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.
In the wonderful world of fashion, Chucks (AKA Converse sneakers) are like the LBDs for our feet. Oh-so-comfortable and also exuding an effortless hipster cool, Chucks are our go-to footwear any time of day. But because they're so practic and chic we also see zillions of people wearing the same exact shoe on the streets.
Do you have a beanie and just can't figure out how to wear it? Then this video is the right one for you! With this, we learn how to wear a beanie 18 different ways! The first way is to wear it flat on your head. Or you can wear it as a fedora. A girl can wear it with her bangs hanging out, then you can wear it with the cap sticking out for a "robin hood" look. You can pull up the sides of it to create a half hat or you can wear it to the side. Any way you choose to wear the hat, just let it w...
Need a girl toga fast and easy for that crazy party coming up? This tutorial will show you how to make a toga quickly using common materials. Taking a bed sheet, you will need to open it and hold it lengthwise, folding it in two. Then, taking two pins, measure out the distance between two shoulders and secure the pins at two locations on the bed sheet which more or less will match up with the location of your shoulders. Then simply slip the toga over your head for a quick and simple outfit to...
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...
Learn how to choose ladies underwear. There’s a lot more to picking a pair of panties than thinking they look cute in the store. This video outlines all the different factors in choosing the perfect panties.
Wanting to try something new with your shoe laces? Have some fun by tying your shoes with two different colored laces, bar style. This look is funky and fresh, perfect for school or an afternoon out with friends.
Today we show you how to bar lace your shoes. This trend is a way to never tie your shoes again! It is So Easy a Guy Can Do It!
Watch this video to learn how to make a sexy toga for women! First, take a sheet and wrap it around from back to front, twisting it in the middle of your chest. (Wear a strapless bra.) Pin it there with safety pins. Take the bottom ends, tie them once in front and pin the tails to the sides. Take a rope and tie it tight under your breasts in a bow. Now you are ready for an epic toga party!
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...
This video is a demonstration of how to cut up a T-shirt, inspired by 80's rock band fashions. Use a regular white T-shirt and start by cutting a deep scoop neck out of it, starting about an inch outside the neckband. Turn the shirt over and fold it in half Snip horizontal lines down half of the shirt all the way down. Then stretch out the thin strips. Cut the other side of the shirt the same way. Cut the sleeves off completely so it's more like a tank top. Wear the shirt over another tank to...
Today we show you how to make your butt look bigger with a bra. Making your butt look bigger is So Easy A Guy Could Do It!
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....
Ever wonder what is the correct way to lace and tie your Vans shoes? There are probably a couple of different methods to do so and this video shows you one of those methods step by step. It's quick, easy, and will have you looking good in your shoes in no time. Enjoy!
A TFU was set up to review Navy service uniforms. This uniform is approved for E6 and below. It will replace the summer white and winter blue uniforms. This is how the female uniform should be worn.
Shreds aren't only for jeans these days, you can also shred your leggings and tights. In this tutorial, learn how to properly rip tights yourself so that they don't get totally destroyed. If you rip tights the wrong way you can cause a bigger tear and wind up unraveling!
In this video, we learn how to tie a Shemagh scarf for fashion. First, tie the scarf by folding it in half then throwing it over your neck. Place your hear over it and you're done! Now, fold the scarf in half again and wrap it over your back, then create two small knots on the front. Place your hair in front and you're ready to go out. The last way to do this is to roll it up and then roll it twice over your neck and create a small knot at the end. Place your hair over this, then you are fini...
What is more fun than wrecking your boyfriend's shirt and turning it into a cute dress? In this tutorial, learn how to take a super oversized men's shirt and make a totally adorable summer dress with it! You will need to know sewing basics and be sneaky enough to get a shirt out of his closet, though! But in the end, this dress is so adorable, he probably won't even mind!
If you're running late to a Halloween or fraternity/sorority party and need to know how to tie a toga, check this video out. In it, you'll find out how to tie a toga for both men and women using just a single bed sheet. It's simple to follow and really easy to do. So good luck, enjoy and toga, toga, toga!
DOn't you hate it when your zipper breaks? A broken zipper can really ruin your favorite jacket, skirt, top or pair of trousers. If you are having this problem, check out this straight forward tutorial. In it, you will learn how to replace your zipper and the zipper slide to salvage your clothing. Don't sacrifice another article of clothing to a broken zipper, and don't spend any unnecessary money on a tailor.. by viewing this video you should be able to do it yourself in no time.
You will need to measure your arms if you are being fitted for a suit or dress shirt. In this tutorial, learn how to take a fast and accurate measurement of your arm using measuring tape.
This video is a description of how to wear a niqab. Part 1 of 2 - How to Wear a niqab.
This video shows you how to tie a wide belt to accent many outfits.
