The Forever Fashionista: Staying Stylish For Longer

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When you are young, it is a lot easier to be stylish. Some women don’t even have to follow any trends because clothes look great on them regardless. Due to your slim physique and glowing skin, there is nothing young ladies can’t pull off. Sadly, it doesn’t stay this way forever. As we age, clothes start to lose their appeal and look less and less fashionable. To some women, this is an excuse to lower their standards and give in to the aging process. However, getting older doesn’t have to be the end of the line. You see, it is possible to stay fashionable forever (Jane Fonda) as long as you know the tricks of the trade. As luck would have it, you can find a selection of tips underneath.

 

Communicate With Clothing

 

Fashion experts believe there is more to clothing than meets the eye. Sure, there is no denying that the right outfit has an aesthetic appeal. But, it also says a lot about your character and personality. The best outfits speak, metaphorically, to the people around you and say something about you as a person. It may be that you’re not afraid to try new styles, or that you’re strong and confident. Whatever it is, the message is crucial and there is no need to lose it as you age. It may change with time, but it should still be there on the outside for everyone to see and feel.

 

Get The Right Fit

 

Being a young woman, it is hard to imagine a time when you can’t pick anything off the rack and head to the checkout. As such, lots of women don’t understand how the fit of the clothing impacts the overall outfit. Unfortunately, this is a huge mistake because the fit is the most important rule to follow, especially with. Not to be rude, but women’s bodies change as they age, so wearing tight clothes may not be the best option. Still, no one wants to wear baggy clothes that make them seem as if they are at a sleepover. The key is to find a fit that accentuates your top features, yet covers the ones you don’t want people to see.

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Opt For Elegance

 

It is rare to come across fashion for women over 60 guides that don’t promote this angle. And, there is a good reason: it is a great look for older women. What you ‘lose’ as you age, you make up for in class. Think of your style like a fine wine which only gets better with time. Instead of shunning it, you need to embrace the change and use it as your secret weapon. After all, there is nothing classier than a woman with elegance and grace. A tip: think like a royal. Royal women like the Duchess of Cambridge have to dress in a certain way when they are in public. So, she is a perfect example of everyday elegance, and she is in her thirties, too.

 

Practice Makes Perfect

 

Because it is harder to nail a trend at the first attempt, it is a good idea to try things before revealing them to the public. For example, you may want to wear a new dress to a dinner party. If that is the case, sport the dress on a night out beforehand to gauge people’s reaction. At the end of the evening, you will be able to tell if it is a big hit or a lead balloon. All you have to do then is take the feedback into consideration and rethink your plans. Or, try it on at home before you take the tags off and own it forever. Sometimes, it is easy to twist your arm into buying an item that you don’t like. By trying it on at home, it acts like a second, first opinion.

 

Accessorize

 

Whether you are 18 or 80, accessories make a world of difference. The reason they are important is that they are subtle. Small in stature, their impact is massive as they offset any look perfectly. Of course, you need to choose correctly to get the ultimate results, but that isn’t too hard if you do some research. A word of warning, though: don’t go overboard. It is tempting to wear a mixture of watches, necklaces, and earrings, but this isn’t a good idea. Too many items add clutter and take away from the outfit. The trick is to use accessories sparingly.

 

Follow these tips and you never have to worry about your style.

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