You’ve probably heard the phrase “dress for the job you want, not the job you have.”
The idea is simple if you dress to impress, others will take notice and you’ll rise to the top! It can’t hurt to try, but we’re not so sure dressing like Lady Gaga will turn you into a rock star overnight.
But one thing we do know is you can dress for the mood you want! And the best part is, you get to enjoy the results right away!
Here are five surprising ways what you wear can transform your mood.
Your clothes can motivate you to get moving
Need an energy boost? Put on your favorite workout gear! that putting on gym clothes can actually motivate people to exercise. Don’t feel like putting on formal yoga
The right outfit can stimulate your focus and creativity
It may sound too good to be true, but what you wear can actually make you think more creatively! A found that participants who wore more formal clothing were able to think more abstractly. For focus, participants who wore comfortable clothes like sweatpants hadthe best results. So why not enjoy the best of both worlds!We love the elegant, sophisticated lines of the palazzo pant, but wealso love that they feel like the coziest PJs.Put on your thinking pants and see what your mind can do!Neutral colors can calm your nerves
If you’re feeling overwhelmed, the colors you wear can . Avoid busy patterns and opt for soothing neutral like gray, tan or black.Pastels are great too especially cool tones like sky blue, lilac, and coral! For the best effect, stick to one shade.The fewer colors you wear the calmer you’ll feel.Wearing bright colors can make you happier!
If you’re feeling low, bright colors can put some pep in your step! that bright colors like red and pink stimulate dopamine. Dopamine is one of our brain’s “feel good” chemicals. It can make you feel alert, motivated, focused and happy! So if you want to turn that frown upside down, don’t be shy.Reach for a bright, splashy pattern and let the dopamine dothe rest!
Putting on a power piece can make you feel, and act, powerful!
What you wear can affect your confidence. Public Speakers know this and that’s why they opt for power ties and power colors like bright red when they’re on the stage. We think the best way to feel powerful is to put on your own go to power piece.Our favorite is the Signature Liquid Leather Pocket Blazer in Taupe.Or, even better a strong and bold classic Mock Neck Midi Dress in BlackWhatever you choose to wear, there is no right or wrong, so have fun and let yourself be your best self.