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The Right Fit: ‘A Fashionistas Guide for Any Event


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No matter what occasion you’re invited to you always want to make sure that you’re choosing the right look for the event. 

To show up looking amazing you have to make sure that you are making the right decision at all times when it comes to the outfit that you are choosing. Remember that the look you choose will determine the sort of “vibe* that you are giving off. You always want to make sure that it is the right one. 

Here are some of the best tips for choosing the right outfit for any occasion.

Get On Top of the Dress Code

The first thing you’re going to have to do is to make sure that you get on top of the dress code. 

Understand exactly what is needed for the occasion. This means that you will need to know whether you should dress formally, business casual, or elegant depending on the tone that has been set for the event or party. 

Make sure you know what is required. This lays the foundation for selecting an outfit that makes you look dazzling.

Don’t Leave Your Personal Style Out

One of the most important things you can do is to make sure that you are highlighting your own sense of style. Injecting just enough of your own personality into your outfit is what is going to get those head turns and jaws to drop when you show up if that’s what you’re going for.

Even if that’s not what you want, making a bold statement is not that difficult. Infuse your favorite colors and your signature sense of style. 

Remember that your clothes have lips and they speak about who you are. Your best outfits will always make you feel more genuine.

Get Comfy

Whatever is happening you want to make sure that you are as comfy as possible. One way to do this is to consider the weather outside. 

You don’t want there to be a raging snowstorm happening and go out in something too thin just because you want to be stylish. Make sure you are layered up and looking fabulous at the same time.

If the weather is a bit warmer make sure that the fabric that you choose is breathable. 

Always check what’s going on outside before you step out. If the weather has been unpredictable where you live lately it’s a good idea to choose different outfits ahead of time that will suit different styles of weather. 

This way no matter what the weather brings that day you’ll be able to make an eye-catching, head-turning introduction whenever you enter the room.

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Body Shape Is Critical

Before selecting any outfit don’t ignore your body shape. The models in the magazine may look stunning but there is no guarantee that you’re going to look this way if you try on the same outfit.

Know your limits when it comes to what will look good on your figure. Always aim for something flattering, especially if you have recently improved your abdominal skin via a tummy tuck or if you have had some kind of body contouring done. Show off your figure! 

There are many different body shapes out there and it helps to get to know yours this way you can enhance your best features and feel confident to pull off any outfit that you choose.

Look Into the Past

If it is a well-known event then go back and look at pictures of what people were wearing last time. They’re sure to be some online. If you can’t do this then it’s best to try to drag as much information as you possibly can from people who have been before you.

Stealing their secrets is one of the best ways you can go about making sure that you pinpoint how to show up for the event. Your cheeks definitely won’t go red with embarrassment because you stick out like a sore thumb.

Finding the right outfit for any occasion that you are going to be critical. Nobody wants to show up and feel awkward.

You can prevent it from happening to you by doing the groundwork before any event. Most events will always tell you how to dress so make sure you understand exactly what is expected. Consider the vibe of the event and mirror that, you can’t go wrong this way. 

However, you should never compromise your sense of style for anything, make sure that you trust your instincts and your gut. 

You don’t want any negative energy coming into the event just because you don’t look appropriate, because naturally, you want to have a blast and talk about the event for a long time.

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