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9 Style Hacks to Prep Your Inner Fashionista for Summer

With a few hacks and a little creativity, you can turn your old clothes into new and unique pieces so you won’t need to purchase anything new this summer. In this article, 5-Minute Crafts will explain how to transform your basic summer clothes into stylish pieces and spruce up your look with a few genius touches.

1. Convert your T-shirt into a crop top.

You’ll need: an oversized or baggy T-shirt and an elastic hair tie or band

How to do it:

  1. Bring the sides to the front.
  2. Tie the T-shirt with an elastic hairband.
  3. Hold the long end, insert it through the collar, and pull it with your other hand. Repeat this one more time.
  4. Adjust the shoulders down if you wish.

2. Convert your T-shirt into a tie top.

You’ll need: an oversized or baggy T-shirt, an elastic hairband, and a scarf.

How to do it:

  1. Put on your white baggy T-shirt.
  2. Bring the collar and the front bottom of your T-shirt together and tie them with a scarf.
  3. On the back of the T-shirt, bring the sides together in the middle, and tie it with your hairband, like a ponytail.
  4. Tuck the long end inside on the back of your T-shirt.

3. Convert your mini skirt into a top.

You’ll need: a mini skirt and a pair of scissors

How to do it:

  1. Put on your skirt and have the scissors ready.
  2. Make a cut or slit from the side using the scissors so that your arm can go through.
  3. Gently insert your arm into it, and pull it all up above your shoulder.
  4. Fold the wide skirt part over your shoulder and adjust it to fit comfortably.

4. Convert your shirt into a blouse.

You’ll need: a shirt with buttons

How to do it:

  1. Take one arm out and rest it over the collar part of your shirt.
  2. Start buttoning it up from the top.
  3. Take the dangling sleeve and bring it together with the bottom wing of the shirt.
  4. Tie them in a cute, simple knot.

5. Convert an oversized T-shirt into a dress.

You’ll need: an oversized T-shirt

How to do it:

  1. Bring your arms inside under your T-shirt.
  2. Bring the collar down to your bust area and take your arms out from the collar area, to make it look like a strapless dress.
  3. Tie a knot in the front using the dangling arms of the T-shirt.

6. Convert your bikini bottoms into a top.

You’ll need: 2 bikini bottoms

How to do it:

  1. Pick the first colored bikini bottom, and turn it about 90 degrees.
  2. Put one of your arms through one of the openings and your head through the other opening.
  3. Repeat the previous step for the other bikini bottom on the other side
  4. Adjust them to fit.

7. Convert your T-shirt into a skirt.

You’ll need: an oversized T-shirt and a thin belt.

How to do it:

  1. Put on your oversized t-shirt. Then, take out your arms, one by one, from the collar.
  2. Bring it down to your belly, adjusting it to fit like a skirt.
  3. Using the belt, go through one of the sleeves and take it out from the other sleeve. Make a cross shape from the front.
  4. Combine both ends at the back. Adjust it according to your size.

8. Convert your scarf into a dress.

You’ll need: a rectangular oversized scarf and a thick belt.

How to do it:

  1. Take your scarf, bring the top 2 ends together over your shoulder, and tie a knot.
  2. Bring the bottom 2 ends together and tie another knot.
  3. Hold the bottom knot, and thread it through, so you have knots on both shoulders.
  4. Buckle your belt.

    Tip: If you want to hide your belt, you can untie your second knot. This way, it’ll fall onto your tie.

9. Convert your shirt into a stylish blouse.

You’ll need: a button-down shirt

How to do it:

  1. Wear your shirt with the backside at the front.
  2. Fold its collar inside.
  3. Fold its bottom part up to make it like a crop top.
  4. Bring both ends together at the back and tie a knot.
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