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If you are anything like me, you want to put a little bit of effort into your outfit, but you’re not willing to put too much effort into it. I always find myself wanting to look good when I go out, but I don’t know how to put together an outfit. Over time I have learned from friends (and influencers) how to look a bit more put together. Here are some fashion tricks for non-fashionistas.

  1. Find Good Jeans

This may seem like a simple statement to a big task, but it really is that simple. A good pair of jeans can make a simple t-shirt look stunning. I am no expert on where you should go for jeans, any department store should be good. The process of finding good jeans can take a while, so get some iced coffee, a friend, and get to trying on. Whatever looks best will become your go-to bottoms.

  1. Layer your shirts

What does this even mean? For the longest time when I heard someone say that I thought it meant wearing one t-shirt over another. Nope, this just means wearing a short sleeve shirt under a long sleeve shirt. I like to wear an open flannel shirt over a tank top. Try things out!

  1. Tuck in your shirt

This is definitely the easiest thing to do, but easiest to mess up. Do not tuck in your shirt like you would at your little league game, you want to leave a bit hanging out. My method is to tuck my shirt all the way into my pants, then pull it up little by little until I am satisfied.

  1. Accessories

This literally has made me go from “just rolled out of bed” to “wow she looks amazing!” Throw on necklaces, earrings, bracelets, etc. Whatever works for you. A bandana in the hair is always a great choice for hiding the fact that you haven’t showered yet. If you like makeup, throw on some and boom, no one will notice your shirt has a stain on it.

Kate Soukup is a freshman Communication major at Texas A&M College Station. She enjoys reading, watching tv and trying new makeup styles.