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Switching Up Your look for the New Year

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Last Updated on December 19, 2019

With the new year fast approaching, many people want to make a change. One of the best ways to approach life with a different perspective in the new year is through a change in your look. But what about your old wardrobe? Your taste in fabrics and colors? No matter what style you are currently rocking, it can be easy to switch up how you look for the new year through a few simple additions and alterations to your wardrobe.

With the new year fast approaching, many people want to make a change. One of the best ways to approach life with a different perspective in the new year is through a change in your look. But what about your old wardrobe? Your taste in fabrics and colors? No matter what style you are currently rocking, it can be easy to switch up how you look for the new year through a few simple additions and alterations to your wardrobe.

Focus on Accessories

Adding new accessories to your wardrobe can be the best way to change up your style. It can be especially perfect for those who are still getting started with the basics and just want to add a few supplementary pieces to what they have going on. Accessories can allow you to test the waters of specific styles without having to feel like you have to commit. Pick attractive jewelry pieces like bracelets and necklaces to set a statement, and then play around with existing options you hav to see how they work together.

Change Up Your Makeup

Sometimes you do not even have to incorporate new clothing or accessory options to make a change in your look. If you do not wear makeup usually, it can be a good idea to start practicing your line and brushwork. Even minimal makeup can have a profound effect on the way you present yourself. If you already wear a little bit of bare makeup, think about what you can do to change up your style even further. Going bolder and darker can have a profound effect, and playing around with new techniques can be one of the best ways to look fashionable and fresh. 

Get a Different Hairstyle

Changing up your hair can be an excellent way to revolutionize your look. Get wild and adventurous with it, especially if you feel like you have been tired of having the same hair for a while. Something as simple as a haircut or a different hair dye can translate to an absolute world of opportunities in transforming your look. If you have short hair don’t want to grow it out, think about getting a wig. Though having a wig means having to take care of it, it can be the fastest way to change your hair. Be sure to research appropriate wig care guidelines, such as how to brush it and can you sleep in a wig. 

Incorporate Some Key Style Staples 

A huge part of staying fashionable is thinking about what direction you want to move your wardrobe towards for the future. Once you have the look that you want, everything else focuses on getting the key pieces together. Key staples can include a central material or texture that you want to represent the style itself. Things like denim or leather or basic tees can all be solid options for those who want to change up the core foundations of the way they dress. Be sure to plan for your formal attire as well, especially if part of your new year’s resolution is to present with a certain imagine in mind.

Buy More Secondhand Clothes

This is as much a lifestyle change as it is a stylish one. When you shop secondhand, you can look forward to a unique array of clothes that can allow you to let your creative side shine through. Pick through the selection according to what new wardrobe you are trying to build up. Think about fabric and silhouette choices that can complement your look, and always plan for multiple outfits. Because these clothes are often much more affordable than many name brands, you can look forward to a greater degree of savings, especially if you want to experiment with more clothes to suit your specific style.

Get creative! A major part of the new year is taking risks that you would not have ordinarily taken. This means planning ahead for all of the pieces to suit the specific style that you are going for. Everything from your hair to your accessories can make a difference in the final product, so really take the time to mix and match and experiment with what looks good to you.