3 Cool Accessories You Can Buy—Or DIY

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Keeping up with fashion isn't a cost-effective endeavor in the slightest. On one hand, you could throw financial caution to the wind and splurge. On the other, you could scrimp and save your pennies and buy one or two of your favorite big-ticket items annually. Or, you could get your creative juices flowing and set aside a few hours to make a few cool accessories yourself.

You could purchase a pricey perspex box clutch like the one Solange Knowles carried... 

...Or you can DIY it. Swell Mayde shared her super-simple four step tutorial.

You could buy an expensive pair of oversize tassel earrings like the ones Dita Von Teese wore...

...Or you can make your own. A Pair & A Spare breaks down the detailed process. 

You could charge a chunky crystal collar necklace like the one Kendall Jenner wore...

...Or you can get crafty and construct one yourself. Honestly WTF shows you how to create something similar.