Exceptions to this rule include jewelry and wedding dresses.
Good shoes can make you look put together even with inexpensive clothes, whereas cheap shoes can drag down a good outfit. Also shoes are one of the few things that usually increase in comfort as they increase in price.
And make sure it fits properly. If it rides up in the back, it’s too big. If it cuts into your chest in the front, it’s too small.
Gracefully. An old friend mentioned this one for our daughters, and a lightbulb went off over my head. While being self-deprecating can be humorous at times, a genuine compliment deserves a genuine thank you. Brushing off a positive observation isn’t being humble; it speaks to an inner insecurity. Brush off enough compliments and you’ll find you stop getting them.
Short hair is completely adorable; my point is in the “urge to chop” part. Usually, the impulse to chop your hair off is about wanting a change in your life that has nothing to do with hair. Then you wake up the next day and everything is exactly the same…except your hair. That’s when the tears start.
Try not to wash it every day; you can dry it out that way.
Obsessing is okay but do it about something valuable.