What does understated mean? Let say if someone says to me 'you're best going understated' what does that mean?
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If you're being told to go understated it means something not too flashy, posey and obviously eye-catching, but classy and modestly chic.
Example for a party dress:
Overstated and gaudy, the dress does nothing to accentuate her features, only expose them... www.thefashionpolice.net/.../jersey-bra-dress1.jpg
Understated and classy, the dress is not that wild or appealing on it's own but it really suits her and fits well fashionamericanstyle.com/.../...-dresses-ideas.jpg1