Diversified Accessory

Cutting costs, consumers add unexpected uses to fashion products

Implications - Seeking to keep up with new fashion rituals, consumers are transforming single-purpose accessories into creative, multipurpose products. Reinventing accessory pieces like scarves into tech accessories and pieces of clothing, it seems the post-recession consumer is not satisfied with a product existing only for ornamentation.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 64,112 Total Clicks Jan 13 - Aug 15
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Upcycled Scarf Headbands - This Simple DIY Tutorial Turns an Average Scarf into a Chic Headpiece
SCORE: 5
Hot 14,474 Clicks Pub: Jun 28, 13
Upcycled Scarf Headbands
This Simple DIY Tutorial Turns an Average Scarf into a Chic Headpiece
A great way to survive the hot summer heat is to tie up your hair with a chic accessory, and if you’re looking to make one of your own, then these upcycled scarf headbands will offer you some... [More]
DIY Stylish Scarf Watches - These Scarf Watches Upcycle Old Timepieces into a Neat DIY Accessory
SCORE: 5.5
Hot 17,053 Clicks Pub: Jul 9, 13
DIY Stylish Scarf Watches
These Scarf Watches Upcycle Old Timepieces into a Neat DIY Accessory
If you’re looking for a fun weekend project, this DIY accessory tutorial is a simple, quick and fool-proof way to upcycle a favorite fall scarf into a nifty watch. A creative mix between a... [More]
Upcycled Scarf Dresses - This Project for Lazy Fashionistas Turns Old Scarves into Homemade Dresses
SCORE: 6.4
Warm 3,063 Clicks Pub: Aug 17, 15
Upcycled Scarf Dresses
This Project for Lazy Fashionistas Turns Old Scarves into Homemade Dresses
This DIY magic trick creates two homemade dresses out of old scarves. With minimal money and materials, this new reversible outfit only needs two silk scarves, a belt and the ability to tie knots.... [More]
Silky Scarf Shorts - These 'a pair and a spare' DIY Bottoms Transform Bandanas Into Stylish Garments
SCORE: 4.4
Warm 24,199 Clicks Pub: Jan 12, 13
Silky Scarf Shorts
These 'a pair and a spare' DIY Bottoms Transform Bandanas Into Stylish Garments
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to cut down on clothing costs, these ‘a pair and spare’ DIY bottoms are a great place to start. Constructed from cotton or silk scarfs... [More]
Twisted T-Shirt Necklaces - This Clever DIY Upcycles Old Clothes into Vintage Jewelry
SCORE: 4.6
Warm 1,745 Clicks Pub: May 7, 14
Twisted T-Shirt Necklaces
This Clever DIY Upcycles Old Clothes into Vintage Jewelry
Instead of getting rid of your old shirts, why not upcycle them into creative pieces of jewelry with this T-shirt necklace tutorial by Brit+Co.? To recreate this elegant twisted T-shirt necklace,... [More]
Upcycled Scarf Shirts - Turn an Ordinary Scarf into a Chic New Top with This Creative DIY Guide
SCORE: 4.4
Warm 3,578 Clicks Pub: Apr 22, 14
Upcycled Scarf Shirts
Turn an Ordinary Scarf into a Chic New Top with This Creative DIY Guide
If you’re looking to add some new apparel pieces to your wardrobe this summer but are hesitant to pay the in-store prices, then these DIY scarf shirts will definitely offer you some crafty... [More]