Personal style is something that each of us has. We just have to identify it, understand it, and then live it. It projects your mood, personality and you as a whole, reflecting your interests, lifestyle, and inspirations. When you find your personal style you know you look great and feel confident when you leave your home. Whether you prefer bohemian, street, high fashion, minimal or classic, you can make your style look classy when the occasion calls for it. Keep scrolling to know the tips to dress classy in any occasions.
Wear Items That Are Made From Classic Fabrics
Classic, timeless clothing made of materials that will last well into the next decade is what you should be looking to add to your essential wardrobe. Think cotton, wool, linen, and silk. These fabrics have variations that allow you to expand on your wardrobe.
Denim is one example of a cotton fabric that cuts across all style lines, from street to boho to minimalist. Similarly, chino cotton works excellent in pants, blazers and even biker jackets. Then there is cashmere, a type of wool that feels heavenly against the skin and doesn’t pill with age. You can mix and match them and get classy look.
Wear Solid Neutrals
Bold patterns and prints can definitely work in a sophisticated and classy look, but you may not be comfortable with such patterns if you are just beginning on your classy style. Neutrals are your friend in this case. Solids are easy to combine, and help to stretch your wardrobe.
Typical neutrals are white, beige, cream, navy blue, black, and gray. Wear neutral color, don’t think that you have to dress head to toe in black. You can try to style with monochromatic outfit. Monochromatic allow you to vary a color but remain classy. Or you can add small accents that can transform a solid into something eye catching, like a skinny burgundy alligator belt, a paisley scarf, or a pair of red pumps.
Dressing classy requires a bit of modesty, no midriff-baring tops or mini skirts. Necklines are typically collared, boatneck, crew neck or V-neck. For some variety, you can also try square, cowl, and scoop necks. For more formal occasions, asymmetrical, sweetheart and halter necklines work as well. Regardless, keep your cleavage and your belly button covered.
Additionally, armholes on blouses and dresses should not reveal your bra. Hem length on skirts and dresses should be just above or below the knee for everyday wear, with slightly shorter and full-length appropriate for summer events or classic formal wear. Those outfits can make you look stylish and sexy without showing too much skin.
Fit Is A Key
Classy clothing is typically form-fitting that not too tight, but you can show off your figure. Skirts should hit just above or below the knee, as should your classy dresses. Classic trousers are straight, slightly wide, faintly bootcut, or menswear-inspired and should be half inch off the floor in the back. Wide-leg pants and skinny pants in classic fabrics are also acceptable, as are ankle pants. Blazers, blouses, and sweaters should follow the curve of your waist.
Don’t Use Excessive Accessories
Simple jewelry is the best way to go when aiming for a classy and sophisticated style. You can choose simple jewelry that not too eye catching. Don’t forget your shoes. Shoes are an accessory! Pumps, slingbacks, flats, or boots in solid neutrals, such as cream, navy or black, are your best bet. But don’t think that you can’t be daring with your shoe choices, every woman should own a red pair of shoes, and it never hurts to have an animal print to make an outfit pop a bit.