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Clothing tells

What Our Clothing Tells about Us

Clothing tells

You’ve heard the expression wearing it on your sleeve right? Well nothing could be truer than what you actually wear on your sleeves and on the rest of your body for that matter. Cloths say more about us without ever speaking a word then we could tell someone in an hour long conversation.

Just by looking at the way a person’s ensemble is arranged can tell you a lot about them and some of the combinations can tell you even more. Here are some of the things you can gather by observing the way people dress:

•    Sloppy and wrinkled cloths:
When you see sloppy and wrinkled cloths on someone, right away you think of someone that doesn’t care much about how they look. But it is much more than that. A person dressed in this manner is probably much unorganized and has too much on their plate. It can also tell you that the person likes to sleep in and are probably rushing in the morning to get ready and just don’t have the time to iron.
•    Ironed cloths that are prim and proper: This type of person obviously cares a great deal about the way they dress and you can bet that everything else in their life is as tidy as their attire. This person may be what some call a neat freak and is more than likely just a little on the uptight side. Though these individuals are usually on top of their game they are also usually easily frazzled. This will be evident if you ever get to point out a stain to them.
•    Jeans, a t-shirt, and flip flops: This is a person that is usually very easy going. They usually care what others think, but only a little bit. These are the types of people that are not easily unnerved and can shrug off many little things that can greatly upset others.
•    Workout cloths like muscle shirts: You know the guy; he is at the grocery store in either a really tight t-shirt or a muscle shirt and is always kind of looking around to see who is looking. This person is obviously stuck on themselves and really likes attention. But give them a break; they worked hard for their body so they deserve a stare or two. Besides, this type of person is also usually insecure about life in general.
•    Baggy clothing like sweat pants: These people are usually very self-conscious and are usually a bit overweight. Usually they want to get into shape with their mouths but rarely with their actions. Instead of doing things the hard way, these people will simply opt to wear loose clothing and hide what they don’t like.
•    Colors: This is a no brainer. People who wear bright cheery colors are usually, well bright and cheery. On the flip side those who wear dark and drab colors are usually depressed and sad all the time.

As you can see, our cloths speak volumes about our lives and our actions and now that you know some of the things that clothing says about you, you may want to think just a bit more before you get dressed in the morning.


What to Wear in a Courtroom


When you arrive at court, you need to look like a person who is conservative and who is serious about the court proceedings before them. This is not a time for showing off your personal style or to try to impress others with your contempt for the proceedings. You have to remember that a courtroom is a conservative place and judges are usually conservative people. You will have to dress accordingly in order to make the best impression.

Conservative Attire

The best thing to wear is a suit. Whether you are a man or a woman, a suit projects competence and seriousness on your part. If you are wearing a suit, you are telling the judge that are taking him seriously and that you are a productive member of society. If you show up in jeans or something very casual, this lets the judge know that you are not entirely aware of how serious a place the courtroom is.

Always wear dressy shoes, no matter what else you are wearing. Never attend court in tennis shoes, sandals, flip flops or casual ankle boots to court. For women, flats or pumps are most appropriate. For men, a neutral colored dressy shoe is most appropriate. Don’t go for trendy outfits or clothing that is in poor condition.

Blue is a color that makes people feel at ease and calm. Many people wear dark blue to court because it can make them seem more trustworthy. Avoid orange which can make people feel aggressive. If you are red, it may make you seem dangerous. If you are woman, wearing pastels can make you seem more demure.


Limit your accessories to just a few simple items. If you have a lot of piercings, take them out before you arrive. Your accessories should be small and understated and not too trendy. You want to show that you care about your appearance without making yourself stand out with her fashion choices.

Another important tip is to wear items that are comfortable. If you wear clothing that feels uncomfortable or strange, you may look nervous. Look nervous in the courtroom is not what you want to project. If you are very uncomfortable in a suit, try a business casual outfit such as slacks and a blazer so that you will be more comfortable. If you’re a man, you should wear a tie even if you are wearing a business casual outfit.

Don’t wear a hat to court. Most courtrooms will allow it, and it shows a general sense of disrespect to the court. If you are wearing a coat, take it off before you see the judge. Never wear sunglasses and to the courtroom.


How to Wear Prints


Clothing styles and designs vary from season to season, culture to culture and even from one city to another. Individuals create their own styles based on what is in style, what they like to wear, what appeals to them visually and what is appropriate for their body type and age. One of the trickier things to incorporate into any wardrobe is prints. While some people naturally gravitate towards prints, many of us are shy to wear prints for fear of drawing too much attention to ourselves, matching it incorrectly or looking outdated. However if you know how to wear prints, you will be comfortable with adding them to your wardrobe and wearing them often.

Choosing the right print is always tricky. A good way to start wearing prints is to opt for tame prints in similar tones that will make it easy to match up and will not be too flashy. This will ease you into the change in your style. This is important to do if you have stuck with solid colors only in the past.

Another technique for choosing patterns is to opt for ones that have an abundance of colors you like and wear often. If you like the look of black and white together, a black and white print may be the perfect place to start.

If you are worried about choosing an outdated print, head to stores like Banana Republic or Urban Outfitters that are on the cutting edge of fashion. You are sure to find only up-to-date prints there. You may also want to look at fashion sites online and see what is in vogue this season. Many of these sites will provide you with opportunities to buy the attire you like or link you to sites that sell it.

The other factor in wearing prints is the impact the print will have on your overall look. If you are top heavy, you may want to invest in pants and skirts with prints in order to draw the eye downwards. The opposite is true for those who are pear-shaped or have heavier legs. Wear printed tops to draw the eye away from those less-than-ideal areas of the body.

When it comes to matching prints up with other things, you will want to examine the print carefully and choose a predominant color in the print in order to pair with it. For example a print top with a lot of brown in it will look great with a brown skirt or pants. This will create a more subdued look and keep the print from overwhelming the outfit. If you have an ensemble with bold colors, choose one of the lesser used colors to match up with cardigans, jackets and accessories, as it will help to bring out the color more.

A warning about wearing prints must be given. Do not try to match up prints with other prints. If an entire outfit is purchased together and the print continues throughout the ensemble, it is fine. However, trying to mix and match prints is a bad idea. Your outfit should only have one piece of clothing that is printed. All the others should complement it. Stripes, polka dots and other geometric designs never go with prints.

Be bold. Wear prints, but keep in mind the guidelines of looking good in prints.