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7 Style Rules Timeless Women Always Follow

7 Style Rules Timeless Women Always Follow

Women, regardless of their age, have a quality about them that is effortless and ageless. It appears they were dressing the same way 20 years prior and likely looked just as sartorially relevant then as they do today.

Their sense of style is more about knowing what works for them and sticking with it than it is about their age. The point is not to say they don’t dress for their age, but they don’t let “what you’re supposed to wear” dictate how they present themselves to the world.

Aspired to know what goes into the timelessness some women seem to have naturally, we set out on a mission to study them for the purpose of honing in on specific tips. Ultimately, we narrowed it down to seven “rules” that they all follow. Have you ever wondered?

Discover what they are, and shop a few timeless pieces while you’re at it.

1. They Don’t Focus on Trends

Choosing pieces and outfit combinations that never go out of style (e.g., a black turtleneck, straight-leg jeans, and ankle boots) ensures you will never look like

 2. They Avoid Sloppy Silhouettes

Even though oversize looks are a current trend, tailored pieces are the number one way to achieve polished looks, which timeless women always possess.

Too much effort is being made by you. For timeless style, effortlessness is key. 

3. They Stick to Classic Shoe Styles

You can find a variety of chic, classic footwear in any timeless woman’s shoe collection, including loafers, Chelsea boots, and block-heel pumps.

4. They Have a Go-to Outfit Formula

A timeless woman will never complain about having nothing to wear. What is the reason? The outfit formula she uses for every occasion makes her feel confident and works for many different occasions.

5. They Don’t Over-accessorize

Too many accessories at once can ruin a look, but timeless women stick to a select few sleek pieces that will only enhance their looks.

6. They Invest in Outerwear

Since we wear outerwear almost every day and it’s the first thing everyone sees, timeless women know to focus their wardrobe budgets on this all-important piece—and it shows. Stylish, versatile outerwear can make any outfit look more expensive and put together.

7. They Stick to What They Know

Women of timeless style seem to know what works for them and tend to stick with those pieces. 

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Sphie Ross

Sophie Ross has written, edited, and produced beauty and fashion content for more than 3 years. She works full-time in the fashion and beauty categories as a copywriter, but she is passionate about all things related to beauty.