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We'll admit it: We like it when our clothes get noticed, especially when we're aiming to get noticed ourselves. But, our idea of sexy isn't necessarily hanging on store racks of going-out clothes. For some of us, body-cons, extreme cutouts, and plunging necklines simply aren't our bag, no matter how much we love them on other people. Instead, we turn to more understated picks that happen to be really fetching. Because, we know printed culottes and an off-the-shoulder dress can be just as alluring as something more daring — as long as they're worn with confidence.
So, stop apologizing for your vehement love of midi-skirts or your general dislike of any and all things form-fitting. With the 20 tips and picks ahead, you can have the happy, sartorial medium that's eluded you in the past. Consider this a subtle hint to click ahead.
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