There may be fashion trends from the past that are being repeated today and some of which may make you look stylish, but some not so much the case, and in fact may actually make you look older than you really are.
If you might have faced such a dilemma, this post is for you. It may have been a great idea to keep some of your old clothes because they are either great quality or they just suit your body shape well or even maybe because fashion you could be fluking it because fashion trends tend to repeat themselves? what ever the case, these may be doing you more harm than good.
Here are some tips to look out for to avoid making fashion mistakes that make you look older than you should look.
Though wearing black does wonders for your figure; as you grow older the color may create a harsh contrast that emphasizes some of your less obvious flaws. A simple rule to follow is; the older you become, the more color you should try to add to your black outfits. The color black works for almost all occasions but adding some color or even earthy colors like olive, cocoa or caramel will bring out the best in your outfit.
One of the more popular shopping styles is to buy clothes that hide the parts of your body you don’t like and enhances those parts you would like to show. Although this is a good strategy, the most common fashion mistake you can make is buying oversized blazers or dresses to cover up those hips or tummy. By buying well-tailored clothes that enhance your beautiful body you will divert the attention from your flaws to the parts you are most confident about.
Aging does not mean that the length of your skirts and dresses should get longer. You may be wanting to hide your saggy ankles or dark circles on your knees, but longer skirts may be doing more harm to your figure than good. Find your slimmest part of the area around your knee to measure where the hemline of your skirt should hit. This will help you find the most flattering skirt for your body.
Having your Bra on the wrong hook
You need a new bra when your hook it on the last hook. The tighter and smaller your bra is, the shorter, older and heavier it makes you look. You need to only move the hook to tighten it as time goes by and the bra stretches from natural ware. A new bra may be due every six months or at the very least, otherwise a bra size measurement change annually will also do the trick to ensure that you buy the right size bra that will bring out the best in your breast.
As comfortable as they may be; too much comfort can add up to a fashion blunder. Buying stretch jeans that are too stretchy can give your body a bad finish. The right jeans should stretch enough but allowing your legs to still look and feel comfortable. A good rule to follow here is to go for two percent elastic fiber as these are best suited for a silhouette look.
If you are trying to hide your wrinkles and under-eye shadows, it is best not to have dark and thick frames glasses but rather plastic frames with a bit of jewel embellishment that will reflect light, and divert attention from the problem areas.
Jersey fabrics are probably one of the most comfortable clothes to wear, and should ideally be worn only when at home. If you do decide to wear your jersey fabric garments, remember that they don’t create the best shape, but you can make the best of your jersey fabrics by buying draped or tailored garments that grace your curves, hide your bulges and will give an illusion of an amazing body structure.
Hiding Your Neck
It may seem like a great idea to cover your neck and cleavage with a turtleneck but rather go for a V-neck where you can. If you are concerned about coverage and still want to look fashionable, collared shirts with a long statement necklace will give you just that. They cover your neck and draw the attention away from your neck area to what really matters, the overall picture.
Shopping With a Loved One
Trends don’t look good on everyone and you need to figure out what part of the fashion trend fits best with your body structure and age. What may look good on your child may not look as good on you. Incorporate some pieces of trendy fashion into your wardrobe to ensure you keep it as classy and trendy as possible.
The last thing you want is to put on an accessory that makes you look drastically older than you are. The color and material type matters a lot, so make sure you find out what’s trending and creates the look that suits you before you purchase. There is a way of wearing short silk scarves that makes you look trendy, rather than to tie it around your neck and draw attention to the area. Same thing with a broach, rather wear it to fasten a cardigan than to put it on to decorate. This trick may make you look up to 10 years younger if done right.
There is a way to be trendy with the same old clothes you love so dearly, the trick is to, Instead of wearing them all at once, try to incorporate bits and pieces into your daily outfits, while keeping the above in mind. This will not only make you look fabulous, but you will avoid making fashion mistakes that make you look older than you are, and if you are of slightly more mature age, you may be able to go against the common trend and look a few years younger.
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