Camille Styles

How to Un-Basic Your Wardrobe

October 19th, 2017

Before the inevitable war breaks out in the comments section about what the term “basic” really means, allow me to define it within the context of this piece. We’re using this word to mean predictable, average, ordinary, non-memorable — basically all of the descriptions that we don’t want to apply to our personal style! But with the corporatization of fashion in America, it’s true that we often find ourselves shopping from the same 3 or 4 big retailers as all of our friends. So how can you break out of the “basic” cycle when you’re ordering off the same menu as everyone else? The good news is that it’s easier than you think. You don’t need a pay raise or even a bunch of new items in your closet to do it. Read on to see how you can “un-basic” your wardrobe in six easy steps:

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  1. Molly says:

    love this! feel like my favorite outfits have incorporated one or more of these tips, but i didn’t even realize that’s what made me feel more confident and different in it. x

  2. Natasha says:

    This article is exactly what I’ve been looking for! I feel like my wardrobe has slowly been becoming more and more basic (*cringe), and these tips will be so easy to incorporate & help me step out of my comfort zone. Thanks!

  3. Susanne Mc Donald says:

    There are some really tips here. They’re all achievable and doable and make sense. Thank you! Susanne x.

  4. Great article, thank you for sharing. I don’t know anyone who hasn’t used the phrase: “I’ve got nothing to wear” with a closet full of clothes. This was a perfect reminder that there are tons of ways to utilize that closet in new, unexpected ways.

  5. Boyaa says:

    Its great advice! Great insight! 🙂

  6. Good advice. Thanks for sharing!

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