Organize Your Closet
Being a modern, stylish woman doesn’t come easily. It takes real and consistent effort to show up looking amazing, time after time. The first thing you need to be prepared for if you’re going to strut down this path is learning to love organization. Your closet needs to be a smooth-running, powerful machine. Organize your clothing according to color, season, or style – whichever works for you.
Find A Great Tailor
Buying clothing, particularly affordable clothing, off the rack means that so often there will be a piece or two that don’t quite fit you the way you want them to, through no fault of the clothing – it just is what it is. In times like these, the best solution is to get that piece tailored to fit you like a glove. Find a talented tailor that you can keep in your style arsenal for times when you need to look extra stylish. If cost is a worry for you, then you will be relieved to know that tailoring an outfit is not as expensive as you might have thought, ask around on your local groups for any seamstresses who would be willing to help you out.
Look For Inspiration
There is zero shame in not always knowing what looks great together, no one is perfect…except for maybe Cate Blanchett and Charlize Theron. Feel free to look for inspiration from these ladies, or others – or even just a quick search on Pinterest will help you so much. Find style inspiration and then tweak their looks to make them your own by adding your unique and personal touch. Inspiration can be found in the strangest of places, style is such a personal experience so it’s up to you to decide what works best for you.
Accessories will always be stylish; their sole purpose is to enhance your outfit. The trick with accessories is that you must be careful not to overdo them. When accessorizing your outfit, consider the patterns and colors when choosing your favorite pieces – as much as accessories and jewelry do not need to match per se, they do need to pull your overall look together. The best thing you can do is to find a few signature pieces and then work them into various outfits.
Women around the world have the same desires when it comes to their wardrobes and closets – we all want flattering outfits that make us feel as good as we look or look as good as we feel. Irish women’s clothing looks best when it is paired with statement pieces like chunky jewelry or funky riding boots. Think of your statement pieces as the items that will draw the attention of onlookers immediately, these are the pieces that people won’t readily forget.
A Shoe for Every Occasion
The smartest style tip you will ever get is to make sure that you have at least one pair of shoes for every and any occasion. Women are expected to do so much in a day, and we all know that it is exhausting trying to do all that whilst wearing stilettos. Make sure you own a pair of comfortable beach shoes, like flip-flops or sandals, a comfortable pair of sneakers, a pair of boots for the cold winter chills, and a pair of high heels – every woman needs to feel the empowerment that only heels can offer. These are what you can consider being your “staple shoes”.
Fresh, Clean, and Pressed
It is not enough to just have the right clothing, you need to make sure it is always fresh, clean, and pressed. There is something instantly attractive about freshly pressed clean clothing, it is effortlessly elegant and stylish. Be sure to read the cleaning instructions on your clothing pieces, not all of them will be machine washable and many of them cannot be pressed so check the tags beforehand.
Dress For Your Shape
Before I get attacked for this, it has nothing to do with any specific body shape being a “bad” one. Dressing for your shape is the most empowering thing you can do for your self-confidence. Wearing clothes that flatter your figure is always going to look better than just blindly following trends, irrespective of whether they suit you. This tip is all about helping you to feel good in your clothes, and what better way to do that than by dressing for your beautiful shape – whatever shape that may be.
Style is all about crafting a delicate balance between fashion trends and timeless elegance. Style meets somewhere in the middle; it is this balance and harmony that you need to maintain. Balance your outfits and accessories and your sense of style with automatically follow suit…excuse the pun. This balance is achieved when you utilize two differently styled pieces together in the right proportions, for example, a long flowy skirt is best teamed with a fitting bodysuit or cropped top.
Being stylish and being classy are mutually exclusive, classy women are often stylish and stylish women are always classy. Be mindful of how much skin you show, there is a limit and it’s not as high as you might think. The golden style rule is to either show a bit of cleavage or leg but never both.
Style is all about finding what works for you and your body, it doesn’t have to cost you the earth and it certainly doesn’t have to leave you feeling uncomfortable and unable to breathe. You should try to not confuse fashion with style – these two elements don’t always go hand in hand. The most important thing to take away from this article is to do what feels good to you, style is an extension of your personality so don’t be afraid to take chances. Feel free to explore the trends, occasionally something truly magical happens and we find a trend that seems like it was made just for us. There is no better feeling than that.