Quick tips: Fashion trends for less

Quick Tips:
  1. Make your own faux fur collar and cuffs Buy faux fabric of your choice at your local fabric store. You'll need about ¼ to make faux cuffs, snapps and ribbon.

    Cuffs:
    >> Measure width of wrist with fabric.
    >> Double up fabric and fold in half. (fur facing in)
    >> Sew one end and up the side 3/4 of the way.
    >> Leave one end open and turn inside out to reveal fur.
    >> Put snaps on opposite ends. Male snape on one side, female on the other.

    Collar:
    >> Measure width of neck with fabric.
    >> Double up fabric and fold in half. (fur facing in)
    >> Sew one end and up the side 3/4 of the way.
    >> Leave one end open and turn inside out to reveal fur.
    >> Put a riboon on opposite ends to tie piece together.

    Recourses:
    Seymour Tailors
    211 Sutter Suite 701
    San Francisco,CA 94108

    Britex
    Website: http://britexfabrics.com
    146 Geary Street, San Francisco

  2. Make a dickie / faux collar on an old blouse

    >> Use a pair of scissors to cut off the sleeves and to shorten right above rib cage.

    >> Hem the sides and bottom.

    >> Wear under a blazer or sweater.

  3. Decorate with practical tape
    Decorative Packing Tape TapeSwell has created a unique line of one of a kind tapes because what's outside does matter. TapeSwell makes a bold statement at a low coat. Old boxes go from frumpy to fabulous cover up old UPS codes,address labels and other packaging labels.

    Tapsewell
    $7 - $20
    Website: http://www.tapeswell.com

  4. Keep your glasses clean
    Use Cling wrap or Aluminium foil to protect your galsses when you are getting your hair colored. Take a small piece, about an inch, and fold over sides of glasses.
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