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Anatomy of Clothes No. 5 - Winter Scarf, Denim, Boots, Orange - You Have What it Takes

I really love the idea of wearing clothes in unexpected ways! Transforming them into new items yields the same euphoric feeling I get when I go shopping–only I’m saving money (by not impulse buying) and learning to love my closet! What’s not to like about this? Here is another installment of Anatomy of Clothes. Today, I’ve included a short 30 second music video (still-photography) to show the process of how I turned a sweater into a scarf. View it below.

The last time I wore a denim, olive and orange combination was in the Fall for a Pumpkin Patch outing. In fact, this is the same sweater that I’ve since altered, by cutting off the turtleneck. Instead of a v-neck sweater worn in Anatomy No. 4, it’s a crew neck. This technique really works! You have what it takes and it’s right there in your closet. I also find that many infinity scarves are super bulky and that’s not always practical. A light sweater or cardigan is the perfect size.

Now onto the layers of this outfit. It’s very simple. A sleeveless top over denim shirt (or any combo you choose). The color blocked trend is still going strong and I’m a huge fan of the contrasting sleeves style. If you’re like me, with no budget to purchase a new trendy item, do-it-yourself! Easy. Peasy.

Denim Shirt – Thrifted

Green Sleeveless Top – Target
Coat – Buffalo Exchange
Gray Denims – Buffalo Exchange
Leather Boots – Jessica Simpson
Orange Sweater (as Scarf) – Vintage, Gift (self-altered, see it here)
Earrings, Necklace, Ring – F21, Vintage, Vintage

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