Models are known for setting trends, whether it’s nude baby bumps, dyeing their hair mermaid pink like Bella Hadid or rocking modest cutouts, and they’re a great source of inspiration. But sometimes, they go a little over the top — remember Gigi’s Met Ball manicure that cost a whopping $2,000? NOT realistic for the average gal.

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Here’s another one: Miranda Kerr posted an Instagram with her wearing $1,800 crystal-encrusted sunglasses by Anna-Karin Karlsson. Say what!? This might be one of the easiest DIY’s ever — and for much, much cheaper than a couple months of rent.


You can go with these H&M sunnies ($13) if you’re feeling the cat eye and tortoiseshell. Hey, $13 versus $1800, now that’s a bargain!


If you want to stay true to Miranda’s black cat eyes, this B.P. pair ($12) makes the perfect canvas to build your own rhinestone creation.

You can use Miranda for design inspiration, but also try switching it up by using unusually shaped studs like butterflies and stars from Etsy or your local craft store. You can also go wild and try colored studs, interesting geometric patterns or whatever strikes your fancy — they’re your glam glasses, girl! Just attach ’em with some hot glue.

Plus, you get the satisfaction of saying they’re “custom.”

Instagram your DIY sunnies with #iamcreative!

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