Hot Fashion How-Tos

How To: Stretch your shoes at home using water, ziplock bags and a freezer

Are your shoes a little too tight? Don't toss them away, there's hope for them yet, and it involves one of the most basic elements on Earth— water. By packing your high-heeled shoes with plastic ziplock bags filled with water, then storing your shoes in the freezer, you'll have newly revived footwear that will accommodate your large feet— just kidding. Sometimes you just can't pass up a good shoe sale, and if they don't have your size, this is your fix.

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: Remove ink stains from clothing

It can be very difficult when trying to remove ink stains from pieces of clothing. There are many different ways to help remove the stain, but each one works differently. So in this helpful tutorial, you'll find out one way to helping remove ink stain on your clothing. So check it out and good luck!

How To: Cut up your t-shirt like Adam Saaks of Ed Hardy

The girl in the video desribes how to cut up a shirt to make it look like an Ed Hardy shirt. This idea was inspired by Adam Saaks, who she saw do this in Vegas. First, she cuts out the neck of the shirt, and then matches up the side seams of the shirt and cuts slits halfway up the shirt about an inch apart. Now there are slit down the back of the shirt. After, each slit should be pulled taut separately. Start at the top of the shirt and pull the second string under the first string and contin...

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: Tie a long, rectangular headscarf easily

This how to video is for people looking to learn how to tie a scarf attractively. Get a long scarf for your head and place the middle of it on the top of your head. Gather each end in the hand closest to it in the middle. Turn it around by pulling it behind your head and tie the ends over each other. Next step tuck the scarf behind your ears if you like it that way. Then twist the left end around your head. Create a bun with your hair and the scarf in the back using the final side to tie it up.

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: 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: 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: 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: Measure your jacket length

Alazzo Clothing teaches the viewer how to measure their jacket length. You'll need a flexible measuring tape first. First, put your measuring tape at the point where the shoulder and neck seams meet. From this point, you will measure down to the length desired. Measure down the front of the chest and not the back. The length you will measure will end right around where your thumb joint is. Record this amount in inches and this is your jacket length! Take this number in and get jackets tailore...

How To: Tie a Double Windsor knot

If you want to know how to tie a Double Windsor knot, this video is for you. To tie a Double Windsor knot: Lift up the collar of your shirt. Place the tie around the back of your neck so that the wide end hangs down on the side of your dominant hand, a little more than twice as low as the thin end. Cross the wide end once over the front of the thin end and then around the back of the thin end a few inches below your neck. Slip the wide end through the back of the V-shape made by the knot, pul...

How To: Perfectly fray & destroy your jeans

Denim guru Paul Dillinger shows viewers how to take a pair of inexpensive jeans and give them a celebrity inspired makeover. You will either need to own a dremel tool or borrow one in order to properly complete the technique shown. You use the dremel to give your jeans the perfect fray and help them achieve a more laid back, worn-in look. Jeans like these at boutiques and designer stores can cost hundreds of dollars but you can spend $20 on a pair of jeans and make them look up to date for al...

How To: Stretch your ear gauge using the tape method

Want to wear some awesome ear plugs and be the most unique person walk down the street? Then you're going to have to stretch out your ear holes - and we mean REALLY stretch them out. Since ear plugs come in sizes ranging from the super tiny to even 2 inches in diameter, you'll have to stretch your ear to whatever diameter you prefer.

How To: Make a graphic tee babydoll

In this video, she shows you how to make a graphic tee into a baby doll dress or tee. She starts out by showing you where you need to cut the graphic tee for it to lay correctly. Then once you have that done, on to selecting a fabric for the bottom of the shirt or dress. She uses a stripped jersey knit and sews both of them together using a traveling stitch. She then shows you what the finished project would look like as a baby doll dress in the end.

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: Bling Your Shoes?

Today I decided to try out a cool new DIY craft! But seriously, Superwowstyle and DIY crafts! Did you expect? Nah! Neither did I! But these bling shoes were a DIY fashion that I simply could not resist when I realized what potential these old shoes have. the shoes decoration just had to happen once the idea hit my head!

How To: Last All Day Long in Uncomfortable Shoes

We've all been there: slipping on a pair of perfect yet slightly uncomfortable shoes, hoping they'll stretch to fit perfectly. After about 30 minutes of wear, suddenly those fantastic shoes aren't feeling very great. By the end of the day, your poor feet are covered in throbbing blisters.

How To: Fix a Loose Zipper

Is your zipper so loose and just going to separate it? Wait ... wait... there's a way to fix your loose zipper when it's on one side of the track or chain. There's one famous sayings, "keep it simple," so just follow this simple steps.