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How to Pick the Perfect Outfit in 10 Minutes

If you’re like most of us, you don’t like getting out of bed in the morning….but if you sleep in, you won’t always have time to put on your silk underwear, get dressed and look your best. If you like to look good (but still want to get enough sleep!) you’ll need to come up with a game plan. Here are some ways to look pulled-together without sacrificing any of your “beauty sleep”.


Our formula is really very simple; there are no silk gloves, and there aren’t any complex rules and even the most harried, work-worried student or professional can do it! To always look your best (and get out the door in a hurry), just keep a few basic necessities on hand. When you oversleep and need to get to work or school fast, all you need to do is follow the steps below.


Wear polished but comfortable clothes. This is the first step in our plan; and for women, the pullover dress is the best way to get ready in a hurry. They’re easy to put on, they’re comfortable, and if you put one on, your entire outfit is done without worrying about matching separates.


Buy some stylish but wearable shoes. The next step in our get-ready-fast plan is to put on a cute pair of shoes. While many people choose to wear flip-flops, sandals are a far more stylish option. They look a little more sophisticated than flip-flops (which are best worn at the beach), and they allow you to add a dressy touch to your ensemble when you’re in a hurry and can’t spend a lot of time primping. If you find a pair of shoes you like, buy them in a variety of colors so you’ll have one to match any outfit.


Go glam with sunglasses. When you barely have time to shower, brush your teeth and get dressed, putting on makeup seems superfluous. To get by without “putting on your face”, throw on your big sunglasses. Going au naturel isn’t anything to be ashamed of, but sunglasses that cover the eye area are the perfect antidote to a sluggish morning. They shield your eyes from the sun’s harsh rays, and can disguise the fact that you didn’t get enough sleep last night.


There you go- you’ve just learned how to look put together, even if you don’t have time to breathe! Mix and match your options from any or all of the above groups whenever you oversleep or you’re in a hurry. You’ll not only get where you’re going on time, you’ll get a little boost of self-confidence when people mention how good you look (and you’re able to smile to yourself because only you know just how little time you actually put into it).


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This post was written by James Harper on behalf of Patra International who sell a huge range of silk underwear and other products like silk gloves.

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