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How to Style a Dress 12 Different Ways – (part 3)

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Here are the last four outfits that I styled with this one dress.  Just in case you are new to the party, this one dress was styled 12 different ways.  You can catch up by reading about the previous outfits here:

Part 1

Part 2

As I promised, I will be sharing about what I learned from this challenge, so stick with me until the end!

Look 9:  The proportions of this look work really well, and let me tell you why.  If you were to cut my body into 3 equal pieces (1/3’s), you would see that my top 1/3 is the chunky cream sweater, and my bottom 2/3 is the maroon dress and brown tights & boots.  In geometry this is called the golden mean, or the golden ratio.  I’ll go into this a little more in the future, but for now just know that math is everywhere, even in fashion.  Anytime you proportion 1/3 & 2/3 in this way with two colors, you’ll nail the look!

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