Who hasn’t used a safety pin as a last-minute fashion fix before? It’s a savvy way to a save a clothing item without making a trip to the tailor. But as our sister site Byrdie pointed out with its 10 things you didn’t know you could do with bobby pins, the shiny little guys have much more value than just temporarily fixing a pair of pants. To prove it, we’re sharing five annoying style problems a simple safety pin can fix.
Scroll down for five safety-pin fashion hacks!
Instead of clasping your necklace together with the original hook, fasten the ends together with a safety pin to lengthen the look of your jewelry piece.
Once your scarf placement is on point, simply tack a couple pins in the back to keep the accessory stylishly in place.
Check out our step-by-step instructions for how this one’s done!
Static cling is so annoying, yet it’s so easy to get rid of, all you have to do is place a safety pin to the inside seam of your pants, skirt, or blouse.
If you’re having a tough time zipping up a pair of boots, fasten a safety pin to the hook of your zipper and use the pin for extra leverage. This is especially helpful when your boots are feeling a little snug.
What’s the cleverest way you’ve used a safety pin? Share your style hack in the comments below!