How to Update Your Clothing Style


Everybody has their own clothing style. It helps define who you are. However, sometimes clothing styles and trends get outdated and need to be updated. While you shouldn't change your clothing style if you don't want to or if you like your current style, sometimes you might want to change up your clothing style and get it more up to date. This wikiHow will help guide you through updating your clothing style.

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Try on all of the clothes and shoes you own.

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Make a pile for things you want to keep, a pile for things that you don't wear, and a pile for things that you don't fit anymore.

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You can donate or sell the clothes and shoes as you wish; just get rid of them.

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Look at social media or YouTube videos and browse through the kinds of styles and clothes people your age are wearing.

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Altering your own clothing to fit your new style could be an important step if you wish to keep most of your clothes. However, be sure to look up efficient ways to alter your clothing based off of what it is so you don't ruin anything.

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Anything that cannot be altered or still don't look promising enough to wear should be thrown out. If altering the clothes can't save the style, this is your only choice.

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You might want to try shopping at thrift stores as you can find all types of things there and it doesn't cost as much as going to regular clothing stores. If you choose to go shopping in regular stores, though, try places like the mall so that you have plenty of different options.

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Make sure they fit right. It's a good idea to try on clothes at the stores to avoid buying things that you'll have to return.

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This is optional, but if you think altering the clothes you bought could make them even better, give it a try.

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Mix your new clothes with the old clothes you decided to keep. It's good to just have a visual of what kinds of things you may be able to put together. Your style becomes a bit more unique when you can mix old things with brand new things.

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Have fun with it. Maybe turn on some music. Call up some friends or a significant other you feel comfortable with to help you pick out nice things that complement each other.

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Put on the finishing touches on anything you are considering wearing. It is important to not discount anything until you have you have tried every possible way of wearing it. For example, if you have a baggy shirt you do not like, try cutting it into a shorter length t-shirt.

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It's fun and helps you keep track of things you liked wearing for days you claim you have "nothing to wear".

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Repeating these steps frequently keeps your wardrobe from getting too cluttered and full of things you don't like or don't need. It is also something enjoyable to do when you feel like making a few cleansing life changes.