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How To Make A Statement With Your Appearance

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There is nothing more important than being comfortable. But sometimes, that comfort must be replaced with something more prominent if the occasion required. By playing dress up, I don’t mean that you have to wait for a black-tie event to wear your favorite dress. There are ways to look standout without actually putting on a formal dress for a formal event. Even when you leave for work or having a girls’ night out, you can still look dress up. Below are the five outfits you can try that will make you instantly feel fabulous.

The Matching Two Piece

If you work in a place that rather has quite a strict formal dress code, or simply going to a lunch business, then this matching two pieces is perfect. It can be your regular suit, your regular skirt-blazer options, or simply two pieces of clothing that have a similar color thrown together.

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Dress Up With Sequin

Embrace your inner goddess and dress yourself up with sequins. There are two options you can take. First, you can go all the way with sequins by wearing a full-length dress. Or second, you can dress it down by pairing the skirt or dress with a loose, casual sweater or even white tee. Pair the look with flat shoes or strappy high heels for a more formal occasion.

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Red Lip

There is a way to cheat and continue to look polished even when you left your arsenals at home. That is the so-called red lipstick. A slick of a bold, red lippy is the perfect way to dress up without overdoing it. This especially will work out well if you are not sure what kind of event you are going to go and you are afraid of making an outfit mistake.

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Thigh High Boots

These type of boots are part sexy and part cool. Pair them with a mini dress or a mini skirt for a sexier look. Yes, sometimes a slight show of skin is much sexier than a whole lot. The down thing about this outfit is you can only wear them when the weather is permissible to wear rather a short bottom. But even if the weather is slightly chilly, I’d say this ensemble is worth it.

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One Color Plan

No, I’m not talking about a pair of suit. I’m simply talking about a top and a bottom that are fortunately having the same color. The great thing about same-color outfits are despite the type of the top and the bottom, you will always look intentionally put-together.

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5 Trends That Will Die By Summer 2019

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You might still cleaning your spring wardrobe, trying to find the perfect spring jacket to wear. But ready or not, summer is quickly coming to our way. As usual, new season means new trend. With new trend, comes the preparation for the new season, purchasing the trends and so on. To help you put these important summer trends into perspective, we pair each of the new trend with the old ones. But, just as with any trend, there is no obligation to follow them. If you feel that any of the new trend below is not for you, feel free to ditch them.

Out: Fanny Packs, In: Shoulder Bag

Last summer was basically an invasion of fanny packs. Whether you prefer to sling around the waist, wear it across your body, or over your shoulder, the trend really ran its course. But no worries, the replacement is just as awesome. The 90s bag trend, the shoulder bag. The style is yet as popular as fanny packs, but it definitely will make its way toward the summer trend.

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Out: Off The Shoulder Tops, In: One Shoulder Tanks

Since three years ago, off the shoulder tops have become very popular. But since then, however, the trend has come stale. Now, let’s be excited with the return of an old, 90s early 2000s trend, the one shoulder tanks. Whatever the color you will choose, this little tank will give you a go feeling for the summer.

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Out: Massive Straw Hats, In: Printed Bucket Hats

Thanks to Jacquemus, summer last year was filled with massive straw hats trend. While looking chic in theory, the trend is more Instagrammable than being practical. For summer this year, we expect to see a more wearable hat trend. Comes in the printed bucket hats. Cool brands like Ganni and R13 currently make noteworthy printed bucket hats. But there is also a more affordable choice such as from Urban Outfitters.

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Out: Short Shorts, In: Long Shorts

Short Shorts have become a massive trend for a couple of years ago. Personally, I’m thankful that this trend is over as they can be very uncomfortable to wear. To replace the uncomfortable trend is than goodness, a more comfortable one. Started with the trend of bike shorts, continued with a short suit, now led us to the return of jean shorts. Completed with great length.

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Out: Pool Slides, In: Heeled Thong Sandals

Athleisure-esque pool slides are officially a thing in the past. The replacement is a much cooler, more stylish counterpart, the heeled thong sandals. The great thing about this new trend is, we can wear them with jeans, shorts, even a midi dress. Even the heels are short enough to be comfortable to wear.

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Party Dressing 101 For Beginners

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Party as a teenager was fun. You didn’t have to worry about what to wear too much. But as an adult, there are social norms that you have to oblige. For many, the party then turned into a nightmare as you are trying to figure out what to wear, whether the outfit is appropriate, are you too dressed up, or in fact, underdressed. many women, like myself, believe that dress is the easiest outfit to choose. You just have to pick one outfit and you are done. But, the question remains, how to choose the right dress for a party?

Pick The Right Material

Much like how linen dresses and cotton shirts evoke the calm, summery feeling, getting in the party spirit will become a lot easier when you choose the right material. For the feeling of dressing up for a party, opt out for materials such as silk, velvet, sequins, and satins. Those materials will for sure elevate your look.

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Stick To Your Usual Style, But Turn It Up A Notch

The key to not making a mistake in dressing up for a party is to stick to your usual style. Do not try to play beyond your comfort zone, unless you are a celebrity who has your own personal stylist. For example, if you prefer neutral colors, opt for a nude colored dress. If you like a modest outfit, long sleeves designer dresses, and ankle-skimming are your best friends. Instead of playing a character, be the best, most elegant version of yourself.

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Wear Comfortable Shoes

Comfortable shoes don’t necessary means ugly shoes or sneakers. Low heels and boots can still be counted as comfortable shoes that look good for a party. The bonus point, they also add an element of cool for your selected statement dress. The underline is, for any party, you always want to look good. Hobbling down the stairs in pain won’t make you look good.

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The Worst Type Of Shoes To Wear With Certain Jeans

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Summer is almost here. It is the time for the summer style, aka denim and sandals together. Jeans and shoes are probably the most loved and most worn pair in the world. But, which ones pairs well together can be a bit of mystery. To pair a type of shoes with certain type of jeans can be a trial and error. With the plethora of styles, there are lots of possible combinations. Yet, not all of them work out well. To find out what type of shoes that don’t go well with certain type of jeans, several fashion editors voice out their opinions.

Loose And Long Jeans With Mules

The possibility of wearing loose and long jeans with mules might work well for tall supermodels. Unfortunately, the same combination doesn’t work well for petite women. Especially if the mules are covering a lot of feet skin. As you may know, for petite women, it is better to pair loose and long jeans with sandals which show skin like strappy heels.

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Cropped Jeans With Ankle Boots

The problem with this pair is, the cut can look odd. Especially if the jeans are cropped too much which then left a slight show of leg’s skin. Not everyone can pull this combination. For cropped jeans, it is probably best to pair them with mules.

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Flared Jeans With Sneakers

This combination might work back then in the early 2000s. But as of today, flared jeans and sneakers might invite some eyebrows to rise. Instead of sneakers, people opt out for heeled boots, pumps, or sandals with flared and straight-leg jeans.

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Jeans With Over-The-Knee Boots

This combination is also one of those styles that look good for some tall, thin supermodels. Unfortunately, the good gene doesn’t cover all women in the world. Leaving the rest of us look weird with jeans and over-the-knee boots. Especially for petite women, the combination can be overwhelming. It is better to pair cropped flare with mid-calf boots.

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Wide-Leg Jeans With Flats

Wide-leg jeans can give any of its wearers the effect of leg-lengthening. But pair them with flats will reduce the effect. Instead, pair the wide-leg jeans with block heels or something higher for a fuller effect.

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