You don’t have to be a kid to play dress up. Get together with friends and try on some ridiculously fun looks on and get inspired! Having a friend with a large vintage collection is always great for borrowing but having them host a dress up event can be a fun way to hang out with friends and try on new looks. Pairing the vintage pieces with the Little Black Dress can take your look to the streets with flair and style and a nod to the environment that any Bright Young Thing would appreciate.
Check out our video of the Bright Young Thing street team playing dress up by Francesca Carendi
Bringing favorite fashion icons to meet your DIY skills can result in a more personalized item. Back in ancient Egypt, Cleopatra got to prance around in loud, gold jewelry. Here’s your chance to unleash your inner Egyptian royalty. These 6 easy steps will lead to ultimate Dynasty status!
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So you just got back from the thrift store with a bag full of your new treasures, you get them home and, well, quite frankly, they smell like a thrift store. While some things can be washed in the laundry to get the smell out, many of the choice tailored goods require dry cleaning…
This is my last day! The month went by so quickly. First, I’d like to thank Eliza for designing an awesome dress that has allowed me to modernize, refresh my wardrobe, and truly make me realize how much I have. So cliche, but some of the best things are in our own backyard – or already in our closet! All of the items dusted off over the last month have a new found appreciation…Read More>>
Our resident DIY specialist Emily Perillo, gives step by step instructions on how to create your own woodland creature fantasy headband featured in one of our photo shoots! Read More>>
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Jami Shelton takes DIY to the max, from building homes, to bikes, to upcycling every single garment she gets her hands on into something insane and beautiful. This blouse was a extra large, full length sleeve, frumpy, secretary blouse from the 1980′s. Now it’s a punk-rock victorian masterpiece! And this is why she is my Super James…
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Finding new clothes for the season was always a miserable venture with the hideous, generic styles that one would find at the department stores. We wanted embroidery, jacquard, beads, silk! So we finally got wise, and started heading to the thrift stores at the beginning of every season… Read more>>
It’s amazing what a sunny disposition can do to a rainy day. Bright Young Thing, Emily Perillo is about as sunny as they come, and she also happens to be the Bright Young Things Street Team DIY expert. Brilliant! See more>>
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