DIY Fashion: Style Essentials For Freshman and Beyond

On a budget? Want to look your best without blowing your bank? Check out these fun DIY projects for the weekend:

Channel your inner Gossip Girl with this luxe necklace inspired by the show.

Revamp one of your sleeveless sweaters via your dad/brother/boyfriend's closet.

Create a mod, button cuff bracelet in three easy steps.

Rock out your favorite black leggings with your own studded belt for just $10.

Scrap an old pair of jeans in favor of a denim bootie purse or school tote.

(Bonus: You can actually make it without sewing anything!)

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