This article was published on October 17th, 2022
When it comes to your sense of style – and in particular transfeminine style – there are far more options available now than ever before to express your personality and more importantly – singularity.
Of course, you always have the option to incorporate your own signature colors and looks, and that doesn’t mean you have to follow any trends – or any for that matter. The most important component to maximizing your style is to dress for your body type. For a narrower figures, accentuate your waist with form-fitting clothes that enhance your silhouette. Curvier figures can opt for maxi dresses paired or fitted trousers that are cut close to the body.
HomoCulture has curated some looks that are considered classic across all seasons and tips on how to dress to be the best version of you – as androgynous, or as feminine as you’d like!
Leggings are always a great addition to any woman’s wardrobe as they offer the versatility to not only be worn in the fall but across all seasons. They are ideal for layering and a great, casual go-to look that is comfortable as well as stylish. Since the you can layer for any season, have your leggings front and center, pairing them with an embroidered blouse, oversized statement tees, and even fitted shirts for those nights out. And the best part of leggings is that they offer more versatility for an active lifestyle and can be dressed up or down with the right accessories.
The Jeans & Jacket
Another great look that will always be a winner is the classic denim and blazer. Of course, how you style it gives it that personal approach that everyone should strive for. Underneath a fitted peplum jacket, which helps to accentuate your bust and hips, you have the option of a satin blouse, graphic tees that can include an array of designs or patterns, or a statement tee that speaks volumes.
Another favorite that offers a lot of mileage and versatility for any season are maxi or shirt dresses, which are perfect to style with boots, a cardigan or a jacket. Easily dressed up or down, a maxi dress can go from casual to formal with only minimal accessories necessary.
For trousers that really pop, you have the full range of textures and patterns to really cultivate your own unique aesthetic. If you prefer deep, rich colors, then you can never go wrong with classic black and blue hues but also consider throwing other darker variants into the mix like hunter green, maroon, and dark orange. The materials you veer towards are dictated primarily by your sense of comfort – from velvet to corduroy, or even a cotton stretch trouser, both are popular options that afford you a dynamic coterie of styles to choose from. You also don’t have to shy away from wide-leg or baggy pants either. When paired with a fitted sweater or blazer, it offers a comfortable, fashion-forward approach that can work for the office or for even a formal occasion.
The Hues and Textures of You
This is where we get into detail about all the colors you gravitate towards that are at your disposal to complement your sense of style. Earth tones are the colors du jour during for many people no matter the season – with brown and beige, green, marigold, burnt orange, and muted blues among the most popular. Another reason why many people prefer them is because darker colors add a slimming visual aesthetic and are more flattering of your body.
And never forget what really makes a look pop – textures! From smooth soft satin bomber jackets, denim blazers, and leather jackets, these are options to play up your sartorial palette, so do so!
A Woman’s Right to Shoes
The search for shoes that fit larger feet is sometimes one of the most difficult parts of finding fashion that truly fits. However, feminine shoes for bigger feet are available now as many brands offer them in extended sizes, so you can confidently have your pick of sneakers, boots, sandals, and platform heels that will elongate your legs and accentuate your silhouette.
Whether tucking is something you do or not, sometimes a fitted outfit requires a smooth outline. Tucking panties have come a long way and there are a variety of comfortable styles out there that will help you pull that an outfit together. Tucking underwear is a pretty regular part of the transfemme wardrobe and with a contoured tucking gaff panty – you are not only comfortable, but it can be worn with a lot of the styles you prefer.
The Art of Accessories
Of course, accessories are sometimes what makes or breaks an outfit and from a silk scarf to a small statement bracelet or sunglasses, how they all come together decides if a look is a hit or miss. A few scarves in various styles can go with several your outfits during across seasons while adding an elegant touch for a more formal occasion.
The aforementioned are only tips and suggestions on options to wear to look your best. When it comes to transfemme apparel and the stage you are in, remember that no two transitions are identical, and it is ultimately up to you to decide your own personal style and at your own pace. The most important thing to remember is to feel confident and comfortable in what you are wearing and being true to yourself. The way to authenticity is the true road to beauty, both inside and out, so happy shopping and just do you!