Fashion

4 Tips for Combining Fashion and Comfort

Many people are under the impression that fashion and comfort are mutually exclusive. Comfort has always somehow been associated with sweatpants and slippers and fashion is often seen as more restrictive and not always exactly comfortable. 

However, designers are merging comfort and fashion more than ever. Believe it or not, it’s possible to not only look good but also feel good— all while looking your best. 

Whether you’re over the age of 70, or between the ages of 18 and 25, looking good and being comfortable is more possible than ever. Here are some of the best tips for combining fashion and comfort simultaneously.

Know Your Fabrics

There are some fabrics that are known for being more comfortable than others. For example, soft cotton is much more breathable and fuzzy to the touch than something like polyester or wool. 

You want something that’s gentle on your skin and will increase better airflow. 100% cotton garments usually cost a little extra than something made out of nylon or a rougher material. So, the first step may be increasing your clothing budget if you hope to be comfortable.

Don’t Forget Shoes

All too often we forget that comfort often starts on our feet.  Since we’re on our feet for a good portion of the day, sore soles can take their toll on our energy and comfort levels. Invest in a good pair of shoes that has excellent support, and won’t make you feel more tired, but rather more energized. If the shoes you’re buying don’t already have cushioned insoles, then consider buying ones to insert yourself.

Unlike a few years ago, shoe manufacturers are now combining fashion with comfort more than ever. There are all sorts of brands now that create trendy styles that won’t compromise comfort. From boots to heels, don’t be afraid to explore different footwear options that can help take your outfits to the next level yet also prioritize comfort.

Layer Your Outfits

Layering is a strategic technique that allows you to add dimension to your style and also prepare yourself for varying temperatures. There’s nothing more frustrating than going to work in the morning in freezing temperatures, and getting back home in the evening overwhelmed by heat. Since the weather can be very unpredictable, a versatile outfit helps you prepare for that. Layering means you have exactly what you need for any sort of weather condition that can be removed or added as needed.

Choose Practical Accessories

Accessories aren’t only about looking good. They can also serve a practical purpose. Choosing the perfect bag for example is a great way to add something extra to your outfit and also allow you to be hands-free. When you can easily store things and wear things on your body, it’s the ultimate convenience when on the go.