In my world, the words “rules” and “style” don’t go together. However, there are some “style don’ts” that have been heavily circulated, and I’m here to tell you: please ignore them! You can come up with so many winning outfits by throwing out the common style rules. For evidence to back my claims, I’ve provided cute examples of style wins that directly result from breaking the “rules.”
No Denim On Denim
Why would anyone try to prohibit this delightful combination? Yes, sometimes denim on denim can be a bit matchy matchy, so you can play around with different dyes and textures to avoid this. But, even if your look is a bit too uniform – so what? Make a statement, people!
Gigi Hadid, photo: Getty
Kendrick Lamar, photo: Jemal Countess
Navy Blue and Black Don’t Mix
We respectfully disagree. Navy blue and black are dark shades that can make an elegant combination.
Rami Malek, photo: Getty
Patterns Shouldn’t Clash
With Fall’s animal print trend quickly coming upon us, I say we make it even more fun and mix up the patterns! Zebra and checkers? Tartan and leopard? YES.
Less Is More
Layering is all the rage for Fall, and this year, say hello to inventive ways to layer. Embrace the wacky.
Photo: Getty Images via whowhatwear.co.uk
No White After Labour Day
Does anyone actually follow this anymore, ever?