One armed tie tying and collar buttoning is tough for most people, let alone an individual who has suffered an amputation. Here's a lesson from an amputee on tying a tie and other suit tricks all while using one hand and no prosthetics. A thicker tie is easier as it will not bunch up or tighten. Only tie a Half Windsor as a Full Windsor is way too tricky for one hand. This is a step by step tying video by an amputee with only one arm. If it cinches up too much wiggle it out and it will loosen...
ELLE stylist Francesca Mills shows you how to stay warm while wearing a short-sleeved jacket. The right layers can help fight off the cold. Watch this video fashion tutorial and learn how to wear a short sleeved jacket in the winter.
With feminine florals being one of the hottest spring and summer trends, it's often recommended by the fashion elite - including Tim Gunn - that more masculine elements be included in your outfits to balance out floral girliness.
Time to get that busted bike inner tube out of the trash - that rubber is perfect for a cute, stylish belt! In this tutorial from Elizabeth Gleeson, learn exactly how to turn this broken part of an old belt into a cool new accessory. People will be dying to find out where you got such a cute belt and they will be shocked when you tell them! So.. why not save money, be Earth friendly and look great all at the same time? It's easy!
80% of women wear the wrong bra size. Don't be one of them, watch this how-to video! Learn how to measure your band and cup size using a tape measure. An ill-fitting bra can cause discomfort, pre-mature sagging, and won't do your body any favors in the clothing you're wearing right now. Learn how to measure up, get a new, properly supportive bra, and start looking and feeling better. Measure bra size.
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...
Video: . Do you want to save space at home or in luggage? Then this type of folding is for you. It is called the roll fold. It is inspired by the Military or Army roll, but not as strict.
Upgrading from velcro-only shoes to laced-up sneakers is an important step in life. Days are spent practicing the perfect bow-tying method, and people even argue as adults over tying with the bunny ear method versus the loop-and-wrap trick.
Measure the fabric to create a toga. You will need two rectangles of white fabric that are 50 percent wider than you are and as long as you are tall. For example, if you are 5-foot-6 and 38 inches around at your widest point, your fabric needs to be at 5-foot-6-inches long and 27-inches wide. Calculate the width by taking your widest measurement, dividing it by two and adding half of that number back. If you want to add purple fabric, choose a thin fabric that is 3 to 4 yards long.
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!
Two guys from the YES magazine project crew provide a simple and very cleanly humorous way to make a toga and laurel wreath out of simple and common art supplies and household items. Some of the materials required include: some laurel leaves, some green tissue paper, a bit of red ribbon, scissors, and some cloth (which should be purple if possible). As they explain this simple process, they never fail to display a few silly antics that can amuse the average viewer.
Stretching your ears out to fit in a gauge looks totally counter culture and cool, but if you get too excited to load one in and stretch your earlobes too quickly there could be huge (and nasty) consequences.
This is a video by CrazyGamer about how to clean a pair of Vans. You'll need three things, you will need a old toothbrush you aren't going to use any more, a cup filled with water as hot as the sink will get it and some liquid soap. Put some soap in the cup and stir with the toothbrush, be careful not to add too much. The first thing you want to do he says is to take out the laces and set them aside. Dip the toothbrush in the soapy water, make sure to tap it against the side of the cup to kno...
In this Beauty & Style video tutorial you will learn how to cut up your t-shirt and look unique and stylish. Take a loose baggy style shirt and make two marks with scissors just near the shoulder seam. Then cut down the center of the t-shirt about 2inches. Now cut from the shoulder marks up to the center point and on the back just cut straight along the shoulder cut marks. Then cut open the top part of the sleeves little short of the shoulder seams. After this cut off the bottom seam. Then st...
All hail Caesar, it's costume time! OK, if you're a woman, or a girl and you're looking to make a cool toga costume, look no further as this video will show you what you need. Basically you'll want some white fabric, either cotton or satin or whatever you have in your sewing box. You'll need some rope, twine or ribbon to make the belt. Follow the steps to wrap the fabric and tuck it into a tube top to hold it, then use your belt to complete the girl toga costume. Toga! Toga! Toga!
If you've ever wondered how to resize a T-Shirt to a smaller perfect fit, then follow these simple steps presented by Stacey from Sewing Republic. To shrink down your T-Shirt, follow theses steps: You will need an oversized shirt, a smaller shirt to use as a pattern and your sewing machine. 1. Turn both shirts inside out, and lay the fitted shirt on top. 2. Fold the sleeves back and pin the shirts together. 3. Trace around the fitted shirt with a fabric marking pen. Add 1/2 inch for your seam...
Seldom does a woman want to increase her butt and waist size, but for those who work in theater, a big butt may just be a requirement for a role. However, faux butts and hips will generally rob your wallet of quite a steep amount of money, so why not make them yourself?