When discount cruising, a fashionista has to be creative. What may appear be unsightly may be in need of some minor tweaking. For example:
I stumbled across two bags that I would never, ever wear, but I could see that they had potential. The colors are are two of the "must be worn" for this season, and the buckles were a nice touch. Then, it hit me. I would cut off the straps and turn these bulky bags into clutches!
First, I peeled back the seams so I could get to the base of the strap as possible, and cut the straps with a pair of sharp scissors.
Then, I pushed and tucked the frayed remains into the seams with the tip of the scissors and folded over the the top half of the bag and.....
A new "must have" accessory, all for the price of $8!