If you’ve ever been out and about only to look down, survey your outfit, and immediately wonder, “Wait — why did I wear this?!” you’re not alone. Many of us have been overcome with that slightly panicked twinge of regret, whether it was from a poor choice of footwear or the whole foolish ensemble. But the good news? Moments like these are preventable, so long as you know what to look for when you leave the house.
Ahead you’ll find 10 questions to stop and ask yourself before heading out the door, preventing style mishaps and uncomfortableness well before they occur. Read on for a quick little checklist and remember: no matter how good it looks, if you’re uncomfortable, it’s not worth it!
We understand they’re cute, but you know what’s not cute? Tripping and falling on your face — in public.
Will the skinny jeans be cutting off your circulation? Say Byeeeee.
Tugging at your top or pulling down your dress all night is more annoying than it’s worth. And days where you show up at the office and then realise your shirt’s completely see-through? Not fun.
If your bra’s digging into your skin, providing little support, or a size too large or small, readjusting will be happening — and it won’t be pretty.
If you’re wondering whether or not jeans are appropriate attire, err on the side of caution and choose something else.
You know that uncomfortable feeling you get when you’re rocking a party dress and everyone else is in shorts and a tee? Ugh — the worst.
There’s only so much a stain remover can do. Wearing white on the day of an important meeting or interview is pretty much asking for disaster.
Because the time you’ll spend healing is so not worth it.
Your wallet, phone, keys, makeup, and a snack is an awful lot to squeeze into a tiny crossbody.
Check the weather before you leave and pack some extra shoes if you’re commuting to be safe.