Flipped | Men’s Jeans to Vest {DIY & Tutorial}

Last weeks jeans to dress post was only the beginning of my new found interest in transforming my husbands jeans into wearable somethings. Wearable for me that is.

After another session of scissors and Derek Lam inspiration, I claimed yet another pair as my own.

The inspiration, a jacket by Derek Lam via  The Satorialist:

I had the opportunity to do a guest post for Sally of sallyannk and I’d love for you to check it out. You just may find it pleasing.

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Tutorial | Men’s Jeans to Dress

Find the after photos below.

Alright, let’s begin:

You will need:

1. Jeans (I used large men’s jeans. The rule of thumb is to make sure once opened, it will wrap around you. Large skinny jeans (oxymoron?) may also work here, and give you a pencil-ish effect. )
2. Scissors
3. Seam Ripper (optional)
4. Sewing Machine (Although this can be done by hand if you’re on ‘super pro hand strength’ status)

Steps:

1. Lay jeans flat and open inside seams (Next 3 images)

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