pp. Wearing clothes that boost one's mood.
We’ve looked at serotonin-boosting food, and happiness workouts, but did you know that the so-called dopamine dressing trend, which is all about fashion choices that make you feel happy, actually has its roots in solid scientific research? – In other words, wearing "happy clothes" genuinely can make you feel happier.
Honestly, its less dopamine dressing and more #ryangosling making me happy.
So-called dopamine dressing is everywhere this season. Based on the idea that wearing overtly fun clothes can help lift your mood in depressing times, it begs the question: can wearing “happy clothes” really make us more happy?
Cue dopamine dressing: fashion that’s designed to cheer you up, from the inward-smile-inducing…to the buys so brilliantly bonkers that they’ll have your fellow commuters grinning, too.
A tip of the Word Spy fedora to Lois Ambash for spying this phrase.