How To Dress Sophisticated And Classy

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 Being classy is all about style, elegance, sophistication, polished etiquette, grace and finesse.

Make your inner sophistication and stylishness stand out by dressing better, following proper etiquette, using sophisticated language and giving right body signals to others.


Wondering how some women always look so pulled together?  We all have a friend like this. Heads turn as she walks down the street and she leaves a scent of perfume in her wake. Her nails are perfectly manicured, she wears sunglasses on her head and her diamond studs are small enough to be real but large enough to be noticed.

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So what is it about her that makes her stand out from the crowd? She may not be wealthy but she has an aura of sophistication about her. Here are some of the very basic things you need to know:

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Develop A Sense Of Style
Being fashionable is a necessity. Try reading more fashion magazines to understand the kinds of clothing that go well together and how to put together a classy outfit. Make sure that you develop your own fashion style and make your own posh statement. Avoid anything which you feel doesn’t compliment you. It is advisable to have a personal style than chasing a ‘fad’ look.


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You don’t need to have a lot of money, or any for that matter to be a classy woman. Simply take pride in what you do own always and put on your best face when you go out into the world. Always wear clean clothes, freshly pressed with no threads, rips, stains or fading. Wear neatly put together outfit that you know looks good and throw on a few natural-looking basics such as a bit of mascara, a neutral shade of lipstick (or gloss), and just a hint of blush.


Wearing BLACK

If her wardrobe is made only of black, it’s not because she’s in mourning, quite the opposite actually – black is the colour of celebration, the colour of nights that never end, of women who pull the blinds to shut out the dawn. A long, dark silhouette, slender and elegant. Even a white can appear like a stain on this darkened tableau. Paris has found a name for this particular style – Yves Saint Laurent used to say : “There’s not one black, but many blacks”. He managed to convinced people that this achromatic style is a subtle art.

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Black is practical and convenient. It’s a safe bet – even for a woman with no eye for fashion. Black is comfortable and all-purpose. It sharpens, contours and compensates for poor taste. It is your night time insurance, the promise of loosing yourself among the fashionable messes.


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Navy Blue

If you haven’t worn too much navy in your life, or haven’t sported in in ages, I’d suggest starting with a solid navy garment such as a shirtwaist dress, pair of trousers, or sweater and seeing how you like it. Navy pairs brilliantly with a wide range of colours thanks to the fact that its dark shade make it a neutral tone.

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Navy and red always look sensational together (in part because they’re both primary colours). The pairing has a nautical vibe to it, whether intended or not, but can also remind one of the 4th of July and all things patriotic (to Americans, Brits, Aussie, the French, and other countries whose nations colours include blue and red). Whatever you think of when you see or wear them together, they’re no denying that they’re a match made in colour combo heaven!


The mingling of sophisticated navy blue with silver or grey is always radiantly beautiful – it instantly reminds me of the sky on a warm summer’s night, as millions of stars pulsate and smile with a twinkle down on the earth. The two make for a magnificent evening wear pairing, especially if you’re in the mood for a LND for a fun change of pace.


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Written by Aneliya Vasilieva

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Editor In-Chief of Fashion Style Magazine, Aneliya Vasilieva is an international fashion editor and stylist. She edits and styles looks that enhance brand positioning and messaging and owing to her fashion experience and remarkable taste level, she has become well known in the fashion world. Her enthusiasm, attention to detail and professionalism are qualities she brings to corporate styling projects for many clients in the industry.