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It all started with Miu Miu (or our grandmothers, depending on who you ask), but detachable collars have really dominated the neck game for the past few seasons. Maybe it's the crisp lines or the sheer versatility, but there's nothing quite like a bit of buttoned-up bling at your neck to dress up an outfit. The one caveat? Shelling out the cash for a designer version can be a touch daunting. That's why we've put our crafty skills to task to create four DIY collars that anyone can create, if you've got a moment (and a few old button-ups) to spare. Click through for these crazy clever how-tos and whip up the whole quartet!
DIY by Christy Kurtz; Photographed by Shanita Sims
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