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4 Ways To Turn Your Old Clothes Into New Trends

Recycling isn't just for plastic bottles anymore.

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DISCLAIMER: I am not a fashion designer. I did not attend fashion school and I couldn't operate a sewing machine if a kiss from Ryan Gosling was on the line. If I can successfully do these DIY fashion transformations, you can too.

1. DIY Jean Vest


You may have loved your Abercrombie jean jacket in 2007 but after the discovery of late-night eating and changing trends; the sleeves either don't fit or it's buried deep in the back of your closet with the ghosts of fashion-trends past. Your boyfriend from 2007 may not deserve another chance at love but your jean jacket does.

Click here for directions on how to turn your old jean jacket into a new jean vest

2. DIY Graphic Tee

Graphic tees are great for when you want to be comfortable and stylish but when you're spending your food money on a distressed t-shirt the only thing you'll hungry. Luckily for you, now you can have your own graphic tee and clean out your old high school memorabilia at the same time.

Click here to find out how you can turn your old high school shirt into a custom graphic tee

3. DIY Ripped Jeans

Paying $80 for a pair of ripped boyfriend jeans is just ridiculous. I mean you can join, go out to dinner and then snag a pair of jeans on the way out in the morning for less than that. But if a little petty theft isn't your style, all you need is a pair of jeans, a box cutter and sand paper.

For directions click here

4. DIY Studded Sweater

We all filled our closets with sweaters the second we fell in love with Blair Waldorf but like Gossip Girl that trend is over. Now we're stuck with clothes that we'd only wear to tea with our Grandma...and that's only because she doesn't have Instagram, so no one will know. With these simple steps you can take your sweater from Gram to Glam.

Click here for step-by-step directions

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