New York Fashion Week (NYFW) 2017 has been a little political. From the statement shirts at the Prabal Gurung 2017 show, to the cheeky undies designed by Raul Solis, people are using their power to make statements — literally — through their fashion designs. And you can do the same, even if you don’t own a bold statement piece. Here’s how to use PicsArt photo editor and collage maker to add a text overlay to your clothing. Which just goes to show, you can turn any plain white tee into a (political) #StatementPiece.

  1. Download PicsArt photo editor and collage maker for iOS, Android or Windows.
  2. Open your picture (if possible, opt for a plain white tee) in the photo editor and tap on the Text icon.  
  3. Type your text and adjust the size and placement on your photo.
  4. Select your font. We used one from the Varsity Fonts pack. You can see all our available font packages by tapping on the pink plus sign in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  5. Tap on the Color option at the bottom of the screen and select your color. Tap on the Blend option and select the Color Burn blending mode (Note: if your text overlay is going over a colorful shirt, try the Overlay blending mode). Tap on “Apply” to confirm.
  6. To make the text look more realistic, you’ll probably need to stretch it a bit to fit your photo. Tap on the Tool icon and open the Stretch Tool. We used the Inflate option around the middle of the text overlay, then used the Squeeze option along the edges.
  7. Share your edit on PicsArt photo editor with the hashtag #StatementPiece!


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