DIY

  • Chestnuts: Autumn's Secret Clean Cleaning Ingredient

    By Valerie Hutterer | Beauty

    It is autumn. The leaves are rusting, and the trees appear in their most beautiful magnificence. It gets colder outside and cozier at home. On your next autumn walk, you should collect the secret clean cleaning ingredient you have been stepping over...


  • Fashion DIY: Making a tote from old jeans

    By Malin Viola Wennberg | Women

    There’s a lot to be said about denim and sustainability. For starters, to make a single pair of conventional jeans requires about 11,000 liters of water, or 2900 gallons, on its way from the cotton fields to a finished product. On top of that there...


  • Fashion DIY: men's shirt into dress

    By Kate | Women

    Since plaid shirts seem to be the 'it' item in every hipster's wardrobe - good luck finding finding an awesome plaid shirt at the thrift shop. But as soon as you have one in your hot-little hands K.L. has a simple 2-part video on youtube that...


  • Fashion DIY: embellished collar

    By Kate | Women

    I thought we were done with them; that they had quietly faded off into the sunset until I was walking through an H&M the other day and saw a whole rack full of them. Yes - the embellished collar trend continues. If you find yourself being dra...


  • Fashion DIY: Cap Toe Shoes

    By Kate | Women

    We've featured her before and her ingenuity never ceases to amaze. Geneva, from A Pair and A Spare, has taken everyday pumps (this would be perfect for a thrifted pair) and given them the oh-so on-trend cap toe! Jump over to A Pair and A Spare...


  • Fashion DIY: Kate Spade inspired clutch

    By Kate | Women

    With big clutches ruling the fashion roost at the moment, we swoon over the possibility of a quick, afternoon DIY. This Kate Spade inspired piece requires only a woven/shiny round placemat, all-purpose glue, big beads/faux pearls and a pretty ribbo...


  • Fashion DIY: making silk scarves

    By Kate | Women

    Silk scarves transcend generation, season and trend. Truly one of the most sustainable pieces in a wardrobe, we tapped Brooklyn designer Carrie Parry to give us a Fashion DIY:  how to sew your own silk scarf - Find a great silk fabric – we...


  • Fashion DIY - printed cut out dress

    By Kate | Women

    This DIY project comes from A Pair & A Spare - where Geneva shows you how to create the most desirable and on-trend fashion and lifestyle projects. Originally from Brisbane, Australia and now living in Hong Kong, Geneva believes in a sustaina...


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