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Four Excellent Ways to Boost Your Style Confidence with Fashion and Style

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“I always feel that if you are going to be uncomfortable and unhappy in something, just because you think it is in or it is chic, I would advise you to be happy rather than well-dressed. It is better to be happy.” –Iris Apfel

To some, our daily sartorial choices make up only a very minute aspect in our routine and in our lives. To them, this is a negligible facet in life that bears no importance whatsoever.

However, there are also some people who pride themselves on having great style. In fact, they have quite a unique flair for dressing themselves up. Consequently, it is this very same people who would feel not only happy in their clothes, but confident as well. But, that begs the question: What begets great style? Well, this might come rather surprising but even the most nondescript wholesale clothing can already be considered sophisticated and fashionable. All you need to do is to know how to style it. Great style is not about wearing the latest brands and having the most expensive clothes; it is all about wearing your clothes with conviction. In other words, it means strutting down the streets in your clothes with confidence and owning your very own style. Confidence is essential to be creative and in order for you to express your personal style and have fun with fashion.

What this means is entire different from the societal norms you are expected to conform to. No, the tips down below do not present any form of pressure. In fact, it encourages you to have fun with what you wear and simply finding which styles speak to you best. In any case, here are some of the ways you can get started:

  • Stop waiting and dress your best right now

This one is imperative and for that reason, it is the first tip. Do not wait around and begin dressing your best right at this very moment. It does not matter whether you have reached or accomplished a certain goal in life or not. What is important is that you start being happy with what you wear now. Just try it for a day and dress in the clothes you feel the best in and you would be surprised how it can improve your mood instantly.

  • Separate your body hang-ups from your style

“I’m too fat for that”, “I do not have the cleavage to rock that style”, “I will look like a hanger if I wear that dress”—if these are things you find yourself constantly saying, then you need to stop. Do not let your body hang-ups keep you from embracing what your personal style is. Whether they are valid or not is of no moment. Remember, being impossibly beautiful and sexy is not a requirement to great style. You just need to dress in  tune with the styles you find yourself gravitating towards.

  • Forget about what flatters you or not

If you have a predilection for wearing a certain clothing item, go for it. Do not let society’s skewed perception of what looks flattering on your or not stop you. After all, this article has been all about doing you and finding your style. So regardless of whether an item flatters you or not, just give it a whirl and wear it. After all, it has never been your job to look like what society perceives as impossibly ideal.

  • Develop your own look

Sure, there is no harm in finding inspiration from others. However, you also need to develop and create your own unique style. More often than not, in trying to emulate someone else’s style or even imitate it, you might feel this pressure of looking like them that you might fall into the trap of comparing yourself to them. Comparisons are never a great idea if you wish to preserve your self-esteem.

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