Thursday, February 6, 2020

It's the Little Things That Can Make You Look Good

tortoiseshell Clubmaster-style sunglasses near beaded brown necklace

Too many people spend too much time worrying about how they look. When they do this, they spin themselves into a frenzy, panicking about this pair of jeans or that dress. Not only will this almost always make you late for whatever event you need to attend, but it’s also no good for your mental wellbeing, either. 

However, what not enough people get is that it’s never really about the big pieces of the outfit, but rather the little things. These things include watches, necklaces, cleverly accessorized scarves, or just doing something with the outfit that no one has done before. If you’re tired of your wardrobe but have a big thing coming up, hold tight on running to the store, and instead think about how the little things can make a big difference. 


Whether it’s a necklace you’ve dug from your grandmother’s collection or a used Breitling, accessories can add a touch of class and style to any outfit, no matter how dull it might seem at first. The beauty of accessories is that they help draw eyes to the clothes you want people to look at. This means a bland or bare dress or simple t-shirt and jeans is suddenly made much more intriguing just from a little bling here and there.

Get Creative

A lot of fashion is about getting creative, and you can do this with the clothes already in your wardrobe. A scarf can become a headband, while belts can help bind layers together to make your whole look more exciting and appealing. Likewise, baggy t-shirts may not be the epitome of style, but when these shirts are bunched and scrunched into a knot at the waist, you’ve got something that is both simple and unique to catch people’s eyes. 

Work Around Your Body Shape

One thing that people get wrong when trying to look good is that they do not work around their body shape. They might even convince themselves that their body shape is the reason they cannot look good no matter what they try. This negative attitude is not what anyone needs, though. So instead of giving up, consider how you can adapt clothes to suit your shape. This can mean highlighting curves rather than hiding them by cinching in the middle. Even if you’re not confident with how you look, making working with your shape and making a point to show it off will bring plenty of compliments.

Get the Basics Right

Above all else, though, you need to get the basics right if you’re going to dress well. This means thinking about the bases of every outfit, so you’ll need a few pairs of jeans, you’ll need skirts and a little black dress, and you don’t even have to spend a lot to get them. Instead, leave it the little things to make them stand out and enjoy that you have something substantial to build on whenever you go out. 

Hey, Good Looking!

With enough creativity and knowing where to look, feeling confident in your outfit has never been easier. If you focus more on the little things rather than the big blockbuster styles, you’ll find yourself standing out from the crowd much more than everyone else. And that’s a good thing. 

Disclosure: This is a partnered post. 


  1. I love making some old clothes into cool handmade scarves!

  2. You can make an entire suit look completely different with just a scarf. Thanks for posting!

  3. I don't feel dressed unless I have the right earrings for my outfit.


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