So last Friday night was an event in San Diego called FashionWhore! I had heard about it for a long time and finally decided to go. I planned to trot around the event in one of my wonderful creations to spread the hope&spray gospel!
After the event, I was going to meet up at a friend's birthday celebration. SO, as I was ironing my signature Chai v-neck striped t-shirt, it hit me that I had worn that shirt the last time I saw this friend and probably the three times before that, too. I wear that shirt excessively because the stripes are so stylish and the Hebrew image lets me showcase my Jewishness! I really wanted to wear it to FashionWhore, too, because it's one of the best examples of my work that I own (sometimes I feel like the cobbler's children who have no shoes).
Alas, I just could not allow myself to be seen yet again in that shirt. It needs to take a break from my wardrobe for a little while. My only alternative was the Om Tank Top which I love, probably even more than the Chai, except it was dirty. I didn't want to wear any of my other hope&spray shirts because they were made in the early stage, from my greasy old Hanes ballet shirts.
I scanned my closet and immediately grabbed my white and navy blue striped v-neck sweater that I got in Montreal this summer. I was nervous about painting it because I love that sweater and could not get a new one if I messed up. There was no other option, though, so I threw it on the ground, pulled out my Japanese "Pimp" stencil and red spray paint, and started spraying!
Here's the result:
I wonder if I can get that sweater wholesale from Simon's in Canada or elsewhere so that I can add it to my inventory. BTW, I took that picture myself. Who new that my cameraphone had a 10-second self-timer? Not me until tonight!