Vestish whatsit: Target
Boots: Duo Boots
Brooch: Pirdy (via the Rose St Artists Market)
It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of the Svoboda range of denim, so when the opportunity came along to buy a pair of jeans that would normally set me back US$130+ for under US$30 (plus prohibitive shipping) I had to stock up. I indulged in a new pair of skinny jeans to wear under my boots this winter, and a pair of light wash bootlegs for every day wear.
I love ’em both, but as usual I’m having the perennial issue of the self-unzipping-fly.
I know I’m not the only person who suffers this indignity so I’m putting forward my extremely simple fixit for the problem.
A hair elastic.
Yep, don’t try replacing zips, relocating buttons, or risking disembowelment by safety pins, all it takes is a simple hair elastic looped once through the foot of the zipper, then over the button: