Five Style Stereotypes and How To Break Them

Digital Writer

Right now is a liberating time to get dressed. White denim is worn year round, women throw stripes and florals together like it's no big deal and silk pajamas are considered acceptable public attire. So with all this sartorial freedom flying around, why are we all still scared to pair polka dots with something besides red lips and a fit-and-flare skirt? And who says that leopard print can't be subtle and sophisticated?! Those are just a few of the "rules" I'm ready to break in the name of exciting new outfits. If you are, too, click through the slideshow above for the five most common style stereotypes out there and exactly how to beat them.