3 Style Rules to Break Right Now

by Rachel

To be honest, I had trouble choosing just three because when it comes to style rules, they were all made to be broken! Here are three common ones you can start with:

🚫 Dress for your body type 

✅ Dress in anything that you love

No, you do not have to avoid bold colors on top because someone once told you that you were an inverted triangle. 

Yes, you can wear skinny jeans (or whatever bottoms you want!) if you're a pear shape. 

Better yet, erase all the fruits, shapes, silverware, and whatever other terminology out of your mind and replace it with "if I love it, I'll wear it!"

🚫 Every woman should own...(insert staple here - LBD/white button-up/dark wash jeans). 

✅ There is nothing that every woman *should* own. 

You are as unique as a snowflake girl, don't subscribe to wardrobe staple must-haves if they don't feel like you. 

Personally, I don't even own an LBD. I'd much rather rock a sparkly sheer top and cobalt blue skirt any day!

🚫 Dress your age

✅ Wear what feels good. 

Still want to rock a mini skirt after 40? Please do it! 

Don't like showing your legs at 20? Then don't! 

Age is just a number.

Feeling comfortable, honoring your truth and wearing what you love is timeless.

What style rules have you been breaking because it feels oh-so-right to do so?! 

Share below!


I'm Rachel Michael, a style coach focused on creatively bringing the art of style to women who are ready to authentically STAND OUT. My focus is on building confidence in my clients by developing their signature style through wardrobe edits, personal shopping services and styling sessions. I specialize in bringing out the creative energy that lights my clients up on the inside to their outside appearance so they feel more whole and powerful than ever before!

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  • Cheryl Kelley Cheryl Kelley on Apr 25, 2021

    Always good to know when rules SHOULD be broken! Love it!! I have always dressed how I feel and it makes me feel awesome!!

    • Rachel Rachel on Apr 26, 2021

      Yes! I love hearing that, Cheryl! Style is mean to be about having fun, wearing what you want and putting on what makes you fee best. 🙌🏻

  • Ann Ann on May 05, 2021

    Great piece great for any age. Tired of always looking at styles for 20 year olds.