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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…

Fall Fashion Preview: J. Crew Fall/Holiday 2013 Collection


One of the most buzzed about women's collections for fall is the J.Crew 2013 Fall/Holiday Collection, presented at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week earlier this year, and it's easy to see why. Now bare with me. I know a lot of you wouldn't wear all of the looks as they were styled for the runway, and I don't blame you. However take a moment to look at the individual pieces. The collection is full of perfectly tailored trousers, glorious brocade prints, and a some sporty pieces. There is so much detail, yet somehow it's so streamlined. Though the looks are styled to perfection if you're fashion forward, you can make the pieces more wearable by pairing the prints with solid tops and the trousers with flats.


The first thing I noticed were the accessories. I can't help it, those are my favorite parts of any look. Let's face it, shoes have taken a strange turn in the recent years with high flat-forms, chunky heels, cut-out heels, etc. I love how all of the heels shown with this collection are classic pointy-toe heels, a few incorporating the ankle-strap trend (which I am obsessed with). These looks are perfect for wearing to work and for holiday events. The fun pieces mixed in, like the first two tops in the first picture and the striped tops can all work well with more casual look as well. Though the blazers are all so sleek and formal, they can totally go with jeans and a cool tee.

What do you think of the looks? Click here to view the entire J.Crew Fall 2013 look book.

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  1. That first four, the last one looks like she's wearing a deerstalker cap... almost...

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  2. I just LOVELOVELOVE JCrew! Sadly they don't 'size' their clothes for me - anymore. Once upon a tIme there was a younger gal who could fit into.....

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