It’s an often-repeated and common belief that we’re either born with great style or we’re not. That’s like thinking you’re either born with good manners or you’re not, which we all know is nonsense. Style is a skill we can learn and like anything else, the more we practice, the more confident we become. If you’re lucky enough to be exposed to style and stylish people early on, your sartorial choices may feel easier so your style appears more effortless. But what if we’re not? How do you develop your personal style?
Here are a few tips to help you develop your personal style.
How To Develop Your Personal Style
- The first step is to be curious. Being interested in and aware of other women’s styles is a great starting point to discover your own personal style.
- Be observant of women around you. Train your eye to see the different aspects of an outfit you admire.
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- Start a Pinterest board and save images of looks that appeal to you. Even if you’re not sure what it is about a look you like, pin it for inspiration.
- After you have a large collection of images, go back through them, and look for similarities in the outfit. Are the colors similar? Do most of them have classic elements or are they on the boho side?
- Take pieces in your existing wardrobe and create new outfits similar to looks you’ve collected and admired on others.
- Be brave. There’s no harm in trying and it’s often the fastest way to learn what we love.
- Feel free to imitate someone else’s style. That sort of plagiarism is encouraged and the highest form of flattery to the woman you imitate.
- Take selfies. The fastest way to see if you like how a style looks on you is to take selfies. You can be more objective when seeing yourself in a picture than looking in the mirror.
Great style can be found at every price point, so don’t feel limited by your budget.
How would you define your personal style?
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