The turn of the season need not mean downcast eyes while inwardly cursing the gradual – and perhaps sudden – drop in temperatures. Though fall means, ahem, an undeniable change of season, it also means a lineup of super ah-maze fall fashions sure…

/ Culture / DIY
August 3, 2014

DIY Friendship Bracelet

*Friendz R 4ever*. At least that’s what your friendship bracelets used to read until, well you know … you grew up. Don’t worry though; the fun of cute and colourful bestie bracelets needn’t be lost to your youth. We’ve reimagined the friendship bracelet…

It’s the ~summer of sneakers~ and you can bet that we at CIS are most definitely geeking out over this smart-and-stylish trend. You already rock them at the gym (or, perhaps never) but now it’s time to take ‘em to the streets. They’re…

This just in: cute and comfy mate in one of SS14’s most popular footwear trends – ugly/pretty sandals. At last we’ve closed the gap in the age-old dilemma of mitigating fashion with function. That being said, save your sweats and moth eaten tees…

It’s peanut butter jelly time! Just kidding, it’s not quite time for that tasty lunch-time snack, (or horribly catchy song we pretend to hate), though it is time to talk hot or not: jelly shoes edition. Yet another 80’s trend is back on…

Remember that poorly crafted photo book held together with pipe cleaners and white glue you made for mom way-back-when? Well, this is soooo much better than that. If there’s one thing moms’ love more than DIY gifts it’s DIY gifts covered in chocolate….

It’s time to get fancy ‘errbody—with flats. Say what?! Flats are fancy? Yes, yes they are. That’s right, CIS has taken things in a more pointed direction this year and we’re here to show you how to fancy up just about any outfit…

This season’s nail game is all about DIY striped nails. Whether you like your stripes on the vertical, horizontal or diagonal (or all of the above) this DIY nail art is both fun and easy to do with ready-made striping tools that can…

Shake of those winter blues (and hat, goose-down coat and double knitted mitts and anything else that pays semblance to bulky winter-wear) because Call it Spring is in the air and boy do we L-O-V-E it. If you’re stuck somewhere between bare-foot ballerinas…

This season we just can’t get enough of those purr-fect pumps more fondly referred to as kitten heels.  And while you may be quick to discount the stiletto’s shorter cousin, don’t knock it till you try it. They’re functional and, despite popular belief,…