Lately I’ve been seeing clothes with mesh inserts that I really like. It’s easy for sheer inserts to read as super sexy, but I’m especially drawn to the looser pieces that are more sporty or casual. A sewing pattern would be easy to modify to add inserts, or you could start with an existing garment and […]
It’s been a long time since my last outfit post. And I don’t have a great excuse. The simplest reason is that I haven’t felt like doing one. I haven’t been inspired by my wardrobe, and I’ve been wearing the same thing a lot. This means jeans and a t-shirt, which is pretty boring, but […]
I’ve been wanting to make a colorful faux fur scarf ever since I posted this roundup of inspiration back in November. In the meantime I encountered even more examples of colorful faux fur looking stylish.
Leopard is one of those classic patterns that comes back year after year. While it might look kind of out of place in the middle of the summer, when the temperatures drop and everyone heads back to school, it looks just right. Like colorful leaves or pumpkin spice lattes (which everyone seems to […]
Necklaces are one of my favorite things to make. They can do wonders to spice up a boring outfit, but they’re relatively quick and easy. Especially this one. The only special equipment you need is pliers, so putting this together shouldn’t be hard even for a novice DIY-er. And you can totally customize it with […]
My name is Rachel and I live in wonderful Portland, OR. Transient Expression is about fashion, style, and DIY. I love to share craft projects, cute outfits, recipes, and inspiration for living a handmade life.