Studs & Pearls: 30 Creative Projects for Customized Fashion by Kirsten Nunez
Laurence King Publishing Ltd. (May 2014)
Stiebner (September 2014) 

AVAILABLE NOW in English and German

The concept of DIY has transformed consumer culture, most notably in the fashion industry. Fueled by the current state of the economy, fashion lovers have turned to DIY projects for an inexpensive, personalized means of dressing themselves. The process of creating and altering clothing and accessories highlights the artistic expression of fashion, as opposed to its monetary value.

Studs and Pearls features 30 tutorials for customized clothing, accessories, jewelry, and shoes, with clear step-by-step instructions accompanied by detailed photographs. The projects are easy to make and don’t require specialist sewing skills. Inspiration photographs feature variations of the tutorials, emphasizing how readers can truly personalize their creations. Stylish and hip, the projects will appeal to a young readership interested in fashion and saving money.

Order Studs & Pearls from the following retailers:

US & UK: Laurence King  
US: Amazon - Barnes & Noble - Kinokuniya - Strand Books - Chronicle Books - Staples
Canada: Amazon
UK: Amazon
Lithuania: Humanita
Germany: Amazon
Australia: Boffins Book Shop