How to Look Polished: Easy Guide to the Perfect Fit for Your Clothes
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!
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.
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.
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.
Adjust the waistband placement for different vibes – higher for a polished look and lower for a more relaxed, modern feel.
Explore options with longer hems by using sandals to create a cool, fuller effect when wearing below the waist.
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.
You can also wear the jeans belted and at your waist for a completely different, more polished look.
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.
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.
You can customize the fit with belts or safety pins for different looks.
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.
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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