These fashion tips will help upgrade your appearance. Whether we like it or not, fashion has a great influence on the lifestyle of every woman.
Even with a fully stock wardrobe, most ladies still complain of lacking what to wear – Relax! it’s a female thing.
As a classy lady who knows how to look good, you can get your wardrobe to function more than it already does to make life a lot easier for you. These fashion tips are tailored to help you look best in any occasion.
1. Get Rid of Junks
Usually, it is advised that any cloth that you haven’t worn in more than 6 months is not useful to you and should be discarded. Too many clothes make you confuse when making decisions as to which to put on for a particular occasion.
If you want to stop spending hours in front of your closet, it needs to be neat and coordinated. Hoarding clothes always lead to a mess. You can give the clothes you don’t need to someone who will utilise them more than you. However, the ones that are very old, throw them away or burn them right away.
2. Shop Purposely
Stumbling into a shop to buy clothes spontaneously, just because you have the money to do so may not be the way to get the best. Know exactly what you need to buy; the colour and design, so that you don’t get swerved by the seller’s sweet-mouth. In order to be efficient and be happy with your choice, you should go shopping with a proper hairstyle, makeup and shoes, so you can see the bigger picture, fully dressed.
3. Accessorize Simple Outfits with Bold Colours
A piece of jewellery would add class and spark to a dull outfit, so try as much as possible to accessorise. A nice touch of bow-tie can turn a blouse to have a shirt-like look. The way you accessorise is also an important part of your style. When buying accessories, feel free to get them in wild colours that you would not normally own a cloth in, in order to bring out the beauty in your outfits.
4. Know the Rules of Showing Skin
Women who have beautiful skins and complexion usually look for ways to show it off. Mind you, you can only show off one area at a time. You can’t be wearing a crop top on miniskirts, neither is it OK to wear an open-back top on bum-shots. If you want to expose some flesh in the lower part of your body, make sure the upper part is well covered. Vice versa!
5. Wear Smart Jackets Only
Purchasing jackets, coats and blazers have just one rule – it needs to fit your shoulders. If it’s too tight or too wide, don’t bother buying it with the hope of making an adjustment. No matter how good your tailor is, s/he may not be able to make a perfect amendment.
6. Wear Clothes Made For Your Body Shape
This is one of the most faulted fashion tips for women. Every woman was made uniquely. You need to understand your body shape and dress accordingly. It will be nice if you pay close attention to your most endowed parts, accentuate them in your outfits.
7. Make New Shoes Comfortable
High heels are great at adding poise and confidence to women style. However, they can cause serious injuries when too tight and uncomfortable.
There are different ways to avoid calluses and foot blisters. You can try out new shoes at home to expand it before wearing it out. Another effective way is to fill a couple of freezer bags with water, place them in your shoes, and put them into your freezer to stay overnight, you’ll be able to see a huge difference in the morning.
8. Pick Out Jeans Carefully
No matter the type of jeans you plan to buy, you should always go with a smaller size. This is because after washing them, they stretch. You can spice your jean wardrobe with different shades of it – sky blue, deep blue, grey, green, etc.
9. Give Yourself a Treat
An expensive dress will look drab if the person wearing it doesn’t look bright and well cared for. Try to observe hours of ‘beauty sleep.’ Take care of your body, paying attention to the face and eyes. Also, visit the spa once in a while to unwind and renew your skin.
10. Beware of Makeup & Perfumes Stains
Makeup and stains from deodorant is usually difficult to wash off, so try to be cautious of spilling any on your clothes. If you mistakenly stain your clothes, try using wipes to clean it immediately, before taking it off for washing.
11. Change Looks With Scarfs
Scarfs add class and a vintage look to some outfits. They come in different shapes, colours, sizes, materials and forms and there are a thousand and one ways to tie them. Browse the internet and learn more about scarfs and how to use them both on your head and neck.
12. Wear Comfortable Outfit
What’s the use of clothes if they don’t make you feel comfortable? Make sure all items fit perfectly so that nothing is slipping off your body. From your shoes, bags, clothes and accessories, get something that will give you total comfort.
13. Work With Limited budget
Women naturally love shopping but not the bills that come with it. It’s easy to get carried away by all the gorgeous apparel staring at you at the stalls but planning will help you. Make a list of the items you need, look for shops offering discounts and if possible buy only products that are on ‘sales.’
14. Try on Menswear
You do not have to be a Tom-Boy to dress like a guy. It’s a good way to get noticed aside making a strong fashion statement.
15. Belt Up
A suitable belt can make any outfit better. If used the right way, it’ll accent your figure by making your waist thinner. So, you should find a way to make your belt pop up.
16. Keep a Spare Cloth
No one plans for things to go wrong but sometimes they do go against the plan. When wearing white colours, carry something else just in case of a sad stain incident. You can carry a sewing kit and spare button too, to be on a safe side in case a button gets missing.
17. Customise Your Clothes
Nigeria has several amazing tailors and designers that can give you just what you need to look awesome. Customised clothes are unique than already made ones, as you can be sure no one has your same kind of cloth, in the same style and colour.
18. Own Variety of Bags
A handbag is one of the most versatile and important accessories that a woman can own. There’s no such thing as ‘one too many’ when it comes to bags and purses. Try to have a small, medium and large one for different purposes and don’t forget to have ‘black’ as one of your favourite, which is usually the most used for some people.
19. Learn to Handle Your Luggage
While packing for a trip, make sure your clothes are well folded. Doing so reduces the luggage and helps you carry only what you need. Also, there’s a simple way to avoid your clothes getting all rumpled, put the clothing items in different laundry bags carefully before placing them in your suitcase.
20. Care for Your Clothes
After spending much money on clothes, you need to take care of them so they can last. Wash them carefully, separating similar colours and washing dark ones differently.
Iron your clothes and starch the ones that need to be firm. In order to take of creases from your clothes, sprinkle water on it while ironing.
Develop sewing skills too that can help you amend any tear. A stitch in time saves nine. If you don’t adhere to any of the other fashion tips, please do not ignore this last one as it is the ultimate.
I hope you find these fashion tips valuable and useful. All the best in your fashion lifestyle.