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How to be effortlessly stylish in five easy steps

February 22, 2018

SS18 is here and most of us are looking to transform our wardrobes and personal style. Although we love trying on new clothes and keeping our style moving, trying to look on-trend every day takes time. So, get in on the effortless style trend!

So, how can you get the effortlessly stylish look on point? Check out this style guide for tips…

Making the most of jumper dresses


Finding the perfect dress for the day always takes time — but what if there was a simple solution? The jumper dress makes the ideal effortlessly stylish fashion piece, as it just looks good with everything. Comfy and chic in one, it takes no time to match garments with this dress style, plus, long sleeves mean you don’t need to scour your closet for a complementing coat either!

What about how you’re going to customise your jumper dress? Slip on a pair of suede ankle boots and complement with a pair of black tights on cold days. Alternatively, you can pull on knee-high, boots for a knock-out look that takes no time to prepare. And, if you’re in the mood, show off your curves with a chunky waist belt.

How to save time with layering

Is it going to be cold, hot, windy or rainy today? Dressing for unpredictable weather can be a nightmare, but there is an answer: layering. Instead of pulling on an outfit and hoping for the best, wear multiple garments that you can remove and put back on when it suits. For example, wear a polo-neck jumper underneath a square-necked top, a turtle-neck sweater under a smart blazer, or even a party dress under a cute kimono! Couple with your favourite pair of boots or heels to master the look.

Jewellery and bags


This spring and summer, you’re going to want to make a bold statement — but how? Tasselled and chunky hoops are ideal this season and give you effortless appeal as they can be matched with all outfits. Choose a black or gold pair to make sure that they complement your ensemble and keep them in your bag to slip in for after-work drinks.

Who wants to waste time finding a bag that’s the perfect style and colour? Be effortlessly chic and infuse your wardrobe with multi-use styles. Black is an ideal option to go for if you’re hoping to use it every day — buy one with a cute pattern to keep things interesting or get a brightly coloured one, such as red or gold, and put it with matching shoes. Pair with jeans and a dressy top for a cute look.

Incorporate boots into your effortless look

Everyone knows that boots offer versatility and comfort — what better accessory to go in your effortless style wardrobe? This season, try the sock boot. This shoe features a pointed toe, high heel and textured fabric that fits to the ankle, which makes it an easy shoe to quickly pull on with jeans during the day and a stylish skirt on a night. When it comes to colours, black is a great choice as it can be worn with pretty much any outfit. Choose a pair with a chunky heel so that they’re suitable for all occasions.

Knitwear and effortless style

From cardis to sweaters, knitwear is always effortless and comfy while also being chic and flattering. But the key to making it effortlessly stylish is being able to complement it with plenty of jeans, skirts and dresses. Get a few staple pieces that all match with each other and you’re good to go! This year’s biggest trends include cable-knit, striped and oversized jumpers, so bear these in mind to keep your outfits on fleek.

2018 is all about being effortlessly stylish, so don’t miss out.

Sarah x

*This is a collaborative post*

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