When you are thinking about switching up your style, there are many ways to go and trends to follow. Howeve, one that will benefit you the most in the long run (financially and aesthetically) is to develop that classic style that never goes out of fashion. There are many benefits to adding the elegance and chicness of ‘classic style’ to your looks – from tailoured blazers and quality knits, to pearl and diamond jewellery and leather ballerina flats. All will last you forever and you’ll always be able to find items of clothing that compliment each other. How do you add some classic style pieces to your wardrobe?
Clothes That Never Go Out Of Style
One of the secrets to getting to grips with so-called classic style is to select clothing items that never seem to go out of style. Many of our most-loved items fall under this category. Whether it’s the humble pair of jeans, the little black dress, or the navy blue blazer. If you want to have a classic and timeless appearance, you’ll need to fill your wardrobe with these sorts of items. Now, this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t also have other kinds of clothes. Adding trend-led pieces to your outfits is fun and what fashion is all about. Mixing both is perfection.
Defining Your Personal Style
A great factor in classic style is that you can always maintain your own personal style too. One of my personal style features is that I always like to wear a headband, for example. In fact, the closer you can align the classic pieces with your personal style, the more comfortable you will be. To define your personal style more closely, all you have to do is experiment. With more experimentation comes a clearer sense of what styles suit you, and which ones you should probably avoid. Pay attention to how you look and feel in different kinds of outfits – that way, you can get closer to properly defining your personal style.
Use Designer Accessories & Features
As we all know, style is more than just choosing which clothes to wear. It’s also a matter of selecting the appropriate accessories and makeup to go with those clothes to create that overall picture. One great way to elevate your outfit to appear more classic and elegant, is to accessorise with designer accessories. If you can’t afford cashmere knits, for example, a chic-looking high-street knit will immediately be elevated when teamed with a designer belt. Designer accessories are more affordable that designer clothes. Opt for neutral colours not seasonal prints, and really think about what handbags and shoes you are going to get the most wear out of in the future.Sleek Jewellery
We’ve spoken about accessories, but what about jewellery? A good classic look always involves simple and elegant items of jewellery. There is often a certain reluctance, in the classic mode, to wear items which are too much of a statement. There is something much more attractive and elegant about the stripped-back look of subtle pearl, diamond and gold jewellery. When you are choosing rings or earrings, make sure that you are wearing ones that are rather simple in their elegance. With a Missoma gold chain, Infinity Diamond Jewellery stud earrings or a simple pearl, you will be closer to that elegant classic look that you are striving for. If you overdo it, however, you might end up moving in the opposite direction. As long as you are wearing sleek and simple jewellery, your outfits will be perfectly complimented. Be sure not to overlook this essential part of getting that classic style this season.
Once you have got the clothing down and have chosen a few appropriate jewellery items and accessories, what next? Well, no look is ever going to be complete if you have not considered how to style your hair. Your hairstyle says a lot about you, and you need to make sure that it is complimenting the classic style you are going for with the rest of your look.
There are certain hairstyles that will always be more classic than others, and you are going to get a lot out of those in particular. But as a general rule, make sure that you are not overdoing it with your hair. Again, it’s all about sleek elegance, and that means keeping things simple rather than overdoing them too much. If you can remember that rule, you are much more likely to get your hair to work in your favour rather than against you. Think about a sleek ponytail or a simple bouncy blow-dry.Looking Effortless
Who doesn’t want their style to appear effortless? There is something about looking effortless that makes an outfit more eye-catching. But it is challenging to make a style look effortless, and ironically it can take a lot of effort to get there. You want people to think you look so chic and elegant, but also question how you can possibly do it with so little effort.
If you are keen to try and look more effortless in your wearing of classic styles, you can try a few tricks. First of all – prepare. As long as you have thought about and laid out in advance your outfits for different events, it is going to be a lot easier for you. Similarly, you should aim not to overdo anything, and that way your look won’t look as though it has been played around with too much.
A final word on confidence. Confidence makes anything succeed. Seriously, test it! Any style that you might be keen to promote requires some degree of confidence. You should therefore take the time to practice your new style to see how it fits you before going out in public. The more confidently you can carry it off, the more likely it is to look as if it aligns with you.
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