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Image / Fashion

How To Find Your Signature Style

by Marie Kelly
11th May 2016

Creating a wardrobe that looks great and functions for every day?becomes a lot easier once you’ve cemented your signature style. Here are six easy steps to discovering what works for you.

Wear classics

Certain garments have stood the test?of time – a well-cut white shirt, a single- breasted blazer – so invest in key pieces?that suit your shape, and build your wardrobe around them.

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Morag short-sleeved cotton shirt, Acne Studios, €280 at matchesfashion.com

Don’t be a slave to trends

Be aware of what’s walking down the runway, but don’t be driven by it. Stick to shapes and styles that work for?you, then embrace seasonal trends?through accessories.

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Half-moon bag, Victoria Beckham, €1,890 at Brown Thomas

Vary your theme

A signature?look can easily?be freshened up by incorporating different fabrics and textures into your outfit. Adding tonal layers will add a point of difference and prevent your look becoming stale.

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Suede patch cardigan, €103 at Topshop

Find a favourite item

Whether it’s oversized sunglasses, – la Anna Wintour, or skinny pants like Emmanuelle Alt wears, find the item that works best for you and make it a cornerstone of your wardrobe.

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Enamelled sunglasses, €15.95 at Zara

Pick a colour

Choose clothes in shades that?will enhance your complexion. These should form the bedrock of your wardrobe, and can be complemented with other flattering accent colours.

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Polga trousers with side bands, €165 at maje.com

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