How to wear a trench: The basic coat

The most basic coat you can have, the trench. Evergreen, classy, all purpose and all weather. It is a fashion must have. In fact if you do not have one in your wardrobe,go get! More so since it has been dug up from the past and revived now. Everyone is wearing one, man or woman. Every outfit planner is planning looks based on the trench. ‘How to wear a trench’ has now become a sought after query.

And why not, indeed? You will not find a more versatile item to get for your wardrobe. Wear it with anything at all. Well, almost! Which other single item in your possession can boast of this? Whether you watch celebrities or fashion shows or Chicisimo, the trench is ubiquitous. It has the ability to up the fashion quotient of any outfit several notches. You can wear it for every weather, spring or winter.

Girl wearing a basic trench with style by Chicisimo fashion planner app

This basic coat helps its own cause by the sheer variety it has. You may get trenches in leather, vinyl or the traditional type. And of course there are myriad colours to explore too. This piece of clothing is ready to be explored and used. Would you like a guided article on how to wear a trench? Yes? Read on then….

Different ways to wear the basic trench coat

The most popular item of clothing to pair with your trench? Your jeans of course. The ensemble looks smart and is easy to put together.  You would not even require an outfit planner for this. Take a normal pair of jeans with casual tops. Slip into your basic beige trench. If the weather allows, keep it open all the way down. Accessorize with a fancy belt from your wardrobe. Alternatively wear a long sleeved shirt under the trench with your jeans. How about folding the sleeves of the trench and letting the shirt cuffs out? Sounds great too, right!

Girl wearing a total white look by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Finally wear with a pair of wedges. You are ready to step out in casual chic. In case you are going for colour trenches in vinyl, jeans look great with them. The fact that both jeans as well as the trench are flexible helps. You can style your own look too. Glean ideas from fashion magazines and YouTube divas to come up with a new look.

Wear it with a midi dress

You will find many examples of a trench paired with a midi dress. They make a great pair. Check out some options through the Chicisimo app. You ought to check with your outfit planner how a cinched look works. With the advice of an expert you can go for a belt at the waist. This gives definition and shape to the entire outfit and elevates it to a different level. The midi dress ideally ought to contrast with the trench. This is because it will show and contrasting colour schemes will work wonderfully.

Girl wearing a basic trench with a midi dress by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Trenches work great in winter

All you need to do is button them up all the way. No need to worry that the rest of your outfit is not showing. That is how it is meant to be in winter in the outdoors, right? Instead choose an outstanding item from your wardrobe. Something colourful and stand apart. In fact something that contrasts beautifully with the beige trench. For example, a deep purple leather handbag. Or a stunning pair of brown leather boots. The whole outfit will stand apart. Then, give it a try right now. So what if winter is far away? No harm in trying out whenever.

Girl wearing a pink trench in winter by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Oversize your way to style

By their very nature, trenches are a bit bulky. It helps that you do not have to panic if you don’t have the right size. Rather, you can go raid a friend’s wardrobe. Because an oversized trench looks really ‘cool’ actually. And it goes well with any formal clothes you might be wearing. Say you are in a chic top and black trousers, all set for a rendezvous. Pairing this with an oversized beige trench can work wonders. It will be all worth it when your friend sees the effect.

Girl wearing a basic trench with sneakers by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Go pop some colour and texture

Trenches have been around for ages. They have made a great comeback recently. Man or woman, almost everyone seems to have one in their wardrobe. They have remained a fashion must-have through times because they are in new avatars now. And reinvention and adaptation has been the key actually. Because of their constant evolution it is good to have an outfit planner advise you. 

Colours have moved beyond beige. And textures have come in the form of leather and vinyl. Say you are opting for a colourful trench. Deep burgundy or mustard is in vogue. If you are the one who loves adventure in your wardrobe choices, go for these. The pairing is important though. In fact, you can get visual input from Chicisimo. Once you see how the entire ensemble looks on you, take a call.

