1.)Know Your Colors
learn what colors look good together and what colors don't, and learn which one look good on you!
2.)Keep A Style File
Laying out your outfit on your bed, chair or even putting them on your sewing manikin helps you see the entire outfit and study whether or not textures or colors work together.
4.)Look For Something Different
Don't' just settle for plain ol' Wal-mart, Old Navy, Target clothing(Or for lolitas the normal brand shops),unless that's your style. Every now and then try looking somewhere new. Maybe a resale, garage sale, Vintage store, or online stores like Esty. You find so many rare and unique pieces to make your outfits more interesting.
5.)Learn Basic Sewing and Alterations
6.)Don't Restrict Yourself to What Everyone Else is Wearing
7.)Take Inventory On What You Need