Fake It 'till You Make It


You’ve most definitely heard of the popular phrase “fake it till you make it”. You’ve been offered it as advice to smile and glide through interviews with confidence when your nerves are taking over you. The world of fashion is no stranger to this debatable but effective advice. If you incorporate these pieces and tricks into your everyday style, you can work your way up the heirachy with great ease. Read on to find out the 5 fashion articles that are associated with the phrase “fake it till you make it” and will put you into the mindset of success as you look the part!

Structured Suits

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you see a man in a suit? This one isn’t much of a shocker - clean and sharp suits are always associated with wealth and success. Structured suits instantly make you look well groomed, put together, and somebody who is organized and well planned.

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A Touch Of Red

The science of psychology revealed that women feel much more confident and sure of themselves when they are dressed in bright tones of red. Whether it’s an entire outfit or just a swipe of crimson lipstick, red will always make you look like someone who knows what they’re doing.

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Avoid Slouchy Handbags

The sleeker and refined you want your personality to be, the more structured and sharp your ensembles should be, including your accessories. A slouchy handbag will bring down your striking appearance which is why it’s best to work with structured handbags and purses.

You might’ve been told not to judge a book by its cover, but the way people dress and present themselves to the world is a huge indicator of their mindset and personality. That is why it’s absolutely necessary to dress appropriately for the job you want and focus on your everyday style to appear more successful.

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Oxford Shoes

Oxford shoes are sophisticated, vintage, and the perfect professional accessory. A man who complements his structured suits with a pair of brown or black oxford shoes is a man who knows how to present himself and his work to the world. In simpler terms, a man on his road to success.

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Accessorize Smartly

To look instantly successful and wealthy, you don’t need a whole lot of gold or jewels but you need to accessorize elegantly. By that, we mean it’s best to make a statement with just one accessory such as a glimmering wristwatch or a classy statement necklace for the perfect cherry on top.

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