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How to Accessorize Like a Pro Stylist


Have you ever wondered why certain people look amazing regardless of what they put on? Then they’re probably doing what you’re not—accessorizing like a pro. Accessories are essential as they are used to punctuate outfits. Nowadays, choosing accessories that will do the magic has somehow become a challenge for some people. To look good, you need to choose the right kind of accessories that match your outfit and the occasion.

The following are the most common types of accessories for men and women and how to appropriately accessorize them to look like a pro-stylist.

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It is important to note that in order to punctuate your outfit, your handbag should match well with the type of shoes you are wearing. This does not necessarily mean that they should be of the same color. If your handbag does have a similar color to that of your shoes, then it is advisable to see to it that the color of your shoes is lighter than that of your handbag.


This type of accessory is manufactured in a distinct color, texture, and material. To match your outfit well with the belt, tall people need to wear a sizeable belt, and those with thick waistline should put on a belt that matches the outfit.


Pieces of jewelry that are common in accessorizing outfits such as dresses include bracelets, necklaces, rings, chains, watches, earrings, and many others. Having a classic or expensive jewelry does not imply that it goes well with your outfit. Putting on earrings that are round in shape makes a thin and long face appear wider and medium necklaces make a thick neck appear slender.


The most common types of eyewear include eyeglasses and sunglasses. Whichever you choose should go well with your face. When putting on eyeglasses, the eyeglasses frames should not be wider than the facial area that is widest. They should not bear many decorations. It should be coherent with lifestyle and purpose.

Scarves are commonly used for decoration and to provide warmth. They are designed in different ways. They come in different sizes and colors and are made of different materials. They are worn on the waist, neck, and head among others. Make sure you choose the one that will complement your outfit.

The following tips are essential in making you accessorize like a pro stylist:

Accessories should be used to add a gist to your outfit. Accessories when chosen well give a smart finish to outfits.

When buying outfits, pair them with different accessories to see if they go well.

Sort your accessories from time to time. This entails getting rid of those that are no longer in use or you don’t like. You can donate them or just give them out as gifts.

Alter or redesign them if there is a need. For instance, if your necklace is too long, look for a way to reduce it.

Proper selection of accessories increases self-confidence. On top of these tips, know how to match your accessories with outfits by consulting the fashion pros who will enrich you with tips that will enable you to accessorize like a pro stylist.

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