Although the spring and summer months are still a long way ahead, that doesn’t stop most retailers from unveiling their latest trends to come this year. Whether you’re still holding onto the winter or looking forward to a warm spring, it’s never too late to start getting ready for the upcoming season. One trend that’s sure to be a hit this year are embellished sunglasses. Hailing from last year’s fashion runway, the couture version of embellished sunglasses have made their way into stores but still cost quite a fortune. But for this week’s tutorial at iLoveSexy Blog, we have come up with a quick and easy way to recreate your very own DIY embellished sunglasses. Wear them as part of a casual look, rock them at a music festival as part of your rave outfits or even accessorize your sexy swimwear for a pool party. If you’re looking for a cute way to update your wardrobe for the spring and summer, then read on and let’s get started!
What you will need:
Embellishments (faux flowers, half pearls, rhinestones)
Hot glue gun
1st Pair – Flower Embellished Sunglasses
1. Cut your fake flowers from their stems. Gather as many as you need to create your favorite design.
2. Dispense a small amount of hot glue onto the sunglasses.
3. Press the fake flower against the sunglasses and let the hot glue dry.
4. Take a rhinestone and apply a small amount of glue. Press it against the sunglasses. Repeat this step as necessary until you have your desired design.
There you have it with the first pair! We are seriously digging the fake flowers against the classic black cat-eye design. Perfect for a music festival such as Coachella or Electic Daisy Carnival, these DIY embellished sunglasses are sure make a splash.
2nd pair – Pearl embellished sunglasses
1. Dispense a small line of hot glue along the top of the sunglasses. You may want to do this step in sections. Place your pearls on top of the glue and press it tightly. Wait for the glue to dry.
And we are finished! For all of you aviator loving girls, this pair of DIY embellished sunglasses add a sophisticated touch to an otherwise ordinary pair. These sunglasses would also look great with a line of rhinestones as well.
What do you think? Aren’t they adorable or what? Just by looking at them, we are definitely feeling the balmy spring breeze and summer nights already. The best part about this tutorial is that you can use pretty much whatever you want, whether you want to go crazy with the rhinestones or even add some crazy designs such as spikes and metal vines. Besides, what better time to have fun with your wardrobe than when the weather warms up and the layers of clothing come off?
We hope you had as much fun reading about these DIY embellished sunglasses as much as we had fun making them. Now is the perfect time to get ready for the spring and summer and these cute accessories will help get you started. Which one of these sunglasses do you like the best? Which pair will you be making? What other decorations would you use to design your own? Let us know what trends predict for this spring and summer. And of course, leave us your thoughts, questions and comments by entering them in the comment box below.