SHOP THE LOOK
I hope you have all had a good week!?
This weeks post is a very simple, casual look. Something I would wear on an ordinary day.
Over the past year I feel I have found my ‘personal style,’ as cheesy as that sounds.
I basically realised that I feel most comfortable and content with my outfits when I wear more sporty, urban or 90’s looks.
It made me think about my shopping habbits and about trends.
I was spending money, buying into the latest trends to keep up with the fast pace of fashion.
My wardrobe was constantly changing and I was ebaying old clothes all the time.
Nothing was staying in my wardrobe for very long as I was getting bored of my clothes too quickly.
This is how I began to change my perspective on clothing and my style.
Why was I buying into trends that weren’t here for the longevity when there are styles that aren’t currently ‘on trend’ that I will never get bored of?
For example, the 70s trend. I love the look of this trend, and I tried on flared jeans every time I went shopping.
However, this trend I know will last for the year and I will have got bored of flare jeans within a month of wearing them.
Whereas if I spent my money on staple pieces I will never get bored of such as a good quality denim jacket then I am being more responsible financially and have an item of clothing that will keep its place firmly in my wardrobe for a long period of time.
I know that I cannot go wrong with anything denim, bomber jackets, trainers and oversized tees.
It is all about investing in trendy pieces that will fit into your personal style. If I purchased those flared jeans then I would have needed to buy lots of off-the-shoulder tops, printed blouses and fringed items to go with them; which aren’t my style.
I did however invest in the 70s trend by purchasing some jogger style flares.
These fit both into my personal sporty style and also the current 70s trend. I will create a style post very soon styling these for you to see!
Let me know your opinions on trends and whether you are a trend follower or whether you prefer sticking to your own style?
Check back next Sunday for a new post!
Photography and film by: Samantha Jones http://www.samanthajwebb.com/