Figuring out our personal style is the best way to stop over-shopping and over-spending! By defining our “signature” look, we can focus on the pieces we will feel good in the longest.
Get out a pen and paper and keep track of the letter of your answer to each question (1-7). This will tell you which of the 5 styles (Classic, Professional, Bohemian, Minimalist, or Whimsical) you are! You can only choose one letter per question.
It’s time to tally up your results!
If you got…
MOSTLY A’s your style is WHIMSICAL
You thrive on bright colors, bold prints, and anything girly. “Whimsical” style types tend to choose puffy skirts and dresses with dainty details. It is playful and appears to be “thrown together” but is actually a thoughtful combination of colors and patterns. If you’re whimsical, you’re usually young at heart and have a lot of fun with putting together looks. While shopping, you’re immediately attracted to bright colors and fun prints. You follow all the trends.
MOSTLY B’s your style is BOHEMIAN
This style type is largely influenced by the fashions of the 1960s and 70s. You are free-spirited, open-minded, and love anything lace, floral, fringe, and bell sleeves! Freedom of motion is a major element of the bohemian style. Rather than tight pieces, bohemian dressers opt for baggy, comfortable clothing made from natural fibers. This may be by way of loose peasant blouses; wide boat-neck shirts; maxi dresses; caftans; or boho skirts, which are also known as hippie or Gypsy skirts. Pieces are usually flared and available in a variety of colors and patterns, although ethic patterns are most common. Romantic touches, like flower patterns and lace, are often included too.
MOSTLY C’s your style is PROFESSIONAL
You are a working-girl who feels most comfortable in a pair of slacks and a collared button down! You pay attention to trends, but only if you can work them into your business chic look. Your dresses are always hitting (at least) the knee and are modest. You rock high heels like no one else because you wear them all the time, no matter the heel height! You love to add spice to your look with fun accessories, but nothing that won’t work well at the office!
MOSTLY D’s your style is CLASSIC
You prefer timeless looks, beautiful, but simple, cuts in clothing, fine natural fabrics, and leather shoes and handbags. Tradition is important to you. You may occasionally become frustrated when you can’t find the exact style of a beloved item of clothing, handbag, or shoe that has worn out. And you frequently keep your fashion accessories and clothing until they are worn, just because much of what you buy does not go out of style. Although you won’t be the flashiest person in a room, you will always look good. A peek in your closet reveals many neutral colors, especially black and frequently navy. You own at least one little black dress and possibly several. You also tend to prefer solid colors, rather than prints. Most of your dresses and skirts fall to the knee.
MOSTLY E’s your style is MINIMALIST
When you open your closet, you see mostly black, with a few neutral colors mixed in. You like clean lines and avant-garde looks. You find inspiration from the runways but don’t want to stand out in loud prints or bright colors. One word to describe this look is: simplicity. Rather than accumulating a bunch of individual pieces, the minimalist approach involves collecting a set of harmonizing items that are optimally adjusted to your lifestyle. The approach requires a close analysis of your daily activities and both your practical and emotional requirements. The final goal is a wardrobe that suits your needs exactly and allows you to quickly put together an outfit for every occasion.