You’ve undoubtedly encountered Yves Saint Laurent’s famous musing: “fashions fade, style is eternal.” Words of wisdom. And here are some more:
Style is subtle. Style speaks simply and softly. It is a about details and small, personal touches. It is not loud, it is not brash; it is not obvious.
These words, to keep in mind as you develop and evolve your own sense of style, come courtesy of Simon Crompton.