Do You Know Your Fashion Style

By Cindy Lovas When fashion stylist and Hello50 contributor Cindy Lovas provided “Fashion Tips for Women
Over 50” in our April 7th article, tip number 1 was Be You! Cindy tells women to own their
style with confidence. But then we wonder, do we even know what our style is? Take this
fashion quiz, which is a tool Cindy uses to help her clients understand their style preferences, to identify your fashion style. Select which choices BEST describes you and add your totals below: 1. My Favorite Color Combos Include:
A.  Beige, putty, creams, gray-green
B.  Ivory, navy, grey, dark brown
C. Pink, mauve, baby blue
D. Black, red, orange, chartreuse, turquoise 2. My Favorite Fabrics Include:
A. Cotton, tinsel, ramie, all-natural fibers, and cotton knits,
wash and wear styles
B. Fine quality fabrics such as: silk, wools, elegant
tweeds, soft cashmeres 
C. Velvets, lace, brocades, embroidered materials
D. Suede, leather, patterned pashmina, fur, and beaded
Material 3. My Favorite Hairstyle is: 
A. Casual (straight or curly) wash and wear
B. Controlled, medium length, could be pulled
back and conservatively colored
C. Long, loose, wavy or curled
D. Sleek, straight, maybe even asymmetrical 4. My Favorite Shoes Are:
A. Loafers, deck shoes, hiking boots, plain pumps
B. Spectacular, quality pumps, riding boots, finest
quality flats
 C. Ballet flats, lace-up boots, delicate sling backs,
 D. Suede boots, multi-colored and multi-fabric
heels, geometric slides 5. My Favorite Accessories Include:
A. Jewelry made with silver and stones, woods,
shells, cotton bandanas, simple scarves, simple hand-
tooled leather belts and purses
B. Fine silk designer-type scarves, pearls,
medium sized jewelry, diamond or studs, 
C. Lace scarves, floral design jewelry, fabric
belts, indelicate colors and filigree 
D. Bold geometric jewelry, pashmina, or
oversized shawls and wraps, large suede velvet or leather
bags 6. My Ideal Weekend Would Be:
A. Snowboarding, skiing, or golfing
B. Country home to include sailing and family
C. Romantic bed and breakfast with cozy
breakfasts and romantic dinners
D. Exotic locale with sightseeing, dining and
shopping 7. My Favorite Clothes Are: A. Comfortable, simply styled, wash and wear
B. Tailored, classic, separated or suits
C. Soft, draping lines, geometric and
asymmetrical shapes
D. Straight, spare lines, geometric and
asymmetrical shapes 8. I Am Often Described As:
A. Down to earth, practical and warm
B. Elegant, tasteful and confident
C. Feminine, caring and romantic
D. Creative, colorful, outgoing and dynamic 9. The celebrity (style) I Most Identify with Includes:
A. Helen Hunt, Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Aniston 
B. Gwyneth Paltrow, Oprah, Katie Couric, Meryl Streep 
C. Jane Seymour, Jaclyn Smith, Nicole
Kidman, Rachel Mc Adams 
D. Madonna, Cher, Charlize Theron, Sofia Vergara Add up your responses and enter your total below. A._______   B. _________ C. _______ D.________ See your results here! Cindy Lovas is a fashion stylist who providing virtual fashion consultation.


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