Dress Well On A Budget: One Color Scheme!
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23 Jun

Dress Well On A Budget: One Color Scheme!

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Ever wondered how to look better and dress well?

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Here I have a solution for you how to dress well!

How to dress well every time

This is what you could do to always look great without a lot of effort. The answer to this question is a “capsule wardrobe“. Just look through your existing closet and choose al the most basic colors. I personally like beige, white, and black. Those are my basic colors for absolutely any season. This time I chose a beige cotton dress and a beige oversized linen blazer. You don’t have to mix it up with a pair of high heels, you can always take your most favorite sneakers.

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Color range to consider to dress well

Try not to mix more than 3 colors at a time. Be especially careful with animal prints. We all know that leopard print never made anyone look beautiful. Consider being as simple as possible. Minimalism has always been in style at any season.

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Good quality clothes for any budget

Good quality clothes do not necessarily mean you have to spend too much. This is not the case and anyone can look great under absolutely any budget. Especially this season is rich on natural fabrics like organic cotton, linen, and silk. This blazer that I am wearing is from H&M and you could easily find a similar one at Mango, Zara, Massimo Dutti, etc. The dress I got from ASOS and it’s made of cotton, which is also perfect for summer. You can check out a similar one over here.

Take a look at these beige color jackets available over here:

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What shoes to choose to look presentable

When it comes to shoes it’s always a controversial topic since there are many people that vote for or against real leather. This theme is totally up to you. I prefer real leather as it’s the best quality shoes and this pair will serve you many years in a row. If you noticed, and I hope you did, eco-leather is not for long time usage. Usually, it’s for one season and you have to throw them away. So, if you are not a vegan, maybe you would like to consider investing in real leather shoes for a lifetime.

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Shoes to look well and confident

The most versatile and neutral high-quality shoes I found were, of course, Portuguese. I cannot stop talking about Portuguese shoes, as they are ones of the best in the entire world. I chose these beige-grey color suede shoes on a stiletto. There are perfect for every outfit and absolutely any occasion. I tried them with this dress, jeans and even a white wedding dress.

Mine are from EVOUQUE Portuguese shoemaker. While they are still opening their store for online purchases, you could also check out this Portuguese brand Luis Onofre. I really like these ones in beige color and a pointed toe. Those are perfect for everyday wear and even an evening event.

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How to dress well for my body type

The most important thing is to dress accordingly to your own body shape. There 5 body types and it’s necessary for you to identify which shape you are.

The aim of each wardrobe item is to enhance your assets and not to diminish or deteriorate it. After all, you are a woman and you want to be beautiful and confident in the body and clothes that you have. I highly advise you to check out these article on the body type to take your wardrobe to the other level

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Iryna Fedorchak


Hello, I am Iryna. A creative Ukrainian soul living in Lisbon, Portugal. I know fashion, I speak beauty and I know what lifestyle suits you the best. Here I will show you how fashion manifestation looks like as well as I want it to be an inspiring space for women of all religions and heritage. I hope I can help and advise you about your fashion preferences. Let's do fashion together! I love to create and re-create looks showcasing the life of European Bohemia in Portugal, researching Dos' and Donts' of the beauty realm, throwing my philosophy like confetti.