WE’VE all been guilty of a minor (or major) fashion faux pas in our lifetime but some of us, it seems, keep making the same mistakes.
But worry not as you’re certainly not alone and even glamorous celebs like Meghan Markle and Kim Kardashian are guilty of them too.
Susanna Reid accendtly displayed the sole of her shoe which revealed the label still attached
Lucas Armatage, a fashion stylist with decades of experience, said he’s seen people make “a whole host of simple style errors that are easy to correct”.
What’s more, making these quick changes will not only blow your mind but they’ll help you elevate your style, the fashion guru reckons.
“Pay attention to the small details you may be overlooking,” he told Fabulous.
Here Lucas shares with us some of the biggest clothing mistakes we’re all making and what we should be doing instead.
Plus the fashionable stars who have encountered some rather obvious wardrobe mishaps.
Ah yes, there’s nothing quite like snapping up a new pair of shoes for a night out, but some of us forget to remove the sticky label on the bottom.
“It’s an easy mistake to make when you’re in a rush,” Lucas admits.
“I see many clients spend hours perfecting face and hair and then quickly dressing and dashing out.”
He says to allow an extra ten minutes to do some final checks of your look, and that means checking the soles of your shoes.
He explains: “Shoe labels are often overlooked. To remove them, hot soapy water and a sponge work well I have also found that the alcohol hand gels we now all use are effective for taking off labels.”
Guilty celeb: Millie from Love Island
Love Island’s Millie Court forgot to remove the labels on her shoes which are very clear on display
Tag, you’re it
In the same way we rush to pop on our shoes, we often make the same mistake with a new outfit too.
But instead of stickers, there’s usually tags, so don’t forget to take them off – unless you plan on returning it after wearing it, of course (ahem).
Unfortunately, Meghan Markle suffered from this very thing during a royal tour of New Zealand in 2018.
The red dress was undoubtedly stunning, however, sticking out at the bottom was the tag visible for all to see.
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But Lucas reckons it’s “another easy mistake to make” that can be “easily rectified”.
“Give yourself a small window of time to do some final checks,” he says.
“It’s easy to quickly take a new garment out the bag, pop it on and forget there may be a number of labels.”
He explains: “As well as a swing tag, a lot of companies now place a label somewhere …….