Over the years, a lot of my friends have asked me for advice on how to jazz up their style, but not necessarily change it completely. As a stylist and fashion blogger, I know that this issue concerns a lot of people, so today I thought of sharing the deconstruction of an outfit that combines elements from different areas of style.
So, what better way to do this other than showing you an example of an eclectic, layered, yet rounded and well-composed outfit?
The main element of this outfit is represented by the overalls from ZARA. The overalls create a very romantic look on their own, but once I paired them with the sneakers, the entire tone of the look has changed from romantic to casual, but still very feminine. In this outfit, I could go to a business meeting, I could go have drinks after work or I could even go on a date.
The mixing of styles leads to a very versatile look and from my point of view, the element that gives stability and creates a “frame” for the entire outfit is the Marc Cain jacket. The jacket has a dark colour, with a fashionable print, but a business style, and what this does is to accentuate, or better said, punctuate the feminine look of the other elements, the overalls, the scarf, etc.
The accessories complete the look and I have to point out the Celine aviator-style sunglasses, which are very trendy right now and for very good reason. They are absolutely fabulous and they bring an air of mystery to an already interesting and intriguing look.
Basically, when it comes to mixing clothing items from different areas of style, make sure that these elements complement and enhance each other. Although they are different styles, in the end, you should obtain a balanced look where nothing really stands out, in the sense of not belonging there. And if all this sounds too complicated, just try mixing things up, look in the mirror and go with your gut feeling. If all elements go together, you will feel it and if feel something wrong, just don’t give up!
Keep trying to jazz up your style, because like everything else in life, practice makes perfect!