+ Detachable purple leather collar

I refashioned this detachable purple leather collar from a not-so-cute leather jacket I swapped up at the blogger swap meetup party ages ago. One of the easiest refashions yet…just chop off the collar. Because it is leather it isn’t going to fray. I just made sure to keep the top button so I can snap it in place! The other half of the jacket is currently waiting to be a small clutch purse, but with the lack of an industrial sewing machine, I can’t totally finish it….on my to do list….buy an industrial sewing machine.
I don’t look pregnant straight on in this outfit….a flowy shirt and jeggings can do wonders. And love my vintage shoes that my sister-in-law thrifted for me! Aren’t they amazing?!
top&ring: f21  collar: refashioned&thrifed   pants: sevens  shoes: vintage&thrifted   glasses: china fakies

Supplies:
coat, button up or something with a collar
scissors
sewing machine or needle and thread

Instructions:
Cut the collar off, trim it down.
OR
If you have an industrial sewing machine, seam rip the collar off and re sew it back up with out the coat attached.

Comments

  1. so cute! what a great idea!

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  2. This is cute and simple! And oh my gosh, that top is so cute! If you ever figure out a way to make that, let us know ; )

    Jenn

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  3. Lovely idea! I wasn’t sure if maybe these were old photos because you don’t look pregnant at all. Then I saw the side shot! Hello baby!! You look fantastic!
    -Kate

  4. Love this, the color of that leather is perfection. Love your blog btw
    And this might be a little random but I think my husband and you dated a little in college and I was showing him your blog and he told me and I was like you let her get away? 😉

  5. Great contrast!!!xxx
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  6. Love the add-on collar. Totally makes the outfit :)

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  7. Nice! Just goes to show what you can do if you’re a refashionista.

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  8. Haha that jacket is the worst! Nice refashion! you are so lucky your bump is the cutest!

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  9. Great idea! I swear, I’d never know you were pregnant if you didn’t turn.

  10. I love your looks and ideas *-*
    Beijos, Jeh Galvão
    Blog Horadamake

  11. love the ideas.

  12. What a great idea! The collar looks fantastic. x

  13. This is so adorable…the outfit, the DIY and ohhh that adorable baby belly! :) You are a beautiful pregnant lady.

  14. The color of that leather jacket is awesome – I’m so happy you were able to reconfigure it into something more flattering/current! Looks great with the color of your top!

  15. Love the collar, love the contrast!

  16. Oh i love your blog anf your style!wish you all the best for your pregnacy

  17. You look really cute ! I like yoour ring, it’s amazing.

  18. You look more then beautiful in this post. Btw: congrats for being feautred in a magazine.

  19. long time reader, first time commenter! i just wanted to say how truly gorgeous you are and you seem like such a wonderful mother, good luck on your pregnancy and you look fab in these pictures :)

  20. yup, those shoes are awesome!
    fun collar!

  21. I love the refashion and I love love love your lipcolor. Do you remember what it is by any chance?? Bright lips are so fun!

  22. Brilliant idea for the collar and I absolutely love this outfit!

  23. Wow. great idea.

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