If you think your casual style looks so common and typical, be adventurous and bold by incorporating some twists on them. The mind behind the “The Fashion Fraction”, Michèle Krüsi is a Switzerland-based blogger known for her eclectic and creative fashion style featuring creative layers and trendy aesthetic. If you’re looking for ways to revamp your looks wearing the ensembles already in your closet, keep on reading to scoop some of her tricks.
Since accessories can make or break your overall outfit, why not make an eclectic and trendy statement with them. Look for unconventional, unique, and statement-making accessories that you can easily incorporate to your typical outfit. For instance, Michèle creatively styled her scarf by knotting it on her waist functioning as a belt, or simply wrapped it around her neck. Though a necktie is typically a gentleman’s accessory, she confidently wore it on her typical casual outfit that created an eclectic outfit. Layered necklace, double-buckle belt, chain belts, and a feather ornamented heels are some of Michèle’s picks that you may also consider.
Wearing something overdone or exaggerated looks eclectic and trendy too. Like Michèle, think of wearing denim with denim, suede with suede, leather with leather and such combinations that can make you look unique as not every woman has the courage to pull this kind of style. Though wearing something fitted with an oversized piece may seem the fashion rules that govern our society, being trendy and eclectic sometimes involve breaking these rules. Like Michèle, you may wear a stiff denim top with a pair of denim culottes to create that eclectic feel.
If you’re not a fan of mixing and matching ensembles, you may opt for an eclectic piece that will serve as your statement piece. Oversized sweater, suede halter top, unconventional dress and such are of Michèle’s creative pieces that you may draw inspiration from. If you’re creative enough, be stylish altering your casual pieces to create an eclectic and trendy outfit. This way, your style will look more personalized and expressive.
Since piling on layers has become a major trend, be creative like Michèle missing pieces that are not supposed to be worn together like a denim skirt with a leather skirt, denim skirt with denim jeans, printed dress with jeans, maxi skirt with jeans, and even a skirt with a dress. Be creative with your fabric choices to end up into a more stylish look. Denim, leather, lace, suede, cashmere, fur, and velvet are great options.
Wearing prints and patterns can be stylish too. If you’re not a fan of novelty, quirky, and eclectic prints, go for classic ones and create a trendy outfit by mixing prints and patterns together. Indeed, there are lots of ways to look eclectic and trendy. Just go for tricks that suit your personal style and mirror your personality.