7 Style Mistakes That Make You Look Older and Fatter

How you dress can definitely change the way how you look and you need to know what style best fits your body shape and your age so that you can look your best. If you are wearing the wrong dress style or skirt length or if your hair is dyed in the wrong color or style you can look even 10 years older or 10 pounds heavier. You should know how to dress to impress.

Everyone can make some mistake but the most important thing is to know how to identify them and how to correct them so than you can highlight your advantages and hide the disadvantages. We will show you the 10 most common mistakes that women make and which add pounds and years to their appearance.


You never should try to hide behind some over sized clothes because it can just make you look much bigger. You may think you’re hiding the excess fat but what you’re so wrong. Buying the right size of clothes always has to be the first rule that you follow when you go shopping. Just find the right style that compliments your figure the best and stick to it.

Too much black

Just like we already know, black can be elegant in so many occasions, yet by getting older black color doesn’t do you favors anymore. As we grow old our skin tends to get whiter and the hair starts graying too. Wearing black pale skin can create a strong contrast that will draw unwanted attention to your the wrinkles, the flaws, the dark spots and the blemishes.

This goes for the hair color too. Black hair color doesn’t work so well if you have pale ten. Dye your hair in some warm shade of brown and it will compliment your skin and make you look even 5 years younger. This doesn’t mean that you are forbidden to wear any black, just make sure you spice it up with some colorful accessory, such awesome cool necklace or a scarf.

Wearing too long skirts

Just because you are getting older it doesn’t mean that you should forget about short skirts.In case you have the legs for it why to hide them behind a long skirt. Just note that mid-calf skirts are most appropriate for young girls therefore forget the undefined, clumsy lengths. Choose a skirt that is knee length or above the knee and you will see how much better you will look.

Don’t go shopping with the wrong person

The person you on shopping is very important and it can make a huge difference, therefore you have to choose a shopping partner very wisely. That person should be someone you can trust and on who you can rely and be sure that it’s honest. He or she should have a good taste as well.

Watch out for stumpy shoes

Lately platforms are ultramodern, but it doesn’t mean they will look good on you just because they are trendy. If your feet tend to swell often or if you are older, stumpy shoes might make your feet and legs look even chubbier. Go for a slim variant of some shoes and you are going to see how much better you will look.

Wrong type of glasses

If you are wearing glasses you should be extra careful to choose the right frame according to your face shape. Don’t buy the first pair that comes to your way or the cheapest ones. Look through several magazines to see what’s in style and what shape fits your face and then decide. You are going to wear them for a long time so even if they are slightly expensive they are worth it.


In case you think that a silk scarf around the neck is very cool accessory we will remind you that it’s not the 60s anymore and you are not a flight attendant. Instead of tying a scarf around the neck you might tie it around your bag handle and improve your look with an over sized brooch or some cool looking necklace. You’ll see that the compliments will start piling up pretty soon.