6 Basic Style Tips You May Not Know but You Should

Looking good isn’t just about trends as it’s about feeling confident in your style basics. From the one item every woman needs to knowing if a garment is top-quality, keep on reading for the 6 basic style tips that you should know so your daily getting-dressed routine will be a breeze.

  1. If you find a look that works, stick with it.

long gray coat with all black urban outfit

minimalist white dress with ankle boots

If you find yourself in an outfit that you go-to day after day, why not make it your signature look? If there’s a look you like and want to wear, go for it. Just make sure you execute the outfit with confidence and no one will ever second guess it. Like fashion blogger Ania Boniecka, a structured coat can dress up your all-black outfit strategically.

  1. Dress for yourself, not for men.

cold shoulder dress with peep toe boots structured suede shirtdress with boots

If women will dress for men, we’d all be wearing tight-fitting miniskirts and dresses. This is why we have to dress for ourselves, which will make getting dressed easier and your confidence will shine through because you’ll be more comfortable in what you’re wearing.

  1. Don’t buy trends that don’t suit your body type.

abstract print graphic dress flared trousers with classic coat and shawl

No matter what people say about being able to pull anything off if you have confidence, if you see something and don’t think it will work for you, it probably won’t. If you wish to balance your tall frame, you may think of resorting to a pair of flared jeans over skinny ones that will look more flattering on your just like fashion blogger Ania Boniecka did.

  1. If your weight changes a lot, update your wardrobe.

flared pants with modern blazer and white top oversized camel coat with urban outfit

It’s important when you’re investing in articles of clothing that become staples that you have them tailored. Don’t pretend it fits, especially if it’s store-bought. This way, you’ll ensure your money is well-spent and will make you feel great every time you wear it. However, there are times when our bodies have changed, so don’t pretend things fit when they don’t. Whether you gained weight or lost weight, update your wardrobe and don’t stick with the same baggy clothes.

  1. Assess your closet before hitting the mall.

fur sleeved structured outfit with mesh dress draped skirt with hippie top

Figure out what pieces your closet is seriously lacking for the next season and attack the shops accordingly. If you really want to stay on track, make a list. Start by cleaning out your closet. Those items that just seem to hang in our closet season after that we always say we’ll wear, but don’t, toss it and don’t buy the same article of clothing again. Incorporate a philosophy into your closet just like when something new comes home, something old gets permanently loaned to a friend.

  1. If you feel uncomfortable, you probably look uncomfortable.

boho hat with burgundy leather trousers with collared top lug sole shoes with architectural jacket and modern outfit

Your confidence is affected by what you’re wearing, as sad of a thought as that might be. So if you’re feeling self-conscious about your outfit, you’re likely to be tugging at it or double-checking that everything is in place all day and night. By taking these things into consideration, you’ll be able to look polished and chic all the time.

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