Spice up your outfits with beautiful ribbons

As a woman, you probably know the feeling of opening a drawer full of clothes and yet having the feeling that you don’t have anything to wear. One of the key secrets that can help you avoid overspending money on clothes when you already have enough is to modify your existent outfits using tiny accessories that can make all the difference. For example, most people think of ribbons as a way of wrapping presents or children’s toys, but these can actually be used as a way of spicing up your clothes. Here are several creative ideas on how to implement ribbons into basic clothing items and making them more interesting. For this project, you can buy clearance ribbon in many colours, patterns and materials.

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The baby doll

The baby doll look is probably the best known clothing style that involves ribbons. Usually, women associate this style with nightwear and it is true that you can make any nightgown more feminine and pretty by sewing several pink ribbons and bows on it. Also, you can make tiny bows out of thin ribbon rolls and sew them onto your underwear to create a matching set. However, the baby doll look isn’t just for the bedroom. You can also make your own dresses to wear during the day and the best thing is that you won’t have to spend a lot of money on an overpriced dress. In fact, you can be trendy on a budget. All you need to do is buy a plain, cheap dress and some ribbon rolls that you can always find online. Then, wrap the ribbon around the waist of the dress, as if it were a belt and tie it up in a big bow at the front or slightly on the side, leaving a tiny portion of ribbon to flow down. If you are going for something more dramatic, you can sew ribbons or bows at the bottom of the dress. When creating this look, you can choose ribbons of the same colours as the dress, but, for best results, choose two different colours, such as white and pink or black and pink.

 

Cute shirts

Are you tired of the same plain old office shirts, but your work dress code doesn’t allow you to wear anything else? In this case, all you have to do is use ribbons to create cute collars for your shirt. All you have to do is find a wider piece of ribbon made from a flowy materials and tie it in a big bow just underneath the collar, where a bowtie would normally be. This way, you can keep the office-appropriate look and, at the same time, give your outfit more personality. Plain ribbons work great, but there are also many other designs to choose from, such as polka dots, stripes and hearts. During the colder months, you can sew tiny ribbons on the buttons of your jacket. If you want to be more subtle, then buy tiny ribbon rolls and sew them on your shirt or blouse pockets. The best way of complementing this look is by choosing ribbon-shaped rings and necklaces.

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