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    19 Fixes For Every Clothing Emergency

    You're about to give a presentation in front of the whole class — or all of your co-workers. And your button falls off.

    1. Use the wire from a twist tie to secure a broken button.

    2. Dab some clear nail polish on a button that's ~about~ to pop off, but hasn't yet.

    3. About to run out the door when that button pops off? Cover up the missing button spot with a pretty pin.

    4. Use a pencil eraser as a temporary earring back.

    5. Stick a piece of Moleskin padding on an unruly underwire.

    6. If your bra strap or tank top strap breaks, tie it in a knot until you can get it repaired.

    7. Hold up a loose zipper with a clear elastic hair tie.

    8. Use a pencil to help get a stuck zipper moving again.

    9. A pair of scissors will help you get a zipper back on its tracks.

    10. Use a piece of duct tape or packing tape to hold up a falling hem.

    See how here.

    11. Use a stud earring (without the earring back) to hold a pair of eyeglasses together.

    From here.

    12. Chew up a piece of gum to use as a temporary adhesive for a broken heel.

    13. Use an emery board to buff dirt off of suede shoes and bags.

    14. Rethread a hoodie string using a straw.

    15. Pick up some fabric peel and stick adhesive to hold down annoying flaps — or fix a small hole.

    16. Keep a scarf in your locker or desk in case you splatter food on yourself.

    While it's almost always best to rinse out a stain with cool water as soon as you possibly can, you can't necessarily wear a damp shirt at the office. With a scarf, you can just cover up the damage until you get home. You can get this scarf (which is made in Scotland!) for $68 here.

    17. Get rid of wrinkles in a shirt collar with some water and a hand dryer.

    18. Paperclip a broken necklace chain back together.

    19. Worst comes to worst, you can always staple a seam back together.

    But you should know that this can damage your clothes to the point that you may not be able to repair them. It'll hold for the day, though!