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14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

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"Dress shabbily, and they remember the dress; dress impeccably, and they remember the woman," Coco Chanel said. It's hard to disagree with her because clothes are a very important part of our image. Any flaw can be noticed — especially when you are going to meet someone for the first time.

Bright Side has collected the most basic rules that will help you to look perfect all the time.

1. The middle button on a jacket should always be closed. The upper one depends on your mood. The lower one should never be closed.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

2. When you are wearing a shirt or a blouse, you can unbutton no more than 2 buttons.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

3. Wear earrings that match your bracelet and a necklace that goes well with your ring. 3 or 4 things in one look is too much.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

4. The tip of your tie should reach your waist and cross it just a little.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

5. Opt for either a miniskirt or cleavage. Both at once look too vulgar.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

6. If you are wearing a shirt without a jacket, you don't need a tie.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

7. Your office shirt cleavage should not be deeper than 4" from your collarbone.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

8. If you tucked in your shirt, you should wear a belt.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

9. Your naked skin should not be seen between your cardigan and your jeans. Wear a top if necessary.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

10. Your belt should be the same color as your shoes.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

11. All visible tags on clothes should be cut off.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

12. Don't wear too many prints. You can wear 2 different prints of the same color or 2 coordinating prints of different sizes.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

13. Your socks should be long enough that your naked legs aren't seen when you are sitting.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

14. An office blouse without sleeves should cover your shoulders. "Spaghetti" straps are not okay in formal situations.

14 Dressing Rules That Everyone Should Learn Once and for All

Share these tips with a friend of yours who is going to an important job interview or a coworker who is having trouble choosing a tie. Make the world around you a little better!

Illustrated by Natalia Breeva for Bright Side
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