Matrix

I promised last week that I will be showing you how my DIY faux leather crop top looks when worn, so here are some pictures.

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This whole look reminded me of the movie The Matrix, what with the leather and the shades I’m sporting. I had to tuck the top in though because the skater skirt is too high-waisted, but I think it worked well.

IMG_3091The back is my favorite part of the design because it’s sexy without being overboard. I intentionally made the front part look modest to offer balance, and to provide a bit of mystery *wink*.

Is it obvious that I’m having too much fun creating my own clothes? I don’t think I’d be stopping soon, so you’ll definitely see lots of DIYs in the coming months.

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I know I’ve shown you how I make my skater skirts, but I have a soft spot for polka dots; I had to buy this skirt immediately when I saw it online. It’s very affordable too and very well-made. It makes me glad knowing that there are still online shops that offer great stuff at a very affordable price.

Take for example these pair of high-heeled shoes I bought last year from Zalora. Normally shoes don’t last me a year but these babies are still good as new, which is amazing because I’ve used them countless times already. Woot! I was actually quite hesitant to purchase from them at first because I’ve had horrible experiences with several OL shops in the past; however, Zalora proved to be different. I remember receiving my order the next day in a carefully wrapped box and having no trouble with my credit card payment.

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Christmas is just around the corner and I usually make a mental list of trustworthy stores where I can shop for presents. Christmas… How time flies! Last year I was spending every waking moment with my significant other and now we’re spending the holidays apart again. I feel more secured now with our relationship though, we’ve been through tough times and those only made our relationship stronger than ever.

A lot of people do not believe in long-distance relationships. It’s difficult, I agree–but with the right mindset coupled with commitment and communication, it won’t be as hard.

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Faux leather racerback top made by me| Skater skirt from Charm’s Corner| Scarlet heels from Zalora

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  • stylentonic Constantinos
  • You can definitely carry the Matrix look, maybe they should revive the movie for you.

    • Hahaha I wish, Franc! πŸ˜€

  • very nice outfit , love the sunglasses and the top

    • Thanks, Denise! πŸ™‚

  • sonia de macedo

    That leatherette tank is gorgeous! Love, love, love that back, classy but very sexy. And ahhh Christmas is around the corner! Noooo! That means another birthday is approaching πŸ™

    SDMxx
    http://www.daringcoco.com

    • Thanks, Sonia! Glad you like it! πŸ™‚

  • i love your shades! πŸ˜€

    • Thanks, Kumiko! I bought it from a sidewalk vendor πŸ˜‰

  • Diana Horsfall

    you look amazing, special heels

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    • Thanks, Diana! πŸ™‚

  • sherlaine sayo

    cute polka skirt! <3

    xoxo,
    .never settle for less.

    • Thanks, Sherlaine! πŸ™‚

  • klaudia-time

    what a nice retro skirt,love it! I’m pretty amazed by the fact that your sewed your top yourself,you’re really talented ! πŸ™‚ http://www.klaudia-time.blogspot.com

    • Aw thank you so much, Kaludia! I appreciate that <3

  • Stephanie Timmins

    Love the Retro Skater Skirt and great job on the top !
    Do visit my blog and if you like, follow me on Bloglovin,Twitter,Pinterest & Facebook, leave a comment & I’ll surely follow back! Have a lovely day!

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    • Thanks, Stephanie! πŸ™‚

  • Ashley M

    Wow, I love this look (minus the shades, they just aren’t for me). But what’s even more impressive is that you made it yourself! I wish I had half the talent, right now I’m working on just sewing a straight line. lol

    • It just takes practice. I’m still having a hard time sewing a straight line but I’ve improved (I think) haha

  • Kc

    Love this outfit. So stylish. πŸ™‚

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  • it looks great!!! pretty outfit!

    xoxo
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  • mery

    It looks trully amazing!!!

    http://www.meryswardrobe.blogspot.com

    • Thanks, Mery! πŸ™‚

  • laura

    So in love with your blog,really! I’ve just discovered it and I’ve been kept by your unique and amazing style, you got one more daily reader honey, I think your style fits perfectly with mine and I find you so inspiring, if you want you can have a look to my blog too, and maybe if you like it we can also follow each other, just let me know and congrats again, you’re having such a great job πŸ™‚
    Laura
    http://gowestyoungcowgirl.blogspot.com

    • Thanks, Laura! I’m glad you like my blog. Will definitely check yours out! πŸ™‚

  • maria

    Polkadots are on my soft side, too, me and my mother can’t resist them, we just bought a maxi skirt with black polkadots <3

    http://fabulou-se.blogspot.com/

    • That’s so cute! I love polka dots! πŸ™‚

  • Madara Lieciniece

    You look awesome! Leather and polka dots look awesome together! Great outfit & you look wonderful!

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    • Thanks, Maddie! πŸ™‚

  • Lima ChΓ©

    Hello my shining star
    Wow that outfit looks great!!
    Beautiful items <3
    Happy to follow you!

    Come and have a look at my new post if you want πŸ˜‰

    Love, Lima xoxo

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    • Thanks, Lima! πŸ™‚

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    • Thanks, Ajda. πŸ™‚

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