There was no shortage of amazing garments on the runway this Spring/Summer season, but the heavy price tags are enough to leave you weeping. Trends come and go, so why splurge on something that isn’t going to last forever? Luckily, there’s a way to get those looks without breaking the bank.
Many of our fave bloggers were also inspired by some of the biggest trends hot off the runway and used their talent and knack for DIY to create amazing tutorials so readers can get the look for less. Don’t just waste your summer in a tank and shorts–take time this summer to get crafty and DIY some of the season’s coolest trends.
Check out 6 of our favorites from around the web by clicking through the slideshow above!
What summer trends are you going to be DIY-ing this summer? Let us know by dropping a line below!
6 summer trends that you can DIY!
Remember those Sass & Bide Coming Back shorts? How could you forget them?! Candy of Taylor & Demolish makes a great version of the shorts that will leave your friends green with envy.
StyleCaster member 312style makes a great pair of studded denim shorts for girls who want to add a little more edge to their summer.
Peplums are everywhere and they don't seem to be going anywhere soon. Geneva of A Pair & A Spare makes a killer peplum skirt and has tons of other DIYs that you should check out.
Celebrities like Jenna Dewan, Katie Holmes and Minka Kelly have all been spotted sporting this trend. Maegan Tintari does an easy DIY that you could do ASAP 'cause it's that easy.
Colorblocking is everywhere! It's one of the easiest trends to wear, but Meagan of Questionable Logic and Rachelle of The Lovely Dept. have taken it to accessories as well.
Open shoulders were all over the runway and have already been popping up in some of our favorite stores. Save the money you're earning from that summer job and check out Zulay Aristigueta's open-shoulder blouse DIY over at Ella Gata.