How to Wear Tricky Trends This Summer
We all want to wear the latest trends, but we're never really sure how they will look on us. Not all trends are easy to put together, but here are a few simple tips to help you rock this seasons coolest styles.
Prints can be intimidating, but when done right these tropical styles can be easy to wear.
Tip 1: Choose pairs that are complementary, but not too matchy. The key to pulling off this look is scale. Look for one print that has a smaller pattern and another that is more graphic.
Tip 2: Always keep the jewelry and accessories simple.
Tip 1: If it's not summer, don’t think about wearing it.
Tip 2: Seersucker can be colorful, but for every stripe of color, there's a stripe of (nearly transparent) white. Be sure your under garments aren't too bright or patterned.
Tip 3: Balance with a non-patterned solid colored top or bottom.
Make sure this top never lands you on the wrong side of the "Sexy vs. skanky" debate.
Tip 1: The shape is attention grabbing enough. Stick to black and white to avoid going over the top.
Tip2: Pair your short top with a long, high-waisted bottom.
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Don't be shy—sport this seasons spots in a cool way.
Tip 1: Too much volume or extra detail will leave you looking like a cartoon character. Stick to simple silhouettes.
Tip 2: Polka dots look crisp on their own. Mix them with another prints for an indie style.
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A gold or silver belt adds shine and sophistication to any outfit.
Tip 1: Ease into the trend with a narrow width, or make a statement with a wider belt.
Tip 2: Keep your accessories to a minimum; a hard clutch and a sleek pair of heels are all you need to complete your look.
Day or night, plastic shoes add a modern twist to the classic heel, not to mention they make your legs look longer.
Tip 1: Clean and well-pedicured toes are an absolute MUST.
Tip 2: When wet, plastic shoes can be slippery and a little uncomfortable, so save them for cooler days when you are less likely to sweat.
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