The Best Tips to Make Sure You’re Ready for Winter 2022 Fashion

Below are The Best Tips πŸ“ to Make Sure You’re Ready for Winter 2022 Fashion β˜ƒοΈ

Sorting through decades of my treasured possessions πŸ˜₯ deciding what to sell & what to ship to Belize πŸ₯΅ I came across old calendars from Chic Simple πŸ‘”

In the 9️⃣0️⃣s & early aughts, Chic Simple (Amazon) was my go-to magazine/books πŸ“– for trending stylish corporate attire πŸ‘œ

Yes, these calendars πŸ“… are over 20 years old, but fashion is cyclical πŸ’« Discovering them I knewπŸ’‘they were the perfect references with the 90s trend raging! 🀩

Closet Maintenance

As a fashion stylist 🧡 I tell all my clients to start each season β˜”οΈ with closet maintenance 🧰 Fall/Winter is one of the most important seasons 🍁 to prep your closet πŸšͺ

Your wardrobe needs to be cold weather ready βœ… to get you through winter β˜ƒοΈ when we do less in-person 😷 shopping πŸ›’ These simple effective tips will help πŸ†˜ prepare your wardrobe for Fall/Winter 2022! πŸ’―

Chic Simple calendar September 1999 says:

chic simple calendar cover 1999
chic simple calendar cover 1999


Children are back in school 🏫 this time of year and so are we 😒 Maybe literally, but after a long summer 🌞 we become reenergized πŸ”‹ refocused & plunge πŸͺ  into our work with πŸ†• goals 🎯 and great expectations πŸ₯‡ As far as our wardrobe πŸ§₯ is concerned, we are eager for change 🧀 and ready to relocate.

First we have to pack the summer stuff πŸ“¦ examine what’s left in our closet πŸ•΅πŸ½β€β™€οΈ (those seasonless basics), and reintroduce some of our “fall-winter only” clothes 🧦 Then we have to see what needs repair πŸͺ‘ what still fits 😨 (sorry but true), and what’s missing πŸ™…πŸΎβ€β™€οΈ in order to create a versatile, working wardrobe πŸ₯³

And finally, we have to decide what 1️⃣-or 2️⃣ fabulous pieces πŸ‘— we’re going to buy πŸ’Έ to make our wardrobes look fresh and stylish πŸ’ƒπŸ½

Chic Simple calendar September 2000 says:

chic simple calendar cover 2000
chic simple calendar cover 2000

Get ready for bulk πŸͺ†

Autumn into winter wardrobes contain heavier fabrics 🧀 & more pieces – from sweaters to jackets to coats πŸ§₯ Give your clothes some room❣️ they’ll certainly appreciate it and you’ll have a better view πŸ‘€ of what is possible. Weed 🌿 out any clothes that no longer fit πŸ™…πŸ½β€β™€οΈ and take them to charity 🎁 thrift shops or give them to friends πŸ‘―β€β™€οΈ

If you have built a wardrobe you love πŸ’‹ it probably means you’ve worn it often 🀫 which unfortunately wears out those very favorites 😭 Pull out the suspects 1️⃣ by 1️⃣ & try them on. If it’s a little tight or if the lining is sagging or worn then a tailor 🧡 can help❗️ If you bought quality πŸ’― to begin with, but now it’s a little tight, there should be extra fabric for alterations 😏

Though still a favorite πŸ’₯ but maybe starting to look slightly dated ⏱ shoulder pads, buttons, or unnecessary elements 🚫 i.e. epaulets, cloth belts, etc., can more than likely be removed or altered 🧡

(Funny for 🧀 Winter 2022 these items are very much present with the 90s vibe πŸ₯Ύ returning to fashion πŸ™†πŸ½β€β™€οΈ)

Also always imagine what a new belt 🧣 a beautiful sweater πŸ‘š or even a grand collar pin πŸ§₯ could do to add some sparkle 🌟 to help restore freshness ♻️

The Best Tips to Make Sure You’re Ready for Winter 2022 Fashion

Kept these old calendars πŸ“… all these years because they are visual πŸ‘€ proof of the fashion stylist tips 🀫 I share with my clients πŸ«‚

More tips from 1999 calendar STILL RELEVANT in 2022

  • BODY: Tone on tone gives the body a longer, slimmer-looking silhouette
  • COLOR: Buy a beige jacket with a matching pant or skirt, otherwise it may be difficult to match with other beiges. Beige with black is sophisticated
  • QUALITY: Accessories send a message – the better the quality, the more powerful
  • CONVENIENCE: In some circles, a shoulder strap makes a bag a bit more informal, but certainly more practical
  • STYLE: Pants suits are now an acceptable alternative to the skirted suit and certainly more appropriate for casual workdays. In fact, their liberating comfortable bottom half has made them almost mandatory in progressive arenas.
  • PRACTICALITY: The comfort and durability of a man’s shoe for women. Handsome with a pantsuit.
  • COMFORT: Change your shoes and you’ve essentially changed work clothes. At work, wear what works: comfortable shoes

One Final Fashion Nugget πŸͺ„ from September 1999

Today, many businesses are experimenting βš—οΈ with a less formal dress code πŸ‘πŸ½ Whether it’s confined to summer month Fridays 🩴 or has evolved into every-day attire πŸ‘Ÿ professionalism has not diminished πŸ“‰ although creativity is more acceptable πŸŽ‰

A wider variety of color 🌈 patterns 🏁 fabrics, and styles πŸ¦ΉπŸ½β€β™€οΈ are allowed, but don’t compromise πŸ§πŸ½β€β™€οΈ on quality πŸ‘– appropriateness πŸ‘” and good grooming πŸ’…πŸ½ And rememberπŸ’‘ if you have to ask πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™€οΈ if it’s appropriateπŸ‘™ chances are it’s not πŸ’―

This tip is clearly pre-pandemic as many offices πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’» HAVE EVOLVED πŸŒ” However, the adage still stands πŸ™„ if you have to ask if it’s appropriate πŸ€”…

Guess it’s obvious how important πŸ₯‡ fashion is to me πŸ’“ as I’ve kept out of date calendars all this time ⌚️


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