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Old 05-20-2015, 12:29 AM
Location: State of Transition
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Originally Posted by kayanne View Post
I seem to never be able to figure out what style of clothing looks best on me, or what I even like best. Maybe that's exactly the way the clothing designers want us to feel! New things come out all the time, they are fresh and exciting, I buy them, then after one or two wearings I feel like buying them was a mistake.

I don't know why I have such a hard time deciding what style is "me." Some days I think it's the timeless, classic look, other days I like off-beat, funky, unique looks, or jeans & cowboy boots, or flowy resort casual, or you name it, I've tried it. And I know, of course, that different occasions call for different styles, but the pieces in my closet are all over the place!

I've lost 25 pounds, and when I'm down another 20 or so, I want (will need) to re-do my wardrobe, but I just don't know how to start. I want to own a lot fewer pieces than I do now, but pieces that are good quality that I love.

Can anyone direct me to some good websites or books to help me?
Go to a higher-end store like Nordstrom's that has personal shoppers, or good customer service. Tell them you need help finding the right design and cut for your figure, now that you've lost weight, because you have no idea where to start. If you have a newly-defined waist, you'll want to show that off. If you tend to hold weight in the hips/thighs/rear, you'll want A-line skirts to camouflage that. Fit-and-flair dresses look great for that. In any case, the sales staff will help you; for for the free assistance.

Plan on spending a good amount of time in this process. You want designs that flatter your best features, and hide others. Consider that it's better to spend more money per piece for fewer pieces than to buy a mish-mash of cheap stuff. Then, once you get the hang of it, shop the sales in the labels you've decided work for you.

It's great if you like classic looks. You can focus on those for work and more formal occasions, and have a few funky pieces for fun in your leisure time. You can also Google around and see who overs cheap classes on figuring out your best colors. That's one way to stay focussed on a couple of different color palettes with interchangeable pieces, instead of being all over the place.
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Old 05-20-2015, 12:45 AM
Location: Middle America
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There are a variety of styles that suit me. Bohemian/artsy generally works, as does basic jeans/tee. Pinup-style dresses look flattering but don't especially suit my lifestyle. Boxy, tailored and/or highly structured pieces aren't my best look, flowy with soft, drapey, long lines work better. I'm tall, and like an unbroken line that emphasizes that.
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Old 05-20-2015, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Adi from the Brunswicks View Post
This time of the year, its usually a polo shirt and jeans (or) shorts depending on the weather.
I agree with you and also love this style to wear and also this is fashion now.
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Old 05-21-2015, 12:11 AM
Location: Queen Creek, AZ
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I nearly always wear pink shirts. In the winter I also wear a pink hoodie.
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Old 05-22-2015, 07:19 AM
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The fashion style are updated time to time and I like to wear just best suited on me. I am mostly like to wear Bermuda at the free time.
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Old 05-22-2015, 01:38 PM
Location: USA
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I'm in my 30s and still have yet to break the habit of dressing like a stoner teen. Not having a professional white collar job contributes to it.
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