How to Dress L.A. Casual. Get the look they'll want to know better. You don't need to live the 90210 life to sport some So Cal style.
Things You'll Need
- Men's Casual Pants
- Men's Casual Tops
- Men's Sandals
- Men's Shorts
- Sun Hats
- Women's Casual Tops
- Women's Causal Pants
- Women's Sandals
- Women's Shorts
Put the light color on the bottom. In most parts of the world, dark goes on the bottom (think of jeans, trousers, black skirts) and white goes on top (classic white shirts, T-shirts). For the L.A. look, flip it: white cotton pants with a black shirt.
Buy it one size smaller. This applies to everything except shoes.
Wear flip-flops (a.k.a. zoris, flo-jos, thongs) when you can. Try to broaden your acceptance of flip-flops and thongs as a complete answer to footwear. They can be dressy if they're platform and business if they're leather.
Read a surf magazine. Even if you don't buy or wear any of the surf togs, the attitude adjustment should help a little.