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Chic for Cheap: Adding Intrigue to Any Outfit with Belts

Being fashionable as technique, industry, and activity is a multifaceted wonder. Through the years styles have evolved ranging anywhere from demure, structured pieces to vivacious, bright flowing ensembles, and everywhere in between. In all cases fashion is a measurement of personality, trend, perhaps even risk that is ever changing. For that reason it's best to seek out pieces that will easily adapt with each outfit, opposed to solely investing in the hottest bells and whistles of the moment. Accessories are a key item for that purpose. Belts, in particular, have remained a desirable item because of their. Designers continue to add collections with multiple textures and intricacies, using them as an anchor to transform outfits in an instant. Proof as to why a belt collection is the oldest fashion accessory.


There are many variations that have been fashion premier over the years. Here are some basic styles and tips for application:


High Waisted - Belts with a wide width help to create a slimming look across the mid section. Perfect of long blouses and dresses, they produce a very flattering shape. Wearing the belt high on the waist also adds the illusion of having longer legs. These can be found on the market in virtually any design. Full leather and elastic backed pieces with multiple buckles are a favorite.


Embellished - Jewels, animal prints and studs are just a few enhancements especially prominent for woman's accessories today. Many designers will go a not further adding luxurious textures and a range of colors like neon. Material choices have also grown lengths. While leather remains to be very popular, vinyl, patented leather, and chain-like options are also fashion forward.


Skinny - Slim, skinny belts are a classic. Women of the past would rope one around their day dress or around the midsection of their button down shirt. They are very attractive with a tucked in dress shirt and wider dress slacks. As always, play with color and texture options on the market to locate the combination that works best.


A healthy belt collection is a cost effective way to give a wardrobe a boost that anyone can easily take advantage of.

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