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    26 Fashion Rules You Should Break Immediately

    Rules were meant to be broken, especially when it comes to getting dressed.

    1. You don't have to just wear gold or silver jewelry — try mixing them together.

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    2. Also combine: navy and black.

    3. Your shoes don't have to match your belt.

    4. Mixing prints and patterns is not only acceptable — it's supremely on-trend.

    5. Clutches aren't just for evening.

    6. You can (nay, SHOULD) wear sequins for daytime.

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    7. Wearing one shade head-to-toe isn't a no-no — it's encouraged.

    8. Sneakers aren't solely for the gym.

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    They look awesome as flats anytime, anywhere.

    9. Sweatshirts also aren't just for the gym.

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    Dress them up with jewelry, heels, and skirts.

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    Don't forget the statement lip!

    10. Screw Labor Day — wear white whenever you like.

    11. Wear horizontal stripes.

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    Forget about them making you look "wide."

    12. Turtlenecks aren't just for nerds.

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    They're actually quite chic.

    13. And hats aren't just for bad hair days.

    14. Wear pajamas from a Lifetime movie marathon to a dinner date.

    15. Wear clear heels.

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    They're not just for sex workers — you can make them work for YOU!

    16. Another fashion rule to break tomorrow? Wear red and pink together.

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    Or "color block," as fashion people say.

    17. Also, wear see-through fabrics out of the house.

    18. Speaking of see-through, show off the contents of your bag.

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    And it probably doesn't hurt if what's inside your clear bag is an "it" bag.

    19. Show off your midriff.

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    You won't end up looking like a Britney Spears music video circa 2003.

    20. Less is more is another bogus rule — more is more!

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    Instead of taking one thing off before you leave the house, put one thing on.

    21. Carry a backpack instead of a purse.

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    It's not a regression to your high school years — backpacks are functional and cool.

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    A reminder that Cara Delevigne can wear just about anything and look great.

    22. Wear sweatpants out of the house. With heels.

    23. Wear open-toed sandals with your hosiery.

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    It's okay to flaunt your toe seams.

    24. Also, wear socks with your sandals.

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    This is one of the oldest rules in the book but you should definitely break it.

    25. And definitely wear glasses to make a fashion statement.

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    Whether you need them or not.

    26. And finally, show up somewhere entirely overdressed.

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    Anna Dello Russo would be so proud.

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    The mundane act of rolling a suitcase through a parking lot has never looked this glamorous.