Don’t have an Oscar or multi-million dollar paycheck?
Don’t sweat it.
No matter what budget you’re on, you can still look like a celebrity. Yes, rocking a red carpet dress and mink eyelashes will make you look super fabulous. But what about feeling super fabulous?
To look like a celeb, it’s all about the confidence. No matter who you are, if you feel good, you look good. Whatever you buy, make sure you love the way you look. This means buying clothes you feel comfortable in, fit well and can strut down the street in with hundreds of paparazzi following you. Now that you’ve got the attitude down, it’s time to go shopping. Here are some key pieces you need to dress like a celebrity:
When was the last time you saw a celebrity out and about without a pair of the latest shades?
Sunglasses are a great way to update your wardrobe and can be had on the cheap. The secret is to buy sunglasses that are high quality and look as good as designer names. Try on different shapes and brands. Don’t feel like you can’t go over the top a little either. Like a celebrity,
bigger is always better, and that definitely goes for your sunglasses. If they aren’t covering half your face, you’re doing something wrong.
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Yep, celebs always have the most in-style handbag and carry them with style. To get a
, go for lesser-known brands that have very discreet logos and look like real leather. Many times, second-hand stores have a wide variety of designer and vintage handbags that look great with a little TLC.
Buy a used bag and show it some love with a leather conditioner.
No matter what style you choose, make sure the bag looks sturdy and has a great form that will hold up no matter where you go. For winter, you can’t go wrong with a cross-body or carry-all tote hanging from your arm.
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Whether you’re short or tall, heels and wedges always make someone look a little bit more
Department stores like Macy’s have
, so no matter what your budget is you can find a variety of sizes and styles.
This season, instead of just buying a knee-high boot, find a knee-high boot with a little bit of a wedge and maybe some embellishment like studs.
Adding hardware to a shoe automatically dresses it up and makes a statement.
When you’re looking for heels, don’t shy away from color. You want every part of your outfit to push the limit a little bit and shoes are a great place to start.
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No celebrity leaves the house without makeup. If you’re trying to look like one,
neither should you
for winter and don’t be afraid to add some gloss to give it shimmer and shine. Even if you don’t like caking on makeup, wearing bright lipstick is a great way to make people notice you without spending a lot of time getting ready.
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