Personalizing Formal

Formal attire receives a DIY approach to satiate a desire for originality

Implications - Moving away from the traditional appeal of formal attire, consumers are turning to customized clothing accents to distinguish themselves from the normality of mainstream. Incorporating personal interests into formalwear and accessories allows consumers to add individuality to their overall appearance, combining the creativity of DIY techniques with the need for more visually eclectic methods of expression.
SCORE: 3.8
Warm Top 5 Examples: 40,220 Total Clicks Dec 12 - Feb 14
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Consumer Insight Topics: Art & DesignFashionDIY
Multiple Material Blazers - This 'Rock Mosaic' DIY Leather Jacket Infuses Two Fabrics Together
SCORE: 5.4
V. Hot 14,374 Clicks Pub: May 2, 13
Multiple Material Blazers
This 'Rock Mosaic' DIY Leather Jacket Infuses Two Fabrics Together
Become a fashion designer with this ‘Rock Mosaic’ DIY Leather Jacket. Who cares if this is the only thing you’ve ever created? That’s still more than most people have done.... [More]
Upcycled Necktie Bangles - This Creative DIY Activity Turns Retro Ties into Brand New Bracelets
SCORE: 4.6
Warm 13,437 Clicks Pub: Aug 9, 13
Upcycled Necktie Bangles
This Creative DIY Activity Turns Retro Ties into Brand New Bracelets
Any fashionista looking to add some retro and unique elements into their accessories are in luck, because these upcycled necktie bangles are a fantastic DIY project that transforms ordinary menswear... [More]
Fringed Bow Tie Tutorials - The DIY Bow and Tassel Collar is a Mix of Boho and Chic Fashions
SCORE: 3.1
Mild 8,088 Clicks Pub: Dec 30, 12
Fringed Bow Tie Tutorials
The DIY Bow and Tassel Collar is a Mix of Boho and Chic Fashions
When it comes to mixing two of the most polar opposite fashion senses, bohemian and ultra chic structured fashions represent the ‘north’ and ‘south’ ends of a magnet; the DIY... [More]
DIY Delicate Paper Boutonnieres - These Paper Boutonniere Suit Accessories Simple and Stylish
SCORE: 3.5
Mild 2,814 Clicks Pub: Jun 27, 13
DIY Delicate Paper Boutonnieres
These Paper Boutonniere Suit Accessories Simple and Stylish
For wedding attendees, these adorable boutonniere suit accessories are a quick, easy and simple DIY alternative to conventional flowers or pocket handkerchiefs. Made entirely from paper, these DIY... [More]
Jeweled Jacket Accents - Add Sparkly Features to any Ensemble with This DIY Crystal Coat Activity
SCORE: 1.4
Untested 1,507 Clicks Pub: Nov 8, 13
Jeweled Jacket Accents
Add Sparkly Features to any Ensemble with This DIY Crystal Coat Activity
Finding a coat that fits properly is already difficult in itself, but finding one that also matches your personal style can be even more daunting, which is why these jeweled jacket accents are... [More]