Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Choose or Lose

What do you decide to wear first?

  • Clothes (68%, 2,518 Votes)
  • Makeup (31%, 1,158 Votes)
  • Accessories (1%, 34 Votes)
  • Other -- I'll tell you in the comments! (0%, 17 Votes)

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27 thoughts on “What do you decide to wear first?

  1. Maya

    It depends normally clothes, but if there is a certain piece I wanna wear like shoes or statement jewelry or a bag I’ll work around it!

  2. Michelle

    I usually do my makeup right out of the shower in my robe, so i never know what im wearing until last minute :)

  3. Mel

    Clothes first then I work from there.

  4. Mango the mango

    What a great question! I do my makeup right out of the shower, before I’ve had time to raid my closet. I let my mood dictate whether I feel like dressing up or down, then do my makeup, and then choose clothes to complement.

  5. Ashley

    I think it mostly just depends on whether I’ve already got my outfit planned out. If I do, then I just put it on right away because it’s right there, then get into makeup/hair and accessories. If I’m not sure what to wear, or if I have a few options, then I’ll likely do makeup first because I feel as though I’ll not be wasting any of my time – I can think about what to wear while doing my makeup.

  6. Clothes, usually, because not all of my wardrobe is available at any moment (in the wash, just wore it, etc.), but all of my makeup is. And fsr it’s never even occurred to me to put accessories first, LOL.

  7. Leila

    Clothes. However, if I have new makeup or accessories that I am desperate to wear, then I’ll work an outfit around them. This doesn’t happen to often, but usually when I buy something new.

  8. Ana G.

    I do choose clothes first most of the times but, sometimes, I really want to use a certain eyeshadow or lipstick so, I pick up my clothes based on that make up product.

  9. Shayna

    I’m the only person I know that picks out what color make up I want to wear then base my outfit around it.

  10. Sunny

    Either clothes or makeup, depending on what inspires me that day! Accessories usually just go with my clothes.

  11. Nadia

    Almost always makeup! I do my makeup right when I finish breakfast in the morning. Dressing is the last thing I do before I leave my place. The only time I pick my clothes first is if I’m going someplace special i.e. party or event. In that case, I’ll usually plan what I’m wearing a few days in advance and then I figure out my makeup the day of.

  12. M.

    Usually clothes, but I occasionally will build an entire outfit around an accessory or makeup item.

  13. Summer

    Clothes, then makeup, then accessories, lol. If my makeup is too glittery or bold, I tone down my jewelry!

  14. Katie

    Makeup for school days… I wear a uniform, sadly. Usually clothes on weekends.

  15. Carrie

    I pick out my shoes first and then move on to clothes, and finally accessories and makeup.

  16. Rainy

    Usually clothes are first, but it’s not a huge deal because I usually only wear jeans/black all the time.

    When I used to dye my hair all the time I would center everything around my hair so the colors didn’t clash too seriously.

  17. Debra

    Other — it all depends on my mood that day. Some days, I’ll pick an accessory or piece of jewelry and build the look around it. Other days, I might want to use a certain palette or a shade or go with something tonal to complement a dress or sweater.

  18. Anna

    Everything revolves around the nail colour I’m wearing. On days when I change the colour, I pick the colour first, and then my wardrobe:-D

  19. Lucifin

    I know I should start with clothes but make up makes me feel dolled up so it just puts me in the mood.

  20. Hend

    I usually decide on accessories first, as I most of the time tend to wear blacks, grays and neutrals
    I even generally spend more money on shoes and bags rather than clothes

  21. of course i will choose clothes first.

  22. Kelly

    I usually do my makeup right after I wash my face, where as I only get dressed once I have somewhere to go

  23. It all starts with shoes for me – what I need for comfort, or warmth, or traction. Outfit builds from there, then makeup chosen to counterbalance. Accessories are an afterthought.

  24. Veronica

    It depends on what I’m doing. If I want to try a statement makeup look, I’ll plan that first and find an outfit to work with it. Most of the time it’s the outfit first – and by outfit, I mean “shoes, then everything else.” 😀

  25. Gabs

    Shoes!!! Shoes, then clothes around the shoes, finally makeup!!