DIY distressed jeans and polkadots

March 31, 2015
It’s finally time to bust out those peep toes and sling backs! Spring has finally sprung and not a moment too soon. It may still be grey skies with a little sun but the temperature is certainly going up and I couldn’t resist bringing my polka dot Sophia Websters out to play for the first time this year.

I finally understand how most Londoners look flawless and amazing constantly…SAMPLE SALES! This is a phenomenon that rarely makes it’s way to Scotland an let me tell you it is sorely missed. The last time I was in London I went to the House of Hackney and the Sophia Webster sample sales and whilst I spent nearly £300 if I had bought full price my items would have come to well over £1500, insane right?! So how do we fix this? Well sale shopping is always a good opportunity to bag something you can’t afford full price so make sure you sign up to the brands you love newsletters as they will usually give you a hint at when sale is coming or sometimes even first pick and more than likely you will get discount just for signing up. Or there is a little jaunt to London when you hear about a sample sale you just NEED to go to!
I decided to go for a toned down look with a baby pink cable knit jumper and vintage leather jacket, paired with diy distressed jeans and a little polkadot clutch. I’m so in love with these jeans at the moment, there’s nothing more satisfying than getting the bleach*, scissors and cheese grater out and creating a one off pair of jeans! Plus they go with everything so it’s hard not to just wear them everyday! I’ll need to distress another pair, would you guys like a tutorial post or a video?
*If you do decide to DIY distressed jeans remember to use a brand that doesn’t test on animals, such as Tesco own brand or Astonish.






Leather Jacket – Vintage
Jumper – Spoiled Brat
Shoes – Sophia Webster


  • Reply hayley March 31, 2015 at 6:27 pm

    Loving the bag!!

  • Reply Anonymous April 8, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    Ok, so make sure you use dye thats not tested on animals whilst you parade around in a leather jacket???

  • Reply Anonymous April 8, 2015 at 5:18 pm

    You're still wearing leather though! You really think that makes a difference because its vintage?! It was still an animal!

  • Reply honey pop April 8, 2015 at 5:34 pm

    Yes I do, I haven't contributed to the animal being killed for its skin by buying new leather. Sorry that's not good enough for you.

  • Reply Anonymous April 9, 2015 at 2:05 pm

    It was still an animal though!! Whether you paid for it or not is totally irrelevant! You immediately slated my friend for buying a foundation but your behaviour is ok?!

  • Reply honey pop April 9, 2015 at 5:07 pm

    Seriously? Youve been having a go at me because I told Jennifer that the foundation she bought was tested on animals? And I didn't slate her, I was letting her know, oh and I actually really like Jennifer and would also call her my friend but you know what your completely right, I shouldn't try and inform anyone of animal cruelty let alone tell my friends who love animals that their make up was tested on one, in fact I think I'll start eating meat and kicking kittens down the street. you should probably take a good hard look at your own behaviour before attacking someone for trying to let people know about animal cruelty. Have a lovely night.

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