TAGGED:Designer DIY

An easy chain-embellished glove DIY inspired by Versace’s “Vunk” collection An easy chain-embellished glove DIY inspired by Versace’s “Vunk” collection

See the glove DIY » See the punk trend guide » From a Met Costume Institute exhibit earlier this year to FASHION’s current cover girl, it’s clear that punk is trending. All year round, designers like Saint Laurent, Rodarte, Jean Paul Gaultier and Junya Watanabe embraced rebellion with biker jackets and grungy accoutrements. Donatella Versace… Read more »

DIY Sunglasses: Replicate the feel of Prada’s Spring 2013 shades in 3 step... DIY Sunglasses: Replicate the feel of Prada’s Spring 2013 shades in 3 steps (and less than $20)

By Charisse Ang See our step-by-step DIY sunglasses guide » Another season, another fantastical Prada mash up. With her Spring 2013 collection, Miuccia Prada blended sixties op art prints, silhouettes alongside Japanese inspirations like geishas, harajukus and judo. The result? Unexpectedly-covetable everything. And while the split-toe judo-inspired platforms may still be making their way into… Read more »

DIY Gifts: 3 quick and easy accessory ideas all under $10! DIY Gifts: 3 quick and easy accessory ideas all under $10!

By Nicole Seymour It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and instead of braving the malls alongside last minute shoppers, we’ve got 3 quick, easy and super cheap (they’re all under $10!) DIY gifts that would make ideal stocking stuffers, thank yous or even add-ons for your most stylish friends. For the statement-maker, a… Read more »

Fashion DIY: 6 easy steps to creating your own embellished Marni fur collar Fashion DIY: 6 easy steps to creating your own embellished Marni fur collar

Let’s create our DIY fur collar! » By Nicole Seymour On the bright side, late fall is finally the time to break out those cozy furs and even cozier faux furs. What better time then, to turn our Fashion DIY attentions to the inimitable (well, we’ll see about that) fur collar that’s become such a… Read more »

Halloween DIY! Create your own Karl Lagerfeld pumpkin in 8 simple steps Halloween DIY! Create your own Karl Lagerfeld pumpkin in 8 simple steps

DIY and instructions by Farzin Ghayour Start the Karl Lagerfeld pumpkin DIY! » Halloween is in T minus 2 days and although that usually means we have to deal with candy and costume addictions, it is also the perfect holiday to get your craft on. Our own Farzin Ghayour did just that this week with… Read more »

Designer DIY: Recreate Prada’s zany geometric-print heels for only $35! Designer DIY: Recreate Prada’s zany geometric-print heels for only $35!

From the nutty geometric combos to the head-to-toe zig zag pantsuits, it’s safe to say that Prada’s Fall 2012 collection packed several visual punches. The details that began from the ground up (we’re talking about that beautiful rug) included chunky beading on jackets, pant hems, and shoes, not to mention the intricate prints that were… Read more »

Designer DIY: Recreating Balenciaga’s covetable sci-fi sweater at a fraction o... Designer DIY: Recreating Balenciaga’s covetable sci-fi sweater at a fraction of the price

No one does high-end sci-fi mash-ups better than Nicolas Ghesquière and Balenciaga Fall 2012’s outsized Star Wars meets Elizabethan England printed sweaters are just the latest indication. Otherworldly yet utterly wearable, we took the challenge of DIYing the look. To boot, we came in under $100 (ahem, the original is almost $4,000!) Let’s DIY! »

Designer DIY: 6 steps to recreating Dolce & Gabbana’s stunning rosett... Designer DIY: 6 steps to recreating Dolce & Gabbana’s stunning rosette necklaces for yourself

A good Dolce & Gabbana show guarantees the following: a myriad of hot pant options, be it lace, crochet, or embroidered; saucy corset-topped little black dresses, and over-the-top accessories. The label’s Fall 2012 collection contained all of the above and more: lushly gilded capes and bow-bedecked heels are details that only begin to scrape the… Read more »