Simple Way to Upgrade Your Look With a Safety Pin and Bow

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Are you bored of your button-down shirt? Want to spice things up a bit?

Here, I’m going to share with you a simple way to upgrade your look with a safety pin and bow. Let’s jump on in!

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Tools and materials:

  • Bow with safety pin
Bow with safety pin

Wrapping shirt

1. Wrap shirt

With your shirt unbuttoned, wrap one side over the other like so.

Pinning bow

2. Pin bow

Then, pin the bow where you’ve wrapped one side over the other to secure the two sides of the shirt in place.

Bow on shirt

Here is the finished look. The asymmetrical appearance is super stylish, and it also looks very well coordinated, seeing as I went for a navy bow to match the navy stripes on the shirt.

Bow on shirt

Simple way to upgrade your look with a safety pin and bow

You can also tuck one side in to mix things up a bit and help accentuate your waist.

We generally think of accessories being something like a belt or a scarf, but this is a great example of how a bow can add some interest to your whole outfit. It acts as a focal point and immediately draws attention.

This DIY is not only so stylish but also super duper easy - you’ve got no excuse not to give it a go!

For more style inspiration, check out this No-sew Way to Turn a Blue Jean Jacket Into a Denim Dress.

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Suggested materials:
  • Bow with safety pin

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