Buying strong basics is a sound approach to building ones wardrobe. Unfortunately, basics can lead one to say “I have nothing to wear”. Most of the time reinventing a basic means sacrificing the basic. The crocheted embellishments were designed to slip on and off the buttons. You can use your yarn stash to create new looks without sacrificing the workhorse piece that still serves you well. Here are two ideas. The first way is to crochet button covers and a flower appliqué for a shirt. The second approach is to make multiple flowers to slip over the buttons on the back belt. This tip can help you create a designer wardrobe without the designer price tag.