15 Tips for an elegant look

Wearing expensive clothes won't necessarily make you look classy unless you suit them well. At the same time, you can look really stylish by wearing clothes that are affordable. All you need to do is stop making these very common mistakes.

1. Combining jewelry

1. Combining jewelry

Never combine different metals, only wear one.

2. Combining colors

2. Combining colors

Choose unbeatable combinations of 2, maximum 3 colors.

3. Tights and socks

3. Tights and socks

Never, ever wear open footwear with tights or socks.

4. Glitter and sequins

4. Glitter and sequins

You don't have to shine like a star to look like one! Wear clothes with a few, well-placed sequins, instead of clothing fully covered in glitter.

5. The bag

5. The bag

Choose a bag with well-defined lines instead of a huge one.

6. Jewelry

6. Jewelry

If you're going for an elegant look, wear subtle jewelry instead of oversized plastic imitations.

7. Underwear

7. Underwear

An elegant outfit never shows your underwear.

8. Colors

8. Colors

Always choose rich, heavy colors instead of neon or faded shades.

9. Brand logos

9. Brand logos

Huge logos on clothes look cheap, especially if you're wearing fakes. You don't have to buy expensive brands. Just wear the ones you can afford and actually look good.

10. Lace

10. Lace

Lace on a dress looks elegant but only if there isn't too much of it.

11. The size

11. The size

Wear clothes that fit perfectly, not larger or smaller.

12. Shoes

12. Shoes

Large platform shoes look way cheaper than the classic stilettoes.

13. The neckline on a dress

13. The neckline on a dress

If you're going for elegance, never wear an overly revealing neckline, but a subtle one instead.

14. Wearing black

14. Wearing black

Black looks elegant and classy, but make sure it's not faded. If you'll wear a black dress, it has to look as good as new.

15. Animal Print

15. Animal Print

Animal print can look elegant, if we're talking about a single accessory that completes an outfit, like a scarf. A whole animal print outfit looks cheap and snazzy.

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