|Fashion resolutions for 2003|
The New Year is the ideal time to start anew, fashion-wise. The best time to redo your wardrobe, revamp your style, and perfect your look.
Though you must tailor this list to fit your personal needs and style, here are several much-needed general basics, that with a little practice and a lot of accessories you could make a wardrobe out of:
If you dont already own these, buy them. Theyre essential and will help you out of many style ruts.
Be choosy when it comes to deciding which trends fit your personal look. Dont be afraid to downsize the trend to fit your wardrobe.
For example, if everyone is donning the western-inspired style, instead of investing in leather cowboy boots and an array of Wranglers, opt for a wide braided leather belt to freshen up an otherwise simple tee and jeans.
Add unexpected elements
Take this same ensemble, throw on a large, eye-catching coral necklace, and the look is fresh and chic. Adding an unexpected element glamorizes the whole look. Every outfit needs should have a small, yet unique twist.
Its enormously important to own a variety of accessories. Always have several classic, high-end pieces, as well as plenty of trendy, low-cost items.
Be very careful not to over-accessorize. Keep in mind that some outfits need more or less in the way of little extras. If youre ensemb is significant in bold color, pattern, or detail (sequins, rhinestones, etc.), keep the accessories to a minimum.
Makeover your closet
Dont even say youll do it when "Spring Cleaning" rolls around. Get started (and get done) pronto with new clothes from the holidays and new spring clothes arriving to your closet sooner than expected, the time is right. Here are four short steps to an orderly, polished closet:
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