Fashion 5 Essential Styling Tips You Should Know Iverson AkhigbeMarch 8, 2022

Looking good is not about trends, it is about feeling good and confident in your basic style. It is stepping out of your house and feeling on top of the world without caring about what anyone thinks. Do you know when they say a good outfit can make your day and boost your confidence from 0 to 100 real quick? Well, it is true!! Once you know how to put one or two outfits together, your day would be made. 
Fashion does not have to be too complicated and most times trendy outfits tend not to go with our style. Apart from the fact that trendy pieces have a way of fading off so fast, they have a way of not fitting into what people would call feeling comfortable, causing a lot of people to have unwanted clothes in their wardrobe that they would not wear for years, causing low self-esteem in thinking they cannot pull off that look even if it in their closet. 

1. Organize Your Closet 
These are the first and basic steps to dressing stylishly. Organizing and editing what you have in your closet is very essential. Most of us have clothes we have not worn for years because they are not trending anymore or we never knew how it was going to fit in with our style. Most times we ignore our regular location, which could be work or school or wherever you spend most of your time. You may be at work most of the day, or at school, and your closet is filled with party dresses that you do not wear or you have a long list of casual outfits when most of your time at work, and you get confused selecting an outfit every day because you have more casual clothing than corporate clothing. This is why organizing your closet is the basic step to being stylish. Start by decluttering your closet. You can donate or sell out anything you know you do not wear or love. Then you organize the remaining outfits into categories, you hang the first and fold the rest. You should invest in a shoe rack to organize your shoes because it helps to visualize your outfits. After this, your closet would look more inspiring and it would be easy to pick out what you want to wear for the day.  


2. Find a Good Tailor 
Nothing beats a garment that precisely fitted to you. One trick to making any item of clothing look amazing is to hire a good tailor. Tailored clothing looks polished and comfortable. You can start by sowing your favorite silk pants, or wide-leg office pants, or remember your Ankara dresses or senator outfits. If your wardrobe fits you well it would be easier for you to play with your outfits over in a way that would feel fashionable and comfortable for you. 


3. Balancing Proportions 
For most of us achieving a successful look comes from striking the right balance. This is planning your outfits in a way that the top and the bottom complement each other, and wearing clothes that are fitted to your body shape. If you are wearing baggy jeans, try it with a fitted or cropped top, and if you are wearing a baggy or loose shirt try it with tight pants. You can also wear a loose top with wide-leg pants because they go together.


4. Play With Accessories 
You can add a belt to make any outfit look more put together, especially when you want to tuck your top or shirt in. you can also add necklaces, and layer them if you want.  Accessories have the power to transform your outfit from 0 to 100 real quick. Therefore, it is important to invest in accessories and also remember to wear them. You should have stylish shoes, bags, hats, sunglasses, and belts. They are the essential items needed to elevate your outfits 


5. Invest In These Three Jackets 
A blazer, a leather jacket, and a denim jacket. These three jackets are important because you can use them to layer any outfit. You can always add a blazer with office pants to work and you can throw it on with a pair of straight-leg jeans for a quick drink with your friends. This goes for the same as a leather jacket and also a jean jacket. If you have them oversized then you can wear them as a dress and throw a little biker short underneath it. The trick to this is that your blazer would cover your work and some of your casual outfits, the denim jacket would take care of your casual outfits and your blazer would be there when you want to have an edgy look. Whenever you are running out you can quickly grab these and run out of the door. 
With these 5 tips be sure to elevate your style real quick and boost your confidence where ever you go.