Coco Chanel, the famous French fashion icon has said, “If a woman is badly dressed, it’s the dress we’ll notice; but if she is impeccably dressed, it’s the woman herself we’ll notice.” Our attire tells a lot about our mind, revealing its deep secrets to those who can read the subtle messages.
We may not realize that we make snap judgments about people based on the attire they are wearing. You would pay more attention to your dressing style if you realized what message it sends to others. Would you believe that by changing your appearance, you can change the way people think about you? Much experimental research has proven the point that people make judgment about people within 5-10 seconds of looking them. Much of this would be influenced by the clothes you wear and your general appearance. Furthermore, peeping into your wardrobe, you may learn something about yourself that you have not known earlier. Let us look what your attire tells about mind, so that you can make a difference to your life.
If you cannot get rid of clothes from your wardrobe, even those that you have outgrown or those that have gone out of fashion, it tells that you are have a clingy personality. Without knowing you may be holding on to past memories or experiences through the dresses that belonged to that bygone era. Try to let go of the past. Start with your wardrobe and get rid of dresses that you may never use again.
5. Hiding from truth
Wearing dresses that are either too big or too small for you tells that you are not able to accept your body as it is. You are not happy with the reflection your mirror is showing you now. Learn to love and accept yourself. If you really want to make a difference, do not hide behind clothes, but get those lazy muscles working. Find outfits that look good on you and accentuates your beauty. Soon you will see how your attitude changes towards your body.
4. Seeking Attention
If people throw surprised, shocked or amazed look your way every time you step out of your house, it means you may be seeking attention (the wrong type) through your dressing style. There are people who try to look sexy, flashy or neutral for every occasion. The best thing to do is to watch and learn from people around you. Wear occasion appropriate dress. Believe me; you don’t need the wrong type of attention in your life.
3. Afraid to deviate
People who are scared of drawing attention to self, insecure or afraid of changes usually stick to a simple, passive type of dress for all occasions. Some hide behind work clothes most of the time. They avoid accessories or bright colors to be in a comfort passive zone they create for themselves. If you have been one of those people, make a change today. Start with new trendy clothes in your wardrobe and new confident affirmations in your mind.
2. Show Off
If you are always covered from head to toe in brand names, may be you are trying to show your wealth to people around you. You may feel that people value you for your wealth. Let everyone value you for what you are and not what brand you wear. You need not be rich and wealthy to earn goodwill of other people. Try wearing clothes that makes people notice you rather than the brand you are wearing.
1. To age or not to age that is the question
When you are growing up, you may choose clothes that make you look older, but as you cross your 30s you will start choosing clothes that make you look younger. This is an indication that you have trouble accepting your age and are in conflict with how old you really are and how old you want to be. Know that, no matter how you look, you are as young or old as you feel in your mind.