While there are countless things you can do to improve your overall style, the unfortunate reality is that there are a bunch of little mistakes that can singlehandedly take down an outfit, rendering all of your hard work useless. No matter how well you dress, these little things are actually quite easy to overlook. Sounds scary, right?
Not to worry, because today we’re bringing you the top five errors that can downgrade your outfit, along with our tips to combat them. Consider this your checklist of things to keep in mind when you’re getting dressed in the morning (or planning your outfit the night before), in order to look as sophisticated as you feel (or hope to feel) on the inside.
Are you ready to step up your style in a major way? Scroll down to start reading!
No matter how nice your top, dress, or skirt is, wrinkles will make it look like you just pulled it out of a hamper—and that’s never a good look.
While matching all your accessories seems like a harmless outfit-planning hack, it signifies that you didn’t put forth the effort to think outside the box.
We all like to assume that nobody will notice the little makeup stains around the collar and neckline of you blouse, but why risk others noticing that your shirt isn't clean?
As one of the easiest-to-avoid faux pas on this list, you should always strive to keep your bra straps from showing—especially in professional settings.
No matter how on trend or expensive your shoes are, scuffed heels will instantly downgrade them. Luckily this doesn't necessarily mean spending a fortune at the cobbler.