Posts Tagged ‘spikes’

DIY Spike-End Bangles: 3 Ways

Lately double-ended spike bangles are trending all over Pinterest and street-style photos: stacked with DIY friendship bracelets, pretty watches, stretchy beaded bracelets, and other metal bangles.  You could spend hundreds of dollars on even just one at Sarah Chloe or CC Skye, for example. But they’re super-easy to DIY, and the results are amazing!  Try [...]

DIY Spike Beaded Woven Choker Necklace

Jewelry is going on the offensive this season with razor-sharp spikes, hard edges, and chains.  Make your own on-trend choker* with wire, chain, and beads, weaving them all together to create something reminiscent of Cleopatra…but with a modern-day edge.  Here’s how:

Like a Hedgehog…

Are you kidding me???! The Sam Edelman Lorissa pump, exclusively for Solestruck, available here. First person to DIY this gets crowned spike DIY Queen for the millenium. What do we think? Coveting badly?  Or soooooo over the spike trend it’s not even funny? xoxox Carly ~If you liked this post, please share it!~

Don’t Buy – D.I.Y! Givenchy Spiked Headband

Of course, now that I’ve written this all up I see that Style Hurricane has posted her own tutorial, featured in Foam Magazine.  Well gosh darn golly gee now I feel silly.  In any case, here’s the tutorial I’ve been working on (completely independently – really!!)… Inspired by a Givenchy piece above (featured on Who [...]

Don’t Buy, DIY: Jennifer Behr Spiked Turban

$498 for a piece of fabric with some spikes on it???  Wow. Jennifer Behr’s couture headbands have been featured in countless magazines (including Vogue) and TV (on Gossip Girl, for instance).  Beautiful and distinctive, they are a favorite of brides and Hollywood starlets.  They’re hand-made in New York City. And they’re very, VERY expensive.  Take [...]

Don’t Buy, DIY: Christian Louboutin for Rodarte Super-Spiked Heels

This was a lo-o–ooooong time in coming. Hope you guys didn’t get bored waiting!:-) The highly, highly coveted Christian Louboutin for Rodarte spike heels – only sold for a short time at Christian Louboutin boutiques in Fall of ’08, never showing up at Net-a-Porter, not ever appearing on eBay. Victoria Beckham even stepped out in [...]