How To Find A New Look In 3 Easy Steps
Now is a good a time as any to start finding a new look. Maybe you’re stuck in a style rut or just uninspired by your wardrobe. Whatever it is, you don’t have to stick with the style you’ve currently got.. With so much choice both in store and online we are spoilt for choice, but this can be overwhelming and daunting if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Use this guide to find a new look that will reignite your passion for your clothing.
Write it down
Before you start your hunt for a new style, it might be worth writing down what you want. Write down some keywords that best describe the style you currently have. The opposite these words write down keywords that describe what you want from your new look. They could be chic, tailored or relaxed for example. If you find this difficult, you could also look online or in magazines and create a mood board using images that inspire you. A pattern should emerge and this will make it easier for you to determine what you want. Take a picture of your mood board and your list and refer to it when you go shopping. This will make the whole shopping process easier as you will know which colours, silhouettes and styles will help you create your new look.
Instagram is an incredible tool for finding a new look and you should use it to your advantage. You can follow the pages of people whose style inspires you and search for hashtags. For instance, if you like the current 70’s trend, you could search for keywords such as hippie or boho. This should give you a whole host of results from vintage shops to styling ideas. If you don’t know what you are looking for, just be open minded and explore people’s looks. If something instantly gets you excited, then that should be something you consider trying.
If you live in quite a big city, this shouldn’t be too difficult. As you walk around, look at what other women your age are wearing and note how they style their clothing. Also, keep an eye out for people with similar body shapes to you. This will show you how real women wear their clothes rather than looking in magazines at styled models and celebrities. If you see an item of clothing you like, don’t be embarrassed to ask where it is from. It could from an up and coming brand you haven’t heard of or be from a local vintage store. The majority of people will be flattered that you’ve noticed their style and will be happy to share where they found such treasures from. Street style blogs are also worth looking at for inspiration into new trends and potential muses.
Now you know where to look it shouldn’t be too difficult to find a new look for the new year ahead. Fashion is about expression and having fun, so choose a style that feels natural and excites you. That way you’re guaranteed to always look your best.