Fashion

How to Find your Personal Style

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Every day, the media is full of alluring images of beautiful models in magazines, adverts and online. What’s more, the internet is full of fashion tips on what you should be wearing, how you should be wearing it and what styles are on trend.

The truth is, however, there is no one way to be stylish, and you don’t need to follow what you are being told by the fashion industry blindly. What works for one person won’t work for another, and to have a true style, you need to find your own way. Below are four helpful tips on how to find your personal style with ease.

 

Create a Mood Board

Using a website like Pinterest will help you to gather all the looks that you like in one place. When you see a cute pair of shoes, for example, you should then add the picture to your mood board. Do this every time you see something that speaksto your sense of style, and soon you will begin to see your personal look shining through. This then helps you to choose clothes to buy, as you know it is similar to the styles from your mood board.

 

Your Core Clothing

When you buy clothes, pick pieces that you truly like, andthat flatter your body shape, rather than just buying something because you saw a celebrity wearing something similar in a magazine. When you know that what you are wearing looks good on you, you will always feel stylish.

You could also create a list of key pieces that you need to create several different looks. When you go shopping for clothes, you can refer to your mood board to find items that you don’t have, rather than just seeing something you like and buying it. It will help you create a core look that is cohesive, rather than an eclectic collection of clothing.

 

Accessorize

Don’t be afraid to add interest to your outfits by choosing a few key accessories. Scarves, hats, and bags can brighten up your style if you feel like it. Or, you can keep it understated and beautiful with some fine jewelry, such asluxury pearl jewelry or diamonds from Kyllonen. Again, choose accessories that make you feel comfortable because when you feel comfortable, you are confident. If you feel silly wearing that big purple bangle – don’t wear it!

 

Clean Out Your Closet

Go through all of your clothing items and anything that you haven’t worn in over a year, bag up and give it to charity. You don’t need it cluttering up your life. A well-organized wardrobe is keyto understanding your personal style. Once you have cleaned out your closet, you can begin to refresh your wardrobe with beautiful pieces that work with your lifestyle and look.

 

Finding your personal style doesn’t have to be hard, but it does help to be organized. Limit your clothing inventory to around fifty pieces or less, and this will help you create a personal style that works for whatever you are doing, be it going to work, socializing or relaxing at home.

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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