I know this girl who wears one color straight for a month. I mean, her whole wardrobe from head to toe will be that color. Like say in the month of October, she chooses to wear yellow. EVERYTHING FOR THIRTY-ONE DAYS WILL BE SOME SHADE OF YELLOW. I’m talking, shoes, nails, tops, bottoms, dresses, everything.
It may sound weird, but it was actually kind of cute. Like I remember one outfit she wore during the summer months (white was the theme) she would accent her look with cute little accessories that would make her “canvas” pop. Not to mention that it sped up the time it took for her to get ready in the morning, but it was so unique and refreshing. See, here in NYC, trends are more like epidemics. Once it catches on, it tends to get over done to the point of nausea, and since she did style her own way, it really made her stand out.
I really admired her for that, because it’s like if you don’t follow the fashion rules you’re a leper. We’ve all heard the mantras: Skinny jeans are in! Skinny jeans are out! Purple is the new black! Black is the new black! Give me a break!
How about following your own rules, and defining your own trends? Lets say you love patterns. Well, you don’t have to do what my friend did and make a month out of it, but how about incorporating a little bit of any pattern you like into your outfits? It doesn’t even have to be something noticeable like a blouse or bag. It can be something as personal as your undies. Or if you want, wear a shoe with a pattern you like; when you like! Not only will this spunk up your daily look, but in time, it will also create a “signature style” that people will come to recognize as yours. <33