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: 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: 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: 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: Create a bigger butt and hips using foam

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?

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: Wear Converse sneakers with skinny jeans

In this video from carahamelie03 we learn how to wear your Converse with skinny jeans. First make sure your Converse are laced the right way. The laces should go up and through the holes downward toward the shoe. Unlace the first two holes on both shoes. Wear socks that go decently far up so the Converse won't push your socks down. Put your foot in the shoe and fold the bill down towards your toes and tie the laces under the bill. tuck the bow into the side of your shoe. If it's too tight, ma...

How To: Transform your school uniform & express individuality

Transforming your school uniform to express your individuality can be done very easily with a creative mind. One thing you can do to dress up a pair of pants and a plain tee is to wear different scarfs and belts. Feel free to mix and match. You can even try them with a cute vest or a jacket. Another way that you can mix things up is to change your shoes; you can get a variety of interesting colors or patterns. Also, changing your totes to something cute and different can make you stand out.

How To: Make an off the shoulder t-shirt dress

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an off the shoulder t-shirt dress. You will need: t-shirt, scissors, pins, and needle/thread. First, cut a wide scoop and cut off the bottom hem. Next, cut the sides and turn it inside out. After this, measure your bust, waist, and hips and then mark them on the shirt. Now, trim away the excess fabric according to your markings, then stitch up the sides. Once finished, cut off the sleeves making sure the angles follow the arm holes. Now, stitch those hol...

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 Tie your shoes: 15 different shoelace styles

Looking to get super creative with your shoelaces? In this video, fifteen different shoelace styles are gone over with diagram as to how they were done. Such styles include the checkerboard, the double back, loop back, sawtooth, riding bow, twistie, lattice style, footbag, ladder, bushwalk, bi-color, display, hidden knot, and the zipper style. Use two different colored laces when doing these styles to jazz things up!

How To: Make Greecian toga costume

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!

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: Remove patent leather shoe stains

In this video, you'll learn a quick and simple tip for removing shoe stains from your patent leather shoes. All you have to do is use a cotton ball and dip it in a non-acetone nail polish remover. Then use it to gently remove any scuff marks. Voila!

How To: Make detachable t-straps for your high heeled pumps

T-straps are a cute, vintage style that looks great on everyone. In this video, create a pair of detachable t-straps so you can save money and turn any pair of shoes into cute t-straps. These straps can be moved from shoe to shoe so you can customize your style anytime. This very cool idea, hosted by Elizabeth Gleeson is easy to do and very worth the effort.

How To: Make a paper mache Venetian Mask

Do you need a Venetian mask but can't afford to buy a fancy one? This tutorial teaches you how to make a Venetian style mask by yourself with some basic supplies you can buy from a craft store. You'll need a blank mask or some plaster strips, decorations (like ribbons, crystals, feathers etc.) and basic construction tools like X-acto knives, scissors, and glue. First, you need to lay out the materials, add the trim with hot glue and attach the feathers to the top of the mask. The feathers wil...

How To: Slim down a baggy shirt

If you have a shirt you no longer wear because it is too baggy, make sure to watch this video to learn how to readjust it so that you can start wearing it again. Place the top on a level surface so that its back is facing you, as you will start working on the back part of the top. Calculate the width of the top and pinch a third from each side. Join these points that you marked towards the middle part of the shirt. The next step will then involve sewing these two points together at the back o...

How To: Tie a tie, the sexy way

In this tutorial, let two sexy, scantily clad ladies show you exactly how to tie your necktie. The girls will walk you through all the steps so you look professional and prepared for whatever occasion you may be heading to. Just try to pay attention to the instructions and don't get distracted by your teachers!

How To: Tie your shoe laces for athletes

Chris from Hack College shows us the fastest way to tie our shoelaces. He starts with the regular twist-around knot on a shore. The key is to take two loops - one that crosses on the inside and one that crosses on the outside. Then put the loops through each other so that they switch positions and pull the loops to tighten the knot. A better description is to make two arches (loops) - one towards him and the other away from him. Then switch them in the middle and pull. Since practise will mak...

How To: Measure chest length

In this video, Alazzo clothing instructs the viewer how they should measure chest length. First, you will need a standard tape measure that is flexible. Take the tape measure and wrap it around your chest. You will want to measure around the widest part of your chest. Don't pull the tape measure too tight - this will lead to faulty results! You will need to leave room for one finger when measuring around the widest part of your chest. When you have measured, record your measurement by relying...

How To: Make a DIY dress from a man's dress shirt

In this tutorial, learn how to reconstruct a men's dress shirt and make it into a cute mini dress! Recycle his old t-shirts and put them to some good use with help from these step-by-step instructions. With a little sewing knowledge and a couple hours of your time, you'll have a brand new dress to show off by the weekend!

How To: Tie an ascot for a preppy look

This video shows the viewer how to tie a scarf in an ‘Ascot’. Allegedly this is a preppy look and should appeal to young people. The knot is tied by placing the scarf around your neck, one of the lengths should be slightly longer than the other. Wrap the longer length three times around the shorter one before taking it behind the shorter length and pulling it over the ‘knot’. This end is usually the spread out to display the pattern of the scarf. It is suggested that this look is unisex and t...

How To: Wear your cashmere travel wrap

In this video, you will learn how to wear your White + Warren Cashmere Travel wrap. There are four different ways to wear this wrap. The first way involves placing the wrap around your neck. This is similar to a scarf. The second way involves wrapping the cloth around the back of your neck and having the ends go across your chest. Tie the ends behind your back. The third way involves a fancy loop and knot, similar to a fancy scarf. Lastly, you can wear the cloth behind your neck with the ends...

How To: Tell if a pearl is real

There’s nothing more special than a beautiful pearl necklace. But how do you know if they are real? Knowing some qualities that pearls have should help you determine when there is an obvious fake in your presence. It might ultimately be necessary to leave it to a professional to authenticate those pretty little presents from the sea.

How To: Take care of your purse

Purses are an important part of any outfit but it can be difficult and expensive to keep replacing them. Take good care of your purse now and you won’t have to be shifting through the purse racks next department store sale.

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 toga out of a sheet fast and easy

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...

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