I HAVE NO STYLE. UNEXPECTED WORDS FROM A FASHION BLOGGER

Tuesday, July 2, 2019



This week, I left the topic of this blog post up to you, my readers. After opening up my virtual suggestion box (thank you Instagram questions!) I was genuinely surprised to learn that a lot of you think I have style, and you even want my best tips on how to create your own.

I suppose it shouldn’t have come as a shock, I am a self-proclaimed dictator of taste after all. But I think what got me most is that a lot of you out there consider having a defining, recognisable and predictable sense of fashion to be a good thing.

Oh and it can be! I love how fashion can outwardly communicate your identity. A minimalist, a slow and sustainable liver, a beach-goer, the it-girl or the boho wanderer.

But why can’t we be all of the above?

I flip and flop between all of these and more. I’m inspired by my mood, my clients, where I’m going, who I’m seeing, something I saw, something I dreamt…

It was something I considered a burden for a long time. The inconsistency causing me to question my own authenticity. How can I be a sparkly sequins girl one day and a plaid tailored suit girl the next?

So here I am openly admitting that I, as a fashion blogger, do not have a style. I have many. And that’s ok.

In fact, it’s become one of my greatest assets. My work is diverse because I genuinely enjoy styling everything. The type of brands that I want to work with are limitless, and even those that are on the fringes of my personal style have inspired me in ways I never imagined.

To prove it, I’ve compiled 3 completely different photo series styled by me. 3 series that despite their differences, I genuinely adore. Each one represents a different version of me, a version that is equally as valid and genuine as the next, despite sometimes being the complete opposite.


MINIMAL AND URBAN



BOHO AND BEACHY



CHIC AND FEMININE


So in response to your questions, having a personal style only really needs one common thread; you.

Go to what you’re drawn to and you’ll probably find that your style is coherent, because you just can’t help going back to what you love. Even if what you love changes day-to-day, you can always put a little bit of you into every outfit you wear.

No matter what version of yourself you want to be.

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