Fashion Over Reason: When Tomboy Met Girlie

Sunday, June 23, 2013

When Tomboy Met Girlie

Even when summer hits, there are still the occasional days that are more chilly than one could care for, but it can allow for a good break from skimpy tanks and cutoffs. Exhibit A: leather shorts. Leather is just way too hot for the scorching July heat, but when it cools down at nighttime or if it's a particularly breezy, cloudy day, then it can be the prefect style antidote. Although it wasn't summer yet, that's what happened a couple of weeks ago with the outfit you see yonder. The skies were grey without showing any signs of potential clouds bursting into rain, complete with soft winds and a dash of humidity. Leather shorts were my solution, but to avoid over heating, i grabbed a sheer knit that feels like nothing short of a veil. I also decided to throw my hair in a french braid to avoid helmet hair, since i was going on a long bike ride. Final result: a tomboy look that with a girlie finish!

Leather Shorts Helmut Land Knit Sandro Slip-on SneakersOutfit Helmut Lang Knit Vintage Leather Shorts Sandro Anaconda SneakersOOTD Outfit Selfie Fashion Over Reason
Knit - Helmut Lang
Leather shorts - Vintage (similar)
Sneakers - Sandro (similar)
Ring - Saint Laurent

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