How to Look Polished: Easy Guide to the Perfect Fit for Your Clothes

Silvana Patrick
by Silvana Patrick
10 Minutes

Hey everyone.

Today, I want to share with you my approach to finding the perfect fit for your clothes and creating a look that feels uniquely you.

It's not about conforming to a specific size or label, but rather understanding how to manipulate your clothes to communicate your style.

So, let's dive into the details!

Outfit idea

1. Understanding the importance of fit

The fit of your clothing is personal and can significantly impact how you feel.

Forget about the size on the label and focus on how the garment fits your body. 

I'll show you how to modify your items by adjusting their placement on your body or incorporating different accessories.

Jean length

2. Exploring waist placement

The rise of your pants is crucial, and in this tutorial, I'll guide you through finding your natural waist.

Whether it's high-waisted for a polished look or worn below the waist for a more relaxed vibe, I'll show you how to adjust the styling accordingly.

How to find natural waist

First, we’ll look at the high-waisted style.

Find your natural waist by bending your elbows and placing your hands where they naturally gravitate.

How to find natural waist

Adjust the waistband placement for different vibes – higher for a polished look and lower for a more relaxed, modern feel.

Trying pants on

Explore options with longer hems by using sandals to create a cool, fuller effect when wearing below the waist.

Trying pants on

Now for the slouchy jeans style: embrace your roomy, boyfriend-style jeans for an effortless vibe. 

You can play with acid wash for an edgy, modern feel, and experiment with sizing to achieve the intended masculine vibe while maintaining styling options.

Trying pants on

You can also wear the jeans belted and at your waist for a completely different, more polished look.

Trying blazer on

3. Choosing the right blazer fit

Blazers are versatile, and choosing the right fit is essential. I'll guide you through three styles – fitted, oversized, and slim blazers – each offering a unique vibe. 

Fitted blazer style

With a fitted blazer, focus on the shoulder, bust, and waist measurements for a tailored fit. 

The fitted blazer is ideal for creating a polished look without excessive boxiness, and perfect for balancing voluminous bottoms for a chic silhouette.

Trying blazer on

Oversized blazer style

For this style, embrace boxy, longer lengths for a chill, modern vibe. 

The oversized blazer is defined by dropped shoulders and wider arms.


Trying blazer on

You can customize the fit with belts or safety pins for different looks.

Trying blazer on

Slim blazer style

The slim blazer is purposefully designed to be sculpted and shaped for a closer fit, and is ideal for countering voluminous bottoms with a defined upper body silhouette.

Polished outfits

How to look polished with the right fit

Remember, it's all about experimenting and finding what works for you. Mix and match styles to create the perfect balance between volume and slimness.

Whether you're going for a polished, relaxed, or edgy look, understanding key measurements will empower you to dictate your style. 

I hope you found this guide helpful in navigating the world of fit and style. If you did, don't forget to leave a comment and let me know what style is your favorite.

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