Dressing and Personality Development

Personality development helps in the overall development of an individual. An individual’s style of dressing plays an important role in enhancing his/her personality. It is rightly said that “a man is known by his dress and address”. An individual’s dressing sense speaks volumes of his character and personality.

You really need to know what you are wearing. Do not wear something just because everyone else is wearing the same. Find out whether the dress would look good on you or not? One needs to be extremely careful of his/her body type, built, weight, complexion and even family background, nature of work, climate while selecting clothes.

Dress according to the occasion. One needs to look good for an impressive personality. Clothes reflect who you are, how you feel at the moment and sometimes even what you want to achieve in life?

Always remember whatever you wear should reflect the real you. Your dressing sense reflects your personality, character, mood, style and what actually you are as an individual. People wearing gaudy clothes with loud make up are generally extroverts and love partying. You really can make out what sort of person an individual is by his/her dressing. Dull colours indicate that an individual is sad or upset whereas bright colours not only reflect your happy state of mind but also make the other person happy.

Team a simple white shirt with black trousers to get that extremely professional and elegant look at the workplace. On the other hand your little black dress if worn in evenings would make you the centre of attention at a party. It all depends when you are wearing a particular outfit.

Let me ask you a question:

I will give some clues on how a person dresses and you have to judge an individual’s personality type for me.

Tom prefers wearing ripped jeans with sleeveless t-shirt and sneakers. He loves flaunting his necklaces, earrings, bracelets and often sports a ponytail.

Jack on the other hand wears a simple linen shirt and trouser. His formal shoes are nicely polished and clothes ironed. He does not love wearing accessories and prefer just a simple chain around his neck.

I am sure you must have guessed it right.

Tom is an extrovert and a party animal. He is most likely a college going student who loves being the life of parties.

Jack on the other hand, is a mature and reserved professional.

If you have guessed it right, do not forget to give a pat on your backů.

Yes, the way you dress reflects your personality. Remember, right dressing has nothing to do with price. An expensive dress might not look good on you. Before stepping out, ask yourself “Is the dress looking good on me?”, “Am I dressed as per the occasion?” and so on.

Never wear tight fitting or body hugging clothes. Be very particular about the fit of the dress. A person on the heavier side of normal weight would look slim in a black long outfit whereas a lean individual would look good in puff sleeves and flair dresses.

Make sure whatever you are wearing is neat and tidy. Do not just pull out clothes from your wardrobe and wear them. Clothes must be properly ironed. Polish your shoes before stepping out.


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