and fashion go hand in hand. The way you dress, the way
you present yourself and the way you carry off your clothes
depends on how much you know and relate to fashion. Sometimes
we think that we know all about fashion but there are a
few fashion myths that ought to be revealed.
Black goes with everything
False! Black works well with dark colours and neutrals although
it looks best with another black item thrown into the mix
instead of one random piece. Black also looks great mixed
in equal proportions with white. But too much black is too
harsh against pastel colours so a balancing act is needed.
However, black can be your best friend if you want to look
girls can't wear prints
False! Flattering dressing is all about balancing proportions.
The safest tip to remember is to avoid extremes. This means
that if you are bigger or smaller than average, don't wear
huge loud checks or tiny ditsy florals. Instead, go for medium
prints that are eye-catching without being loud.
clothes make you look slimmer
False! On the contrary, baggy clothes make you look fat. Waisted
jackets, frill-edged skirts, scoop necklines and fitted tops
are much more slimming than over-sized tunic tops.
clothes are better quality and value
Some items like coats, tailored trousers and evening gowns
are worth spending money on because the fit is key. Other
things need not at all be such expensive designer stuff.
got nothing to wear
This negative attitude needs to be changed. Sort through your
stuff and you're guaranteed to find at least three long lost
friends that are due an airing. Look through magazines for
new ideas about how to wear things and don't dismiss them
until you've tried.