(shirt [actually a dress]: American Apparel, Jeans: Target, Vest: Ruche, Shoes: Steve Madden)
After looking around the Ruche website the other day, I spotted this vest and decided I had to have it. I don't have many vests (read: one) and I'm not sure why. Maybe because for awhile I saw e v e r y b o d y wearing them and I was kind of 'eh' about it. But seeing this vest, I could come up with at least 5 different outfits I could wear it with. I love the creamy natural color, it makes it look not so heavy, and more summery. I'm definitely happy with my purchase!
Also! I finished up some projects I was working on, finally! I've been crocheting together reusable bags made from "plarn" which is plastic bags that are cut up and made into a yarn. So instead of throwing the bags away (we've all heard of the plastic bags floating around the Pacific Ocean the size of the United States) you can make them into a bag you can use over and over! I first saw one of these when a girl came into my work with one and told me her bag was made from Target bags. I was in complete awe, and needed to have one. So I looked up the pattern online and made one from all Albertson's bags and one from all Target bags.
They're actually quite sturdy, and fit a lot. You can find the pattern for this as well as the directions on how to make plarn at Myrecycledbags.com Hopefully now these will cut down my plastic bag consumption low enough that I won't have to make more. Little steps, right?