^ agreed. if you’re like, “ohh, that’s such a cute jacket.. don’t have anything to wear with it, but it’s cute!” you won’t wear it—it’ll rot in the closet with tags on (I definitely have a few of those). also, don’t buy clothes for occasions you’ll never need.
get inspiration for a particular look, before you shop—look for the different ways people wear something (e.g. chictopia, lookbook, pinterest). pay attention to certain key pieces that tie a look together but usually go unnoticed (e.g. a skinny belt)
but most importantly.. if you don’t know what looks good, just play around with your closet! try a shirt you like with anything that might remotely look good, even if it’s kind of out-there. you’ll discover what you like, what flatters your figure, certain ways to wear certain clothes, etc, just by actually trying them. when you like something in-store, try on a whole outfit to go with it!posted almost 4 years ago