As writers and editors in the fashion space, we are aware how superficial our industry can sometimes appear. But trust us when we say that the reason we do what we do is not simply to get you, dear reader, to dress better. The real motivation behind our actions is getting you to feel better.
For better or worse, the fact is that the way you dress has a profound impact on your sense of self-worth. The good news here is that your wardrobe has limitless potential as an ally in this cause to feel like your best self. And not just sometimes, but every single day.
Keep scrolling for five super-easy tricks to feel more confident every day!
Kim Karadshian herself, when we spoke to her recently, sung the praises of shapewear. “I’m a really big fan of undergarments, I wear Spanx and all those body-shapers. I am a big fan of stuff like that!” And if it works for her, it’s good enough for us—a good undergarment really can make or break an entire outfit.
Yummie by Heather Thomson,Spanx Ruby Stretch Cotton-Blend Thong Bodysuit ($35)
Few things make you feel worse about life than walking around all night in a pair of heels that are just killing your feet. And on the flip side, few things will give you the sense of being on top of the world like a pair of shoes you’re just really working.
There is almost nothing that can make a woman feel better about herself than knowing with absolute certainty that her bum looks amazing in her jeans. Don't believe us? Just try it out for yourself.
It’s a not-so-common refrain that a good hat is like a good piece of armor—it literally protects your head from the elements, and figuratively protects your fragile ego from the fickle world outside. Plus, when done right, a solid hat choice can really take your look to the next level.
A woman who is truly confident never looks too fussy—she always gives the impression that she just threw on her outfit, and yet she still looks perfect. The easiest way to do this is to own a couple dresses you can literally throw over your head, and go.
Vineet Bahl Embellished Printed Georgette Maxi Dress ($575)