Studs and spikes are everywhere! They are seen on runways, on the streets, and they will continue to be seen as we enter Spring and Summer.
Following runway trends can get quite expensive. There are some helpful websites allowing DIY style seekers to recreate looks seen on the runway. Studs are in and almost anything can be studded and spiked! From a jean jacket, to a watch, to an old pair of shoes, you can give life to old items just by adding studs and spikes.
All it takes is 4 easy steps to create this trendy look.
Be sure that the studs or spikes that you purchase are able to pierce the fabric of what you are embellishing.
- An item to embellish!
Determine your pattern making sure the studs can be placed in a reasonable and comfortable spot
Using the prongs on the stud, push the studs into the fabric
Using the pliers, bend the prongs inward to ensure that the studs/spikes stay in place
** This step is IMPERATIVE. If prongs are not bent they can be very painful to the skin , cause the fabric to tear or the spikes to come off
Repeat steps 1-3 until you have accomplished the look you want to achieve.
If you get stuck on what look you want to create here are some ideas :
There you have it! In 4 easy steps you have created and personalized your own studded /spiked one of a kind piece of clothing. Be sure to send us pictures of you wearing your creations. We would love to see what CHIC and creative ideas you come up with !