Just because you dress a lot better than you used to doesn't mean you're not yourself. Look at Justin Timberlkae, he might've gotten a new hairdo and a Tom Ford tuxedo, but he's every bit the crooner, dancer, and funnyman that he's always been. Becoming stylish doesn't mean giving up your own identity, it's just one part of being the best version of you as possible.
3. Tell them this is just a part of who you are