Spring 2014 Cropped Look

I have to admit that I didn't used to like the idea of wearing a crop top last year, but after they have been seen over and over again on the Runways, I have fallen in love.  Below is a new outfit I made special for myself for Spring 2014.  It includes a little bit of Spring colors, prints and the popular crop top!  Of course, it is 19 degrees out yet again and I cannot imagine wearing this out ever with how cold and long this Winter has been.  ;(  But, I am so proud that I was able to sew this 2 piece set, as I am trying so hard to learn sewing as fast as possible.  I messed up a few areas, but tried my best to fix them and you can't really tell where the mistakes are.  In a weird way, I enjoy making mistakes though, because it is how you learn anything.  I hope to eventually put out a collection for each of the Seasons once I have mastered down the techniques I want to learn and master, but this will come with time.  I'm also wearing one of my new favorite bracelets from Choies that I have wanted for a long time now.  I love studs and this chain bracelet is not over-the-top punk, so I really wanted to snag it up while it was still available.  I think studded bracelets are a must-have for any woman's jewelry collection.
Have a great Monday and see you Thursday!  

Style Tips

 The key to wearing a crop top if you are comfortable wearing them, is to find one that fits you perfectly.  I personally believe wearing one with just an inch or slightly more of skin showing is the classiest way to wear one.  Of course, a high-waist skirt or pant is the perfect pairing with a crop top and it's up to you to figure out what you are most comfortable wearing with it.  

I added a chambray jacket over top to show you how you can take this Spring/Summer outfit into night time hours.  

Items Worn For Today's Look

2 Piece Set:  New Outfit I designed
Jacket:  Forever 21
Shoes:  BCBG 
Bracelet:  Thanks to Choies!

Thanks for stopping by today and have a 
wonderful day! 


  1. You did amazing on the design of your outfit it looks beautiful on you and the crop top great job not overexpose just right look classy and beautiful.

  2. Amazing! It looks so great when you wear it! Creat desing dear


  3. You are so talented! I would love to make my own clothes.


  4. This look is just so cute ! You're beautiful :) <3

    Hope you have a great day, greetings from Paris,

  5. I think I have mastered the art of sewing , this set looks gorgeous..
    You are absolutely right making mistakes is the best way to learn different things
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  6. Really nice! I love the top!

  7. I love the top, you did an amazing job it's gorgeous and you look stunning!


  8. Great look. Love the crop top.

  9. Pip girl you are talented... before you know it you will be designing your own wardrobe... I liked learning from the mistakes in sewing too.. it helped to pick it up quickly... I miss sewing :)

  10. Pip, thank you so very much for the incredibly beautiful comment you wrote... you are right, I forgot about the law of attraction and the Secret... I really need to get specific... I am sick of the quality of men that have messaged me, I expect only the best... Thank you again Pip... I always enjoy your comments too :)

  11. Pip, Love that gorgeous outfit you made!, I am so impressed. The okay pattern is gorgeous , and I loved the studded bracelet!
    XX, Elle


  12. you designed it? you did an amazing job! well done! :) xx
    Alice Barton ♥ TheMowWay

  13. Pip as I told you befor you did an excellent job! I love this two pieces suit!
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  14. Pip! it shows how much talent you are. You should have proud, I'm proud of you! It really does look beautiful on you, no I cannot tells what you've messed:). Cropped top is been for while, I remember I bought a few from last year:). Thanks for our beautiful friendship sweet pip! when you've a new post, if you don't see me first please come and get me. as we both know how much busy on our mommy job:). You've got my attention!

    Have a blessed week to you!



  15. This look is perfect for you! Lovely!

  16. Wow... Pip, you are really talented!!!!
    Great job!!!!!!!
    Perfect suit!!!!!!! <3!!!!!
    Kisses doll!!!
    Have a lovely day!!!

  17. amazing! a perfect outfit!

  18. You wear the cropped trend so well Pip, looks amazing on you and love your choice of fabric, well done on the exceptional sewing.Thanks for lending me your thoughts on my last post dear.

  19. You look so stunning in it. It perfectly suits you. You just did great job. :)
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  20. I was like you- not sure about the crop top trend. But I'm more on board now when crops are cut a bit looser, like your box version- I think it makes them more modern. :)


  21. It's been a long while since I visited you here. This outfit is gorgeous, Pip.

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  22. Fabulous! What a great look love!

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  23. You look stunning doll, love this look xx

  24. I love, love, LOVE this design. I am getting into sewing myself. I got a new Brothers sewing machine this Christmas and my tailors mannequin arrived this morning!

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    Kayleigh. x

  25. Pip, I love this outfit on you. I saw your post on Facebook and came to see how you wore it! This is Fabulous and gives me confidence to give crop tops a try!

    You are so talented! Have a great day.

    ~ Seepz
    Savoir Style

  26. You did such a wonderful job with these <3 It's nice to see it all come together on an actual model. I love the subtle window pane print in the skirt!

    - Anna


  27. I love this! What an excellent job you did! Keep up the great work; I'm excited to see what you'll create next. ;)

    xo Saretta
    The Lion in Jewels


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