Style resolution 2012: refuse to wear anything doesn't look great on you

If you think about the most chic women you know, chances are their enviable style doesn’t come from designer labels or this season’s must-have trend, but from knowing what looks great on them. Whether it’s a flattering silhouette or a signature color, great style is about choosing clothes that are right for YOU.

Want to look your best this year? Refuse to wear anything that doesn’t look amazing on you and keep in mind these style tips:

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  • Before buying, be sure to check out the garment from all angles in the mirror to make sure it fits well and flatters.
  • Find a tailor you trust and alter clothes to fit your figure.
  • Know which colors look good on you and which silhouettes flatter you best.
  • Learn how to emphasize your assets, whether it’s long legs, sexy collarbones, or a graceful neck.
  • Know your shape and own one of these instant figure flatterers:

3/4 sleeve cardigan

statement necklace (draws all eyes up)

a sheath dress

a fitted blazer

black opaque tights

nude pumps to wear with bare legs

black platform pumps to wear with black tights

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