Style is more than just clothes. It's how you wear them, and also what you're trying to say through them. It's a way of instilling your identity and personality to people without saying a word, and that sort of self-knowledge doesn't just happen overnight. There's a marked difference between people who put some effort into their look, and those who merely throw things on because they'd rather not be naked.

Indeed, there are a ton of things that influence someone's personal style, and the funny thing is, plenty of them have little to do with the fashion industry. Beyond popular designers, hyped about brands, and the various forms of media dedicated to covering trends and clothing, there are other things that factor into someone's overall aesthetic. We examine some of them, and how they affect what you want to wear. Here are 10 Things That Influence Your Style (That Aren't Clothes).

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