Get creative – reinvent your vintage With the recession attempting to upset our seasonal wardrobe updates, it’s time to get creative with the clothes we already have. Laura Terry has five top tips to reinvent your clothes and help get your vintage wardrobe catwalk-ready for next season. The vintage look has never been more in style, especially as we adopt the old ‘make-do and mend’ mantra, made famous by our grandparents during the war years. With everyone feeling the pinch more than ever right now, why not update your look for less by getting the most out of your current clothes? Here are our top five tips on how to wear your clothes different ways and still be oh-so stylish and chic this season: Get inventive with belts D&G and Chloé were among the designers using old curtain ties as fashion statements in their new collections this season, so take that as your cue to start experimenting. Old style tasselled ties were firmly in favour on the runway, but if that’s not your thing then get crazy with ties, scarves and anything else comes to hand.