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13 DIY Ideas Straight From New York's Runways

Dressing like a supermodel doesn't have to cost you a fortune.

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6. Bangle Necklace at Chadwick Bell

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A whole army of these necklaces walked down the runway at Bell's show; a similar idea was shown at Dries Van Noten for Winter 2008, and a blogger came up with simple instructions for that DIY. Just use monochromatic enamel bangles here, and make sure your neck is up for the challenge of supporting pounds of jewelry.

8. Crocheted Appliqués at Lindsay Degen

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Make your own alphabet patches with these directions and sew them on to a sweatshirt, tote bag, or anything else that could use some personalization. (Bonus points if they're backward.)