12.12.2012

twelve twelve twelve + bleached denim.

what are/were you doing at 12:12 on 12/12/12?
wish i could say i was doing something exciting; it's coming up in about 40 minutes here, so i'll likely be posting this post...or eating lunch...or sitting at my desk working.

i have been living in this exact outfit for the past couple of weekends. no joke. i grabbed this shirt on black friday and was tempted to get all the plaids and flannels since they were half off...but i was sensible. deets on the shorts below.

dip-dye method...mostly bleach with a splash of water.
results below after 30-40 minutes.
spray method for ombre look.
concentrate mostly on the bottom and spray less as you go up.
here's a few after their first wash and dry.
i further distressed them, washed and dried a second time,
and finally added studs.
a few have already been sold, but the rest will be
in the store this week.
(gilly hicks shirt; necklace via oomph (buy))

19 comments:

  1. oh so amazing you bleached the jeans by yourself!! they look so good and professionally done :-D
    I like the checked shirt and the necklace too!

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  2. This outfit is so cute and comfy!! I really love your shorts I'm definitely gonna try bleaching and distressing some of my denim :)
    -Jaz
    http://www.fluffyfashioncents.blogspot.com

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  3. i thought it was so awesome when i first saw them on instagram.
    they are even more so when you wear them! ;)

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  4. Great job with those shorts! Love the look! But I'm soooo jealous that you're wearing shorts in DECEMBER!

    April
    Knocked Up Fabulous

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  5. Great shirt. If you are going to wear one shirt day after day, this is a good choice. Nice necklace, too.

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  6. I love that shirt! Also loving those great DIY shorts, such a great look!

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  7. You look HOT! 12.12.12 came and went and we are still here ;D!

    Kisses:
    MRS JACK OF ALL TRADES DAILY
    http://mrsjackofalltradesdaily.blogspot.com/

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  8. Cool lumberjack shirt. The girly version.

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  9. I totally remember doing this to my brother's levis! I wore those babies with cowboy boots back in the day...oh yes I did.

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  10. i defo have to try that next summer.

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  11. love this look! checking the "store" now.... xo

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  12. I want to do some diy as soon as well...I love the checked shirt!

    C:

    http://moneygonefor.blogspot.com/

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  13. Thanks for your comment! Love the denim! :)

    <3 Aimee
    DIY Blog: www.swellmayde.com

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  14. I love this comfy and yet chic looks girl and trust me this is me every weekend too. And I'm absolutely doing this DIY this weekend and planning to do a post about it too so this is great thx for sharing girl.

    <3 Marina
    Fashion.MakeUp.LifeStyle

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  15. wow you did the shorts yourself? excellent stuff!

    Ai @ Sakura Haruka

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  16. It's really cute! I love the shorts and shoes with it :) It was nice seeing how everyone celebrated 12/12/12
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  17. I love wearing plaid and shorts! Favorite holiday loook! Great post on the DIY. I recently bought a dip dyed shorts with studs. Wanted to create one but I guess, I let laziness rule over me.

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