Gallery: Make Designer Tara St. James’ Recycled Zipper Bracelet (DIY Tutor...

"Make do and mend" may be the mantra of the moment, but who says you're not allowed to switch things up a bit? Tara St. James, the designer behind Study NY and zipper-upcycler extraordinaire, is in the house to show us how yesterday's busted zipper can become tomorrow's edgy wrist adornment.

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5 Responses to “Make Designer Tara St. James’ Recycled Zipper Bracelet (DIY Tutorial)”

  1. […] made it you ask? Disaya? H&M? Alex Wang himself? Nope, this little treat is completely DIY. Ecouterre was nice enough to post this simple, eight-step instruction manual on how to recreate this easy, inexpensive design by Tara St. James, a master of eco-friendly […]

  2. hinair says:

    Is is same desiner for this design?
    If different designer, who is the original?

  3. Jasmin Malik Chua says:

    Hi @hinair, it’s the same designer—Tara St. James.

  4. oneprettything says:

    This is so cool, I’m loving your site! I’ll be linking to this if you don’t mind. It’s such a great project!

  5. linn says:

    My black zipper bracelet is fantastic! I’m going to make another
    in olive and another in grey.
    I’m looking forward to your weekly updates.

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