8 Simple Rules Stylish Women Always Follow

If you’re an avid reader of Who What Wear then you’ve likely spent a fair amount of time reading our enormous cadre of styling tips, street style observations, and educated thoughts about the world of celebrity dressing. It can all be a bit overwhelming at times, and it can be hard to know the right things to do all the time. The good news, though, is that sometimes things are much simpler than all that. There are a few general style guidelines that some of the world’s smartest, sharpest, and most stylish women always follow, and they’re so universally wise and helpful that we had to share them with you, our dear and avid reader. Keep scrolling to read eight simple rules stylish women always follow...

1. Clothing is a form of communication.

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Try a pair of red trousers to really stand out (plus, it's a super flattering colour on everyone).

2. Outfits are responses to social situations.

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True, you might want to change this coat up for a leather jacket for a brunch, but this is ideal for the office. 

3. Fit is the most important thing.

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A structured blazer will always look great, no matter how you feel on any given day. 

4. A great pair of jeans is worth investing in.

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M.i.h's jeans are known for their versatile fit, but alternatively you can see the best high street jeans we, and our readers, rate. 

5. Dressing should be half your audience, half your personal style.

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Want to make your outfit a little different? Opt for something like socks under sandals. 

6. It's important to know the right times to play with trends. 

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Go for something that's a classic item (leggings) but with a twist (stirrups). 

7. Seemingly tiny tricks can totally change your look.

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Sometimes all you need to lift an outfit is a pair of oversized earrings. 

8. One must have a style signature.

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Kate Foley (above) often wears oversized dresses by the likes of designer Rejina Pyo, with flat shoes or sneakers. 

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