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Pearls have always been a symbol of wisdom and class. Wearing them can instantly transform a look from casual to sophisticated, and when you combine that with a peter pan collar you get a major fashion breakthrough. We're updating two classic looks to create one modern piece of neck candy. Not to mention the insane amount of pearls seen on the Chanel runway yesterday. These collars compliment almost any look, wear it with a dress in the evening or a crew-neck sweater for an easy daytime look.Take off your geek chic training wheels and become a little wiser with this do it yourself pearl collar necklace. What you'll need:1 piece of 81/2 x 11 creme piece of felt2 yards of strung pearls.glue gun or E600 adhesive1 ft ribbonscissors1 piece of paperpenhole puncherStep 1 - Fold your piece of paper in two. Sketch half of your collar from the folded side out. You can also print an image of your favorite peter pan collar and trace over half of it to make this part easier. Then cut out your paper collar and unfold it to reveal your stencil.Step 2 - Place your paper stencil on the felt and trace around the edges. Then cut out your felt collar.Step 3 - Place your adhesive around the outer edges of the collar.Step 4 - Keeping the pearls strung, carefully place them in rows behind one another. You can cut the end of each strand and continue to use it as each row gets smaller.Step 5 - Add in pearls where missing and let dry.Step 6 - To turn your collar into a necklace punch holes at each end.Step 7 - Thread one piece of ribbon through each hole and tie.
With shows like Mad Men making a huge impact on fashion, it's no wonder that we are seeing the return of the waistline!For the new Fall 2011 season, there will be plenty of dresses reminiscent of the 1950's - 60's where fitted waists and full circle skirts will most definitely be the silhouette of choice!What better way to accent this feminine asset than a simple slim belt. Topshop's green double bow keeper belt is one of our favorites here at the Hive. In the perfect shade of classic Kelly green, the leather belt features two dainty bow keepers and a antique gold buckle. Wear it with pretty dresses or, for something more casual, pair it with a crisp white shirt and some high-waist jeans. (It also comes in - light tan, orange, aubergine and oxblood versions!)Where to Buy - TopShopPrice - $32.00Who - Melimeli was the first to add the Green Double Bow Keeper Belt to the Hive.