Following Rebecca’s Spring/Summer 2013 runway show, we kicked off the ultimate contest with Bloglovin’ pitting bloggers against each other to see who could create the best Rebecca Minkoff SS13 inspired post. And the competition was fierce: From crazy creative DIYs from Russia to street style in the good ‘ole USA to hand-sketches from Japan, style mavens around the globe showed off their blogging chops in any way one could imagine. Rebecca herself selected a winner, and she just so happens to be right in our backyard. Meet U.S. blogger “The Chic Sheet” – a self-described fashion enthusiast with a knack for DIY. Check out her winning post below (and learn a thing or two about making your own lace-up white shorts). Congrats, Chic Sheet! You’ve earned yourself a $1,500 shopping spree to rebeccaminkoff.com!
Freshen Up Your White Staples With Inspiration From The Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2013 Collection
It is that time of year again, when we are all overloaded with weeks worth of collections that are all almost as drool worthy as the next, and have us longing for warmer months. However, this week I am taking some styling inspiration from the gorgeous collection Rebecca Minkoff created for spring, and sharing it with you readers…The reason I adore this look so much is because of the beautifully constructed statement shorts that take it to the next level. Not only do these boxer-inspired lace up shorts give the tweed outerwear that instant cool girl vibe I am always coveting, but they are also the perfect DIY Project…All I needed was a little imagination, a whole lot of inspiration from Minkoff herself, and last year’s white shorts were transformed into a pair of head turning gam magnets.
First, you take your pencil (you must be able to erase the line later) and draw a straight line diagonally from the middle of the pocket and 7 inches out.Second, starting from the top, mark a spot every half an inch mirroring both sides of the line to mark where you will be cutting the wholes for your lace to loop through.
Next, you cut that straight line that was previously drawn, and also small holes where you measured out a spot at every half an inch. After you have completed this step, remember to erase the pencil markings.Last, you simply weave the lace in and out of the fabric like you would on a shoe (remember to keep it loose) and then tie it into a bow at the bottom.All done!
But, guess what? The competition didn’t end there. (Oh, how we love surprises.) We opened up the floor to fans too, inviting them to tell us what they thought about Rebecca’s SS13 collection for a chance to win a $500 shopping spree to rebeccaminkoff.com. Stay tuned for our winner!