20 STEPS HOW TO AVOID MISTAKES IN YOUR WARDROBE #10 & 11.

Hi Everybody

          Did you find an item you liked enough to buy it in different colors? You didn’t  have time to go shopping last week – well, remember it when you do.

Here are the next two tips:

# 10 CONSIDER HOW YOU FEEL IN A GARMENT

      When you slip into a dress, a coat, a suit, or whatever, it should instantly make you feel better. If you think it looks nice but you don’t feel quite right in it, it’s not for you. Don’t convince yourself by saying: “It’s not bad.”   is not good enough. Keep in mind if you feel good in your clothes you will move well in them. You project a certain reassurance and confidence.

        Whenever you hesitate or are in doubt, don’t buy it. You should love an item the minute you put it on.

#11. LOOK AT THE FIT OF A GARMENT.

          A bad fit can ruin the look.

          Make sure that you can see yourselfu  back and from the side. The garment should not pull anywhere or pucker in the wrong places – like in the crotch when trying on a pair of pants. If there is no mirror to look at the back, use your powder compact to see the back.

         SHOULDER SEAMS must on you natural shoulder line, not farther in or out, unless a dropped shoulder is the style of the dress. Shoulders that are too narrow make a garment look too small, when they are too wide, a garment looks too big.

        Watch the SLEEVE LENGTH. A long sleeve must not extend over your hand – I know some women think it is attractive when you don’t see their hands anymore – but the right length for a long sleeve is your wrist bone.

        PANTS should not pull in the crotch area or pucker in the back when you are standing straight. It is indeed difficult to find a well-fitting pair of pants, but worth the trouble of trying on a few pairs until you find the one that flatters your figure.When it comes to length, the pants should cover your heel half way – unless fashion says ankle length or less, and you want to wear that style.

         If BLOUSES and JACKETS pull across the front,it means that they are too small and you need a bigger size. But the contrary is also true, if you feel too comfortable, look again – you might be able to take a size smaller.

Until next week

STAY WELL AND LOOK YOUR BEST

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Author: Brigitte Nioche

Author of Living Longer, Living Well - How to Embrace the Challenges of a Long Life. Other titles - Dress to Impress, The Sensual Dresser, What Turns Men On.

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