We’re seeing patches everywhere these days! On jackets, jeans, backpacks and more! They add interest and color to basic pieces, and are usually packed with personality. For our latest DIY, our passion for patches led us to create a denim jacket decked out in military patches.
What You’ll Need:
1st Air Force Appliqué
Central Intelligence Agency Appliqué
101st Airborne Division Appliqué
Black Hawk Appliqué
Embroidered Iron-On American Flag
K-9 Corps Appliqué
Great Seal Of The United States Appliqué
Iron1. Place the patches on the jacket in your desired pattern.
2. Place a piece of transfer paper over the patches, and iron down carefully. For extra security, stitch patches into place after the glue has cooled.
Paris Fall Fashion Week is still underway, but we’re already inspired by the incredible street style we’ve been seeing! From pearl embellished jackets to billowy white blouses, we’re loving everything about PFW. What was one outfit that has already inspired you?
It’s finally starting to warm up, and in celebration of the warming weather, we wanted to gather up a bunch of DIYs that you can rock you start dropping the layered outerwear. Soon enough it will be warm enough to walk outside wearing only a jacket or cardigan, and when that day comes you’ll be prepared with a bunch of awesome DIY outerwear! Upgrade a basic denim jacket with a cool fabric insert!
If you’re not bad with a needle and thread, this DIY kimono is a perfect pick for you.
Sparkle as you walk down the street with this sequin cardigan DIY!
Accentuate your waist with a cropped jacket!
This year we’ve seen a resurgence in a sorely missed embellishment: patches. These embroidered pieces of personality are a great addition to anything from a classic denim jacket to a sassy cocktail dress. They’re also the perfect element to DIY with! Adding them to your next piece takes little to no work, with an outcome that far exceeds the effort. We’ve added over one hundred new patches to the site to satiate our need for these embroidered emblems! Check out how the fashion world is rocking this trend, and let it inspire your next DIY!
If you’re looking for chic style that embraces feminine power, look no further than the streets of Milan, Italy. When Fashion Week approaches, the most daring dressers emerge to show us how to translate runway ferocity and confidence onto the street. This season we saw an influx of bold all-over color, dressed-up denim, and embroidered embellishments galore!
Some of the most iconic fashion houses show in Milan, and it’s always a treat when Fashion Month makes its way over to Italy for that reason. This season was no exception as some of our favorite designers showed us, once again, why Milan is one of the Meccas of fashion.
Gucci embraced an androgynous aesthetic that we don’t normally associate with Italian designers. With cuts that strayed from the norm, Gucci seems to be going for a look that is less sexy and more subdued.
Dolce and Gabbana brought in the good maternal vibes with a focus on family, specifically the tie between mother and child. Young babes held hands with model mothers along the runway for a show that definitely pulled at the heartstrings.
Missoni channeled interior design with this collection, specifically with a heavy use of marbleized prints.
Moschino is not a fashion house to shy away from pop culture. This season’s collection featured some of our favorite Looney Tunes in primary prints that are certain to bring back the nostalgia of the 1990s.
Inspired by technology and communication, the pieces at Versace were busy and bright and filled with their iconic Greek Key pattern and the new circular emoji for a collection that was #current.
Studs earrings are a great way to add a simple touch to your outfit without going overboard, and with so many different nailheads and buttons, you can make a pair of earrings to go with any outfit! Here we’ve created three sets of stud earrings for almost any occasion. Whether you want to look preppy and classic with a plain white pair, or edgy with a gold spike; these simple accessories will elevate your outfit.
What You’ll Need:
10mm Hot-fix Flat-Top Pyramid Stud
8mm x 7mm Sew-On Mini Metallic Plastic Spike
8mm Round Hot-fix Epoxy Nailheads
Earring Stud Bases
Take your E6000 and place a dot on the blank earring base. Apply pyramid stud. Let dry.
Gold Spike Studs
Take your E6000 and place a dot on the blank earring base. Apply gold spike. Let dry.
Take your E6000 and place a dot on the blank earring base. Apply white nailhead. Let dry.
Londoners are known for their eclectic yet effortless style, and the most stylish were in attendance at LFW. Although next year’s trends were shown indoors, out of the streets we saw which trends really resonated this season. What did we see in abundance? Colorful outerwear, backpacks, military-inspired jackets, and patches galore!
Keep bare legs from freezing with fun printed hosiery.
A military-inspired jacket paired with a bohemian suede fringe skirt scream 70s chic.
Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you shouldn’t accessorize your eyes with fun sunglasses!
We’re seeing patches everywhere, and this coat is sending us all the right signals.
Forget the boring handbag, and try an edgy backpack on for size!
Look sharp and neat in an outfit that’s color-coordinated.
London Fashion Week just wrapped, and there’s something special about the designers that show across the pond. There’s an effortless coolness to the style there, and we can’t help but covet the pieces we saw.
Christopher Kane creating an unabashedly sensual collection for Fall 2015. From the overt embroidered dresses to the more subtle uses of striking color in unexpected places, this collection was daring indeed.
Burberry Prorsum’s Fall offering channeled the bohemian 1970s with ample use of suede, fringe, and florals.
The designs at Peter Pilotto were inspired by an unlikely source: board games. Each element of the board game, from the playing path to the pieces, were captured in the garments.
Topshop Unique’s collection this season featured pieces were cool, casual, and, most notably, easily wearable. A sweet dandelion printed blouse could be paired with a colored leather mini for a look that can be worn effortlessly by style stars and the rest of the fashionable population.
At the Emilia Wickstead show the looks didn’t steer too far away from what the designer is famous for: elegant design with modest yet modern cuts. We’re sure to see the British elite wearing the soft pastel pieces from Emilia Wickstead this fall.
According to J.W. Anderson, the 1980s are the next big thing. Bold circular belt buckles, slouched boots in bright colors and ruffled outerwear made waves in a 1970s dominated seaon.
Although there could only be one winner per category, if there were an award for best dressed last night, we wouldn’t be able to stop at just one Oscar.
Emma Stone sparkled in a chartreuse Elie Saab gown. The pastel dress paired with the bright peach lip really got us revved up for spring!
Scarlett Johansson wowed in a Versace halter gown and statement earrings.
Newcomer Dakota Johnson stole the show in beautiful red dress with an embellished shoulder.
Cate Blanchett went for drama with a long black gown with a striking blue necklace.
Lady Gaga didn’t only blow us away with her performance, but with her voluminous dress and striking red gloves.
Lupita Nyong’o stunned in a pearled gown.