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Thrifty Bedazzled Bags

The 'a pair and a spare' DIY Rhinestone-Embellished Coach Duffle

— October 8, 2012 — Fashion
A current craze in the fashion world is the presence of gem and jewel-adorned goodies, much like the 'a pair and a spare' DIY Rhinestone-Embellished Duffle. Instead of spending a ridiculous amount of your income on buying a bedazzled designer bag, why not try your hands at some do-it-yourself decor?

With literally nothing to lose and so much to gain, the 'a pair and a spare' DIY Rhinestone-Embellished Duffle will transform previously mundane purses into masterpieces. This particular DIY tutorial uses a designer Coach bag, but budget-conscious individuals can use it as an opportunity to refresh last season's bags and enhance thrift store buys. By strategically placing rhinestones on the exterior, even the plainest bags will sparkle and shine with homemade glamor.
Trend Themes
1. DIY Embellished Accessories - The trend of DIY rhinestone embellished bags provides an opportunity for companies in the DIY crafting space to create and sell affordable and customizable embellishment kits.
2. Affordable Luxury Accessories - The trend of bedazzled bags highlights an opportunity for companies to create affordable luxury accessories that provide the illusion of high-end products at a lower price point.
3. Sustainable Fashion - DIY embellishment provides an eco-friendly way to re-purpose old accessories, offering companies in the sustainable fashion space a chance to capitalize on this trend and sell DIY tutorials and tools.
Industry Implications
1. DIY Craft - Companies in the DIY crafting space can capitalize on the trend of embellished accessories and create and sell affordable and customizable embellishment kits.
2. Fashion and Accessories - Fashion and accessory companies can create affordable luxury accessories that create the illusion of high-end products at a lower price point.
3. Sustainable Fashion - Companies in the sustainable fashion space can capitalize on the trend of DIY embellishment by selling tutorials and tools to re-purpose old accessoriesand offer an eco-friendly option to customers.
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