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Who knew your accessories would one day need accessories? If your bag is feeling a little blah these days, the quickest way to gussy it up is to start dressing it up. A great starting place: stealing some inspiration from the spring runways at Gucci and Jimmy Choo, where patterned totes and clutches came decked out with the most beautiful tassels.
But why shell out the money for a brand-new bag when you can just upgrade an old one? Ahead, we hash out the steps to creating three luxe-looking bag tassels to attach to your cross-bodies, totes, and even backpacks. Consider these the grown-up versions of Tamagotchis (no babysitting involved!).
DIY by Christy Kurtz; Photographed by Erin Yamagata
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