Monday, 11 June 2018

Finding My Personal Style

 Photographed by Sarah | Up In Lights 

A few weeks ago i was looking through some very old photographs of me through the years, and i couldn't believe just how much I've changed. I have always loved fashion and it was very apparent that my style has come along way. At the grand old age of 27 I'm finally happy with who i want to be and how i want to dress.

Growing up I was always a little out there with my outfit choices, there was never really any inspiration for "plus size" so i just did my own thing. YES high waited yellow denim shorts and a cropped t shirt was acceptable for a "fat kid' to wear and like the rest of the girls my age the pink kappa jacket and platform trainers were a wardrobe must have.

Today its completly different, there are soooo many amazing plus size brands and influences that have inspired me over the past year and a half. I have started to dress for my shape and what looks good on my body while still wearing prints and bright colours. I never feel afraid to go shopping and when buying clothes, i always ask myself four questions; do i like it? does it look good on? will it go with the items i have in wardrobe? will i really get my wear out of it?

Over the past year i have built up a wardrobe full of staple pieces including blazers, dresses, trousers, skirt and jumpsuits that i love to wear over and over again. I have even become a fan of shopping my own wardrobe. There maybe items such as dress that i have bought purely for summer, so by adding polo neck underneath or a carding and tights you have a totally new look that you can wear during the colder months.

Because of my height, I'm 5"11 by the way! i have accepted the fact I'm never going to be one of those girls who wears heels everyday. On the odd occasion when i do wear heels i look like a giant, especially next to my friend but more importantly i like to feel comfortable in what I'm wearing, so for me its all about fabulous flats.

Shop The Look

Jacket & Trousers | New Look 
T-Shirt | Self Love Brings Beauty
Trainers | Gucci
Bag | Topshop


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