Navigating the ins and outs of style can be tricky, but with these simple stylist-recommend tips, you’ll be a certified fashionista in no time.
1. Find out if a pair of jeans fits without a trip to the dressing room
Ready for a mind-blowing fashion hack? According to Lauren Edelstein, Style Director at Shopbop, all you need to do to determine whether or not a pair of jeans will fit is to wrap the waist around your neck — if the ends meet without overlapping (or stretching), they’ll fit your waist. “The neck trick is one I was skeptical about, but it really works!”
2. Make any outfit look great with just three key pieces.
Hate complicated fashion trends that only seem accessible to models and actors? It takes just three items to make literally any outfit look great, according to The Ambitionista’s Heidi Nazarudin. “A face-flattering pair of classic …
The lucky men who count themselves as card-carrying members of the A-list more often than not have good looks, an obscene amount of charisma and bank balances to rival developing economies. What they don’t always possess, however, is a killer sense of style.
The truth is that behind every red carpet appearance destined to send Instagram likes soaring, there’s a style maverick pulling the strings and keeping the world’s most famous from falling into the clutches of bad taste.
For too long, these hardworking stylists have been hidden in the shadows, but now – in line with social media’s democratisation of, well, everything – they’ve moved to the fore, and have become indispensable sages for men from all walks of life.
Sure you might have marvelled at the outfits of Ryan Gosling, or mentally bookmarked Michael B. Jordan’s entire back catalogue of looks, but why turn to the middle-man for …
We asked stylists to the stars to tell us their secret weapons for having great style.
People are totally judging you by your clothing
“Sadly, if I’ve learned one thing as the owner of a PR firm in LA, the reality is that people do judge a book by its cover. If you are slovenly or unkempt, most likely you will not be taken as seriously as one who is put together.” —Michelle Czernin von Chudenitz Morzin, founder and CEO of Popular Press Media Group Don’t make these fashion mistakes that make you look messy.
Having style doesn’t have to mean dresses and heels
“Fashion doesn’t mean having to be super girly. I am a tomboy at heart so I like to encourage women like me to experiment with menswear or more casual pieces. One tomboy trend I love is a trench coat with cute sneakers!” —Olivia Pierson, …
Did you know…
If you’d been born in 1901…
Chances are you would’ve worn dresses?
You and other boys, age 6 and under…
…wearing white dresses.
Well, it’s a fact,and proven facts don’t change no matter how we react to them.
That’s one of many interesting, mind-boggling facts about style & fashion throughout history.
Note: I’m not pushing an agenda in favor of grown men wearing dresses, or makeup, or tons of jewelry.
All these style facts are for entertainment only.
Style Fact #1 – Men Were The Primary Users Of Makeup
That’s right. Makeup – the stuff most guys outside of show business would be mocked for using – played an important role in of men’s lifestyles in ancient cultures.
It all dates back to 10,000 years ago. Tribal men would wear paint either for camouflage (to catch animals while hunting) or for battle (to …