‘how would you describe your personal style?’ I’m not gonna lie, at first I
answered this query with a confused, raised-eyebrow look. **Insert emoji with
confused face here** Translation: I knew what my personal style was, my mouth
just couldn’t put it into a few, simple words.
sprinkling of timelessness. Although my slightly-cringey description of my
personal style now seems as clear as some sort of recipe, it wasn’t always this
way. Personal style is something that develops with age and continues to develop
throughout our lives.
expression. It’s our personality, tastes and vibes expressed through fashion as
a form. It makes us feel confident. It makes us feel unique.
reading for five simple steps to help you develop your own personal style.
whole caboodle of fashionistas. Select a handful whose styles you really
admire. The trick here is to choose something you would feel amazing in wearing
these fashionistas have in common. Maybe they all have a preppy look? They wear
a lot of colour perhaps? Or maybe they echo to a certain era in style? And here
you have the elemental underlay of your own personal style…
Poppy, Olivia and Alexa never get it wrong! (Images from popsugar.com and hercampus.com)
million dollars in. Get out those babies! Now ask yourself, what is it about
this that makes me feel so confident?
Is it a particular colour or shape?
How does it flatter your body?
Does it give off a certain vibe?
What fabric is it made from?
Once we know the answer to these questions, it will help us make better clothing choices in the future. The result? A wardrobe full of fabulousness!
3. Be Open To The New
style, chances are you’re not taking enough risks! Do you live in your denim?
Try a quirkier denim dress or shirt. Taking those all important baby steps are massively important in personal style development.
of personal style is: DON’T PUT YOURSELF INTO ONE STRICT CATEGORY. You ARE NOT
just one type of chocolate, you are a combination of the whole darn box! (Anyone
else really want Quality Street now?)
Think of yourself as a Pinterest board,
you are many elements of different style types. After all, it’s so boring to be
a stereotype! Be the trend setter instead!
Pinterest boards, start an inspiration board where you can pin anything you
come across that you really like and inspires you. This can be anything from
the hottest bloggers looks, to a pair of shoes from a random boutique, to a
certain print on a wallpaper.
your fave fashionista, why does she always look so stylish **swoon**? Chances
are that she knows her body type like the back of her perfectly moisturised
hand. And you can too…
Mail, for this cheeky diagram!
I feel like body types is a whole other article….. Coming soon!! (#bookmarkthissite)