Category Archives: DIY

DIY 90s Rave Costume

As an interjection to my mini blogging hiatus (due to exams) I thought I’d share with you how I pulled together a costume for a party with the theme of ‘nineties rave’. It was a very well chosen theme considering … Continue reading

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DIY Plaid Pinafore

I’m trying to bring thisischichi.co.uk back to the niche that I started it with originally and focus more on fashion from a design and artistic practice perspective than a styling one. Therefore you’ll being a lot more runway reports (such … Continue reading

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DIY Garter

This is a super easy DIY but so effective. Essentially all you need is elastic, scissors and something to sew with: either a machine or needle and thread. However a measuring tape can be added to the list for all … Continue reading

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DIY Floral Headband

Some may say that this post is slightly behind the other surge of flowery headband DIYs and outfit posts in the blogosphere. However being myself, the Queen of Contrary, I had a sudden urge that this winter would be my … Continue reading

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DIY: Detachable Skull Collar

This was so easy but looks really effective. All I did was cut off the collar from an old shirt (just below the hem), ironed it smooth and ironed on the skull appliques. It looks great to sneakily wear over … Continue reading

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To die for tie-dye

After teaching you all how to make gorgeous tie-dye jeans in the style of the Isabel Marant s/s ’12 show here is what I paired my new babies with. Wear them casually in the day in the full style of Isabel … Continue reading

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DIY: Isabel Marant tie-dye jeans

Ever since I first saw the Isabel Marant s/s 2012 I have been in love with the whole aesthetic. My heart sank a bit upon discovering her gorgeous blue and white tie-dye jeans come at over £100 but fortunately they … Continue reading

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DIY: Skull Cut-out T-shirt

My love affair with black t-shirts continues and this lovely but rather delayed summer heat has left me with the desire to make my old friend more summer ready. The solution: a breezy cut-out back. This is really simple to achieve- … Continue reading

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Liquid Gold and a T-shirt made with love

An outfit to show the DIY I posted not too long ago (this look on lookbook here).

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DIY: Floral T-shirt 2

I’ve been obsessing over florals lately which comes naturally during spring and also after h&m has been producing some amazing, and as usual affordable floral pieces. So I bring you the part 2 of my simple floral t-shirt customizations. The … Continue reading

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