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Buy great-quality shoes

Buy great-quality shoes
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“Always spend a little more money on quality shoes, as your feet take you everywhere,” explains Vajda. “Do not cheap out on shoes. They are the ‘sole’ of your entire look.” Puns aside, she suggests investing in real leather and handmade shoes that offer trend-forward styling in a last-for-years shape.

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Care for your shoes properly

Care for your shoes properly
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Take care of the shoes you invest in by cleaning, polishing and hydrating their materials each season so they can keep you walking tall in your most treasured outfits for years to come. Try a protector spray for leather, suede and fabric shoes of all kinds. Stylists suggest using it on your favourite bags, as well.

Accessorise with an authentic bag

Accessorise with an authentic bag
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Both stylists stress that bags constructed from high-quality natural materials like leather and canvas are immediate style statements that shouldn’t be squandered. Vajda won’t let her clients sport knock-offs, either. “A good handbag is worth a thousand words, so don’t buy fake,” she says. “Save toward a quality bag that will go from day to night.” And quality doesn’t mean logos. Instead, focus on the way the bag is constructed and if you’ll be able to wear it throughout the day and with a variety of looks.

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Don’t neglect your hair

Don’t neglect your hair
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If your hairstyle is on-trend, don’t forget to rock it as a part of your look. You can play up your style with accessories like clips, hats and hair ties, but unforgettable shine and tamed fly-aways are the hallmarks of good hair in any era.

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Elevate even the simplest basics with details

Elevate even the simplest basics with details
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Think there’s no way to make run-of-the-mill weekend sweatshirts look more expensive? Think again. Finer details like specialty linings, prints and unique stitching can make all the difference.

Focus on radiant skin and understated makeup

Focus on radiant skin and understated makeup
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Don’t forget to play up your natural features and highlight glowing, radiant skin. “Natural beauty is always in style, and you’ll look expensive just showcasing a well-rested version of your own skin,” says Vajda. “Wear makeup that shows off your own beauty, and don’t go overboard with trends.”

Try these 27 tricks for naturally glowing skin (no makeup or expensive products required!).

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Source: RD.com

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