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Style Notes | 5 Street-style Commandments

STYLE NOTES
5 Street-style Commandments

Emma Griffin

Emma Griffin

Content Editor

@MintVelvet
@MintVelvet

The devil really is in the detail. These five stylish tricks will take good outfits and make them great (or, in this day and age, Instagram-worthy). We present to you the five street-style commandments guaranteed to elevate your everyday wardrobe.

 

1. Belt it

The secret ingredient to the ultimate ‘jeans-and-a-tee’ look? Break it up with belt. It instantly delineates the two parts of your outfit, making it feel more considered. Try it with slip skirts, too.

 

Belt It

Black Studded Multiway Belt
Grey Double Wrap Eyelet Belt
Grey Snake Embossed Suede Belt
Black Buckled Belt
Leopard Print Belt

2. Switch up your denim

It needn’t be the silhouette you change to make day-to-day denim feel more exciting. Look for button-flies, side stripes or turn-up details to update yours now.

 

Switch up your denim

Houston Graphite Slim Jean
Joliet Sporty Side Stripe Jean
Joliet Khaki Embellished Jean
Joliet Indigo Raw Hem Jean
Meribel Black Raw Hem Jean

3. French-tuck it

Add definition by artfully tucking only the front of your shirt into the waist of your trousers, a la Meghan Markle.

 

French-tuck it

Scarlett Leopard Print Blouse
Blue Striped Tuck Hem Shirt
Ivory Twist Front Stripe Shirt
Blue Stripe Cross Stitch Shirt
Ivory Button Tie Sleeve Shirt

4. Add a little je ne sais quoi

Tie neck-scarves around wrists, bag handles or wear them in your hair. Or, wear them around your neck, of course.

 

Add a little je ne sais quoi

Alexis Print Silk Neck Scarf
Black Striped Ottoman Knit
Black Nadine Print Neck Scarf
Red Striped Ottoman Knit

5. Pay attention to detail

We’re all guilty of paying little to no attention to the boring things in our outfit – specifically our socks. Instead of reaching for the first pair you can grab at 7am, you’ll be amazed what a difference a more considered approach can make! And never forget jewellery – layer yours to instantly level-up a look.

 

Pay attention to detail

Sophie White Cowboy Boot
Gold Plated Star Necklace
Sophie Taupe Cowboy Boot
Silver Tone Layered Necklace
Silver Tone Long Horn Necklace

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