Here’s the offer as I’ve come to comprehend it: We are bombarded by images and marketing that encourage us to buy a certain look, be considered a certain way and wear a certain colour. However, when you look at all the style ‘icons’, they have a very important factor in common – they created a custom, original look that suited them and their personality.
They have an intuitive knowing of what appears good to them. They step out of the type of trends and produce a ‘custom made look’. I find it disheartening that so many of us admire these ‘style icons’ but dismiss creating a distinctive iconic style for themselves. I believe that we should change our perspective and use the best of fashion and style to make it our very own.
One of the techniques we really can stick out and ‘own’ our style is by knowing our best colors. Ever since I was draped as a Warm Autumn in the 16 seasonal color analysis, I must say I believe that I’m going for a step closer to being my true ‘iconic self’. Knowing my best colors has made shopping easier and I could buy that ‘warm hazelnut’ coat and know that it is a true representation of ME.
Similarly, with makeup (my true enthusiasm), I can wear that warm reddish dark brown lipstick, and know it symbolizes more than just a ‘colour’, but a tone that are clearly a representation of my custom colors. The ‘reddish brownish’ …