The Fashion Formula That Always Works

by Janelle Yau   |  May 22, 2016
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Putting together an outfit that is fashionable can be a challenge sometimes especially if you're feeling lazy, you've ran out of style inspirations, or if you're going through every girl's most dreaded problem, the I-have-nothing-to-wear phase. But you wont ever have to worry about putting together a fab OOTD anymore because we're sharing with you the fashion formula that simply never fails. So read on to find out about this basic fashion secret to create stylish outfits with effortlessly from now on.

Put on 1 basic piece.

A basic piece is a classic item that every girl should have in her closet. Pieces like a pair of denim cut-offs, a plain white shirt, an LBD, etcetera. The basic piece will serve as the canvas for your entire outfit so opt for basic pieces in simple cuts, and designs.

Add 1 trendy piece.


To stir things up, and to inject some fun into the equation, put on a trendy piece to make the OOTD interesting. Pieces like an off-shoulder top, a pair of culottes, and prairie shirts may not be considered as classic pieces, but they sure do make an outfit pop effortlessly.

Add 1 completer piece.

A completer piece like a cool jacket, a lightweight cardigan, or a cinching belt don't just add style to your look, they help tie the whole outfit together to make it look more cohesive.

Play with accessories.

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An outfit is never complete without the accessories. Whether you opt for a strong wristwatch, an eye-catching pair of earrings, or a pair of trendy footwear, the possibilities are endless. So go crazy. And as Rachel Zoe always says, excessorize!

Are you ready to try the fashion formula? What other fashion tips and tricks do you want to know more about? Tweet us at @candymagdotcom, or leave a comment below!

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Janelle Yau
Fashion and Beauty Assistant
The Rebecca Bloomwood of Manila. I spend half of my time obsessing about the latest fashion craze, and the other half overthinking and over-analyzing just about anything under the sun. When I’m not busy as a bee playing with fifty shades of pink lippies, you can probably catch me swiping my plastic for yet another pair of shiny, pointed gold flats.
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