Ladies and gents, it is #SustainableSunday again and this week, I am SO proud to share this outfit.
"Why?" you ask.
Because, I kid you not, I made these pants out of an old fitted sheet. Yes, friends, from sophomore-senior year of college, I slept on these organic bamboo trousers... errr... bedsheets. The elastic got all stretched out, so I cut it off and stockpiled the remaining fabric for years and in an effort to clean out my stash (thanks, minimalism), I decided that I'd rather have a new pair of comfy pants than a heap of fabric.
And that's not the only re-purposed part of this outfit. The tank top was my mum's and used to be white. I spilled something on the front of it and the stain drove me nuts, so I had some fun with a bit of fabric dye and voila! This shirt was given a new lease on life!
Do you ever re-purpose items in your wardrobe? What's been your favourite DIY outfit project?
What's sustainable about this outfit?
: the tank top is second-hand and was dyed to extend it's life
: the trousers were made from an old bedsheets
: the scarf is handmade and fair trade
: the earrings are handmade and fair trade
: the necklace is handmade
: the ring is handmade