Uniform dressing is just plain smart. Stylesetters at the top of their game rely on it, and wildly smart people outside the sphere of fashion do it, too—a prime example being Steve Jobs and his habitual turtleneck. For the sake of sanity in the mornings, we suggest you find yours too. Where to start?
Just scroll down for three surprisingly insightful questions that will lead you to your ideal uniform, as well as several examples of stylish ladies who have mastered their signature look.
You know those days when you look in the mirror, and feel infinitely more confident because you feel like you nailed your outfit? Those are the looks that should be potential contenders for your personal style uniform.
Do you have a million striped shirts in your wardrobe? Perhaps that piece should be part of your signature style. You obviously like it enough to keep stocking your closet with them.
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Do you freak out over shoes? Consider making statement pumps part of your uniform. These pieces make you happy, so why not incorporate them into your everyday wardrobe?
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On Lyons: J.Crew blazer and Collection Noir Floral Pants ($298).
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On Chung: Rebecca Minkoff Raz Ankle-Wrap Leather Pumps ($260).
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On Coppola: Valentino jacket and pants.
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On Alt: Saint Laurent Patent Lace-Up Kitten-Heel Booties ($795)
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On Chung: Chanel blouse and bag.
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On Chung: Chanel Wool And Mohair Tweed Jacket With Braided Trim And Jeweled Buttons ($8100).
Do you already have an outfit uniform? Let us know what it is in the comments below!