How do you feel about the transparent plastic bag trend? I must admit that I still have mixed feelings about this trend. I do wear plastic bags. What is there not to love about plastic bags? Like many others, I like plastic bags because they are practical and low maintenance. I bought my beloved yellow plastic bag years ago ( here and here) but I'm not so sure about the transparent bag trend. However, there is a way to work around it. You can wear a smaller bag,a pouch or a container inside of the transparent bag, thus preventing the others to see what exactly you have in your bag. I do like the transparent/ sheer trend. I think that just like with any other trend, you can always find ways to make it more suitable for yourself and your own personal sense of style. You can decide what it is that you want to show. You should never wear something that doesn't make you feel better. Anything that makes you feel uncomfortable is always a no. That's the only fashion rule I swear by. Adjust the trends to suit you, don't adjust yourselves to trends.
There sure are many interesting bag trends this year. If you want to see an illustrated guide to Sping/Summer bag trends as well as to read fun reflections on them, do check out this Pablo's post on his blog Hey fungi. Perhaps Pablo's post was an inspiration for this DIY plastic bag project, because it got me thinking. Let's say I'm ready to embrace the plastic bag trend. Am I ready to spend a lot of money on a plastic bag? No, I'm not. What to do? Why not try out a DIY project? This DIY project is so easy I'm not even sure should I call it a DIY project. Basically, it was one of those creative idea that takes a minimal of time (seconds really) and very little effort. While I was cleaning the house, I found this plastic thing. I can't even call it a bag because it was originally a packaging for a pillow we bought. What did I do? I remembered that I could turn it into a plastic bag if I just pierce it and 'put a chain on it'. I took this bag chain from one of my other bags and just pierced through the plastic. It took me about two seconds to get it done. Seriously, the fastest DIY project of all times. I'm happy with the result, but I'm not sure will I wear this bag on daily basis. I don't know, I still have to figure it out. How does one make plastic bags look elegant and classic? Buying a designer bag with a big logo doesn't count. I mean where is the challenge in that? I guess I still have to figure it out.
Alright, now a few words about my outfit. This is my answer to the question how to style socks with heels. I already posted a couple of outfits with socks and heels in this post, but today I have a new outfit proposal for you. This time I opted for a floral dress, paired it with jeggings, white socks and pink heels. I accessorized with a purple necklace I made years ago. What do you think about the result? I think this is a good option if you're still not ready to go bare-legged. In Herzegovina, it is already warm enough to rock bare legs, but I know it is not the case everywhere. We have also had a bit of rain lately, and the streets are still wet, so I like to wear something like this and be on the safe side. Nothing worse than wearing sandals when the streets are still wet. How's the weather where you are from? Are you enjoying spring? Here we didn't have much of a transition, it felt like going from winter to summer in a matter of days. So, I don't really mind the rain. You can't have greenery without rain, right? In life, we should be wary of complaining too much. Everything in nature is interwoven, often you can't have one thing without another. We should be grateful for what we have. That's what I think anyway. Thank you all so much for reading. I hope you have enjoyed this simple DIY project. Let me know if you decide to try it yourself. Have a great day!
|heels: old, jeggings: old, dress: old, plastic bag: DIY, sunglasses: DIY, necklace: DIY|
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