Classic Fashion
Is this Your Style? 

Is classic fashion your style? Keep reading and find out if  your fashion choices and style are timeless.

A classic fashion guide. Find out if this is your style.

Do you love timeless traditions ? Is your favorite designer Donna Karan, Ralph Lauren or Zac Posen? Then this is the look for you.

Classic Fashion Style Icons

Do you love to watch old Movies with Humphrey Bogart, Grace Kelly, and Katherine Hepburn and Audrey Hepburn to name a few.

Timeless tradition that is what you’re drawn to if your fashion style is time honored.

Lauren Hutton, Mariel Hemingway, Jackie Kennedy.

These are just a few of the timeless style icons that come to mind.

Timeless Fashion Style

If you are wondering what this fashion style is all about, here are some guidelines.

  • You wear clean lines, without looking stuffy.
  • You wear timeless, will not go out of style, fashion.
  • You look polished without looking like you try.
  • Your not a trendsetter, you don't need to be.
  • You just don't care about trends because you’re always in style.
  • You are a strong, confident, graceful person and men and women alike admire you.

 Style Essentials
The colors you choose:

Timeless style fashionista's can wear neutrals or bright colors.

What doesn't change is the style of garments your wear. Here are examples of timeless styles in your favorite fashion colors.These colors are timeless, so you can wear them for years to come.

Neutrals are a great color choice. No matter what the color trend is for that particular season, the neutrals are immune to trends.

If you choose color for your wardrobe, bright primary colors will with stand the test of time.

Neutral Colors

  • Charcoal Grey
  • Brown
  • Navy Blue
  • Black
  • White
  • Beige
  • Cream
classic fashion neutral colors

Bright Colors:

  • Red/Burgundy
  • Hunter Green/Lime Green
  • Tangerine/Orange
  • Bright Yellow
  • Royal Blue
  • light Pink/Dark Pink
classic fashion color guide

Classic Fashion Fabrics

Fabrics are almost always natural...almost. There are quality polyester and spandex man made blends. However, the natural fabrics give a quality and richness you cannot find in man made fibers.

  • Denim
  • Leather
  • Corduroy
  • Tweeds
  • Wools
  • Satins/Silks
  • Cotton Knits
  • Woven Cottons
  • Velvets
CLASSIC FASHION FABRICS

Classic Fashion Essentials

Blazers

A well made blazer is a wardrobe essential. The timeless style can be dressed up or down. 

  • White Linen
  • Navy Blue Blazer
  • Corduroy blazer
  • Suede Blazer
  • Tuxedo Blazer
CLASSIC FASHION BLAZERS

 Leather Jackets

A leather jacket can be an expensive purchase.

Timeless styles are a good choice for the more expensive items in your wardrobe. You will get  a longer life of wearing from your classic style choice.

  • Sheep Skin Bomber
  • Double Breasted Trench
  • Trim Fit Biker
  • Trim Fit Single Breasted Jacket
CLASSIC LEATHER JACKETS

Classic Fashion Winter Coats

We all need to stay warm in the winter months. Here are some examples of classic style choices.

  • Pea Coat Long/Short
  • Down Parka
  • Down Vest
  • Wool Coat
CLASSIC fashion winter coats. A guide to classic fashion from Sew Stitch Learn.com

 Jeans/Pants

Choosing the right pair of jeans or pants is a personal choice.

Your body will likely fit a pair of pants quite different than another person, the classic style is clean. Meaning no heavy stitching or embellishment.

The fit is what is important, more than the brand name or the price. Remember, not trendy. Here are some style examples.

  • Straight Leg Dark Denim
  • Straight Leg Corduroy
  • Wide Leg Dark Denim
  • Straight Leg White Denim
Classic fashion guide. Classic pants.

Skirts

Skirts can be pleated, slim lined, and A-line. Just remember versatility. Clean lines and a good fit.

  • A-line Skirts
  • Pencil Skirts
  • Pleated Skirts
  • Over Lace Skirt
Classic fashion skirts. A Guide to classic fashion

Blouses

Blouses can be fitted or loose. The key is simple, stick to the tailored look.You can wear your blouse with a suit or jeans and it doesn't look out of place. Choose styles with simple design interest, such as, bows, pin tucks, simple pockets etc.

  • Silk and Satin Blouses
  • White Crisp Cotton Shirts
  • Tuxedo Blouse
Classic Fashion Guide. Classic blouses

 Classic Fashion Sweaters

 Sweaters add a relaxed yet pulled together feel to a timeless wardrobe.

Whether it's a sweater vest over a cotton button down shirt and belted or a comfy cable knit with dress pants, for the timeless fashionista, it's a must have.

  • Over Sized Cable Knit
  • Shawl Collar 
  • Sweater Set
  • V-neck Vest
  • Light Weight Cardigan
Classic fashion guide. Classic fashion sweaters

Classic Fashion Shirts & T's

Button down dress shirts are worn under sweaters, blazers and on their own with jeans. Another timeless wardrobe staple is the white "T". Have a number of them in your closet.

  • White Cotton Button Down
  • Ruffled Denim Chambray
  • Dark Blue Button Down
  • White T
  • Blue & White Striped Boat Neck T
  • Colored Polo
classic fashion guide to shirts and tops

Timeless Dresses

Dresses in every style are wardrobe essentials. The Classic Style is mostly able to move from day into night

  • Knit Dress
  • Sheath Dress
  • Shirt Dress
  • Little Black Dress
  • Party Dress
classic fashion dresses.

Shoes

Timeless style shoes are practical and multi purpose. This is not to say frumpy or boring.

Choose styles that can easily be worn with a skirt, jeans or dress pants alike. Buy quality leather, it's best to spend more to last longer. Remember timeless fashion lasts. So spending more on a pair of shoes will be worth the added cost.

  • Espadrille Weekend Flats
  • Buckle Sandals
  • Two Tone Pumps
  • Riding Boots
  • Chunky High Heel Boots
  • Tassel Boots
  • High Heel Oxfords
  • Tassel Moccasins
  • Sling Backs
  • Strappy Evening Shoes

Denim and Khaki

Denim and Khaki personifies  timeless fashion. Jean jackets, chambray shirts, cotton twill pants. Ralph Lauren in my opinion does it best.

  • Denim Shirt
  • White Jeans
  • Denim Jacket
  • Khaki Skirt
  • Khaki Pants
  • Chambray Blouse
  • White Denim Skirt
Classic fashion denim

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