How to coax myself into dressier clothes?

Discussion in 'Clothes' started by SatelliteEyes, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. SatelliteEyes

    SatelliteEyes Worker Bee

    Feb 21, 2012
    So I'm a notorious casual-dresser -- I have well-made, nice clothes, but they're all very basic. I pretty well live in these black high-waist jeans and either a grey t-shirt, pale pinkish cardigan, sheer white camisole... You get the picture. I also always wear boots similar to the ones below, or plain black Vans.


    Now that I'm losing some weight and starting to like my body a bit more, I'd love to be a little dressier! My friends are always wearing cute little skirts and dresses from stores like Urban Outfitters or Asos, and I feel like the frumpy tomboy :( any advice on how to start incorporating dressier, chicer items without looking like I'm trying too hard?

    And I live in Toronto, so no worries about sticking out, fashion-wise! :) I also wouldn't be opposed to heels.
  2. classichic

    classichic Super Star

    Jan 27, 2012
    I would advice you to see if you find any dresses that you may like and you could still wear your boots with it or a dress that matches your pinkish cardigan. I think that would look cute :)
  3. Babydoll

    Babydoll Guest

    Also, change sneakers or boots for flats (or even heels) once in a while. You don't know how much dressier accessories can change a casual look! Also, try to find accessories like bags, belts or shoes in patent leather (it looks so stylish) and you can make your jeans-and-tee look chicer! Also, starting with a little dress in a solid color, you can wear your Vans or boots and still look girly with an edge!

  4. THIS ^^^^^^^ Same here. I just can't get myself to take RISKS. ugh.

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