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Dressing Elegantly as a Beginner: Your Guide to Timeless Style

Dressing Elegantly as a Beginner: Your Guide to Timeless Style

Are you looking to elevate your style and make a lasting impression, but you’re not sure where to start? Dressing elegantly as a beginner might seem like a daunting task, but with the right guidance, you can achieve a sophisticated and timeless look. In this guide, we’ll share some essential tips to help you on your journey towards dressing with elegance and grace.

1. Avoid Brand Logos
One of the first steps to dressing elegantly is to steer clear of clothing with prominent brand logos. While branded clothing can be trendy, they often scream ‘fashion follower’ rather than ‘style connoisseur.’ Instead, focus on classic, high-quality pieces that rely on design and craftsmanship rather than flashy logos.

2. Start Wearing Blazers and Chanel-Style Jackets
Blazers and Chanel-style jackets are iconic pieces that can instantly elevate your outfit. These versatile items can be dressed up or down, making them ideal for a variety of occasions. Opt for neutral colors like black, navy, or cream, as they’re more versatile and timeless.

3. Replace Jean Shorts with Tailored Shorts
Shorts are a summer wardrobe essential, but if you want to exude elegance, consider swapping your denim shorts for tailored ones. Well-fitted, tailored shorts can give you a polished and put-together look, even in the hottest weather. Look for fabrics like linen or cotton for a comfortable yet chic option.

4. Choose Natural, Well-Structured Shoes Over Colourful Sneakers
While sneakers are undoubtedly comfortable, they may not always align with an elegant look. Instead, opt for natural and well-structured footwear, such as leather loafers or classic ballet flats. These types of shoes not only provide comfort but also exude sophistication. Don’t hesitate to explore our Footwaer Collection and invest in a pair of shoes that will bring you years of joy.

In addition to these tips, remember that simplicity is key when it comes to dressing elegantly. Stick to a neutral color palette, invest in quality pieces, and pay attention to fit and tailoring. Don’t forget to accessorise with timeless pieces like pearl earrings, a classic wristwatch, or a simple leather belt to complete your look.

As you embark on your journey to dress elegantly, keep in mind that style is a personal expression, and it should reflect your personality and taste. While these tips will set you on the right path, feel free to adapt them to suit your individual style. The key is to build a wardrobe of classic pieces that stand the test of time and make you feel confident and sophisticated every day.

Happy styling, love the Eden team Xx

5 Fashion trends in 2022 – How to keep it classic

5 Fashion trends in 2022 – How to keep it classic

We’ve seen the trends and boy oh boy – it’s bold and bright! 

With trends like sneakers, bold prints and neon colours dominating the fashion scene, you may feel lost in trying to keep it stylish. Let’s take a look at some of the trends we’d actually like to wear and how to complete your look with some classic pieces!

Suit up

Working from home and couping up the past year, resulted in sneakers, trackpants dominating fashion scene. This year they are opposing that trend by introducing the classic and very formal pants suit trend. Complete this look by layering your necklaces, some pearl earrings and some bright red lips to pull it off! Our bracelets will also add a finer style to this simplistic and corporate inspired look.

Out with the skinny jeans – in with mom jeans

Believe it or not, but after quite a few years of dominating the fashion scene, skinny jeans are on its way out! In with comfy, high rise and loose fitting “mom jeans”.

Our deluxe desert boots and our double stitched belts are designed for this new trend and will definitely give you the earthy edge you’re looking for.

Deets and pleats

Oh how we love detail and all things pretty – so we welcome this trend wholehaeartedly. Pleated skirts are very fashionable this year, it works amazingly well with our New York Mules or rose gold Toe Post Sandals. 

Pair your pleated dress with a plain T-shirt and a sun hat for a more casual version of the trend or throw in a turtleneck and some classic jewellery for a classic and  comfortable look at a wedding!

Bulky bags

No need to try and fit all of your belongings into dainty bags. Bulky bags are trending this season! The Klasik Duo will enable you to fit everything you need and more for a daily outing or picnic. Make the most of your summertime by adding this stylish accessory when you venture out over the weekend.

Bright colours

The brighter, the bolder. If you’re brave enough to jump into this trend, make sure you balance your look with a tan bag and some tan shoes. A black crossbody will round off any neon outfit and ground your look!

5 Fashion trends in 2022 – How to keep it classic

What makes our Jewellery Collection so exquisite?

Eden and Co® prides itself in unmatched quality and craftsmanship, therefore in the jewellery department you can expect nothing less.

We have a certain set of quality standards to ensure that our products will stand the test of time – enabling you to purchase quality over quantity. By choosing an Eden and Co® piece, you’re choosing years of timeless style and elegance, something that you can treasure forever.

925 Sterling Silver

We only use 925 Sterling Silver for each of our silver jewellery pieces. This means that the metal is made up from 92.5% silver, making it a hypoallergenic and non-irritable jewellery piece. It also means that it is the purest form of wearable silver, and it is not just another plated earring. We strive in using the purest forms of elements, bringing an earthy and undiluted piece to the table. Our lightweight sterling silver pieces are perfect for everyday wear, you’ll look fabulous without feeling worn down.

Non-tarnish Silver

We exclusively purchase non-tarnish silver to contribute to the timeless character of our jewellery. The silver will look brand new for a long period of time before starting to show marks. Non-tarnished jewellery presents an unmatched luxurious look, ageing slowly and beautifully.

Freshwater Pearls

Pearls are timeless, elegant and give the impression of pure class. Freshwater pearls are always unique in form and shape which gives our jewellery an edge of individuality. Pearls also offer a neutral colour to easily match any style, effortlessly complementing your outfit. We handpick our pearls for each set, giving it an edge of personal commitment to each of our customers.

We keep a variety of shapes like coin pearls, round pieces and even the bold baroque pearl – offering a stylish piece to fit your taste.

Handmade

Each of our jewellery pieces are handcrafted by one of our four goldsmiths. Each of our artisans have their own speciality and signature adding a truly unique character to each piece. Having in-house goldsmiths also enables us to customise your jewellery to fit your style and personal choice.

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