Girl wearing a red coat by Chicisimo outfit planner app

The appeal lies in detailing

Not only what you wear with your trench is what defines fashion. What detailing is there in your trench matters too! How to wear a trench that has a different colour lining with, say, checks? Leave it OPEN, of course! How else will that little detailing show? Many an outfit planner also is recommending going for a basic beige trench. Over it they are going for an open jacket with bold and colourful checks. The whole outfit looks exactly like a trench but a different zone. A plaid jacket on top of a trench is quite an eye-catcher. And not only does it serve in winter, it oozes style. The entire plain trench is pulled to a new zone.

Girl wearing a perfect work outfit by Chicisimo planner app

As can be seen from this exhaustive write-up, it is all about the trench. Surely you will have no doubts now on how to wear a trench. For more ideas, search on Chicisimo, the fashion planner app that can be downloaded  here for IOS and here for Android (if you need information on how to start with the Chicisimo fashion app, please check this previous post.). Use it as and when you feel comfortable. There is no end to its fashion appeal.

How to wear animal print like a pro

Are you one of those queasy about animal prints? Say you are rummaging through your wardrobe. Would you rather put it back than try it on? Well you are not the only one. Because many ladies feel a bit unsure if they can pull off this look. You must take a look at Chicisimo for stunning suggestions. The clincher is to wear animal prints with confidence.  Also a little imagination and inspiration always helps. Your outfit planner needs to be in the loop here. Below are some ways for you to know how to wear animal print:

Shoes

Animal prints on your footwear are a great style statement.  Flats, sandals, pumps, wedges, you name it. Typically leopard prints rule the game here.  But snakeskin prints are very much in demand too.  Team up your footwear with black leggings.  As this brings out the contrast beautifully.  Also, keeping the top a block colour helps. Even a simple print or stripes would look great.  Of course this needs to be complemented by an oversized colour coat. This is to add volume to your overall look.  Animal print shoes go very well with dresses and slit skirts too. Do seek help from your outfit planner for best suggestions and learn more ways of how to wear animal print.

Outfit with animal print shoes by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Animal print skirts

Animal print skirts look utterly gorgeous.  And you have many different choices in style- a long skirt or a micro mini or a midi.  Pencil or flared, asymmetric hemline or straight.  Imagine a snakeskin print skirt with a slit on one side.  Consequently pair this with a brown block top from your wardrobe. You are oozing style right now, girl.  Add a pair of open-toe wedges and you are set to rock. And remember to paint your toenails a fetching shade to jazz up the look.

Outfit with animal print skirts by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Leggings

Are you one of those lasses with shapely long legs? Then you don’t need an outfit planner to tell you the obvious. Because half your style battle is already won here. Chicisimo features multiple animal print leggings.  Just go ahead and decide upon rest of the outfit.  For instance, how about black crop tops or spaghetti tops? Even plain colour tees will look terrific.  Take any kind of footwear to go with this.  From plain sandals to sneakers, heels or boots, anything goes. 

Outfit with leggings by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Long dresses in animal print

Want to add to the drama in your stylish avatar? Then get a long dress in animal print. Yes, yes, it is a must have in your wardrobe. And why not indeed! Leopard or snakeskin prints look very catchy when worn as a long dress.  Also consider adding a belt to break the pattern. Another suggestion would be to carry a clutch in black. In fact, one with a golden clasp would really boost your look. A deep V neck dress or one with a side slit adds to the wow factor. 

Outfit with animal print long dresses by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Literal animal print

It is sometimes debated whether literal prints are actually animal prints. For example, consider a tee shirt in black with little zebras all over it. However, these too are in the animal prints category. And these are much easier to wear with a lot more confidence. Because they look casual and cool.  One can use them for anything, from tees to pyjamas. Of course tees would mean altogether different accompaniments. So, go ahead with wearing them with jeans. Or else pick up denim shorts or a skirt from the wardrobe.  For literal animal print on white background, you can go with colour leggings too.  They remain a favourite across age groups for their comfort and cuteness. 

Stylish outfit by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Denim

Denims are THE most versatile clothes you can ever own.  So, pair animal print tops with denim pants. Alternatively, put on a denim jacket over your print top. There are ever so many ways to rock this look.  An experienced outfit planner will fix the best look for you.  By general consensus, it would seem that denim is the winner.  In fact, a denim addition brings in balance to an animal print outfit.

