Upgrading Apparel

Consumers use tutorials and DIYs to make accessories hyper-personalized

Implications - As the number of consumers DIYing their own clothing rises, more and more people are using crafty techniques and tutorials to personalize apparel. This move towards customization on a budget signifies a preference and desire for fleeting fashion styles and affordable variety.
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School Supply Clutches - The DIY Pencil Clutch is Perfect for Those Heading Back to School
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Warm 37,955 Clicks Pub: Aug 29, 14
School Supply Clutches
The DIY Pencil Clutch is Perfect for Those Heading Back to School
If you’re looking to add some creative flair to your ordinary school supplies, then this DIY Pencil Clutch is here to showcase how you can easily transform writing utensils into a chic little... [More]
Bedazzled Flat Tutorials - These DIY Studded Flats are the Perfect Project for Summer
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Average 7,323 Clicks Pub: Apr 23, 14
Bedazzled Flat Tutorials
These DIY Studded Flats are the Perfect Project for Summer
If you’re looking to add some sparkle to your shoe collection without having to spend a fortune, then these DIY Studded Flats will showcase how you can easily transform a pair of kicks in a... [More]
DIY Delicate Lace Flats - These DIY Lace Ballet Flats are Elegantly Feminine
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Warm 9,750 Clicks Pub: Aug 25, 13
DIY Delicate Lace Flats
These DIY Lace Ballet Flats are Elegantly Feminine
This DIY lace ballet flats tutorial is a creative way to transform a pair of conventional black flats and teaches how to turn an old pair of flats into a fresh pair of footwear with some inexpensive... [More]
DIY Twist Tie Shirts - This Twist-Back Top is a Great Way to Revitalize Outdated Tees
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Average 5,278 Clicks Pub: Aug 4, 14
DIY Twist Tie Shirts
This Twist-Back Top is a Great Way to Revitalize Outdated Tees
If you’re not afraid to showoff a bit of skin, then this DIY Twist-Back Top is a great way to customize an old or outdated top with some revealing features. Perfect for those looking to... [More]
DIY Canvas-Patched Jackets - This Tutorial is Perfect for Updating an Out-of-Date Jean Jacket
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Average 4,143 Clicks Pub: Sep 27, 14
DIY Canvas-Patched Jackets
This Tutorial is Perfect for Updating an Out-of-Date Jean Jacket
While denim shirts are a staple for any wardrobe, wearing outfits similar to others is often a risk, which is why these canvas-patched jackets offer a fun alternative to your store-bought designs.... [More]
DIY Dress Pouches - The A Beautiful Mess Leather Pockets Update Basic Apparel
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Mild 2,878 Clicks Pub: May 7, 14
DIY Dress Pouches
The A Beautiful Mess Leather Pockets Update Basic Apparel
The A Beautiful Mess How To Add Leather Pockets To A Skirt post offers a quick and easy way for one to update basic apparel. Although a wool skirt was used to demonstrate the DIY process, readers... [More]
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