If you know how to style and wear your clothes – you don’t need them to be expensive or fancy. Regular, everyday casual clothes can look just as good as any piece from a high-end fashion store, and we’re going to prove it to you.
Today, we’re going to go over ten essential fashion tips and tricks that will make you look stunning wearing just your casual clothes. If that sounds good – let’s rock ‘n’ roll.
Tip 1 – Focus On The Essentials
When it comes to clothes, but even more so casual clothes – some essential pieces make up the outfit. Items like jeans, khakis, shirts, sweatshirts, and t-shirt, along with a few other things, are what you’ll mostly wear, and it’s those items that will be a foundation for your outfit.
As such, you’ll want to make sure you genuinely focus on them. There’s nothing wrong with owning only two pairs of jeans if they’re high-quality and they match well with other items in your closet. The same goes for tops. Identify the essentials of your outfits and focus on them.
Tip 2 – Improve Your Look With Statement Pieces
As we’ve said, essentials are the foundation of the outfit, but it’s the statement, accent pieces that make or break the outfit. You could easily rock the same jeans and shirt for a week if you just swap out the statement pieces.
What are statement pieces? A statement piece would be any piece of clothing that makes your outfit pop! So, a cool jacket or a coat, or nice pair of leather boots or eye-catching sneakers could pass as statement pieces. Also, statement pieces are accessories like headwear, jewelry, belts, eyewear, bags etc.
You can also go for the enamel pins that can be put on your denim jacket or bag for a subtle pop of style, plus they are easily available which makes it even more convenient. Statement pieces are the ultimate way to show off your style and personality, adding something extra that makes you stand out from the crowd. While you should be mindful of trends, statement pieces are where you can really express yourself and show off your fashion sense.
Tip 3 – Wear Clothes That Fit You Perfectly
Casual does not equal unfit, just like baggy clothes don’t equal casual.
If you really want your casual outfits to stand out, you can’t avoid wearing clothes that fit you perfectly. You’ll want to find the pieces that fit your body. You’ll want to find pieces that highlight your strengths and maybe hide some of the things you’re kind of insecure about.
So, don’t mistake unfitting clothes for casual clothes, and make sure you wear things that fit you.
Tip 4 – Create Harmony With Your Outfits
Speaking of fit, some items are designed to be very baggy or very tight – especially when it comes to casual clothing. In that case, you have to play around with different proportions and fits to create harmony and balance with your outfits.
Pair an overly baggy puffer jacket with a tight-fitting crop top or skinny pants. Pair your oversized shirt with short shorts. Try out different things, like unisex clothes, unusual shapes and sizes, different colors and patterns (we’ll get to that) and see if you can make them harmonious.
Tip 5 – Shop Smarter
Casual, urban clothes have become very popular, and with it – its prices skyrocketed. Now, we’re firm believers in not having to spend a fortune to look good, so we’ll share a few “smart shopper” tips with you.
First, shop online. Nine times out of ten, you’ll find that online stores like gstreet.cool charge less for the same or similar items seen in actual shops. Why? Well, there are no additional expenses that those clothes have to account for – so they can.
Secondly, go to a thrift shop. You’ll be able to find some kickass casual items in your local thrift shop for virtually next to nothing.
Tip 6 – Find Your Style
It might be tempting to try and mimic someone else’s style, but we don’t really want you to do that. We want you to find your style.
Sure, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and we’re definitely not against seeking inspiration in someone else’s style, but don’t just blatantly copy what they’re wearing.
You’re not the same person. What works for them might not work for you. So, find your own style.
It may take some time, but in the end – you’ll be and look better for it.
Tip 7 – Embrace The Colors
We’re all for monochrome outfits because they’re timeless, but then again – we love colors and colorful outfits. Also, you can be monochrome and still embrace the vibrant colors casual clothes come in.
For instance, why just wear grey or black sweatpants and sweatshirts? Why not go with chartreuse or fuchsia? What’s wrong with that?
Exactly. Nothing. Embrace the colors. It’ll be more fun.
Tip 8 – Try Out Different Textures And Fabrics
You can feel the texture of a fabric, which is what we mainly focus on. However, what we don’t consider is that we also see it.
While it might not be obvious from far away, everyone close to you will be able to see all the different textures you got going on with your outfit.
As far as we’re concerned, there are some textures and fabrics you can’t go wrong with, but also, there are some textures that you just need to try out if you still haven’t. Not everything has to be flat and smooth like cotton, right?
Tip 9 – Don’t Sacrifice Comfort
“Beauty hurts” is an old adage that isn’t necessarily true anymore. It held true back in the day when women had to wear corsets that prevented them from breathing properly, but nowadays – most of the stuff’s so comfy.
Casual clothing is meant to be comfortable and cozy. Don’t forget that. And, if you ask us, the only way for you to look stunning and confident in an outfit is if you feel comfortable in it.
But, don’t get us wrong. Sweatpants and baggy shirts aren’t the only things people can be cozy in, and physical comfort isn’t the only comfort we’re talking about here. So, we’re not saying dress like you’re going to sleep and you’ll look good. No.
We’re saying find something that makes you feel relaxed and cozy, but also beautiful and confident. That’s how you know you’ve struck gold!
Tip 10 – Experiment With Your Clothes
Finally, don’t be scared to experiment.
Fashion’s an ever-changing industry, and there will always be new trends and contemporary looks, so it’s only natural that you should experiment with your clothes and style.
Now, we’re not saying hop on every single trend – that would be ludicrous. But then again, you shouldn’t be scared of trying out some new things every once in a while. It’ll be good for you.
Would you look at that? We’re done.
Hopefully, we’ve managed to teach you a thing or two about wearing casual clothes and being more than just comfortable in them. If we didn’t, well, try reading again – we’re sure you’ll find something useful.