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Fashion

13 September 2016

Breaking style habits can be hard especially if your wardrobe is full of the same old thing. Give yourself a mini makeover and reinvent your look for a night out with these easy style updates.

ACCESSORISE

Accessories are the cherry on top of your outfit.

For a showstopping statement choose a high contrast accessory. For instance a bold multi-chain necklace or pair of embellished pendant earrings will help add that all important ‘wow’ factor.

GO BRIGHT UNDER BLACK

To elevate a black outfit bring in a bright element.

Bright can mean ‘bling’ in the form of beads, sequins, zips or stud details (in jackets or tops) or it can be as simple and as eyecatching as a red slip under a semi-sheer black dress.

WEAR THE SHADE OF THE SEASON

Head into your favourite stores and see what colours (or styles) are popular and find a way to work one or some of them into your look.

It might be a vibrant clutch or statement shoe or flattering dress, however you choose to celebrate seasonal colour, do it in a way that feels timeless and comfortable to you.

A NEW HAIR STYLE

A new ‘do’ can mean a brand new cut and colour or something much simpler.

For instance a new fringe can transform your whole look or if you usually wear your hair up, wear it down and vice versa. Simply treating yourself to a professional wash and style can make a huge difference to your overall look.

ADD HEIGHT

If you’re used to wearing flats, try the addition of a heel.

Even if it’s just a kitten heel, a little bit of elevation can enhance the way you carry yourself, which can take an outfit from good to great.

Alternatively, a bright pair of shoes or cut-out-style booties can lift a simple look too.

Here are just a few great examples found in-store:

a / Clutch from Strandbags b / Earrings from Max   c / Jacket from Jay Jays d /  Silver heels from Hannahs e / Bracelet from Just Jeans  f / Red slip from Glassons  g / Lace dress from Max h /  Red clutch from Glassons i / Handbag from Merchant  j / Earrings from Colette k / Necklace from Colette l / Heels from Merchant

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