How to achieve easy, casual style is something we frequently get asked about by our clients…
In fact, that is why most of our clients hire us! Everyone wants to know the “secret” to looking good everyday without too much effort, how to create that “effortless” look.
As fashion designer Alexander Wang once said, “Anyone can get dressed up and be glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.”
Meaning that it’s often easier to look glamorous for an occasion after we’ve taken the time, put in some effort and spent a little money on the outfit, but that our true style is expressed in how we put ourselves together everyday. The fact is everyday “effortless” style also requires a little time, effort and money. It’s always fascinating to us how many women won’t think twice about buying a fairly expensive outfit for a wedding, but will seriously debate spending money on “core” pieces such a well cut jeans or a winter coat! Which will give you the most value and wear?
So back to the perfect wardrobe…
There is some work required before it will be “easy” but it is very attainable and all begins with the basics. It is very difficult to look good with a cluttered wardrobe full of impulse buys! Your wardrobe should only contain clothes that you actually wear and everything should be well organized and easily accessible. The next step is to shop wisely – buy what you need, be selective and shop for your shape. Once you have space in your wardrobe and a few well chosen new items, then you can get creative. Try out different looks and ideas and see what works for you. You can look to celebrities, magazines, fashion websites or bloggers for inspiration, discover what you like and make it your own.
Style is very personal and taking the time to discover yours is the key to creating that easy “effortless” look everyday!
Some casual looks we love: