Mermaid Legs


mermaid tights + Swedish Hasbeens

My “Style” board is definitely the board that gets the most use on Pinterest (with Design & Illustration close behind), but rarely to I actually click through and buy something. I mostly use it for inspiration, and look for new ways to put together pieces I already have.

These tights were an exception, because when I clicked the link they were about $5 on ebay. Kind of a no-brainer. Yeah, they aren’t the highest quality, but I’ve worn them a few times without any snags or leaving a trail of glitter, so I’d say I’ve more than gotten my money’s worth.

mermaid tights + Swedish Hasbeens
mermaid tights + Swedish Hasbeens
mermaid tights + Swedish Hasbeens

shirt, dress (worn as skirt), purse: thrifted
jacket: Buffalo Exchange
necklace: in my shop
tights: ebay
shoes: Swedish Hasbeens

mermaid tights + Swedish Hasbeens

When my best friend was in town in January, we went shopping one afternoon at Buffalo Exchange. I was hoping to find a cheap version of a moto jacket and for some weird reason I did. Shopping 2nd hand doesn’t usually work like that, but hey- I’ll take it.

I have a couple more of these necklaces in the shop, they are rough cuts of quartz hanging from a copper chain. I had to keep one for myself because they seriously go with everything.

I hope you’re having a good week, and enjoying March so far- it is my favorite month!

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13 Responses to Mermaid Legs

  1. Cristina says:

    Those are so darn fun! Definitely a good buy. ;)

  2. Emily says:

    It’s too cold in the U.P. right now to wear tights but soon, very very soon! And you betcha’ I’m gunna be wearing some cute tights! I can’t wait.

    ? Em

  3. Kristian says:

    You know, I never feel all that sure about getting pattern mixing right, but I really am adoring how you did that with everything here.

  4. Jenna says:

    WOAHHH those are incredible tights. I need them wow.


  5. Imke says:

    Whoaa these tights are so amazing! Such a good buy!

    XO Imke

  6. Jenn says:

    Love the entire look! Good find on that jacket.

  7. These are so cool! How unique!

  8. wowww those look so cool! I haven’t seen those before.. I may have to buy some!

  9. Marisa says:

    Gah, gorgeous, just gorgeous! I love that top to bits…kind of 60s beatnik which is perfection in my book. Really really digging how you incorporated the mermaid tights. I’m a huge sucker for tights with a print or design on them, but kind of get stuck on times with styling them. Gosh you really nailed it here lady!

  10. britoct18 says:

    Yeeeea! I LOVE fun tights! I’m getting really bummed that it’s getting to be hotter out because that means tight season is almost past us:(

    Great find!

  11. Jessica says:

    This look is amazing. You kill it with the prints and I love your tights so much!

  12. Anna says:

    This is chic, edgy and just plain cool. There’s so much to love about this outfit. I’m happily swimming in the details. Wicked tights!

    – Anna

  13. Jamie Rose says:

    Yeah tights only last so long anyway and $5 is a steal! This pair is just so cool. I think I may need to get a pair later on this year when it gets cool again.

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