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DIY Souvenir Denim

by Flaneur L., 31 year old Goat Shepherd from From England living in Chicago, United States

16 comments · January 22, 2013

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Flaneur Libertine - Forever 21 Denim Jacket, Zara Black Trousers, Zara Penny Loafers   Patent Leather - DIY Souvenir Denim
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  1. Black trousers

    Zara

    , in Zara Pants
  2. Penny loafers - patent leather

    Zara

    , in Zara Loafers

I love this look.

It combines a couple of classic, simple (albeit with a slight twist!) statement menswear pieces to create a traditional, mens looks.

Obviously the elephant in the room, which in this case is more of a red Chinese dragon, is the back of the denim jacket. I've been searching far and wide for a vintage souvenir, satin jacket - but they are either extremely difficult to come across or extremely large.

However... when I went home in Christmas I saw a sister of mine rocking one of my mum's kimonos - with... you guessed it... this dragon on the back... needless to say I claimed the kimono and a couple of chop chops later and voila!

The finishing needs a lot (of safety pins!) but by and large I love the end-ish product.

As always I am dying to hear what you think!

Have a lovely day!

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Comments (16)

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Russel Manalastas
COOL look Flaneur! Nice Denim! :)
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Nicola Hogg
Awesome shirt! You have really cool style! :D Hyped and following you!
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Mike Perez
nice jacket
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Alex Drug
so cute baby!
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Alvin Isaac Chan
Loving the denim!
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BLISS  M. @rudolf_house
Awesome!!!!!!!!
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Erik Martinez
Where do you get your hair cut? I also live in Chicago
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