A SPECIALLY DIY’ed DENIM JACKET//by grandma&mom

Today while I was at school my mom and my grandma made this jacket out of a pair of jeans.
It's still in the works: the end goal is for it to be more rock & roll/folky rather than crafty.
Pretty amazing denim engineering going on here!

 

 

 

This jacket from the i-D spread I recently posted was their inspiration:

Sea of Shoes has been denim crazy lately, huh?
I'll give you guys an update when the jacket is tweaked to perfection: if it goes well you might be able to purchase one from my mom's website when it launches!

xox
Jane

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  1. Val says:

    Wow, your mom and grandmother are so extremely talented. It looks amazing so far. I can’t wait to see the end result

  2. jocelyne says:

    Go mom and grandma, its gorgeous. I might have to try my hand at something similar. Thanks for the great inspiration

  3. WendyB says:

    Love the lace trim. The back is kind of hilarious.

  4. alice says:

    oh my! that denim jacket is definatly something. so i just started a blog and i was just wondering ifyou could link me? http://www.tea-andscones.blogspot.com XO

  5. steph says:

    It looks wicked so far!
    love the outfit

  6. Anne says:

    BAD ASS!!!
    I have to try DYI something like it!!!
    Thanks for posting!

  7. Trish says:

    Wow, this is very cool. Godd job for your mom and your grandma. ;)

  8. Brigadeiro says:

    Wow, what a funky cool grandma! We already know your mom is incredibly stylish, funky & talented), but a mother/daughter team effort for the daughter/grandaughter? How sweet! The jacket’s coming along beautifully, can’t wait for the finished result! :)

  9. chantelle says:

    wow that’s intense!

  10. Jazzy says:

    the construction thus far is nothing short of beautiful. I’m not sure if I’m head over heels for it, but then again, Ive never been a fan of denim jackets.

  11. Stella says:

    wow, it’s fabulous!
    i “discovered” this blog today when a friend posted a link on her page. And I am amazed! Are you really only 16?
    Also, what’s your height? I really love how you put on stuff and look great, but I’m not sure if it would look that good on me cos I’m diminutive.
    Keep posting! xoxo

  12. Stella says:

    wow, it’s fabulous!
    i “discovered” this blog today when a friend posted a link on her page. And I am amazed! Are you really only 16?
    Also, what’s your height? I really love how you put on stuff and look great, but I’m not sure if it would look that good on me cos I’m diminutive.
    Keep posting! xoxo

  13. Zori says:

    This jacket is already looking great, I can not wait to see how will it look when its finished!

  14. Fabulous! I love the lace. I’d add some pearls to it too. Can’t wait to see it finished. Looks great on you.

  15. Jamie says:

    Cool. I love the pockets in the back. Creative.

  16. Amy Williams says:

    The lace trimming looks great, can’t wait to see it when its totally finished!
    http://the-shades-of-black.blogspot.com/

  17. saray says:

    wow they did a great job!

  18. Podszewka says:

    OMG This jacket is sssoo amazing !!!! Y have wonderfull mom and grandma !!! Have a nice day !! Podszewka

  19. modejunkie says:

    you are so lucky to have a mom and a grandma that can make all these fabulous stuff. my mom can’t even sew. hihih.

  20. Desiree says:

    I want that!

  21. blair says:

    LOVE the lace! I’d love to see your grandma’s style, she sounds just as amazing as you and your mom!

  22. little_lj says:

    That is awesome, I love that, and the generational DIY-ing is lovely!

  23. hippiegirl says:

    love this!
    maybe i’ll try this too :)
    aaaand i love your blog! great style!

  24. E says:

    thumbs up for the great idea! I’m not that into the lace trimming, but I’m LOVING the denim.

  25. milly says:

    its looks great already

  26. Cara says:

    Awesome jacket. I love the lace detail on the cuffs!

  27. cheryl says:

    i love the layered skirt you have on! where is it from if you don’t mind sharing?
    love your style! xxx

  28. Mel says:

    Very cool, so rock and roll.

  29. J says:

    _Love_ the idea, but the lace is hideous. Makes it look cheap.

  30. Stefania says:

    i need that jacket in the fiercest way!!!!
    badass!

  31. G & S says:

    So creative! I Love your blog.

  32. G & S says:

    So creative! I Love your blog.

  33. G & S says:

    So creative! I Love your blog.

  34. G & S says:

    So creative! I love this blog so much!

  35. G & S says:

    So creative! I love this blog so much!

  36. G & S says:

    So creative! I love this blog so much!

  37. Heather says:

    I love this! I think my favorite part is the back pockets.

  38. Thedoc says:

    Nice work! What type of sawing machine does your mom use? mine doesn’t work well on denim and I was thinking of buying a new one, any recomendation??

  39. Eper says:

    First of all, allow me to say that I’m a big fan of your and your mom’s fashion sense. However, I’m not liking the back of the jacket – at all…quite nasty looking…I hope the final product looks better…

  40. TOO AWESOME!!!
    awright it’s official
    you seriously can rock anything
    gotta love it!
    great blog

  41. irene says:

    terrifffic! i’d like to see it in a darker shade =D

  42. wow!!!! it’s fantastic!

  43. A says:

    It would work better without the lace..

  44. barbara. says:

    Great and Hip Grandma,I live in Dallas and never miss your posts! You are amazing!

  45. Fantastic work. It kind of reminds me of a Gees Bend quilt . . . (which is absolutely lovely).

  46. :I says:

    the only good thing you and your mom have is that you have a lot of money.
    because neither of you have style.
    money does not equal style. money equals name brands which is all you care about.

  47. Rachel says:

    cool jacket! you mom and grandma sound so cool to me making something like that :) and luuv those marni platforms i see in the background! ;)
    ♥ R

  48. Annie says:

    hmmm, very Chris Kanke/Chanel! Karl would be proud of his daughter lol. anyway, I totally have that shoot on my wall.

  49. Lola says:

    hello! I am frech and I arived on your blog by a magazine.I like very much what you made.very original.I wishes you good continuance.
    Lola