Summer White and the Lion Tote


I recently made this “Lion Tote”, a large faux fur purse for my sister because she loves everything fur. She picked the fabric, I cut two squares, sewed them together, added a faux leather panel for the bottom and a faux leather panel, lined with faux suede, for the strap. It took some wrestling with the very furry fabric and I almost broke my sewing machine.. but good news, the purse and I both came out each in one piece!

I rarely do fashion posts (I’m a little camera shy and it’s just so much easier to take food pics), but before I sent this piece off to my sis, I had to get some shots of it!

I thought the purse would pair well with a white cotton summer dress and sandals or boots, but it would go equally well with darker fall tones.

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On me..

  • Dress: Sheer cotton sleeveless dress from GAP (purchased a few years ago). If you love to thrift shop but don’t have much time to go and search in stores or you don’t have Lauren’s amazing good luck or thrifting super powers.. https://www.thredup.com is a great online thrift store that you can browse from the comfort of your home. 🙂
  • Jewelry: Stella & Dot

dit-elle-Esther

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