As/Is·Posted on Apr 22, 201326 Fashion Rules You Should Break ImmediatelyRules were meant to be broken, especially when it comes to getting dressed.by Angela VitelloBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. You don't have to just wear gold or silver jewelry — try mixing them together. Via pinterest.com Via elle.com 2. Also combine: navy and black. Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com Via harpersbazaar.com 3. Your shoes don't have to match your belt. Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com 4. Mixing prints and patterns is not only acceptable — it's supremely on-trend. pinterest.com Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com 5. Clutches aren't just for evening. Via ispydiy.com Via pinterest.com Via hypemeanseverything.com 6. You can (nay, SHOULD) wear sequins for daytime. Via monkeysmuse.blogspot.com Via favim.com Via lamodellamafia.com 7. Wearing one shade head-to-toe isn't a no-no — it's encouraged. Via pinterest.com Via nastygal.com Via pinterest.com 8. Sneakers aren't solely for the gym. Via carolinesmode.com They look awesome as flats anytime, anywhere. Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com 9. Sweatshirts also aren't just for the gym. Via harpersbazaar.com Dress them up with jewelry, heels, and skirts. Via harpersbazaar.com Via pinterest.com Don't forget the statement lip! 10. Screw Labor Day — wear white whenever you like. Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com 11. Wear horizontal stripes. Via pinterest.com Forget about them making you look "wide." Via indulgy.com Via pinterest.com 12. Turtlenecks aren't just for nerds. Via pinterest.com They're actually quite chic. Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com 13. And hats aren't just for bad hair days. Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com 14. Wear pajamas from a Lifetime movie marathon to a dinner date. Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com 15. Wear clear heels. Via marieclaire.com They're not just for sex workers — you can make them work for YOU! Via pinterest.com Via shoelust.us 16. Another fashion rule to break tomorrow? Wear red and pink together. Via pinterest.com Or "color block," as fashion people say. Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com 17. Also, wear see-through fabrics out of the house. Via thebeadedlens.blogspot.com Via celebdelacream.com Via pinterest.com 18. Speaking of see-through, show off the contents of your bag. Via wishitdreamitdoitmc.blogspot.com And it probably doesn't hurt if what's inside your clear bag is an "it" bag. Via sootjeelina.blogspot.com Via wishitdreamitdoitmc.blogspot.com 19. Show off your midriff. Via pinterest.com You won't end up looking like a Britney Spears music video circa 2003. Via blog.shopkoshka.com 20. Less is more is another bogus rule — more is more! Via pinterest.com Instead of taking one thing off before you leave the house, put one thing on. Via pinterest.com Via fashionising.com 21. Carry a backpack instead of a purse. Via pinterest.com It's not a regression to your high school years — backpacks are functional and cool. Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com A reminder that Cara Delevigne can wear just about anything and look great. 22. Wear sweatpants out of the house. With heels. Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com 23. Wear open-toed sandals with your hosiery. Via weheartit.com It's okay to flaunt your toe seams. Via nytimes.com Via fashioni.st 24. Also, wear socks with your sandals. Via pinterest.com This is one of the oldest rules in the book but you should definitely break it. Via talktomyshoes.wordpress.com 25. And definitely wear glasses to make a fashion statement. Via pinterest.com Whether you need them or not. Via pinterest.com Via pinterest.com 26. And finally, show up somewhere entirely overdressed. Via 5o5aalmaraghi.blogspot.com Anna Dello Russo would be so proud. Via 5o5aalmaraghi.blogspot.com Via fashionologie.com The mundane act of rolling a suitcase through a parking lot has never looked this glamorous.