Hot Fashion How-Tos

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: Make a toga and Greek goddess dress

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.

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: Make an oversized bow fashion accessory

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an over-sized fashion bow fashion accessory. First, take your fabric and cut it to the desired size you want the bow to be. Cut this in a square shape at first, then sew the sides of the square. Then, fold this in half and pull in the middle of the square. Cut this in the middle to make a hole. Then, turn this inside out and push out the edges. Put an additional square of fabric around the square in the middle, then shape it out to be a cute bow to wear ...

How To: Tie your shoes with one hand.

An amputee shows the way to tie shoe laces with one hand or one arm. He has no prosthetic help meaning he doesn't use a hook. This can be a huge challenge in life for persons with missing limbs or in need of adapted living situations. Shoelaces are tough enough with two hands, let alone one. This is a great first hand account of the strategy in tying one's shoes without a prosthetic. This is an adaptive equipment tutorial for handicapped, disabled or individuals that have lost limbs to amputa...

How To: Measure dancers for costumes

Accurate measuring is very important for ensuring the best fit on a dancer. Make sure the dancer is wearing a leotard for accuracy instead of street clothes. Girth is measured in the middle of one's shoulders, down through the body and up the other side until its met at the same point in the shoulder you started at. Make sure to measure at the fullest part of the bust. Now measure around the natural waistline. Then measure the fullest part of the lower torso, and then the inside of the leg fr...

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...

How To: Make a Hooded Cape

Hey, cosplayers, costume lovers, theater actors! Been trying to find a awesome hooded cape that wont break your pocketbook? Why buy when you can make one? It's so easy to do! Adjust the color or length to go with your look and embellish it with extras to get the look you are going for! Total time 20-40 minutes. Total cost $10-$15.

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: 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: 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: 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: Traditionally fold a bandana

In this tutorial, we learn the proper way to fold a bandana. This is a traditional way, not a rapper or gangster style. First, lay the bandana flat and make sure there are no creases in it. Next, fold the bandana into one big triangle. After you've done this, fold the top point down and keep folding down until you've made a large and thin rectangle. Now, flip it over and you can tie the bandana around your head. Tie it in the back of your head and place it across your forehead, now you've got...

How To: Cut a sports jersey or sweats into trendy summer tops

In this video from kandeejohnson we learn how to cut a sports jersey or sweats into trendy summer tops. On a football jersey, she cut the shoulders off, right above the seam. And where there was too much fabric, she folded it and pinned it so it wouldn't hang too low. With a sweatshirt on, look in the mirror and see where you want to cut it. Make snips which will be your mark so you know where to cut. Make a rough cut of it while you are still wearing it. Now take it off and straighten all th...

How To: Tie a single windsor knot

In this how-to video, you will learn how to tie a single Windsor knot. This will be useful if you need to wear a tie at a formal event. First, place the tie around the back of your neck. Next, cross the bigger side over the smaller side and then pull it up through the loop. Next, bring it underneath the knot and around the front of it. Bring it through up through the loop one more time. Pull the end through the knot. Make sure to adjust the tie so that it is at the desired length. By viewing ...

How To: Tie your scarf in a bow

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tie a scarf into a bow. Begin by finding a long rectangular scarf of your choice. Now slightly twist it up a bit. Then put it on the neck and wrap it around from the back once. Finish the procedure by tying the ends into a bow. To make a bow, create 2 loops and cross them over each other. This video is very simple, easy and fast to do. This video provides step-by-step instructions for viewers to easily understand and follow along. This video will b...

How To: Wear a spring scarf

In this Modern Mom video, costume designer and fashion consultant Cate Adair shows how to wear a spring scarf. She shows how to use a long thin scarf as a belt. She threads the scarf through belt loops and tying it in a simple knot around the belt loop at the end. During the video, she discusses using fabric as a scarf, or changing the width of the scarf depending on body shape. Finally, she uses a large square scarf folded in half from corner to corner to tie a "sarong" style splash of color...

How To: Use your boyfriend's necktie as your own accessory

Agnes from My BF Closet takes us through a few ways to use your boyfriend's ties to compliment your own wardrobe. A trendy and young look for women, a necktie may be just the right accent and bit of flair for you. Agnes teaches us first, using herself as a model, how to tie and wear the tie in its traditional form, around your neck. Moving on, and with a great sense of humor, she shows us, in a montage, various other uses. As a belt, for instance. And as a headband. With this video, Agnes sho...

How To: Wear an American Apparel Le Sac dress (Gathered Mini)

Turn your American Apparel Le Sac dress into a cute Gathered Mini. It's a fun look and really easy to accomplish. The Le Sac dress has at least TWELVE different configurations for you to enjoy, which means more closet space, and less laundry! It can be a totally new dress each day of the week. Follow along and get this easy, sexy style that's perfect for summertime.

How To: Measure for a tuxedo vest

If you need to wear a tuxedo vest, measuring is something that does not have to be spot-on. It will be adjustable at the neck and waist area. Most vests are offered on a small, medium, large, and extra large range. The chest and overarm measurement that's taken for your jacket might effect the girth or size of the vest, but this shouldn't be much of a problem since its adjustable. Whether or not its a full-back may also effect the fit. Children's sizes are measured on the same basis and can b...

How To: Make your own summer dress

In this tutorial, we learn how to make your own summer dress. First, take a tank to and measure it out on your chest. Then, mark the shirt and cut it. Then, take another color tank top and cut off the opposite area that you just cut on the other tank. Take another piece of fabric now and measure it out to fit your body. Then, attach this to the bottom of the dress and sew all of the pieces together with a sewing machine. Try it on when you are done and then enjoy wearing your new homemade sum...

How To: Measure the right sleeve for a custom male suit

The Bespoke Center shows how to measure the right sleeve for a custom made men's suit. The Center recommends using a tape measure of course to do your measuring. These recommendations are easy and work well for custom made DIY projects. For this project the man will need to wear a shirt. Measure from where the seam on the shoulder meets and to the base of your thumb located at the wrist joint. The tailor also recommends that you do this so that you can decide where you want the sleeve to end....

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