As summer approaches, we often want to make a few wardrobe adjustments to welcome the new season, but you might first want to work out if it’s really necessary to splash all your hard earned cash. With these springtime savvy tips, you’ll save on the money and have a chance to exercise your creative side. With a little bit of customising, the clothes you thought you didn’t want can suddenly transform into your new spring summer staples!
Summer Statement Collar
Cheap N Chic is a great website for getting hands on with contemporary and innovative fashion. Offering many cost effective alternatives to high street and designer finds, from upcycling to customising, Simone Heng’s website is perfect for flexing your creative muscles. For the tutorial click here.
Dip Dye Festival Shorts
No need to dump your old jeans. Youtube channel 0KindBeauty0 shows you how to transform your unloved denim into a pair of eye-catching festival ready cut off shorts .
Give a new lease of life to that shirt you never wear, by brightening up its look with some beading. P.S I Made This is a fantastic blog covering all your customising needs. With a needle and thread, some chalk, some crystal neon pearls and a pair of scissors, you can easily revive that old shirt in 3 simple steps!
Jazz up a plain old t-shirt with this surprisingly simple graphic print tutorial by The Fashion Citizen. All you’ll need is some t-shirt transfers, a water bottle and an iron. From your favourite fruit, to a tropical floral pattern, the printing possibilites are endless.
Fabric Wrapped Gladiator Sandals
Going on holiday? Transform your old flip flops into these colourful ethnic gladiator sandals, perfect for the beach or trip to the local market. Miss Kris shows you how it’s done. Check out her blog for some great advice on do it yourself projects, from home decor to summer cocktail recipes.