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39. What, for you, is the difference between dressing and dressing up?
Dressing is what you wear most days, to school, to work, etc. Dressing up is what you do when you go dancing, or on a date. I don't wear anything for others approval, but when I dress up, I do want to make an impression on others.
I think dressing up is really about preparing to be in a social environment, whereas dressing is more concerned with the basic act of putting on clothes.
There’s a big difference! I hardly ever dress up, and it feels like a chore to be honest. When I dress up, I usually just throw on a vintage floor length dress and some fancy heels, and call it a day. The key to dressing up is not too much. A dress, shoes and a clutch. Make sure your hair is ok. When I look at pictures of people at the Oscars and the opera and stuff, the whole outfit is supposed to go back up to their face. You can tell when they didn’t pay enough attention to their face because they spent the whole time focusing on all that stupid jewelry.
Dressing up is way more work. Out come a dozen or more garments on hangers. Try this with that. Nya. Doesn't work. On and on it goes. My window faces a large park. Can they see me if my light is on, wearing just underwear? Probably.
Dressing is just the usual putting on clothes for a typical day. When I am dressing up, I am doing something out of the ordinary and putting in a lot more effort and thought. It's fun to dress up once and a while.
dressing is for day and running around and picking up children and being away on the weekend if we are invited somewhere. it's jeans and flats and a tshirt or a sweater, or clothes to the gym, or a bag dress and sandals…
dressing up is a low heel, a jumpsuit, a fancier dress, a skirt and blouse, hair brushed, eyeliner and mascara
No difference. Every day should be dressing up and not just getting by. Never be afraid to be the best dressed person in the room. Maybe dressing up is a slightly fancier version of every day dressing (but only because I can't wear my satin heels with bows on the back to work).