Feeling like Kelly Kapowski with Ebay

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Similar Top | Similar Jacket | Similar Shorts | Similar Shoes | photography by: Angie Garcia 

In partnership with eBay. All purchases and opinions are my own!

Lately, I’ve purchased a LOT off eBay. I’m talking gifts, designer jewelry, Levi’s denim, sneakers, Rails plaid…the works.

When I receive messages asking where I got a certain pair of earrings or shoes, and I respond with, “eBay!” I get a lot of, “Oh is it vintage?!” questions.

Nope! And I was as shocked as you were up until about 6 months ago.

Once I really started to look into buying some Levi’s denim I started to realize how it could be hard to find your right sizes or even the right style you wanted. My search led me to eBay Fashion and the menu made my Type A heart beat faster…

Five pairs of jeans later… you get the idea. 😉

Since I’ve been quite the avid shopper there as of late, I’m partnering with them today to share some 90’s-inspired fashion you can recreate when you shop.

First things first, let’s talk about how you can be the modern Kelly Kapowski.

  1. You need your white sneaker. But this time, you don’t have to pair it with high socks. I purchased this Golden Goose pair from eBay a few weeks ago and with Golden Goose, I’m a size 37. I’m typically a 37.5, but they don’t do half sizes and the 37 fits fine. I loved that these stay true to the traditional white sneaker look, but they are already a little scuffed which makes my life easier playing with a toddler. If something gets scuffed, no big deal! And you know I had to go with a pink star… would you expect any different?!
  2. Grab your Levi’s. Recently, I purchased the Levi’s Mom Wedgie style. However, for this look, and any realistic look in the south, I grabbed my Levi’s shorts. These are fabulous!  The great thing is, you can get really specific with shopping here. You could select the type you want, but you can also just filter the search bar to “New with Tags“, size, etc. I also click the “Buy it Now” option because I have the patience of a 2-year-old on an airplane, but if you are a better woman than I, you can bid and get a better deal.
  3. Get Your Kelly Jacket. The key to rocking this trend is finding an oversized denim jacket. Kelly has fabulous cropped ones, but I liked a longer look for the modernized version. The Levi’s Denim Trucker Jackets are amazing for this look, too! But I also found pearl-embellished denim jackets, too! I’ll link more below. These are such a great price compared to mine, which is perfect if you aren’t sure just how often you’d wear a trendier piece like this.
  4. Rails Plaid. I also love a good Rails plaid, but the price point is a little steeper for a top. I bought this one for a steal three weeks ago and love it! If you didn’t want to pair this with a denim jacket, tie the plaid around your waist.

I loved shooting this look as I felt so Saved By The Bell and I hope it inspires you to rock modernize a 90’s look! Do you have any go-to 90’s styles in your closet?

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  1. I love the denim-on-denim look! 🙂 And the length of your shorts are the cutest. So unconventional – but it works so well! ❤️

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

    Published 16 Aug 18Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Thanks so much! xx, Katey

      Published 16 Aug 18Reply
  2. Laura Leigh wrote:

    You totally do and you are totally rocking it!! Absolutely love this look and this post!

    xo Laura Leigh
    Louella Reese

    Published 16 Aug 18Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Aw thank you girl!! 🙂 xx, Katey

      Published 16 Aug 18Reply
  3. Morgan wrote:

    Kelly would be so proud! The denim jacket really seals the deal on this look!

    How 2 Wear It [] http://how2wearit.com

    Published 16 Aug 18Reply