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Despite being something that everyone does literally every day, getting dressed (or putting together an outfit if you want to get fancy), can feel like the trickiest, most frustrating part of the morning. who hasn’t stood in front of a closet full of clothing and thought ” I have nothing to wear!? Rest assured you’re not alone in this daily conundrum. to that and, we consulted a paned of expert- top designers, style consultant, and retail pros-to demystify the act (art?) of getting dressed, once and for all.

1. Balance proportions:- obviously, you want to show off what is proud of joined arms of a slim waist. it’s the downplaying of less beloved parts that’s tricky. one tactic? add opposite volume, like wearing wide-leg trousers to offset a heavier upper half that’s wearing something fitted. the object is to even yourself out, “explain designer Nicole Miller. “so avoid anything too oversize or you’ll look bigger”. another idea: distraction. if you’re pear-shaped, wear forgettable black plats, then bring the focus upward with a bold scarf, says Louise Roe, the author of the style advise book front, Roe.

2. Wear trends in an age-appropriate way:– odds are there’s the grown-up version of the style du jour. Take crop tops: To avoid revealing skin, pair a shirt that hits at the navel with a high-wested shirt-or a longer top with a crop-top over it. It gives you a similar look, ” promises designer Rebecca Minkoff, Bottom line: you never want to seem like you’re uncomfortable with your age and trying to look younger. says Lilliana Vazquez, a style expert and the editor of

3. Show skin selectively:- Don’t give people to many things to look at once, ” says Halfbreich. ” if you’re wearing a low-cut dress, focus on the cleavage – you don’t also need bare arms and legs. “The concept applies to fit as well: A body-hugging dress is better with a more sensible neckline and hem, whereas a skirt that hits a few inches above the knee won’t raise eyebrows if it’s flared rather then tight.

4. Develop a signature style:- figure out your go-to, foolproof looks, ” says designer Nanette Lapore, than seek out variations on that theme. stumped? picture the outfits that you feel most comfortable in. or ask people close to you what you look best in. once you’ve zeroed in on what works, find different taken. ” I gravitate towards jackets, so I’ll do a bomber style, then a silk version, or a denim jacket with leather sleeves,” says Minkoff. whenever you feel the need to talk yourself into things, that’s a red flag that you shouldn’t buy them, ” says Minkoff. if you have doubts in the dressing room, it may help to take a photo of yourself in the item, suggest Aerin Lauder, the founder, and creative director of the lifestyle brand Aerin. ” it’s much more accurate than looking in the mirror.

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