You may not have ever thought about fashion. But the first impression is the strongest impression when you meet someone. What is your look saying? You have to start thinking differently about fashion in order to make the best first impression, and here are some fashion tips to help you create an impression that’s unforgettable.

If you are not very tall, you should be careful about wearing sweaters that are too long. While you do not want to wear something that is so short that it resembles a cropped top, wearing something with too much length will only make you appear to be much shorter than you actually are.

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Don’t be afraid to wear the look you love. It can often feel a bit scary to sport a look that is a bit out of the norm. However, if you really want to wear it, just do it! It makes good sense to allow your true inner fashion diva to come out, even if she’s on the quirky side.

Tight levis can look attractive on someone who is fit with a slender figure, but if you are a bit on the heavy side, look for jeans that fit well without being tight. Your extra pounds will be even more noticeable if you look as if your pants are painted on you.

You can have a dressy look by wearing black jeans and a nice blouse, with heels. Blue and other colored jeans only work with a blouse and heels as a dress-casual look.

Do not wear your hair too dark if you have lighter skin and/or lighter eyes. While darker hair looks nice on people that have darker eyes and skin tones, it will only make you look washed out. If you must darken your hair, put some streaks in it in order to brighten them up.

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Consider keeping a tailor’s number on hand. While many people can fit into the mass-produced sizes available at most retailers, clothes look and feel better when tailored. A tailor can either make or refine most clothing that you want to wear. If you really like a particular piece from your favorite store, yet it could use an adjustment, call your tailor.

The old rule that you should not wear white clothing after the Labor Day holiday is totally wrong! You can and should wear clothing of all different colors. If you look best in white, by all means, wear it all year ‘round. Few can find fault with a fabulously dressed, confident woman, no matter what color she’s wearing.

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When shopping for vintage clothing, don’t make assumptions based on the size on the tag. A size 8 in the 1950s fits differently than a modern size 8, so save yourself some disappointments by always trying items on before buying them. Once you get a feel for how sizes have changed through the decades, you will have a better idea of what to look for.

When you are choosing a jacket for a very important upcoming event, you need to make sure that you find the jacket with the right sleeve length. If your coat is too long or too short people will notice. Your shirt cuff should show about half an inch or so. This is a key that you must always keep in mind.

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Follow these tips to freshen your look. When you do that, you can feel confident meeting anyone and leaving a fantastic first impression. Apply the tips in this article to your life and not only can you make a good first impression, you can make an unforgettable impression every day.