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How to Wear a T-Shirt Fashionably

What’s more classic than a white tee? T-shirts are the building blocks of a wardrobe — they are both the basics and the essentials. For some, they provide casual comfort and familiarity. For others, they provide a canvas for self expression. Want to know how to style t-shirts in a way that keeps you feeling fresh and inspired? Let’s look at some of the easiest ways to step up your t-shirt game! How to Wear a T-Shirt: Fashionably Chic Looks for Every Occasion The beauty of the t-shirt is its versatility, great for binging your favorite TV show but also...

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How to Style Wide Leg Pants

Wide leg pants are once again in the fashion forefront. If you are used to skinny jeans, it may be intimidating to consider this drastically different fit. But once you try it, you will see how comfortable, versatile, and stylish wide leg pants truly are – on all body types. Because they are loose-fitting, they provide a casual yet refined look, while still providing undeniable comfort.  Ready to find your perfect wide leg style? If you need some advice on what to wear with wide leg pants, keep reading!   What are Wide Leg Pants? Wide leg pants are exactly what...

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How to Style a Crop Top and Jeans

(photo credit: @gabielyns) Jeans and a crop top is the ultimate cool girl outfit. But it can be more than that: this look exudes confidence, and anyone can rock it in any season! You just need to know how to style it. If you’re feeling intimidated by this look, let us guide you through the world of crop top and jeans outfits. Types of Crop Tops First, what makes a shirt a crop top? Generally speaking, a crop top covers the chest and exposes the waist, stomach, and/or torso. There are as many kinds of crop tops as there are kinds...

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Chic & Stylish Ideas for Paper Bag Shorts Outfits

When we think of shorts, we usually think of them as a basic item of clothing that serves as the foundation for a more interesting shirt. But paper bag shorts elevate the entire notion of what shorts can be. Not sure how to put together a paper bag shorts outfit? Let us walk you through some style inspiration and basic information about this fun, comfortable style of shorts. What are Paper Bag Shorts? Paper bag shorts are shorts with a built-in fabric belt that cinches at the waist. These lightweight shorts have extra fabric flared out around the waistline, creating...

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How to Style Super High-Waisted Pants

(photo credit: @juliarefol) For those who are used to mid-rise or low-rise pants, super high-waisted jeans can be intimidating. But there’s a reason why this style is so well-loved by multiple generations. They create an hourglass figure by showing off that tush and buttoning up the smallest part of the waist. Some high-waisted pant styles are skin-tight for a glam look, while others are loose-fitting for relaxed, everyday wear. Read on for all the ways to style this versatile wardrobe staple! How to Style Super High-Waisted Pants From the crotch seam to the waist band, high-rise is considered between 10-12...

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Travel Outfits: The Top Styles for Every Season

Traveling: you either love it or hate it. Those who love traveling have found ways to make the uncomfortable parts comfortable. Many aspects of travel we can’t control, like stormy weather or delayed flights. But one thing we can control is our clothing choice. Having a good travel outfit makes you feel comfortable, confident, and fully prepared for whatever the day may bring.  Whether you plan to repurpose existing clothes or need to fill in the gaps in your travel wardrobe, we’re here to guide you through creating the best ensemble for all your upcoming trips:   How to Plan...

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How to Style a Bright Color Outfit

Though we don’t think of wearing them unless the sun is shining, bright color outfits are a must for all seasons. Colors affect your mood: whatever emotion you want to boost within yourself, there is a corresponding color to help you do so. For example, on a midwinter cloudy day, wearing bright yellow can make you happier.  But sometimes, incorporating bright colors into your wardrobe can be intimidating. That’s why we’re here to lay out some techniques and styling options so that you can wear bright colors confidently. How to Wear Bright Colors These are some starting tips to get...

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Business Casual for Men: Summer Outfit Inspiration

We’ve all been told at one point or another to dress “business casual.” But what does that mean? Does it tend to be more business or lean towards a casual vibe? If you aren’t clear on what items of clothing are included in the dress code, you’re most likely at a loss as to what to wear. But, we can help!  When it comes to dressing business casual, men have more options than you might think. Ready for some inspiration for your summertime business casual ensembles? Read on.  What is Business Casual Attire for Men? First, let’s address the obvious:...

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How to Style Jean Shorts: Outfit Ideas

Across the globe, jeans are a timeless essential that will never go out of style. Not only are they sturdy and long-lasting – they also go with everything! And when the weather gets warm, jean shorts outfits are fun to put together. Read on for some style inspo! How to Style Cute Outfits with Jean Shorts Jean shorts are especially popular in the summer. They can be high waisted or low-rise, dressed up or dressed down. Plus, unlike a lot of women’s more formal pants, denim shorts usually come with pockets. Most people associate jean shorts with casual or outdoorsy...

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