Guest Blog Post by Stephen May
Fashion is a part of our everyday lives. It is everywhere around us. We see it on the streets, on television, online, and in advertisements. Your fashion style helps define who you are. Your style lets other people know a bit about you even if they do not know you personally.
Fashion helps you boost your self-confidence. If you feel like you look good, you look like you feel good. The better you feel about how you look, the better you will feel about yourself overall, boosting your self-esteem. When you have a high level of self-confidence, it shows, and this can roll over into other areas of your life as well.
When you feel good, you are more motivated to make positive changes in your life.
Some people experience difficulty in finding their own style. This is understandable. There are numerous styles out there, so how do you decide what style suits you best? Here a few tips to help you find your style.
In this case, comfort does not necessarily mean what physically feels good, but rather what emotionally feels good.
Part of looking good is feeling like you look good. Select clothing that you feel like you look good in. If you feel clumsy and silly in a pair of stilettos, then don’t wear them. If you feel ridiculous in ruffles don’t wear them.
The key to making any style work is to own it. Whatever you decide to put on, you should feel like you look great it, and then that confidence will show and add to your overall look.
Take into consideration your personality. Your style helps convey the first impression you make on people.
If you consider yourself to be elegant and classy, try to convey that in your style. Vests, button-up blouses and clean dresses can help portray a classy, elegant look.
If you consider yourself to be edgy and fun, convey that through your style. Cropped hair, spiked hair, colorful ensembles and fun accessories can help convey this look. Select clothing that corresponds to your personality to help define your style and, therefore, yourself.
Some of us worry about how we’re going to redefine our style when we’re on a budget and can’t afford to throw out our whole wardrobe and start all over.
There’s no need to worry if you don’t have a huge budget because you can redefine your style little by little, step by step. One key to redefining your style is to accessorize.
It is amazing the transformation that a simple accessory like a scarf, purse, belt or pair of shoes can make to an outfit. You can instantly go from a reserved style to a fun, flirty one with the right accessory. Redefining your style doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to get rid of your entire wardrobe; it just means change it up a bit.
Whatever your style, it is essential that you own it. Nobody else will believe in your style if you don’t yourself. People can tell when you feel good about your style. Be creative, play around with fashion, and create looks that stand out and that you feel comfortable in.
So when you find your style, own it, and others will take notice too.
This article was contributed by Stephen May of Limo Lane, Boulder limo service.