In order to dress like an adult woman, there are certain steps that you must take because it doesn’t just happen overnight. You have to make it happen!
In your teens, you might have been used to dressing however you pleased in short shorts and short skirts or cropped tops. In your 20s, things change, and it’s important to change the way that you dress so that you look more professional in anticipation for a career. These tips should help you dress your best.
How to Dress Like an Adult in Your 20s
- Don’t show so much skin.
First, make sure that you are dressing rather modestly. You shouldn’t be showing too much skin in the 20s. If you’re going on a date or out with friends, this is different, but even then, try to limit the amount of skin that you show. If you want to wear a lower top during a night out, that’s fine, but don’t wear a short skirt or dress as well. If you have a short skirt or dress on, make sure that your neckline is modest.
- Buy some staple pieces to keep in your closet.
Next, make sure that you have several staple items in your closet. You should have a little black dress for formal occasions, a nice classic trench coat for winter, a nice coat for spring and fall, a few pairs of nice fitting jeans and several pairs of shoes. In terms of shoes, it’s a good idea to have a quality pair of tan, leather flats as well as a pair of leather booths for winter and a classic pair of black heeled pumps.
- Take care of your clothing.
Finally, make sure that you’re taking care of the clothing that you have. In your teens, you may have been used to wearing your favorites tops or dresses until they were basically rags, but in your 20s, this isn’t the way you want to go. When something becomes deteriorated or has tears, either fix it or get a new one. You can keep these things to wear around your house, but don’t plan on wearing them out and about unless you want to look like a bum.