June 20, 2011  ·  meta  ·  style

The Unrefinery Sprezzatura Scale

Sprezzatura is all about the careful application of style details that outwardly appear careless and haphazard. It works when the perception of careless ease is plausible and not so much when it couldn't have happened without considerable deliberate effort. You don't want to look like you went to a stylist and said "rough me up". Here's a guide to what works and what doesn't.

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