How to Trick Yourself Into Dressing Better
When you get dressed day after day after day, it's not unusual to feel uninspired by what's sitting in your closet. Especially for those scrambling to throw something on before they head out the door, coming up with a killer outfit just isn't on the agenda that often. Since we've all opened our closets only to sigh, close it, and open it again (hoping something has changed), we figured it might serve us all to round up some easy ways to get inspired when picking out what to wear.
Combing back through some of our own stories, we nailed down seven tactics you can try when you're feeling stumped. Each is easy but manages to offer a new way to think about the clothes you own. Ready for a jolt of inspiration? Read on to check out our tips, and then shop pieces that will make getting dressed a total breeze!
Always Add a Third Piece
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Take a simple look up a notch by using the third-piece rule. Add a jacket or statement accessory to your standard look for next-level style.
Dress for Your Body Type
Clothing looks better on all of us if it fights right. Know your body type and which styles that work for you, and you'll always have something great on hand.
Follow the French
We're always looking to our counterparts across the pond for inspiration. They'e mastered effortless simplicity that you can pull off too. Just ask yourself, what would a French woman wear?
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Know Your Keywords
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One simple way to plan your outfits: Use the three-word rule. When you're feeling uninspired, think of the words that define your personal style, and let it influence the pieces you choose.
Don't Wait Until the Last Minute
One trick that fashion insiders use to up their style is to plan what they're going to wear the night before. By setting out your outfit before groggy morning brain sets in, you can put together a chic look stress-free.
Save Looks for Later
Social media is full of stylish women whose style you admire. When you see an outfit you particularly love, take a screenshot and save it for later. That way, you'll have outfits on hand when you're feeling stumped.
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