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Make a statement with statement pieces

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How do you take a day outfit into the evening without actually changing your clothes? With statement pieces of course! Statement pieces can easily transform your outfit from day to night and from casual to dressy by just adding a few key pieces. They don't have to be over the top pieces either. Something as simple as a scarf can change an outfit. It doesn't necessarily have to be something that's bold and bright if that's not your personality. You want something that will work with your personality and fashion style. You don't want the statement pieces to wear you!

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When searching for statement pieces like jewelery, handbags and scarves look for pieces that that you can wear with several outfits. This way you can enhance and grow your wardrobe without spending a lot of money. Also look for pieces that have eye catching prints, colors, textures, design, materials and shapes. But do you know which key pieces you need to add? Here's a few guidelines when it comes to shopping for statement pieces.

  • Shoes: Find shoes with bold designs and materials. Wedge trainers, clear plastic or geometric styles will help channel that statement look.

  • Scarf: Scarves are great for adding color and texture. Find your favorite fabrics and prints to compliment your outfit.

  • Dress: A statement dress us a wardrobe staple. Whether bright and bold or sexy and paired back, it will transform any look in an instant.

  • Necklace: Chunky or fine, short to long, there is a huge range of style to choose from.

  • Handbags: Bags come in a huge variety of styles so when picking out a statement bag, look at its color, design and shape. The more universal the better.

For a more visual guide on statement pieces just check out the infographic from Heel In Mint in the slideshow or by visiting Heel In Mint at http://heelinmint.com. For inspirational ideas and buying guide for statement pieces just continue clicking through the slideshow after the infographic.

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