How to Dress Confidently in Singapore

Fashion can sometimes be fickle and even celebrities with a huge following in the world get ‘slammed’ for their choice of outfit. This often leaves most of us confused as to what looks good and what doesn’t. This can make us feel a lot less confident, and give up on trying to dress up well. However, we have a few tips for you that will help you to rebuild your confidence, keep you looking sharp at all times, allowing you to stand out in any crowd.

Keep To Your Fit

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It is easy to follow the styles of celebrities and buy clothes that do not fit comfortably but you should always put comfort first. For example, belts shouldn’t necessarily be needed to hold up your trousers. If they are, go for something slightly slimmer that feels comfortable around the waist and not baggy looking. Similarly, if your trousers are too tight, opt for something a bit looser.

For the upper body, simple T-shirts that show off the V-shaped torso go well with nearly everything and sometimes, a simple and plain look is the best way to go. Finally, your shoes should match the ‘comfortable’ description so paying extra for a nicer fit may be worth the investment in the long run. Clothing is mostly about comfort; the more comfortable you feel, the more confident you will feel and act.

Follow Someone

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No matter what you do in life, there will always be someone better than you and instead of feeling jealous, you should learn from what they do. We aren’t necessarily referring to famous models, celebrities and sports stars; it could be your neighbour, colleague, or even family member. Of course, if it is a family member, you shouldn’t exactly ‘copy’ their style but you can still learn from them.

Try to follow their style rather than the brand and as long as you remember to adhere to your size, it will be ‘your’ look. The best way to find out if the experiment has worked is to ask someone for his honest opinion. Keep experimenting until you find the perfect style for yourself.

Let The Occasion Choose

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We often try to find ‘a look’ that will work in all occasions but the best solution is to let the occasion choose your outfit. For example, if you are attending a casual event, choose a simple polo with jeans or khakis. If you need an extra layer, bomber jackets are always great options.

Furthermore, a light blazer with an informal shirt or polo can be worn if the occasion demands a business casual or smart/casual look. Finally, if the event is strictly formal, an attire consisting of a smart shirt, tie, jacket, trousers is in order. A pair of smart tan or black shoes will then finish the look perfectly but you can add accessories to set yourself apart like some neat cufflinks or a smart watch. If you let the occasion choose your attire, you can’t go too wrong.

Keep History As History

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It can be great to reminisce about old fashions and about what you used to wear when you were younger, but these should remain as fond memories rather than be seen as an attempt to bring them back once again. For example, T-shirts with loud pictures or writing, jeans with holes at the knee, logos that will divert the attention away from you; these are all informal and do not define smart in any way.

Furthermore, running shoes and slippers should be used for their intended purposes; these will help you stand out but for all the wrong reasons.

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