Nine Fashion Rules That Are Out of Style

My mother has given me some great (and critical) fashion wisdom over the years—don’t mix denims, wear what feels comfortable (note: this does not mean wearing pajamas in public), dress for the season (i.e., no flip-flops when it’s snowing), and never let your underwear peep through your clothes.

Oh, and always wear underwear. With styles like high-waisted skirts, spandex pants, and adult onesies making a comeback, it’s hard to keep track of what’s hot and what’s not. These rules are seemingly timeless and I’ve continued to follow most of them as an adult (unless I’ve skipped laundry day and must go commando). However, there are some other fashion regulations my mother taught me that today are as antiquated as VCRs and phone books. Though once biblically crucial, these fashion “don’ts” are in desperate need of an upgrade—or complete elimination. Read more