Not every style or trend works for everyone. It’s a matter of finding what works best for you and your body type.
I would love to be able to pull off all those fun fashion forward trends that are featured in our latest magazines. I have tried. Some have worked out and others have not.
I’ve figured out some ways to turn those those epic failures around by trying to find different ways to wear the latest trends that suit my body.
For starters, don’t run to the store in your work out gear and no make up expecting to walk out with exactly you had in mind for your particular style.
I’m all about comfort when it comes to shopping. I know how crazy life gets. By the time you drop the kids off at the school it’s time to pick them up again. On your weekends you just want to sit back and relax and not deal with the stress of shopping. Maybe you just hate to shop. You are an in and out, special occasion type of gal.
I get it ladies, but let’s be honest with ourselves for a moment. If you are in any of the categories above then you might want to take note.
Be sure when you step out of your house you have the appropriate undergarments on.
Believe me, nothing is going to fit you right when you are wearing your sport bra. It’s called a sports bra for a reason.
Make sure you have a little make up on. This might be something that sounds silly, but ladies we all know that a little blush can go a long way.
When you are trying on clothes it’s great to have color literally from head to toe. This gives you an idea of how the material colors play with your skin tone.
It doesn’t have to be a lot of makeup, just apply what defines you. For example, mine would be blush, mascara and a little gloss.
3) Fix that Hair
Please have your hair done even if it’s just pulled back.
4) Style with Accessories
Learn how to incorporate accessories to your style.
Really look at the article of clothing that you are wearing and try to picture it with the right accessories. These items can really being your style to life!
5) Strike a Pose
Take pictures of yourself in each outfit you try on in the dressing room. I find that this helps me narrow my decision down and allows me to go back and see what I did or didn’t like about each ensemble.
Maybe put together some ideas that you might be looking for in regard to your style. This will help make your shopping stress free.
Take note that when you are trying on clothes that all of these items combined can really help you express your style and find what trends work best for you.
If all else fails, purchase the outfit, but make sure you can return it.
Take it home try it on with all your accessories and see how it looks. Take a few pictures and get some opinions.
Don’t shy away from new trends or different styles. Find what works best for you and go for it.
The simple tips above should help you in the long run. Happy styling and happy shopping!
I was going to do a current video but this oldie but goodie worked just fine.