Since fashion is such a fickle industry, keeping up with what’s hot and what’s not is often a challenge. If you’re on a tight budget, you would have to think twice about spending money on some things because they might not be considered stylish for long. Or, sometimes, they’re already on your closet but only needs some fashion tweaks for them to look great. So before seeking those fresh, trendy pieces, keep on reading for our 9 unexpectedly stylish pieces to wear now.
- Ripped Denim Jeans or Shorts
If you’ve got some worn out jeans, make them look unexpectedly stylish by adding some tears, rips, and frays on its style making them intentionally distressed yet trendy. Like fashion blogger Micah Gianneli, wear your distressed denim shorts or jeans with a crisp button-down shirt and jacket, or a loose casual top. This way, you’ll make your distressed denim pieces back in life while keeping it trendy and cool.
- Slip Dress
If you think slip dresses are for bedtime, you can actually wear it outdoors as a part of a growing trend. Like fashion blogger Nicole Warne, simply opt for an elegant shade of cobalt blue or cream and dress it up with a party clutch and a pair of chic heels. Metallic silver, gold, burgundy, and brown can be great as long as you keep them chic and you avoid showing too much skin. Whenever you feel it’s inappropriate for outdoors, top your slip dress with a lightweight cardigan to keep them decent.
- Sheer Ensembles
Sheer ensembles are all the rage right now, making your street style more daring, edgy, and unexpected. Like fashion blogger Micah Gianneli, go for a sheer maxi dress and wear decent lingerie beneath that will peek through your sheer fabric. Or, simply team your sheer top with a leather skirt and jacket to keep the sexiness tamed in an edgy way.
- Sporty Bandeau Top
If you’re not a sneakers type of girl, then resort to sporty bandeau tops that will look chic with skinny jeans and heels. Like Micah Gianneli, incorporate some silver or gold accents into your outfit to dress it up a bit without breaking your sporty statement.
- Non-Dressy Pants
Slouchy pants, sweatpants, jogger pants and such may be not-so-chic to wear on your street style. However, they can still be dressed up by elegant pieces like a chic button down shirt, chiffon blouse, metallic top and even an off shoulder top to make them casual-chic while keeping your relaxed vibe. Like fashion blogger Annabelle Fleur, team your sporty leggings with a metallic silver top and a pair of chic ballet flats that will do the tricks for you.
- Novelty Print Sweater
Novelty sweater are great for making you look original, unique, and playful on your street looks. Just pick the style that shows your personality and moods. Looking for ways to spice up your typical looks? Then go for a fruity print sweater in juicy color and wear it with a pair of brightly colored pants like Nicole Warne did.
- Oversized Sweater
If you’re a fan of cozy, relaxed, and effortless look, oversized sweater is a perfect fashion staple for you. Whether you wish to wear them with slouchy pants or classy skirt, these sweaters will instantly add some relaxed and cool looks to your street style.
- Eccentric Necklace or Belt
Accessories can make or break your look, so pick them carefully. Eccentric necklace or belt can be great to add some playful touch to your plain outfits. Like fashion blogger Veronica Popoiacu, spice up your plain top and denim shorts with a colorful beaded necklace that will make your outfit style-ready without trying hard.
- Wedge Sneakers
More comfortable than wedge sandals and dressier than slip-on sneakers, wedge sneakers can be versatile enough to add some sporty vibe to whatever outfit you’re wearing. Like fashion blogger Annabelle Fleur, add some laidback vibe to your chic blazer and shorts with a pair of black sneakers that can be a perfect alternative for ankle boots, ballet flats, and heels while keeping you look chic and comfortable. Indeed, fashion is all about experimentation and finding the best look that flatters you.