A fashion stylist can take one glance at an outfit and immediately know what’s wrong with an outfit. Want that magical kind of talent? Read on and find out all the tips and tricks to creating head-turning combinations.
Know your body shape/type
Do you know if you are an apple, pear, banana, or hourglass body figure? If you’re unsure, do a quick google or read through our previous blog posts about dressing for your body type.
Pay attention to the finer details
Go get your nails done. It’s no good preparing your outfit if you’re not going to prepare yourself. You deserve a mani/pedi. And don’t forget to shave those stinky pits. Nothing worse than wearing a stunning dress and lifting your arms to adjust your hair and…
Invest in a tailor.
It doesn’t need to a be a full-time celebrity tailor or stylist. It can be a simple adjustment of a few centimeters. A skirt than bunches and sags will be transformed into a stellar staple when it hugs your body in all the right places.
Start with staples
Building a wardrobe starts with key apparel pieces. Think white, black, gray tops and pants. When you start with the basics, it’s much easier to piece together an outstanding outfit using layering and a bold statement jewelry item.
Quality, not quantity.
Don’t be one of those girls who buys every season’s latest trend and then let it sit in your wardrobe for years to come. Invest in a quality jacket that will last a few seasons and easily pair with a multitude of outfits.
There’s a reason a capsule wardrobe works.
Busy women with families and full-time jobs don’t have time to hunt through a wardrobe wondering what to wear. A handy tip: Turn each one of your hangers away from you. After you wear an item, turn the hanger to face you. Check in a few months to see which items have been worn and which are ready to give to charity.
Know your worth.
It should be you in the outfit, not the outfit on you. Let your personality shine through. Confidence and a great smile can make any ordinary outfit extraordinary!
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