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Turn that “shoulder pad” feminism into a hat!

June 29th, 2008     by Diandra Oliver     Comments

DIY shoulder-pad hat over at The Coveted. The Coveted

Pop quiz!

You might be a shoulder pad feminist if:

a) your messenger bag sports a “Vote Clinton” pin b) you “do it all” c) you came of age in the era of shoulder pads and still see sexism everywhere.

But, if you’re like me and you don’t like to wear your shoulder pads in your thrifted blazers, cutting them out doesn’t have to mean more garbage: you can now wear those shoulder pads on your head!

Jennine over at The Coveted and the absolutely amazing Coveted Shoppe recycled her found shoulder pads and created beautiful hats! There’s no tutorial, but you could probably take some elastic, sew it on to wear under the back of your head, and glue on some tassle-y things. Sequins, those little fabric birds, sparkles, and trinkets can also be hot glued wherever needed.

So rock that shoulder pad in a way that makes you feel confident and thrifty: bringing the brawn of the shoulder pad back to your head.

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