3 Things to Consider for Outfit Ideas Inspiration

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3 Things to Consider for Outfit Ideas Inspiration


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The outfit ideas should be good. It can reflect a person’s lifestyle, status, and personality. Although you cannot completely judge people by what they are wearing, fashion can make or break the first impression. For this reason, we always put our best foot forward to be at our best self. It includes choosing the right clothes for particular scenarios, occasions, and events.


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However, it does not mean that you have to keep up with the latest fashion trends. Even though there is nothing wrong following what is in, you have to consider the other factors that should influence the outfit ideas.

Who Are You?


Coco Chanel

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Fashion fades, only style remains the same - Coco Chanel


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Your personality is a key ingredient that makes up a style. Your outfit ideas should evolve on the clothing styles that you will feel comfy to wear. Hence, in choosing for the right getup, you should analyze yourself first. Are you classy, sporty, adventurous, preppy, or trendy?


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Herinterest identifies the 20 types of fashion styles for women. You can choose the one that will suit your character or you can make your own. The only rule that applies is, “Be you.” Sometimes you can mix one style to another depending on the occasion or your mood:

  • Trendy
  • Bohemian
  • Exotic
  • Casual
  • Gothic
  • Girly
  • Sexy
  • Preppy
  • Cowgirl
  • Vibrant
  • Punk
  • Business women
  • Rocker
  • Elegant
  • 50s
  • 70s
  • Girl-next-door
  • Sporty
  • Artsy
  • Tomboy

Due to its widespread popularity, I would also like to add the Korean fashion style.


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How Do You Look Like?


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Look at yourself at the mirror and be realistic.  You should pay attention to your physical appearance, specifically your body figure, face shape, and skin tone and color for your outfit ideas inspiration. What may look good on the others may not look good on you because of these three factors.

According to Stylecraze, there are 12 different body shapes of women. Knowing your body shape will help you pick the best fashion clothes that will suit you. You will know which areas to hide or to flaunt.

  • Rectangle
  • Pear
  • Apple
  • Spoon
  • Triangle
  • Hourglass
  • Oval
  • Diamond
  • Top Hourglass
  • Skinny
  • Athletic
  • Lollipop
  • Cornet


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Your face shape is also important. Though it is not a direct factor that you need for choosing the right outfit, it is crucial for selecting the accessories, eyewear, hairstyles, and makeup that will suit you and complement your attire. Vida Salon identifies the seven basic face shapes.

  • Oval
  • Round
  • Square
  • Diamond
  • Heart
  • Pear
  • Oblong   


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Knowing your skin color and undertones is helpful for choosing the right color that will guide you for your outfit ideas. Wearing the right colors can make your skin look glowing and fresh. The four seasons are the basis for determining the different colors and undertones: autumn, winter, spring, and summer.  You also have to identify if your skin type is cool or warm.

What Do You Have?


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The first thing that you have to do is make a wardrobe inventory. Identify the things that you need. This process will help you pick the right outfit quickly when you need to go somewhere. Also by doing a wardrobe inventory, you will know quickly which in your items can go together and decide which clothes to pick.

On my future blogs, I am going to elaborate on each of these areas. For now, you should know that keeping up with the current trends is not enough consideration for an outfit idea. The most important considerations are your personality, appearance, and your wardrobe.  


Thank you for reading.

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Hi! I am Mary Jane. I work as a freelance writer and content contributor. I love writing about health, personal finance, and digital marketing. During my free time, you will find me in my room immersing myself doing artistic stuff, such as painting, drawing, writing, etc.

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