12 Details That Can Make You Look Messy Even If You’ve Spent A Fortune On Them

Written by , Senior Social Writer Indrani Karmakar Senior Social Writer Experience: 2.5 years
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Even those who keep close tabs on fashion and trend changes know that there is a very thin line between looking perfect and over-the-top. Be it clothes, accessories, makeup, or shoes, you need to wear them in the right combination to make your overall look flawless. You might think that splurging on expensive clothing items will give you a gorgeous look, but the truth is, looking fabulous goes beyond just the price tag. So if you want to know what could make you look messy even after you pick out quality goods, we are here with the answers. Read on to know them all!

1. Wearing The Wrong Kind Of Belt

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Wearing a belt is not just about keeping your pants up; it is also an accessory to showcase your style. But you need to be cautious of the belts you choose as they may not look right with your outfit. For example, a sleek black suit paired with a neon orange belt will make heads turn, but not for good reasons!

2. Sock Showdown

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Mismatched socks may seem like a minor wardrobe malfunction, but they don’t fail to add a whimsical touch to your overall look. If you’re wearing formals, make sure to keep any kind of eccentric socks hidden under your pants. You don’t want to attract attention to your socks in a meeting!

3. Huge Hat

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Hats are fabulous fashion accessories, but you need to choose one you are comfortable wearing. Don’t go for the biggest one just for the show. It might look good on a beach but if you try wearing it elsewhere you might find it difficult to navigate through a crowd.

4. Tangled Jewelry

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Accessorizing with jewelry is an art form, but make sure to untangle your necklaces before stepping out. The last thing you want to do is to spend the day fumbling with your chains, trying to understand which one is which.

5. Undone Buttons

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Buttons are the unsung heroes of our wardrobes, holding everything together! However, failing to button up properly can pave the way for uncomfortable moments. Make sure to button up properly, and even add an extra safety pin if you feel there is a button gap in your shirt.

6. Visible Underwear Seams

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Visible underwear seams have always been a bane of fashion. If you wear something figure-hugging, be extra cautious of panty lines that make unexpected appearances. You can choose seamless underwear over stitched ones so it does not create lines even if you wear bodycon clothes.

7. Over The Top Nail Art

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Expressing yourself through nail art can be fun, but try not to go overboard with them. They may steal the spotlight from your carefully curated outfit. Strike a balance between creativity and elegance, so that your nails complement your style, not overpower it.

8. Stained Clothing

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No matter what the kind of stain is, if it doesn’t go after washing, it can ruin your outfit. Make sure to wash the stain off as soon as possible to save your clothes. You can also try special detergents that are made to deal with tough stains, but make sure you read the instructions properly and follow through.

9. Misaligned Makeup

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Makeup is an art form, but like all art forms, you need to master it before flaunting it. You can go through tutorials and read articles on how to blend your makeup, what kind of makeup goes with what look, and how to create a no-makeup look without looking too bland.

10. Clashing Prints And Patterns

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Mixing prints and patterns can add glamor to your outfit, but there’s a thin line between fashion-forward and fashion disaster. Make sure you pick prints that complement each other from head to toe.

11. Mismatched Bags

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Carrying the right kind of bag can elevate your look, but not matching it with your outfit can turn heads for all the wrong reasons. Choose your bag wisely while keeping your outfit and shoes in mind.

12. Unkempt Facial Hair

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Facial hair can be a fantastic style statement, but maintaining it is equally important. Stray hairs, unkempt beards, and unevenly trimmed mustaches can make you go from dapper to disaster in a flash. Invest in quality grooming products and take the time to shape and groom your facial hair.

So, now that you know what are the things you need to look into while dressing up, putting on the perfect outfit won’t be a challenge anymore. Make sure to wear what you love and keep comfort and your happiness a priority. So, would you like to add anything more to our list? Let us know in the comments section!

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