Rules about style are meant to help you make the right choices as you build your wardrobe and dress yourself daily. They're not, however, meant to hinder you from experiencing certain colors, combinations, or expression. While some ordinances are older than your grandparents, and some have already been proven false by the fashionable forefathers of yesterday, these are all rules that are well past their "sell by" date. It's time to open up the books and strike off a few laws, and these 11 Outdated Style Rules You No Longer Need to Follow are a perfect place to start.

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