Night out outfit by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Leopard print bag

Although not a piece of clothing, a bag is an integral part of an outfit.  And you will see many instances of people carrying a leopard print bag.  This when paired with a simple tee and black jeans looks amazing.  Chicisimo offers many different ways to work the animal print bag perfectly. Use this app to work as your virtual outfit planner. So, decide on the best look from the suggestions it offers.

Outfit with animal print bag by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Belt

Ever thought of an animal print belt to enhance your outfit? This is a suggestion that is much easier to carry off.  Because a belt is by nature minimalistic.  Consequently you can add an animal print version to a block colour dress. This will not only provide clinch at the waist but also a stunning addition.  Buy one today and add to your wardrobe.  And use this to provide special effect to your outfit. 

Outfit with animal print belt by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Coats

Coats in animal prints are quite commonly used.  Not only do they add to the style quotient, they are useful too.  You can use these coats in different ways.  Want to go totally casual? Just throw an animal print coat over your shoulder.  Say you have gone out in a casual shirt and denims.  Not much of an eye catcher, you say! Right you are.  And think now of an animal print coat over this.  Yes, yes, yes! That quite takes your breath away, right?

Outfit with animal print coat by Chicisimo fashion planner app

Animal prints are very striking by nature.  So, consult your outfit planner for some great ways to use them right. And you will find your style quotient zoom.  Remember these are to be used infrequently for best effect. And if you need more help to learn how to wear animal print use Chicisimo, the fashion planner app that can be downloaded  here for IOS and here for Android (if you need information on how to start with the Chicisimo fashion app, please check this previous post.). And voila, you have done it!

How to wear jeans and how to rock the 5 main types of jeans

Jeans is second skin to so many people. Want comfort, reach out for jeans! Want style, reach out for jeans! It is the easiest thing to grab from the wardrobe for most occasions- the go-to item for an outfit planner. And something that is low maintenance and gets more stylish as it wears out! That’s why we considered important to talk today about how to wear jeans and about different types of jeans.

There are many types to choose from in terms of colour and styling. So it is good to have a range of jeans in your wardrobe. Because like every other fashion article, styles come and go in jeans as well. For instance, sometimes the bottoms flare out impossibly. And other times they stick as close to your legs as possible. Jeans also get easily and badly distressed these days. Like they have feelings! And suddenly they are embellished too. Then they get into the low rise mode. And now all jeans come with stretch too.

In addition, It can get quite daunting to shop for a new pair. That’s why it is a good idea to use a fashion app like Chicisimo for guidance which acts like your virtual outfit planner. The latest trends, what is in or out, can be gleaned easily. In addition you get inputs based on your body type. This app helps you find the perfect match of outfit, something in your closet that has escaped your notice maybe. Download the Chicisimo outfit planner app for IOS or Android. And if you need information on how to start with the app, please check this previous post.

Here you have a guide on how to wear jeans and the detailed description of the 5 main types of jeans. It is definitely not an exhaustive list but can do well for starters.

How to rock skinny jeans

It’s all in the name, is it not? These jeans stay as close to your skin as possible.  They have a snug fit too. These are for women who have lean legs and a great bod! Skinny jeans are meant to showcase their shape. Skinny jeans also come in crop form. This means they end above the shin. So it is best to avoid these if you have a pear-shaped figure. Make sure your wardrobe has one if the shape suits you. But how to wear the skinny jeans? These are ideally worn with bulky sweaters and coats to balance out the look. And you can finish with boots or sneakers for best results. Boots really compliment the jeans and your figure too. Being skin tight, you slip into boots easily in these jeans. Booties too go well with skinnies.

Skinny jeans - How to wear jeans

How to wear straight leg jeans

Any outfit planner worth their denims will suggest straight leg jeans. These jeans are for every body type. You need not have an hourglass figure for this. These are midway between skinnies and bulky boyfriend jeans. A great addition to your wardrobe. They will accentuate your legs. And how to wear these jeans? You can wear these with anything at all, from a formal button down white shirt to tees. Give a casual twist to it by leaving the shirt messily tucked. A jazzy belt will add to the look. In case you do not wish to tuck your top in, leave it loose. Get more ideas from Chicisimo. Pointy shoes to sneakers, anything goes, really! Choose pointies for a semi-formal look. Sneakers can work both ways, casual to semi-formal.

