Do it YOUr self: Busted Pants

I've had these H&M pants I would call my "staple" piece. Although I hate using fashion terms like "staple", it makes me think of girls who shop at EXPRESS and watch E! News. Regardless, those black pants had a good run but had they we're at the end of the journey. Stains in the front and back, as well as a missing button were the clear indications that it was time to lay these to rest.

But my large heart wouldn't let that happen so I began to think of what I could do with them.
The answer was clear...ACID WASH, ya jackass!
Now that I'm out of New York for the holiday, I have a washing machine and a utility tub readily accessible. That means it was time to drop acid. I used a paint brush to create strokes of color on the pants. This process is fool proof and if I did mess it up it would have been OK because I would have just tossed them in the trash. But that wasn't the case and now I've got some amazing pants...rebirthed!





SIMPLE STEPS FOR ACID WASHING:

1. Wet the fabric
2. Paint, flick, pour bleach
3. Let it sit, till you're happy
4. Rinse the fabric off
5. Wash in the washing machine
6.Be a bad bitch**
TIP: Best results are found with used and washed many times.

**Being a bad bitch is optional.





M.A


3 comments:

clairegrenade said...

divine.
I love doing that with a dark wash since the rusty color gives off a pattern that can look like flames


Happy thanksgiving, dahhling!