we have sufficient information to imagine how our characters related to their surroundings.The only disadvantage is that, if you get it wrong, someone is bound to notice.Wearing Different Clothes and CostumesThe costumes your characters wear do much more than just set the scene.To help you relate to the way a character would move and respond in various situations, imagine how you react when you are wearing clothes designed for a specific purpose.If you have ever worn one or more of the following outfits, for example, how did you feel and how did you move around the room?Acting the partTake top hat and tails from the above list.They have a seemingly magical effect on their wearer so that men not exactly renowned for their sartorial elegance suddenly find themselves holding their shoulders back and their stomachs in.Perched at a jaunty angle on their heads, the top hat provides the perfect finishing touch, conveying both style and breeding.Exchange the squashy trainer for the satin slipper and you have a picture of elegance and femininity in not only her looks but also her demeanour and actions.Conforming or contrastingThe fact that the clothes your hero is wearing have him looking every inch the gentleman and your heroine’s attire implies style and breeding is a major factor in characterisation.The way he wears his clothes, his bearing, attitude and behaviour will all give a clue to his personality.Does he, for example, constantly rub his finger round his shirt collar, indicating discomfort?Or is he unable to pass a mirror