DIY Style: Make Your Own Fashions for Less

Fashion trends change in the blink of an eye, and those of-the-moment threads you picked up last season are already on their way “out.” Sure, you want to keep up with the latest fashions, but buying new clothes each season can be pricey. Prematurely tossing those once-trendy duds also produces excess waste, increasing your impact on the environment. So, what’s a green girl to do? Rather than heading to the mall for the latest fashion find, repurpose old, rarely-worn clothes from your closet and other recyclables from around the house to create new-to-you outfits that are as stylish as you are. Read on for ideas you’ll love.

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Mary Mazzoni

Mary Mazzoni

Based in the Phoenix metro area, Mary is a lifelong vegetarian and enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, biking and relaxing in the park. When she’s not outside, she’s probably watching baseball. She is a former assistant editor for Earth911.

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