Tuesday, July 14, 2009

He had golden chains on his leather jacket

Rock and roll style and cheap, DIY-fashion are two trends that are still going strong as the recession continues. It's an easy project to combine those by decorating random shirts, pants or bags with motorcycle-inspired studs. New Yorkers can pick up studs, as well as buttons, rhinestones, ribbons and other DIY supplies at Daytona Trimming & Braid on 39th st. between 7th and 8th.

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They come in silver and gold and can be found in all kinds of shapes like dots, stars, spikes and pyramids. They’re just a few dollars for a couple dozen, and they don’t require any special tools to apply. They have spiky ends on their backs, and you just push those through your material and bend them over with your hands or something hard. Knives and spoons work well for that.

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