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Cut-off Jeans

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This is such a simple idea that I am almost a bit embarrassed to write a post about it, but I was so chuffed with my discovery about how to make my girls some shorts that I am going to share anyway.

My children, like everybody’s children, grow way too quickly, and at the beginning of this summer they looked ridiculous in their winter jeans. I noticed how fashionable, at least in Paris, the cut-off jeans look was. So I just cut off everyone’s jeans and turned them into cut-off shorts and bermudas. I even did some little turn ups on Vivi’s shorts as she did not like the frayed look!
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It’s funny, clothes are so cheap often nowadays that I forget to up and recycle items. I remember my mom was always turning dresses into skirts, trousers into shorts, t-shirts into rags! I do like being thrifty!

– Emilie


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Comments (5)

Esther in Amsterdam
September 10, 2014

So cute! And I love Vivi’s turn ups! x


September 10, 2014

Cuteness… the first tangible sign of summer every year, when my kids arrive at breakfast with their winter jeans cut off!!!


September 11, 2014

I think I know what I’m going to try today! Thanks for the inspiration!


Carrie
September 11, 2014

Cut off shorts are a rite of passage (and of summer!) in the states. So refreshing to breathe new life into something- these photosmake me happy!


Jen
September 12, 2014

So cute!!


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