The best way to address the issue of not liking the way your partner dresses is to go shopping together, says one expert. (Getty Images) Q: You don't like the way your partner dresses, but you don’t want to sound insulting. Should you say something about needing a new look? This depends on the dynamics of the relationship. There are people you can be completely honest with, some you should be more careful with, and others you may have to keep opinions from altogether. If you have the kind of relationship in which you can be honest, it’s OK to say your partner needs a new look. But remember to be positive. Don’t say, “That doesn’t look good on you,” but instead say, “That length, cut, color, etc., doesn’t seem to be working, but you always look good in this.” Not only are you being complimentary, you’re offering an alternative. If you don’t feel comfortable giving honest feedback, there is still a way to encourage adjustments.
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