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Old 05-10-2015, 06:36 PM
Location: A place that's too cold
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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?
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Old 05-12-2015, 08:14 AM
Location: SW Florida
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I sure understand! Its hard for me to really adopt a "style". Kind of all over the place to. Whatever you like is you, even if its a mixture of styles. I have lots of basics which sometimes I wear, simple tshirt and jeans. Or a plaid button up with jeans. I also like the hippy boho look but not over the top at times with a flowy skirt. Sometimes more classy.. it all depends on my mood I guess and where im going.

I am constantly going through the closet and removing pieces I dont wear or wont work on me anymore. I dont think theres anything wrong with not having one certain style. its more fun to have a variety.

Congrats on the weight loss also!
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Old 05-12-2015, 01:35 PM
Location: New Yawk
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Depends on where I'm going or what mood I'm in. Most of the time I usually wear jeans, a fitted top, and Converse sneakers or sandals. If I need to clean it up for a social event, I tend to gravitate toward boho styles. I don't wear heels and have never been much into accessorizing.
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Old 05-13-2015, 07:21 AM
Location: Northville, MI
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This time of the year, its usually a polo shirt and jeans (or) shorts depending on the weather.
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Old 05-14-2015, 08:31 PM
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I built a wardrobe that feels like "me" by finding a label in each category that I liked, and that had consistent sizing that fit me well most of the time. Each season, I would shop that collection first, and then look for complementary pieces in the same department. I regularly shop in just a few stores (and departments) that carry my favorite labels, rather than shopping all over the mall (and internet), which keeps me from picking up too many orphan styles. Probably 80% of my wardrobe is comprised of three or four labels that I return to repeatedly, and the rest are one-offs that get rotated out pretty frequently.
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Old 05-14-2015, 09:51 PM
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If I'm not working, I love to wear boho gypsy style clothes, especially dresses
or long flowing open wraps w/ jeans & flip flops......
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Old 05-15-2015, 12:33 AM
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Traditional. I don't like flashing brand names but I am willing to pay for quality. Most days I wear some jeans, a nice top/blouse or sweater/cardigan and some ballet flats or boots. If it is cold I might wear an overcoat or puffer jacket.

At home is different. At the moment it is getting cold so trackie daks (sweatpants) a hoodie and my ugg boots is as classy as it gets!
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Old 05-15-2015, 12:40 AM
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My style is all of my parts covered appropriately in public, no "trend" following, no "labels", no "designers" just clothing that fits well, is good quality at a good price.
Some of my clothing is 15+ years old, no holes, no fading and they fit well.
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Old 05-19-2015, 11:08 PM
Location: laval
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Depends on where and my mood Most of time I usually wear suits,Because I am feel comfortable.and I don't wear heels and heavy accessories.
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Old 05-19-2015, 11:14 PM
Location: On an Island
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I like to dress pretty casual. Sweatshirt, jeans, boots and a scarf.
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