7.27.2011

Blazers, Buttons & BRITEX

For those of you who live in the Bay Area and haven't been to Britex Fabrics, I highly recommend the trip! For any designer, sewer or the DIYer, Britex is FOUR amazing floors of fabrics, buttons, ribbon, lace and more. If you are in search of inspiration for your latest creative project, look no further, Britex has it all! Out-of-towners don't fret, the online store is stocked with more options than you could possible want, and check out their blog for some project tutorials and DIY inspiration!


I was recently there this past weekend on the prowl for buttons to add to a new,  yet slightly warn blazer that I scored at my local consignment shop. The blazer is fabulous, however, the floral buttons it came with... not so much. After further inspection I am 99% sure that these were not the original buttons, so I didn't feel the least bit of guilt when removing them.



I probably could have spent days scouring the third flood of this button-like kingdom for the perfect set of buttons, however, I had a pretty good idea of what I was looking for when I arrived. When I spotted the little gems on the very top shelf I knew it was a match made in heaven.




Now that my project is complete I am super excited to pair my revamped Moschino Cheap and Chic blazer with just about everything!


I've also been searching though my closet in search of other pieces that need some "reworking" or could use a little button makeover. It's definitely cheaper than any other form of retail therapy. What are your favorite DIY projects or ways to spruce up an old fashion favorite?

2 comments:

  1. Your pictures look amazing!

    -Please check out my blog when you get a chance!
    http://www.goodbadnfab.blogspot.com
    a fashion lawyer by day, fashion police by night...I play at red carpet events, shop all over town, and live life in the fab lane in LA!

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  2. Thank you so much! I enjoyed checking out your blog as well!

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