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10 misconceptions about fashion that make your wardrobe boring

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Overcoming some common misconceptions to elevate your fashion style.

Modern fashion is all about showing someone’s identity and personality. However, not many people dare to violate the idea of a style that stuck in their heads.

Here are 10 misconceptions and some advice that will make you more confident to dress your favorite items.

Black is slimming

Black isn’t good on everyone and in itself can not hide extra weight. Wearing shiny black fabric  or fur can not hide your flaws.

To distract attention from drawbacks and create spectacular image, mixing with accessories that have contrasting color like gray, white,…

Horizontal stripes makes the body look bigger

Many people think that horizontal stripes clothes make body look fat. In fact, large contrast lines give the body additional volume. Narrow horizontal stripes visually lengthen it.

Feel free to use thin stripes, minding your body type.

Complement striped clothing with things that will help to create additional vertical lines.

Light clothes make you look fat

The mix&match of the outfit attracts more than the color of clothes that you wear.

Choose a cut suitable for your body which will emphasize its advantages. Combine light clothes with items for other colors to create images for different occasions.

Short pants are  good only on tall women

Ankle pants of bright colors can visually shorten the body in contrast.

Short ladies can shine brightly when choosing calm shades with high waists mixing with heels.

Oversized fits everyone

Most women will look more elegant in voluminous things, but there are those who should be careful about choosing such things.

For girls who owns nonstandard bodies, it’s important to balance proportions and avoid wearing more than one oversized item.

A wide belt makes the body look slimmer

A wide or bright belt is designed to focus attention on the waist, works in the opposite way for ladies with excess weight.

Curvy women had better choose knee-length or slightly longer dresses where the waistline will be moved up or down. Dresses with a V-neck will help to emphasize the bust and visually lengthen the neck.

It’s a bad taste to combine more than 3 colors in a look

The rule of “no more than 3 colors” was invented for those who follow a dresscode and don’t want to stand out from the crowd.

The more colors the more difficult for you to mix&match. However, if you are confident with your fashion style, feel free to “play” with the colors.

You can add color-block items to your wardrobe.

The art of combining hues will define your style. You can choose the combo of yellow – red – white or green- purple – orange for your color-block inspired mix&match.

You can not combine different prints in one image

Several patterns in one image look fresh and nontrivial but they must emphasize the appearance and complement the image rather than dispersing attention.

Patterns should have something in common such as color. The same patterns in different sizes would look perfect.

Geometric figures (squares, rhombuses, polka dots,…) also look perfect together and with other prints.

Pink suits only young ladies and children

Depending on the style and shade, it can be worn at any age.

Combine pink with other colors (black, white, gray, beige, blue, purple), taking into account your color type and body specificities.

Frills and flounces make you look fat

Frills and flounces give tenderness to your image. At the same time, excessive decorative elements visually add a couple of extra pounds.

The safest option is frills on the sleeves. They should everyone and look spectacular.

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