There are many wonderful things about fall shopping—new shoes, clothes, and accessories being at the top of that list. The downside? Not having any more money. Luckily, style is less about what you wear and more about how you wear it, and there are all kinds of sneaky fashion hacks that’ll make sure you’re wearing your clothes to their full potential. From perfecting the ultimate belt knot to mastering a sleeve cuff to learning how to transform your favorite scarf into something else entirely, we’ve pulled together nine of our most effective tricks in the slideshow above. Click through to learn them all—we promise you’ll be looking at your closet in a whole different way.
This is one of those easy hacks that you’ve probably seen on everyone from Olivia Palermo to Helena Bordon…and you’ve probably wondered if they all went to the same belt-knotting seminar (they must’ve?). Well, we’ve got the cheat sheet.
To A Tee
Transform your favorite oversized tee into a bunch-free, figure-flattering top perfect for all of your most polished pencil skirts and high-waisted trousers. All you need is a hair elastic and a few seconds of time.
A little tuck here, a little tszuj there—the perfect cuffed sleeve is all in the technique.
Meet the other way you should be wearing your overalls.
Borrowed From The Boys
Turn this menswear workaday staple into a lady-friendly (and quite sexy) addition to your weekend wardrobe.
From vintage designer kerchiefs to traditional all-American bandanas, short neck scarves are a style staple this season. Here’s how to make sure you don’t creep into cowboy or flight attendant territory.
The Faux Bandeau
Only a beginner’s level of fashion magic is required to turn your favorite lightweight scarf into a layer-worthy bandeau top.
How do you make a half-tuck look deliberate and not like you haphazardly buttoned your pants over your shirt the last time you went to the restroom? We’ve got the (quite easy) answer.
This easy trick will make sure your jeans look fit for a street style star…and not Tom Sawyer.