In the world of fashion, myths still exist. You need proof? Most subscribe to certain beliefs and think that certain items don’t look good at all or together. And so we learn now how to broaden our personal style by debunking these myths and letting go of the falsehoods we have previously believed. Below are five unspoken fashion rules that we need to break, stat.
White on white
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Apart from the obvious practical reason why wearing all-white can be such a hassle, this faux pas is rooted in another belief that you shouldn’t wear white after Labor Day. White is versatile enough to survive any season. Just be careful when you dine!
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Sure, a well put-together outfit can be hinged on the accessories and shoes you use. But now, bags and heels that complement your outfit will inspire a look that’s both unique and seamlessly styled.
Print on print
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It’s a difficult trick to master when thoughtlessly done and more often than not, mixing prints can result into a tacky mess. Be sure to know and consider the basics of layering prints: color, pattern and texture!
Sequins and sparkles are for evening wear
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Shine bright any time of day! Style your shimmery items with more casual pieces like denim and sneakers. You’re not just elevating your street style, you’re also getting the most out of your purchased pieces by giving new purpose to your evening wear.
Socks and sandals
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We know sandals are made for warmer weather but why leave out your favorite pair of heels when the temperature drops? Slip on the right kind of socks to give an edgy spin to your OOTD.