TAGGED:Designer DIY

Designer DIY: 4 steps to easily recreate Altuzarra’s Fall 2012 crazy cool ... Designer DIY: 4 steps to easily recreate Altuzarra’s Fall 2012 crazy cool coin blouse

New York designer Joseph Altuzarra reportedly said that he wanted his Fall 2012 collection—certainly one of our favourites—to include pieces that “look rich, but feel easy”. With a range of multi-ethnic influences that ran from Morocco to India, and an array of luxurious details (see: thigh-high embossed and fringed boots, layered coin embellishment, and slick,… Read more »

Designer DIY: Bring on the jewels! 3 easy steps to update a pair of pumps Designer DIY: Bring on the jewels! 3 easy steps to update a pair of pumps

This week’s DIY comes courtesy of our crafty intern extraordinaire, Erin Summer-Kibblewhite, who joined us for a week after she won H&M’s Conscious Couture Contest with her eco-friendly beaded collar. Erin’s DIY skills continued to wow us when she created the perfect summer to fall transition pumps inspired by the bold jewel tones that paraded down… Read more »

Designer DIY: Create your own embellished friendship bracelet for under $10! Designer DIY: Create your own embellished friendship bracelet for under $10!

We love arm candy (and arm parties!), and this week we thought we’d take a trip down memory lane and DIY us some of the oldest decorations in the book: the high-end friendship bracelet. We’ve seen these amped-up beauties on the runways (think Isabel Marant) and on the street (think blogger-approved Dannijo and Venessa Arigaza),… Read more »

Designer DIY: 6 easy steps to a Chanel-inspired sweater Designer DIY: 6 easy steps to a Chanel-inspired sweater

There were so many fabulous details in Karl Lagerfeld’s India-inspired Pre-Fall collection, especially considering that the couture mastermind has never even been to India. The crystal-heavy tikkas that dangled from the centre-parted hair of the models were beautiful, as were the luxe silks and tweeds dripping in pearls. We can’t think of anything that is… Read more »

Designer DIY: 10 steps to creating your own Miu Miu-inspired print for summer Designer DIY: 10 steps to creating your own Miu Miu-inspired print for summer

This spring, Miu Miu stuck to the formula that has kept the label in the closets of fashion aficionados around the globe, with a barrage of playful prints that paraded down the runway. We loved the fun florals in primary colours, so we decided to create our own Miu Miu–inspired print for this week’s DIY… Read more »

Designer DIY: Recreate Dolce & Gabbana’s chili and garlic earrings mi... Designer DIY: Recreate Dolce & Gabbana’s chili and garlic earrings minus the $350 price tag!

Muy caliente was the theme of Dolce and Gabbana’s Spring 2012 collection. Vibrant fruity fabrics and chili pepper prints paraded down the runway, but what really got our attention were the chunky earrings adorned with chilies, bulbs of garlic and bowtie pastas. They were totally adorable, and with a price tag of $350, we thought… Read more »

Designer DIY: How to recreate Chanel’s ombré sunhats in 8 steps! Designer DIY: How to recreate Chanel’s ombré sunhats in 8 steps!

There were so many things that we loved about Chanel‘s Cruise 2013 show, not least of which being its royal presentation on the Versailles grounds, but one thing we can’t seem to stop thinking about were the ombré sunhats that were toted alongside the Rococo-style confections. While the hats won’t land in-store until January of… Read more »

Designer DIY: Recreate Christopher Kane’s granny-chic sandals in 4 steps Designer DIY: Recreate Christopher Kane’s granny-chic sandals in 4 steps

Granny-chic is quite a feat and we adore the girlish reflective flower motifs, flower-appliquéd organza and shimmery pastels of Christopher Kane’s spring collection. And here’s the secret added bonus: they’re comfortable too. To emulate the style, we picked a pair of sport sandals over at Sport Chek and transformed them in four simple steps. Let’s… Read more »