Who doesn’t think it looks cute when you see a couple that is dressed similarly and seem to be so in sync with each other?
A very trendy fad for couples in 2019 is to dress alike with coordinating outfits. Now before you think of those horribly “matchy-matchy” outfits that are often seen when couples are on vacation; it is possible for a couple to dress in coordinating outfits and be in style!
The trend of dressing similarly or having coordinating outfits is not a new one, it has actually be around for some time. One only has to turn to Hollywood for inspiration to see couples such as Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow (of the 1990’s) who looked great and made quite a statement dressed in coordinating outfits.
In fashion, couples who coordinate their clothing and outfits make a bold statement about their thoughts for each other. This “symphionic” dressing alike usually happens around six months into a relationship. This bold fashion statement symbolizes the uniqueness of your relationship and the unity as a couple.
So what can you do if you want to be a fashionably dressed couple in 2019?
- Determine your couple styleAre you a couple that lives in the country? Are you into playing sports? Or what about observing sports? Perhaps you both live a busy city lifestyle?
- Determine how ‘far’ you want to coordinate. Once you determine your style and how far you want to coordinate, consider the following styles.
Earthy couple: If you fall into this category, earthy tones and neutrals will be your color theme. Choose material that is durable and sturdy enough for your lifestyle. Dress for warmth and not just for fashion. Colors and styles to choose from include flannel, cordoroy, denim, or khaki. Vests, hiking boots, button up shirts, and basic t-shirts are a few examples to choose from.
Sporty couple: As a sporty couple, the both of you will likely be found in material made of lyrca, cotton, and that is which is extremely breathable. Clothing examples such as workout clothes, athletic sneakers, and backpacks can be found to coordinate beautifully with each other; without sending the message of being overly cute.
Elegant couple: More than likely you are a city-dwelling couple that loves the nightlife, high-end eateries, and being entertained. It is also important for you to be seen together, fashionable, and to make a statement about yourselves as a couple.To dress elegant one must typically abide by the following rules:
- Avoid denim at all possible costs
- Don’t wear anything too shear, too tight, or to provocative.
- Dress according to the nature of the event. For example, you would want to wear a long dress to an opera as a woman, and the man would wear a dress suit and tie.
When dressing in elegant fashion as a couple, the man should dress with a ‘pop’ of the same color found in the woman’s main color scheme. This could be in the form of his tie or shirt. Whether you are sporty, earthy, or elegant have fun as a couple! Experiment and have fun in coordinating outfits.