It's really not that hard to look expensive & elegant on a budget! The only thing is that you need to be mindful of your appearance. Here I am giving you the best tips that are just a small part of my upcoming class! Enjoy!
1. Make sure you understand your beauty type & body architecture.
Make sure you understand your beauty type & body architecture.
This is important because you will understand what works best for you! Some clothes can make your beauty shine and some make you look worse. The body architecture includes understanding your proportions, scales, lengths, cuts and other qualities. If you don't know your beauty & body type you can always consult with a professional stylist.
2. Dress pastel, gemstone & neutral colors
These colors give the best impression! Obviously, you should know what skin undertone you have (cold or warm) but picking these colors will make you look elegant. Pastel colors are a great choice - the Royal Family loves it! So, you should try it too. Pastel colors can be created by mixing white or grey pigment. Depending on your skin color palette you should pick one or another.
Another family of colors is a "gemstone" palette. I call these colors this way because they remind me of precious stones. Dark, deep and sophisticated. These colors definitely speak about status, traditions and royalty.
Wearing beige & neutral colors is another great way to show elegance & status. Just make sure that you're picking the correct color temperature. These colors look calm and upscale.
3. Make sure your clothes fit you correctly
The manufactures sew clothes for an average figure. I, for example, can't buy things at stores and just wear them. Almost everything in my wardrobe is tailored to my figure. You should also use tailor services to make sure everything looks great on you! It's something you should add to the price of a piece you're getting. It's worth it. I advise tailoring for coats, blazers, pants & skirts. Blouses and shirts probably won't require much adjusting unless you have my figure lol.
4. Pick high-quality fabrics
High-quality fabrics mean that the piece will last longer. Which is amazing because this way we're saving Earth's resources. But they also look better. Try to purchase natural fabrics like linen, silk, wool, cotton, etc. Viscose is also a great fabric to have. Fabrics like polyester can also work; however, not from the mass market. If you're buying synthetic fabrics make sure that they are good quality ones. If you're buying linen try to pick smooth one or that is blended with silk, wool, or other threads. This way it won't wrinkle. Which brings us to another point.
5. Don't wear wrinkled & stained clothes
Wrinkled clothes give a bad impression. It shows that you don't take care of yourself and not great at time management. I hate ironing this is why I use a steamer! It's an amazing tool to make your clothes look smooth & fresh. Wrinkles are acceptable only when you're wearing linen on your vacation. But even there it's better to bring your steamer and take care of your outfits.
6. Clean & Fresh Hair
Because your hair is like your crown you should take care of them. Make sure that your hair always looks fresh & clean. Wearing a hair bun is not optimal for the majority of beauty types so try to avoid it. The best thing to have is dry shampoo! This way if you won't have time you can always apply it during the night and the next day you will have a nice hairstyle.
7. Perfect manicure & clean nails
The classic & expensive look requires to wear paster, neutral, or transparent nail polish. I agree with this; however, I like bold colors. The plain. the bright color is also fine. You can wear medium length nails or shorter. French manicure is also a great option to look expensive. Just avoid adding decor: crystals, sparkles and other illustrations on your nails. But the most important thing is too keep your nails clean and hand soft.
8. Pick your accessories wisely. Details matter
Your jewelry, bag, scarf, glasses and watches finish your outfit. This is why picking good quality accessories is essential. You can wear cheaper clothes but your accessories should be of great quality. Leather, structured bags are an amazing choice to create a sophisticated look. Golden or silver jewelry should be added because people have an association that these metals are expensive.
9. Shoes should be clean
Make sure that you keep your shoes in good shape. They shouldn't have stain, dirt, or holes in them. Try to get leather shoes if you can - they breathe and last longer.
This is a bit unexpected, huh? But successful people always have a friendly & welcoming smile on their faces. The smile is a great tool to open doors! It shows that you're an open person and willing to create connections. More connections = more resources = more opportunities. It's definitely something to wear when getting out of the house.
11. Enroll in My Online Course
If you're ready to take your style to the next level, consider enrolling in my online course, Dress to Impress. In this comprehensive program, you'll learn how to create a signature style that reflects your unique personality and taste, all while sticking to a budget. From mastering color theory to selecting the right fabrics and accessories, this course covers everything you need to know to look expensive and elegant without breaking the bank. Say goodbye to uninspired outfits and hello to a wardrobe that makes you feel confident, chic, and ready to take on the world! You can enroll by clicking the image below or using this link.
Here's what you can expect to learn from enrolling in Dress to Impress Course:
✓ Learn how to effectively work with colors, color combinations, and patterns to create visually appealing and harmonious outfits
✓ Identify your personal style and how to express it through clothing
✓ Determine the right fit and proportion for your body type*
✓ Incorporate accessories to elevate your outfits and add personality
✓ Learn how to dress for different occasions, from casual to formal
✓ Discover how to mix and match different pieces to create endless outfit options
✓ Learn about ALL fashion styles and how to combine them appropriately
✓ Gain confidence in your personal style and own your unique look
✓ Master color psychology to effectively communicate and convey emotions, moods, and messages through your outfits
✓ Develop a positive and empowering mindset around your personal style, and learn how to use fashion as a tool for self-expression and confidence-building
✓ Moments for reflection, intuition, and inner wisdom
...and so much more!
Click the image and check the full 6-module program I prepared to cover all your style needs! The price is going to increase - so don't miss this opportunity.
I hope you enjoyed these tips! Seriously, you don't need a huge budget to look expensive. Some things will require an investment (like buying good quality accessories) but keeping your clothes out of wrinkles, wearing specific colors, and having clean nails require only mindfulness and a bit of time. Let me know what tips you enjoyed the most!
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