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How to Improve Your Personal Style

An individual’s personal style is something that can set them apart and make them stand out in a room full of people. Even if you aren’t that into fashion, you can still develop a style that people can identify you by. Perhaps you’re wondering how you can improve your style and make it more interesting, or you’re at a point in your life that you’re hungry for change. Whatever the case, you can improve your style at any time you want to, just be open to trying something new. Here are practical ways that you can improve your personal style nevertheless.

Know What Look You’re Going For

Before you can actually improve your personal style, you need to know what exactly you’re looking to change it to. Identify what your personal style is presently and what about it is you want to improve. It could be that you wear too much black and feel like your style is too gothic and want to introduce new and vibrant colors to your wardrobe. Knowing where you want to go will give you an idea of how to g…

Designer Spring/ Summer Cocktail Dresses Under $200.00

Left to Right: Vince Camuto Women's halter dress with Fringe //  Adrianna Papell fit and flare pleated floral dress  // Vince Camuto jewel collar keyhole maxi dress  //  Adrianna Papell long sleeve all-over lace dress

Whether you're attending a summer wedding or a roof top garden party this summer, you'll need a nice cocktail dress. Look for one that's good quality and classic in design so you can get a few good years out of it. A high quality semi-dressy summer dress is going to cost at least a few hundred dollars. All of the summer cocktail dresses featured here are on sale for under $200 and under $100. Consider it an investment piece. If you have to wear dresses to work, find a summer cocktail dress that can double as office attire with a blazer added on. A floral dress like the second one above is casual enough, you could wear it to a weekend brunch if you swap out the heels for flat sandals.

Left to Right: Jessica Simpson black knit-top hi low dress  /Rebecca Taylor golden leather bustier dress  //  Greylin one shoulder Penelope dress   //  Max and Cleo multi-tier dress with back detail

The hi-low and asymmetrical dresses are ideal for a semi-formal outdoor summer party. The golden bustier dress is best for an indoor evening summer party. A hi-low dress is perfect for an outdoor sumer party, because it looks great with wedges. You may not want to wear flats to an outdoor wedding, but heels aren't easy to walk in on the grass. A wedge is just right.

Left to Right: Eliza J halter neck with circle strap sleeveless dress   //  GUESS by Marciano sweetheart neckline strapless black peplum dress  //  Taylor Dresses Shantung Stripe fit flare dress  //  Donna Morgan Blaire sweetheart yellow strapless dress   

Fit and flare dresses are super trendy for summer 2013. A classic fit and flare like the two pictured above are perfect for attending a summer wedding. Wear the strapless peplum dress for cocktails in the city. I love the yellow strapless dress for it's versatility. You could wear it to a summer wedding or on a summer date. If you dress it up with jewelry, it could even work as a beautiful bridesmaid dress for a yellow summer wedding.


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  1. I wonder who Jessica Simpson is paying to design dresses for her name...

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    1. Lol. Well, so many designers work that way now. They use a licensing agent to hook them up with a manufacturer and distributors. Not many designers actually know how to sew these days...which gives me hope that I can have a line one day! I can't sew worth shit.

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  2. I'm trying to remember the last time I wore a dress. I think it was 1985....

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