While checking off the tasks on the back of the legendary #12Barz shirt might be the best part of the night... cutting up & putting together your outfit is definitely a close second.

Unsure of how you're going to do it this year? Take a look at our favourite DIYs from 2018... and check out the 2019 design here!


Tinsel Details

Sewn (or super glued) tinsel additions to your shirt and matching red shorts make for the perfect festive look:

The Mrs. Claus Set

Add a Santa hat & DIY Claus belt to make this one authentic look.

Remake the original XL t-shirt into a matching set:

View this post on Instagram

2 bars is close enough #12barz

A post shared by rue πŸ•Š (@ruhanachowhan) on


The classic (and easy to do) cut-out sleeves works great for both guys & girls.


Tie-Up Tube Top Dress

@AnikaLeung gave us a tutorial in 2018 on how to re-create this epic tie-up tube top dress. Tap the post below for a step-by-step tutorial:

Wrap-around Dress

First, cut-off the sleeves of this dress to make a tube top - but ensure you save the sleeves and keep the additional fabric attached.

Re-style the sleeves of the t-shirt to tie around you for this trendy t-shirt dress:

The Loose Fit:

For a more comfy t-shirt dress, cut a v (as deep or as shallow as you like) and loop in ribbons for fun details:


Rock the classic cropped tube top:

View this post on Instagram

Trust me when I say we have been baaad all year πŸŽ…πŸ½

A post shared by CC (@cierrathomas12) on

Choker V-Neck:

Cut a V under the shirt-collar to create this effect.

Our favourite way to wear this outfit? Paired with a festive Christmas skirt and other holiday accessories:

View this post on Instagram

Tis the season πŸŽ„#12barz

A post shared by Kasey Zacharias (@kaseyzach) on

Tie-Up T-Shirt:

View this post on Instagram

Oh what fun πŸŽ„

A post shared by C H E L S E Y (@chelsxxpf) on

Sleeveless Tie-Up:

View this post on Instagram

Ur manz favourite Christmas cardπŸ˜›

A post shared by Lau (@laurenncatani) on


Easily add some tinsel as bonus festive decor:

The options of crop tops are TRULY endless:


Christmas is one time of year where you can be as over-the-top as you like without being ridiculed. Think outside of the box and customize your shirt with xmas lights, designs, or anything you can think up... without becoming a fire hazard πŸ˜‰.

Can't wait to pick up your #12BARZ T-Shirt? Find out when your date is online NOW!

Haven't grabbed your tickets yet? Secure yours HERE!