Fashion tips

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Tired of spending hours in front of your wardrobe not knowing what to wear? Dressing well without putting too much effort into it is a skill like any other which also means that it can be learned! Hopefully my tips that I’ve put together for you will make it easier for you!

  • Look for inspiration! One of the purposes why I have this blog is to inspire people and show them how to style certain things which can sometimes be tricky to style, which is probably the case for many fashion blogs. So look for inspiration online for example Instagram is a great source for inspiration, in magazines, on celebrities and I myself often find inspiration just looking round shops!
  • Basics are important! Everyone should have a white t-shirt, black t-shirt, black jeans and white jeans in their wardrobe as they’re a great foundation for lots of outfits, and even I have days where I don’t know what to wear and that’s when I go back to the basics! It’s so easy to put an outfit together with an white t-shirt, black jeans, some silver jewellery, black leather jacket and some trainers or black biker boots and to make it more of an fashion magazine worthy outfit you can always chuck in some cool accessories like an chunky necklace, an statement bag (you can read more about what I mean when I say statement bags here) or use an bandanna as a scarf ! Also another great alternative when you don’t know what to wear are stripes; stripes are always a good idea.
  • Don’t clash colours! Personally I don’t really go for colourful clothes, I mostly wear black, white,grey, navy or pastel colours but when I do go for a colourful piece of clothing I make sure to pair it up with something more toned down like for example a flowery top with a navy pair of shorts furthermore there are colours which pair up with each other nicely like navy and red or yellow, grey and dust pink or burgundy and mustard yellow.
  • Don’t be scared to try the latest trends! Don’t feel pressured into wearing the latest trends but also don’t be scared to try them as in every seasons trends there will be something for you.
  • Annnd if after reading this post you still feel a bit clueless about how to style certain things or just want some advice in general feel more than welcome to message me!

Khaki Bomber Jacket

Yes I know that everyone’s wearing bomber jackets right now, I even saw a miniature version of a jacket like this in River Island which was beyond adorable!  The next one on my wishlist is a nude/rose gold one (there are some amazing ones on Missguided) which I already know with what I will style with. Going back to the khaki bomber jacket I thought that I’ll tone down the sporty look with a mini skirt. Furthermore recently I’ve been wearing this cap with everything from jeans to skirts and dresses and it probably makes the outfit and also it’s a great rescue for a bad hair day and it takes a lot of determination not to wear it with everything, without it it would feel as if something is missing. Another important feature of the outfit are the shoes; Adidas Superstars have been my favourite trainers ever since I got my first pair last year, they’re one of the comfiest trainers I’ve owned and they go with everything and that’s coming from a person that doesn’t usually wear trainers. You can use this outfit as a base as there are many alternatives of things that you could change for example for a more elegant look you could swap the mini skirt for a midi skirt and the trainers for some barely there heels.

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(cap – h&m top – urban outfitters jacket – zara skirt – miss selfridge shoes – adidas via office)

Zara Outfit

Zara is probably my favourite high-street brand; hence why every time I go there I leave with a new purchase. Personally I think that it’s the most on trend shop out there, with good prices and what I also like is that they change their collections often so there isn’t a high chance of someone wearing the same thing as there is only a small amount of stock of each product. My last purchase was probably this red body which was a bargain found on the summer sales and it can be styled like today with a white tennis skirt, denim jacket and some white trainers or with a black skirt, black trainers and a black leather jacket. Today I went for the first option as it’s more summery and I feel like this might be the last summery outfit that I will have the opportunity to show before I have to swap for chunky jumpers and boots which I’m not to going to lie I’m excited for as I have lots of great autumn outfit ideas but nevertheless by November I’ll probably wish it was summer again.

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(body – Zara skirt – Zara jacket – Levis shoes – Adidas)

Know your self worth & GoThinkBig event

Whether it’s about work, friendships or relationships know your self worth, although it mostly applies to friendships and relationships. If someone is making you unhappy, they’re not bringing anything good to your life or you constantly have to ask for their time and attention then they’re not worth your time. Someone who wants to be a part of your life will make the time and effort to see you, call you or message you; no one is too busy to do that and if they are that means you’re very low on their priority list and you should never settle for that. Obviously if your friend or partner have been a part of your life for a long time then it’s not going to be easy, but long term the right decision is to let them go and give yourself a chance to meet new people who will appreciate your presence. Why did I include work at the beginning? Because sometimes at work you can be under valued or you can be not reaching your full potential which is okay for a while but after some time you should make a change. This can be a tricky subject as I know some people are scared to take a risk because they need the financial security, but ask yourself this do you want to work in the place you work doing what you do for the rest of your life? If the answer is no then you have to start working towards changing it as someone has once said if you do what you love, you won’t work a day in your life and it’s true.

At the end of the day you only have yourself and you should be making yourself happy. So concentrate on that, on developing your skills, passions, goals and growing as a person. Most of the time we only forgive people because we want to keep them in our lives, but the truth is most of the time does people are not worth our time.

A few days ago I’ve attended an inspiring and motivating event which in a way inspired me to write this along with the events in my life. The event was held by Gothinkbig, which they organise totally for free and they’re very helpful if you’re trying to get into an industry like media or journalism as it can be difficult to see someone face to face from that industry and be able to talk to them and network. Apart from that you meet other people who want to go into the same industry which you never know when might turn out to be helpful. Especially if you’re not a natural self-motivator this kind of event could be really helpful to you! Check out all the events and opportunities on https://gothinkbig.co.uk/

Also a little note from me; I am aware that half of the readers come here for the fashion posts and the other half for longer inspiring posts so I’ve decided that on Mondays I will post fashion posts such as outfits and everything fashion related and Thursdays will be more longer posts where I talk about various topics, if you have any in mind that you would like me to talk about then leave a comment or contact me through the contact section.