Do You DIY?

With fashion blogs like P.S.- I Made This…I Spy DIYWhoWhatWear.com and Refinery29.com offering up step-by-step instructions on how to recreate trendy high fashion looks (from Stella McCartney to The Row), DIY style is becoming extremely popular.

After looking through dozens of blog posts and videos to see what all of the fuss is about, it’s clear that some projects take a bit more effort than others — but the money you’ll save creating a luxe piece for much less seems well worth it.

DIY Fashion
A screen grab from WhoWhatWear.com on how to recreate a hologram clutch from the Stella McCartney Resort 2013 collection.

We scoured YouTube for a simple how-to fashion video that didn’t require expert-level craft skills. And we think we’ve found one that you’ll want to try. If you loved the checker prints from the Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2013 RTW collection, test your DIY skills by recreating that look on a pair of shoes you already own. Watch this video to learn how!

READERS TAKE: Do you DIY? Share some of your stylish projects in the comments section below.


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