How to Reenergize Your Signature Style
Tweak your tired-and-true look, whether it’s classic, trendy, or somewhere in between.
Most women fall into one of the following categories: triangle (larger at the bottom), circle (thick around the middle), hourglass (curvy but evenly proportioned), and rectangle (straight up and down). Learn which pieces work best for your unique body shape—and which won’t flatter you.
If Your Style Is Vintage . . .
add some modern to the retro.
The trick is not to be so literal—you don’t want to look as if you just walked off the set of Mad Men. Contrast “old” (estate jewelry, a Peter Pan collar shirt, and Mary Janes) with “new” (a glitzy loose dress, a cross-body bag, and a wraparound belt).
To buy (clockwise from top): Adam silk dress with sequins, $358, shopadam.com. Keds at Opening Ceremony silk top with cotton collar, $150, openingceremony.us. Marais USA patent-leather flats, $98, maraisusa.com. C. Wonder bag in calf hair and pebbled leather, $198, cwonder.com for stores. Raoul leather belt, $110, 212-206-8264. Samantha Wills ring of sterling silver and crystal, $220, samanthawills.com. Lulu Frost vintage Deco earrings, $360, 212-965-0075.