How To: Fold a bandana around your mouth and nose

In this video, we learn how to fold a bandanna. First, place your bandanna flat, then fold it diagonally. Once you've done this, you will have an upside down triangle. Now, fold the top of the triangle down as many times as you desire, it can be as wide or as thin as you want. Now, you should have a rectangle with a triangle hanging out from under it. You can now tie the bandanna around your head, butting the triangle part around your mouth. Tie a knot behind your head tight enough to where i...

How To: Knot a Hermès Scarf in 21 Different Ways

Hermès is all about giving out the free goodies—this week I posted a tutorial for making your own papercraft "Kelly bag" and for years now they've created "knotting cards", a set of DIY illustrations presenting different ways to wear their iconic scarves.

How To: Fix a zipper and bring new life to your backpack

There are many instances where a zipper on a bag, purse, coat, etc. will fail to function or jam. It may be that the zipper needs replacement, but oftentimes it can be fixed using a simple technique. YouTube user MediaMason shows how many zipper problems result from a simple change in the slider's structure, as well as how to fix this. He identifies the zipper (the "teeth") and the slider (the pulley). Normally, when the slider is pulled through the zipper, it closes the zipper together. Some...

How To: Make a pirate bandana like Jack Sparrow

Arrr matey, it's getting a little drafty in here! Time to tie up a pirate bandanna to keep yer head warm! This simple how to show's you how to make a pirate banana just like the one Jack Sparrow wore in Pirates of the Caribbean. This is simple to do, costs almost nothing and is essential for creating your own pirate costume. You'll need a 2ft by 2ft square of light cloth. Walk to plank and watch the video! Arrr!

How To: Measure your crotch

Alazzo Men's Custom Clothing demonstrates how to measure the crotch area of your pants. To measure the crotch area of your pants first, measure your waist by following the top of your pants down to your inseam. Make adjustments to fit your desired snugness. Place the tape measure at the top of the pants, approximately where the belt buckle would sit, and then follow the crotch seam to the top back of your pants. Utilizing this measurement technique will give you both an accurate and comfortab...

How To: Lace up and tie your shoes to relieve pressure on foot

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to lace up and tie your shoes to relieve pressure on the foot. There are two techniques shown in this video. The first technique helps to relieve pressure on the top of the foot. If the top of the foot is under pressure, it can cause your toes to go numb. The second technique is the runner's knot. This technique will tighten the top of the shoe and prevent your heel from slipping. This video will benefit those viewers who have foot problems with ...

How To: Make a Japanese obi belt

In this DIY clothes making tutorial, learn how to make a Japanese Obi belt, perfect to add to any little black dress. Traditionally, Obi refers to various Japanese belts and sashes used for attire such as formal kimonos and martial arts uniforms. Obi’s are often worn with kimonos to secure the robe in place as well for the purpose of decoration. In this tutorial, learn step-by-step how to make an Obi belt in the comfort of your own home.

How To: Tie your Converse shoes with two laces for each shoe

The simplest and most fun way of customizing your Converse sneakers to reflect your personality is to lace them all fancy-like. Whether you love pink laces or emo black ones, choose two of your favorite shoelace colors and check out this fashion DIY tutorial to learn how to tie your Converse shoe with two laces per shoe.

How To: Tie a tie for a woman

Linda shows us how to easily tie a tie for a woman. To tie a tie: Start with the wide end of your necktie on the right. make sure that it is longer than the one with narrow end. Then cross the wide end over the narrow end. Turn the wide end back underneath the narrow end. Do steps 2 and 3 thrice. Then, pull the wide end up and through the loop around your neck. Hold the front of the knot loosely with your index finger and bring the wide end down through the front loop. Lastly, remove your fin...

How To: Wear a beret in 10 different ways

In this tutorial, we learn ten different ways to wear a beret. The first way is to wear the hat with the long side on the forehead going down on the rest of the hair. The next way is to do this same look, except move the hat to the right. Next, place the hat in the middle of the hair with your bands on the side. Next look is in the middle to the left. You can also wear it in the middle with pigtails or to the left or right with pig tails. Wearing with a side pony tail is also another great op...

How To: Wear an oversized beanie

In this tutorial, Topman shows us how to wear an over sized beanie. One great way for a guy to wear an over sized beanie is to bring the beanie and drag it all the way down on the back of the head. Pull it further than you would any other beanie and it will look great. You can let your side hair and bangs come out of the front if you want to have a different look. You can use this with any color of beanie and you can also do it whether you are a guy or a girl. Make sure when you pull the bean...

How To: Make a SlipKnot mask

Will Wilks and Tom Couch demonstrate how to make a SlipKnot mask. You will need tights, newspaper, plaster of paris, paint and shaping tools such as knives. First, put the tights on your face. Then rip the newspaper into strips and have a friend apply it to your face with the plaster of paris. Wait for it to dry and then cut off the back of the tights to remove the mask from your face. Keep drying the mask overnight. Next, shape the mask to the desired form. You can use more plaster of paris....

How To: Make your own high waisted skirt

In this tutorial, we learn how to make your own high waisted skirt. First, you will need to sew the skirt on the sides. After this, you will need to cut some additional fabric that is the same color. Then, you will need to sew the waist of the skirt onto the skirt on the top. Once you have sewed this so there are no frays on the side or on the top, you can wear it! Make sure the fabric is all the same size all the way around. When finished, enjoy wearing this with a simple tank top or dress s...

