When your life is in shambles, there's a unique power in at least *looking* like it's not. Ahead, five outfit mistakes to avoid if you want to project "pulled together" instead of "can't deal, too much happening, when is nap time."More
Giambattista Valli (left) can do purposeful fresh-from-the-packet folds, but IRL, this is best left to the couturiers—wrinkles indicate carelessness and chaotic living arrangements, neither of which afflict you. Certainly not.
Caveat: This looks very cool and editorial in photos, but less so in public, where droopy trouser hems attract all sorts of grime and disease. Most of us also look better, too, with a bit of ankle showing, which elongates the silhouette. Get thee to a tailor—or Uniqlo, where you can get pants hemmed in seconds, practically—or learn the ways of the cuff, an exaggerated one of which is quite de rigueur.