Straight leg pants

How to rock bootcut jeans

Aah, a throwback from the past? Well, yes and no. Earlier bootcuts were too flared and are no longer that relevant. Check with an outfit planner to know. Modern bootcuts are much tapered. And they are a favorite for all ages. Most women own one in their wardrobe. They are super stylish, ladies! Complimenting your figure as well as giving the lean look. Don’t worry if you are curvy. These will give you an amazing new look. How to wear bootcut jeans? Use tees or check casual shirts with them. Pair these with heels that help showcase the bootcut better. Sneakers will do but preferably heels. In the other hand, remember that heels give a lot of definition to carriage too. How you walk around changes when you are in heels. Along with bootcuts, they give a wonderful look.

Bootcut jeans - How to wear jeans

How to wear low rise jeans

This is a trending style in jeans like an outfit planner will tell you. In fact so much so that the rise almost never rose! These are ideal for women with a lovely waist. You can then pick any short or crop top from your wardrobe. This helps you flaunt your waist all the more. In combination with skinnies or low rise, this low rise trend goes very well. They start just below the belly button. In fact one can consider a piercing to highlight the perfect belly button. But choose the combination right according to who you are. Like mentioned earlier, if you have an hourglass figure, go with low rise skinnies. And for the curvier ladies out there, low rise with bootcuts will look stunning!

Low waist jeans - How to wear jeans

How to rock boyfriend jeans

The most comfortable pair of jeans you can possibly own.  Fashion apps like Chicisimo will tell you so. Irrespective of body type, just go ahead with this style. Like the name suggests, this is what they look like. As if you just went ahead and grabbed your boyfriend’s pair.  Something which translates into a loose fitting pair. This is how it started out, at least.

Over time, the fit has definitely improved. Essentially they fit at the waist and hip and get broader going down. And any kind of body will love this. So there is no need to mind round or pear or apple shapes. Because they look good on mostly everyone. What?! Don’t have one in your wardrobe yet? Then, go get a pair immediately, girl. However if you are very petite, these are avoidable. Because they make you look shorter than you are. And they will add to the bulk you do not have but will negate your height.

Boyfriend jeans - How to wear jeans

In conclusion, most of the types discussed above come in various colours and sizes. And there are different fits in each type. Moreover one can play with the hem too. You can roll it up or leave it frazzled. Because the possibilities are endless. Reach out for your favorite pair from your wardrobe any time. So, no worries with jeans! They have a way of adapting to your ways and rock every time. Trust them to handle your outfit woes every single time.

How to wear a black blazer and a white t-shirt with style

In my opinion Julia Roberts is the queen if we are talking about how to wear a black blazer. Do you remember the last scene of Pretty Woman? Julia Roberts was rocking a black blazer and a plain white t-shirt with a pair a jeans. And she looked gorgeous, didn’t she?

Julia Roberts on her black blazer and white tshirt

But we need more evidences to conclude that this combination is timeless and super stylish. So let’s see a more up-to-date outfit of the blogger Victoria Tornegren, as awesome as the one of Julia… We love how she wears the black blazer with her white tee!

black blazer with t-shirt and black pajama pants

As you can imagine, I’m not happy yet. And for more options on how to wear these two pieces together I’ve checked the Chicisimo fashion app. Besides, I have in my virtual closet a black blazer and, as everybody else, I also have a white t-shirt. As expected, I’ve discovered in my favorite outfit planner app thousands of outfits that will make me look stunning! I’m sure that I won’t regret to give them an opportunity. Here you have a little example on how to wear a black blazer and a white tshirt:

Outfits with black blazer and white tshirt in Chicisimo fashion app

If you also have these two pieces, you just need to include them in your virtual closet of Chicisimo, and the app will pick outfits for you with your own clothes. In fact, you should add all your clothes to always feel secure about what to wear. Add an outfit organizer in your life and your life will be much easier 🙂

Finally, I think that my supposition is proved! Analyzing the previous facts, my conclusion is that wearing a black blazer and a white t-shirt you can never go wrong! You’ll look effortless stylish and timeless wherever you go!

If you need information on how to start with the Chicisimo fashion app, please check this previous post.