How To Dress Classy
How To Dress Classy
This is the way to be quintessentially English and classy in terms of fashion.
How to dress classy or classic is really taking that quintessentially English aristocracy visual and playing with it and making it much more exciting for current trends. Get a really simple blouse perfect for classy dressing a blazer shape. It's like your tool of all tools for dressing classy.
You can take a simple t-shirt or a shirt or a blouse or even a silk top, pop a blazer on, do it up, it cinches you in and really adds that elegant touch. For a really nice base, it has a bit more padding underneath here which just exaggerates your shoulder which means your waist looks slimmer. Now, elegance is really the epitome of classic dressing.
So, this blazer for example, most people think of dressing classy with just a classic black trouser shape. Yes, it looks fantastic but it does feel a little bit dated. So, take that look you've got on there with the blazer and a nice simple blouse underneath or shirt and pop it with your jean.
But the important thing with your jean is for it to be a really great jean shape. Now, this is a really nice Citizens of Humanity jean. It's a classic blue jean.
Go for a lighter shade because it's actually a bit more refreshing. Go for a classic boot cut or a slim fit jean mainly because this is going to exaggerate your thigh, it's going to be nice and slim through the leg, it makes you look a lot taller and also it means that it's not ill-fitting which then takes away from that classic elegant look. Also, avoid having any holes or tears on the jean.
But this is a really simple elegant look and you could do it with a t-shirt or anything. Another way of doing the classic look is just to add a more trend based blazer so we've got a tweed blazer here, bang-on trend for autumn and winter, quintessentially English as always, pop it with your pussy bow underneath and it's really a fantastic look. Also, you can add in a coloured pussy bow to really add that wow factor.
Another really elegant look is having a fantastic skirt shape, tweed because it's quintessentially English and it's really perfect for this elegant look. Also go for a middy length which means that it comes below the knee which is an unusual length. With this, simply go with a plain top, maybe you could go for a printed cami top, a blouse, a knit, anything really goes with this but it's about how you dress the bottom half.
What you can do is add a woollen or an opaque tight, so like a 7 denier tight, and go with a really nice elegant knee-high boot or go for a really fantastic round-toe Mary Jane shoe. It's a really fantastic look and it's really for us all to do for the middy length makes it slightly more elegant. Avoid having anything too high up the knee.
So, this middy length is perfect for that elegant look. You don't have to do it in tweedy though, you could do it in a classic pencil or a really simple black one, or you could add your colour in your skirt and make it really fantastic. If you're going for anything too detailed like a print or a pattern, make sure you keep it really simple at the top because that's what keeps it elegant.
Now, the really elegant shape is obviously the dress shape. Get a classic shift, really simple, add an exciting belt and pull it with the classic round-toe shoe. It's a perfect elegant look.
You could even add maybe a few pearls around the neckline. Go for a real Breakfast at Tiffany's feel. Then obviously, this is a slightly lower neckline of a shift dress.
This is a great oyster silk dress. For an evening look, you can't beat this for a classy looking outfit. It's not too low in the neckline so it's not revealing too much.
This pleating detail is fantastic for kind of disguising or enhancing the bust and this seaming is fantastic for cinching you in at the waist. A skinny belt would define that waist a bit more but also the cap sleeve is just covering the arm so it's more dignified and the length is just below the knee so it kind of falls about here. Tweed i