Hot Fashion How-Tos

How To: Stretch out a pair of shoes using a Ziploc bag & water

Break in a pair of pinchy shoes without breaking the bank in the process. This clip demonstrates how to use a water-filled Ziploc bag and your kitchen freezer to stretch out a pair of too-tight (but otherwise lovely) pair of shoes. For specifics, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started trying out this shoe stretching trick yourself, give this guide a gander.

How To: Wear a 'kanga' (sarong) in various African styles

Several Tanzanian girls demonstrate how to tie a kanga (an African sarong). The first method is to wrap the kanga around the waist and tuck the end in at the waist to secure. The second method is to wrap the kanga into a cylinder to use it as a base for carrying a parcel on the head. Another way to wear the kanga is to wrap it around the neck like a shawl or wrapped under an armpit and tied over the shoulder for a fancier look. To wear the kanga as a scarf, fold it into quarters the long way,...

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: Identify & spot fake counterfeit Uggs

This video demonstrates how to determine if your Ugg Boots are counterfeit. If you purchase Ugg boots on the Internet and you are wondering if they are fake, you should examine the box closely. Uggs are made in Australia. If there are any labels affixed to the side that indicate other countries (e.g. China), then they are fake Uggs.

How To: Spot a fake Coach bag

This video provides tips on how to determine whether your Coach purse (or bag) is a fake. In order to spot a fake Coach purse, you have to look at the details closely. If there is a fabric pattern on the front, make sure that the letter is clearly a “C”. If it looks more like an “O” or a “G”, then it is a fake.

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 Tie a Tie: The Novotny Knot

Get noticed at your next social function or at work with a different and new way to tie your tie. I will be covering amazing and unique knots as well as traditional knots. If you're a man, and you probably are if you're reading this, the odds that you will one day have to ironically wrap a tie around your neck are really high. Like, sky high. It might be for a job interview or for your own wedding, and you'd do well to put one on at the funeral of anyone over the age of 60.

How To: Make a garbage bag dress inspired by Ke$ha

Wow! It's a dress! It's a trash bag! It's a trash bag dress! This dress is similar to the one Ke$ha wore this year to the MVA show, turning the fashion world on its head and showing everyone that you don't have to spend a million dollars to turn heads. In fact, you can create something cool for less than $2 in you check out this video. You probably already have all the supplies needed. For this project you'll need a trash bag, some scissors, some tape and a stapler. For your own flair, grab s...

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: 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: Fold a pocket square for your suit jacket

In this video, we learn how to fold a pocket square for your suit jacket. For the two point fold, you will first take your pocket and fold it vertically. Then, fold it horizontally so it's smaller. Next, hold it on the side and then fold it down at an angle so you have two points at the top. From here, take the right end and fold it back and then fold the left end back. Now, stick it into your pocket and wear for a night out! Adjust it while inside the pocket if you need and you're finished, ...

How To: Tie a Shemagh scarf for fashion

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...

How To: Tie a tie on yourself

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tie a necktie. Begin by placing the tie around your neck, with the wider end 2 times lower than the narrow end. Then cross the wider end over and under the narrow end. Now bring the wide end through the V gap between the neck and . Wrap it once more over and under. This time, create a small loop. Bring the tie through the V gap and through the loop. Finish by tighten and adjusting the tie. This video will benefit those viewers who are attending a s...

How To: Wear a long scarf

In this tutorial, Cate Adair shows us how to wear a long scarf and look fashionable. First, remember to style the scarf with something you like to wear and style it how you feel comfortable doing. The first way you can wear a long scarf is to wrap it around your neck once, then tie a knot around where your cleavage starts. This will look great with a v-neck short sleeved top. Another way to wear a long scarf is to tie it around the waist to create a look that will slim you if you have a round...

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: Make a stylish belt out of a bicycle inner tube

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!

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: Repair zippers without tools

Do you have a fashion emergency? Are you out and about and your zipper just gave in? If you have a skirt that is falling apart as you wear it, or are camping and need to fix a sleeping bag at the last minute, check out this tutorial. In it, you will learn how to repair zippers with no tools or supplies. This is also useful if you do not know how to sew but want to avoid spending money on a tailor. So, don't sacrifice your favorite garments to broken zippers anymore, with this video learn how ...

How To: Dress and act like a cougar

To all you ladies out there who may have an eye on someone that is quite a bit younger than you this video may be for you. We all know the term "cougar." It's a word that defines a woman who is looking to score with a younger man. This tutorial talks more about cougars and how to dress and act like one. So sit back, pay attention, and get the claws ready. Enjoy! Dress and act like a cougar.

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: 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: 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: Wear a bandana homegirl style

In this tutorial, we learn how to wear a bandanna "homegirl" style. First, lay your bandanna out flat then fold a triangle in the bandanna so it has a slight border around it. Now, do your hair how you want to style it. Fold the bandanna over a few different times, making sure it is thick. Now, place it over the back of your neck and tie at the top with two knots. You can do this a different way by flipping it over and just placing that on your head, folding the corners into your hair and mak...

How To: Wear Uggs for men

It takes a courage for a man to wear UGG boots, but it can be done. If you have the boots, but are for whatever reason ashamed of having them, cover up the ankle part of them with you pants. If you wish to flaunt your several hundred dollar boots, let the front part of your pant bottoms be loose over your boots, but prop the back part of your pant bottoms on the tops of your boots. Remember, never ever tuck your pants into the boots. If you follow these simple strategies, it is possible for a...

How To: Remove ugly salt stains from your shoes

If you've been out in the wintertime you've probably noticed a bunch of white marks on your shoes. These are called salt stains and are caused by the chemicals used to melt the snow. Luckily, this video will show you how to remove these unsightly white marks quickly and easily.

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: Measure pant length

Alazzo Clothing demonstrates how to measure pant length. Measuring pant length is important when ordering clothing online or ordering custom made clothing to ensure a good fit. To measure the length of pants, place a tape measure at the top of the pants waist. Hold the tape securely and then bring it down to the bottom of the pants. You can also measure to one inch from the ground. When measuring pants length, be sure to follow the seam. Utilizing the pants waist to bottom of the pants method...

How To: Measure the waist size of your jeans

JJ Denim demonstrates how to measure the waist size of your jeans. If you are unsure about measuring the waist size of your jeans, the information can be found in a few easy steps. To measure the waist of a jean, first lay the jean flat on the ground with the back pockets facing up. Be sure that the jean is buttoned. Next, with a tape measure, measure the distance from one side of the jean to the other. With these steps, you can be assured that the waist size of the jean that you are shopping...

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...