This post provides stylist’s tips to use accessories to increase your style factor. Read how to look more stylish without much effort.
- Accessories up the Personal Style Factor
- Wear Your Watch over Your Sleeve
- Wear a Brooch at Your Waist
- Try a Scarf Knotted as a Tie
- Tips to Use Accessories in a Nutshell
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Accessories up the Personal Style Factor
We can all buy the same clothes. Of course there is great choice. The likelihood that your friend wears the same dress to the same party like a clone is slim unless you buy your clothing in the local grocery store. What makes our outfits personal is how we edit our wardrobe, i.e. which trends we add, what basics we use, and how we accessorize.
Again there are many options to choose from when it comes to accessories like scarves, brooches, pearls, great hair jewelry even over 40. It’s not just about adding them, but how you wear your pearls, how you tie your scarf. You can braid your scarf into a beautiful necklace, or even wear two scarves in one outfit, etc.
Here are three tips on what to try to elevate your style.
Wear Your Watch over Your Sleeve
Don’t hide your watch by wearing it under your sleeve. Today nobody really needs a watch as everyone checks the time on their cell phone. Thus, when you wear a watch wear it as a statement and show it off. Another advantage, you avoid the funny watch bump in your sleeve.
Wear a Brooch at Your Waist
Instead of wearing the brooch on the top of my dress, I pinned it at the waist. It creates interest because of the unusual place. It works because it looks like a belt on first view. More on accessorizing with brooches.
Try a Scarf Knotted as a Tie
Wear your scarf as tie outside of the coat. In the outerwear outfit, the scarf is worn in a way that it looks like a wide tie. The print of the scarf picks up the camel brown of the hat, brown of the booties, and tights, the dark chocolate of the shearling and the green of the gloves and bag. More on accessorizing with scarves.
Tips to Use Accessories in a Nutshell
How do you wear your accessories differently from how they are supposed to be worn? Just curious.
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