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: Cut up your t-shirt like a rock star

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...

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....

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: Properly clean a pair of Vans sneakers

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...

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: Clean your shoes with a banana

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to clean their shoes with a banana. The materials required are: a banana, dirty shoes and a soft cloth. Begin by peeling the banana. Users will only need the skin, so eat the banana. Rub the banana skin all around the dirty shoes. The natural oils of the banana will soak into the leather, helping the shoes to last longer. The banana skin also contains potassium, which is a key ingredient to commercial shoe polish. Then take a soft cloth and buff the s...

How To: Cut up a Kat Von D inspired t-shirt

This video shows the method to cut a Kat Von D inspired t-shirt. You will need a t-shirt ans scissors. Cut out the seams of collar and sleeves. Cut both the sleeves into strips making it thin or thick according to your preference. Now flip the t-shirt so that its back can be seen. Cut the back of t-shirt down the middle to about an inch below the collar. Fold the t-shirt vertically along the cut. Cut parallel to the bottom of the t-shirt. Cut the back into strips. Cut the strips(thick or thin...

How To: Reduce the size of a t-shirt

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...

How To: Make DIY lace-up ribbon high heels

As kids, we had dreams of becoming a prima ballerina and dancing for the New York Ballet Company (while we loved dancing around our house in our skivies, we think it had more to do with the pretty tulle skirts and beribboned toe shoes). Dreams discarded, we are nevertheless still in love with any combination of ribbon and shoes.

How To: Cut up your t-shirt and look unique and stylish

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...

How To: Cut perfect rips to destroy your jeans

MakeoverGirl1 shows how to create perfect rips in your pairs of denim blue jeans. Paul Dillinger describes the right way to cut and rip your jeans to make perfect holes. He also describes how adding yarn when you are making your holes will keep the jeans together and make the holes appear better for when you're wearing them outdoors. Following the steps and advice in this video will help you create the right rips in your jeans to create the fashion statement you desire.

How To: Put on a rented tuxedo

This video shows everything about how to put on a rented tuxedo. When you get your tux, the shoes will be hanging in a bag on the outside of the bag. Inside the bag will be the coat, shirt, vest or cummerbund, tie, pants and studs and links. Socks will be in the inside coat pocket, and the pocket square should be on the outside pocket of the coat. Remove the studs and links from the bag. Leave the collar button alone and start with the next button hole. Put the studs through the holea. Insert...

How To: Tie Vans shoes

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!

How To: Turn a men's dress shirt into an adorable dress

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!

How To: Clean your Jordans and make them look like new

In this Beauty & Style video tutorial you will learn how to clean your Jordans and make them look like new. There is nothing complicated about this process. You will need alcohol, seaglow, cloth, cotton, 9 tips, sponge, dish soap in a cup with water, old tooth brush and a water hose. With the tips remove anything stuck inside the grooves on the sole. Scrub alcohol with cotton on the sole of the shoe and the dirt comes off instantly. Scrub it with toothbrush to remove dirt from the grooves and...

How To: Make a sexy looking toga out of a sheet for women

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!

How To: Turn an oversized t-shirt into a sexy fitted halter

Not sure what to do with all those oversized "night shirts"? Well, think twice before you throw them out. In this tutorial, learn how to reconstruct your oversized tees into a sexy rocker fitted halter top that ties in the back, quickly and with ease. This is a great way to add a couple new rockin' pieces to your closet by recyling your old t-shirts and not spending a dime!

How To: Enhance your breasts

In this video from TheCurrentCustom she teaches how to enhance your breasts. First she says you need to measure your breasts to figure out the right kind of bra for you. Take the measuring tape below your bust, and wrap around back, and then measure right above your bust. Round down to the nearest even number if you get an odd number. Then measure your bust size by wrapping the tape measure around the largest part of your bust, typically where your nipples are. Then subtract the bust size fro...

How To: Tie a scarf into a large flower bow

The great thing about scarves is, not only do they keep you warm, but there are so many different ways that they can be worn. From the obvious bow method to the European look, scarves can be fun to stylize. In this tutorial find out how to tie a scarf in a large flower bow. Make yourself stand out in a crowd by wearing this great looking accessory. Enjoy!

How To: Fold a double handkerchief for tuxedos

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tie a double handkerchief for tuxedos. Begin with 2 triangle handkerchiefs and fold one over the other. Over lap the triangle to form one mixed triangle handkerchief. There are 2 ways to fold. The first ways is to take a corner and fold it up. Then flip it over and fold a corner down to form a square shape. The second way is to roll in the tow corners to create a cone shape. Put a card inside the fold and hold it together with a pin. This video wil...

How To: Create a knotted tank top

In this video, we learn how to create a knotted tank top. First, you will need to take a shirt that is too large, the cut off the sides of the two sleeves down to the bottom. Next, cut the shirt from the collar and make strips out of the excess fabric. Tie the strips on the back of the shirt going to the front of the shirt and tie it. You can also make a chain shape to make this look more unique. When you are finished with this, you will wear a tank top underneath it, then you can wear this c...

How To: Wear a pashmina fashionably in different ways

This video shows how to wear a Pashmina, also called ladies muffler, in several different style of fashion. First, with a Pashmina, half fold it, then wear it around your neck accordingly, and pass it from the closed end as tie. Then, stretch to close around the neck. Now, for the second way, open it again, wear it from the center, in a way, that it hangs from the back of the neck, give it two folds and stretch it in opposite directions, so that it is tied around the neck, then make a knot fr...

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