Beauty & Fashion

How to Turn a Boring Cardigan Into a Sexy Backless Top -- With a Hair Tie!

by Cristina Corvino 3:00 AM, July 5, 2018

Aired July 5, 2018

After having an item of clothing for a while, it’s totally normal to grow tired of wearing it -- BUT before you get rid of that piece, see if you can give it new life!

Our friend and style guru Gretta Monahan did just that with a standard cardigan sweater on our show -- by turning it into a backless top.


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Gretta's secret? Wearing the cardigan backwards and using a hair tie to anchor it in the back and the sweater's last button to fasten it in the front.


Check out the simple steps below (and hear Gretta walk you through them in the video above!):


And that's not all you can do with an old cardigan!

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Marie Claire Senior Fashion Editor Zanna Roberts Rassi turned hers into an off-the-shoulder top.

Just look how easy it is to do!


Ah, the possibilities are endless!