The “Art of the Trench” is a beautiful thing. The trench coat is quite possibly one of the most classic staples that everyone should own. My friends, Hillary and Katherine of WHO WHAT WEAR, who have a new j’amazing book, “WHAT TO WEAR, WHERE”, agree that one of the most coveted pieces this spring hails from BURBERRY. Designer, Christopher Bailey, added a new spin on the iconic trench coat, giving us goosebumps with metallic accents to embellish. Severe and sexy spikes are certainly a Spring trend to steal (say that tongue twister!)
Get inspired by Burberry, and create your own version. Reach for lots of chopsticks (use anywhere from 50-100 pairs or more if you crave more spike-age). Using a handsaw (carefully) and cut down chopsticks tops. If you don’t feel comfortable with a saw, try heavy duty clippers. In a well-ventilated area, spray paint the spikes, gold. Wait till dry, flip over- and spray to cover. Use chalk to outline where the spikes will go. Use droplets of hot glue on the bottoms of the spikes, place down- and hold for a few seconds till they set. Remove any straggly glue hair strands, let dry- and rock it!