outfit...I like your blog.^^
    Maybe follow each other on bloglovin?
    Let me know follow you then back.
    Lovely greets Nessa

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    1. Thanks Doll...I will totally follow Circle of Chaos on Bloglovin:) Done!

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  9. Love reading about your process of making denim bend to you too.

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  10. Thank you so much for the follow.
    Follow you back on bloglovin and gfc,too.
    Do you also follow me on gfc?
    Lovely greets from germany ;-)

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