As you probably know, it inspired my neon necklaces (here and here) and I was so happy to receive so many pics of your recreations as part of my reader DIY request (more on that shortly!). This diamond clutch bag in neon patent leather with a chain wrist strap has been haunting me since I...

Alice&Olivia The unexpected mix between hardware and reassuring tradition,metallic chains and crochet. As you can see chains can be incorporated in a crochet top to make see throught spots and rows or you can crochet the border of a chain (one side or both) to make necklaces,bag handles or...

With Milan and Paris yet to come you can take this as part 1 of DIY inspirations from AW12 Streetstyle. As usual I have been scouring the streets for inspirations for my next projects - and have found plenty. If you haven't got any DIY projects on the list for this weekend (scarily I have 9...

DIY inspiration abounded! This amazing neon rope belt by Roksanda Ilincic was a particular inspiration - a big coil of rope covered in a tube of neon lycra and tied in a sailors knot. Amaze! Very happy to see that brights and florals featuring heavily in S/S12. No need to cull my wardrobe...

Today DIY inspiration is rope. Ropes are easy to handle, come in a wide variety of colours,shapes,dimensions.You can istantly decorate something with ropes. 1) They are great with tassels and you can immediately make a belt with the rope used to tie curtains. 2) You can experiment some knots...

Donatella Versace went head over heels for the trend for Fall 2013, even coining her own version called "Vunk" (Versace + punk ) for her Fall 2013 Versace collection which featured form-fitting vinyl pants, heavy chained necklaces and a nod to Gianni's legendary safety pins.

The footwear that came down the S/S12 runway was killer and has inspired in me more DIYs than is probably healthy... This summer I won't be able to resist making myself some runway inspired foot action. Here are some ideas for you. - Altuzarra - Cover pointed toe heels in bright floral...

Geri Hirsch from Because I'm Addicted is back again with an awesome DIY video on how to take a Chanel-inspired gold chain necklace and turn it into a leather and chain belt. It's sophisticated, easy and you can wear it three ways! So to get started, you'll need: Step 1. Measure Chain...

(although the word has lost its effect due to extensive usage) The metal chain dress was, for me, instant catwalk crush! And I know it's just fashion, but it's like Pilati created this shield – like dress to protect himself from what was coming (and this cover title, "Dark Victory" –...

As usual I kept my eyes peeled for DIY inspiration on the runways, working out what projects I'll be doing come next autumn/winter. Here's a little round up of just some of the details that caught my eye. 3.1 Phillip Lim - Clear collars caught my eye straight away, and peplums created by...

 

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