Why DIY Details Have Become So Popular in Fashion

Jessica Schiffer
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An interesting side effect of the internet and other technological advancements from the last 20-odd years has been a renewed interest in all things handmade and, in many cases, quaint. With so many speedy, once-futuristic products on offer, it’s the humbler, less complex items that seem novel today. Nowhere has this been more obvious than on über-popular websites like Pinterest and Etsy, both of which advocate for DIY everything (offering step-by-step tips and a sales platform for what’s sometimes called the maker movement, respectively). And while both sites have always had a heavy fashion component, the last few years have seen the larger industry embracing similar styles and methods of production.

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