How To: Make a brass Sailor Moon tiara for cosplay

StudioMallory teaches you how to make a brass Sailor Moon tiara for cosplay. You will need a dremel with a grinding bit, a mechanical pencil, titanium covered scissors, two jewels, cardboard template and a piece of cheap metal. Trace the template on the metal using the pencil. Cut it using the scissors. Use goggles when using the dremel on the metal tiara. You have to grind it to make round corners. Now bend the metal in the shape you want. Use glue to apply the jewels. Once it's all dry, mak...

How To: Prep any non-patent leather shoes for custom painting

When fancy kicks started making their way into the indie scene, the art of custom leather shoe painting exploded. If you want to custom paint some kicks to show you creativity in this high-visibility area, watch this video for an in-depth guide to prepping any leather (not patent leather) shoes for painting by using Acetone, cotton balls, and other basic materials.

How To: Dress for a size 8 thin fram & flat chest

In this tutorial, we learn how to dress for a size 8 with thin frame. To start, go shopping and pick out clothing that has a bright pattern and color on it. Also, pick out clothes that are going to accentuate your beautiful figure and draw the eyes away from the breasts. Use pleats on the chest to make it look more full. Use a ribbon around the waist to create a beautiful shape and give the waist a smaller appearance. Wear dresses with tights to make the look more appropriate during the day. ...

How To: Tie a tie and dress with a prosthetic arm for amputee

A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to put on a dress shirt, fold the collar and tie a tie with his prosthetic hook. This is an adaptive equipment tutorial for handicapped, disabled or individuals that have lost limbs to amputation. The prosthetic arm outfitted with a hook or hand can be body powered or myoelectric. The operation is important to ensure healthy living and daily tasks like dressing yourself.

How To: Tie a bowtie left-handed

In this tutorial, we learn how to tie a bowtie left- handed. First, put the tie around your neck and adjust the two tails. The right should hang 1" lower than the left. Then, cross the longer over the shorter and push up over and through to make a simple knot. Form a bow with the back bow using your thumbs and fingers. Next, take the front tail and pull it behind the just-made bow to create the center of the full bow. Then, push the new one right through the knot in the opposite direction. Th...

How To: Hide thick legs

Let's face it, not everybody's perfect. But that doesn't mean that everybody is special or beautiful. But for those of you without the thin, lengthy legs, there's hope for beating your insecureness. Lengthen the look of your legs with your attire and show off your bashful thick legs.

How To: Avoid visible panty lines

Don't let your panties give you a bubble butt; there are a half-dozen ways to avoid unsightly underwear lines. You will need any of the following: panties in your skin tone, a thong, microfiber panties, boy-leg briefs, boxer shorts pants patches and a body shaper. Don't embarrass yourself. Never let those panty lines show again.

How To: Sew a tube top lace dress for prom yourself

In this how-to video, you will learn how to create your own tube top dress with lace and tulle. This will be useful if you need a unique dress for prom. You will need a sewing machine, scissors, pins, ruler, measuring tape, thread, a half yard of gray knit, tulle, and a yard of lace. First, cut out a rectangular piece that can fold in half. The lower half is a trapezoidal piece. This will be the jersey skit. The smaller end should fit around your waist. Lay the rectangle first and then put th...

How To: Make a zipper purse or mini fanny pack for your belt

In this video we learn how to make a zipper purse or mini fanny pack for your belt. First, fold a bandanna in half and cut out a rectangle. Then, cut a rectangle out for the belt loop too. Next, take one of the bigger rectangles and cut it about 1.5 inches from the top. Then, sew these two pieces together using a needle and thread with white thread. After this, pin down the zipper to the back and sew up the sides. Then take the other piece and stitch it to the front side of your other rectang...

How To: Dress business casual for men

Business casual is a popular style for men in modern business environments, but it's very difficult to pin down. How casual can I go? How businessy is too businessy? Watch this video to learn how business casual works and how you can rock it yourself.

How To: Easily tie a scarf

With Jen from Beauty and Bedlam, we learn not only how to tie a scarf for women, but a variety of interesting ways in which a scarf can be worn. Matching a simple solid color scarf against a black or other solid dark top, being the easiest way to touch up an otherwise average outfit. From there, Jen teaches us a simple knot, and then more elaborate things like double or triple wrapping the scarf around the neck. For an extra touch, Jen says, we could also add a flower or other additional acce...

How To: Save money while clothes shopping

Learn how to save money n clothes with these fantastic tips! 1. Before you go shopping, you must get to know your body shape, colors that suit you, and be aware of your style of life. 2. To determine your body shape, and which things actually suit you and make you look good, try on as many clothes from your friends or in the shops as you can, and be critical of your look. 3. To determine which colors suit you, find a book on the internet or in the library. (shades should complement your skin ...

How To: Fold a bandana for your back pocket

Fyeo shows a cool way to fold a bandanna. Naturally you start with a bandanna. Lay it out flat and fold it so you get a nice big triangle. Then, fold it one more time so you get a smaller triangle. You then fold it again. Not so the corners meet, but so that just a little is hanging off. Then you take the corner and fold it in and under. Take about five inches up and fold it under so that a tail is hanging out of your back pocket. Once you've completed this, place the bandanna in your pocket....

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