Jewellery, sunglasses and other accessories.

Four top upcycling tips: accessorise all areas

With clothing, the smallest things can make the biggest difference.

Accessories can totally transform an outfit from daytime to evening wear in the blink of a fashionable eye.

Costume jewellery, hairbands and bracelets are some of the most valuable items in your wardrobe – if you follow these four top tips.

1. The long and the short of it

Try wearing more than one necklace, long and/or short, for a layered look.

2. Bangle bonus

Cluster different bangles together.

3. A belting idea

Use belts to create new looks. They can be worn under the bust, around the waist and the hips.

4. Brooching the subject

Brooches can be attached to hair clips and worn in up-do’s and down-do’s. They can also be worn on buttoned up shirts for a new look.

So get experimenting and watch how your accessories change an outfit in seconds.