You do it all the time. You see someone walk in a formal affair wearing shorts and flip flops and more than feeling aghast, you feel offended, too (even if you’re not the host). Judging someone based on what they’re wearing may sound superficial, but really, looking good is important more than you think it is. And this is not just about following dress codes, mind you. The clothes you wear every day tell something about yourself, perhaps how you feel, and are your armor—because anything (and we mean anything) can happen and you can never make a second first impression.
Click on the gallery to know the 7 reasons why you should give a damn about appearance and why you should tell your friend to get rid of her bacon-collared shirt, stat.
Illustrations by Maura Rodriguez.