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Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Fashion: a popular or the latest style of clothing, hair, decoration, or behaviour.

I've never been one of those people who are all up to date with the trends, I struggle to even wear a matching outfit half of the time and I couldn't imagine creating a wardrobe for each season. To me, fashion is individual and reflects our personalities, to what I think is one of the best things, ever. Somebody else might hate. I have always been a girl who loves to wear black, but weirdly I love pink too, anything pink hmu. I have featured a variety of alternative fashion on my blog, including a wishlist of alternative shoes and many shop my style posts. But today I thought I'd delve a little deeper into my fashion choices and share with you what trends I want to see more of this year as well as my fashion influences. Hopefully, you enjoy this post and let me know your fashion inspirations in the comments. 

From as long as I can remember (when I was allowed to pick my own clothes) bar the short 'chavvy' faze I went through in year 8 where I may have worn a Mckenzie jacket and large hooped earnings as well as a pair of trackies on occasion. I followed the style choices of the alternative people in the bands I loved. Hayley Williams from Paramore being my main idol in my early teens (she still rocks it now tbh), along with the 'scene' models all over My Space (throwback) and my internet friends too. It was all about backcombed hair, ripped jeans, band tees and converse. This a faze that stuck around for a while, and to this day I still love converse and wouldn't be against wearing band tees again. I quite enjoyed this style, minus the fact the majority of my life at this point was in school uniform.


After this, I moved onto the more 'edgy' styles within in the rock/ pop-punk industry and I took inspiration from Taylor Momsen, I went for the fishnets with the tees style, boots and lots of eyeliner. Oh and my staple leather (fake of course) jacket which was pretty much in every single photo growing up, I wore the chokers and the red lipstick and dyed my hair a variety of colours and I loved it and I have to say it is one of my most confident periods. Once I started to realise wearing something more covered up would be better (and warmer) my style became a little bit of everything. Mostly based on dresses with boots and long tees and leggings, I enjoy to wear more skirts and even add some more colour to my palette which to me is a big deal. 



So what does the future hold in terms of me and style as well as the rest of the world? After looking into trends I can see that pastels are supposed to be huge this spring/summer which to me is a dream, I am crazy in love with pastels. Another one I've seen is the return of Corduroy, you can pretty much get anything in Corduroy including dungarees and skirts wahey. This time it's coming back in the form of comfort and I love it. The material is so versatile so pretty much anyone can wear it and style it how they like. I know Chords are making a return which is a great fashion piece for the men in your life and Chums has all of the latest styles and fashion pieces.

Another trend I am hopeful for is the bright coloured statement pieces, a few years back I created some gorgeous tees online with my brand on them, and I'd love to do it again this year, bold and bright, there are so many choices online to do it including Printsome. I found that  I am a huge fan of making a statement and I love wearing bright and 'out there' pieces. My beautiful new Dr Martens are my new favourite staple piece, but as the year progresses I am sure I will gain a few more, and who knows even try something new? Someone pass me the corduroy and the glitter! The final fashion trend I am going to talk to you about is, prepare yourself for this, sequins! This is literally like my dream, I pretty much will buy any fashion piece that is covered in sequins, they're mostly going out dresses but I am hoping sequins will come in a bigger variety of choice this year. 

What are you hoping makes a comeback this year? 

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18 comments

  1. I guess that everyone has their own style and you don't need to follow the fashion trends in order to express yourself. It's nice to hear that the pastels are coming back this summer though, I like them as well.

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  2. I used to love fashion, I can't believe I used to read so many fashion magazines! I'm excited that pastels are coming back, I love those. And I loved cords last time around too!

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  3. I love that pastels are always around in the spring and summer months. I do think that you can express yourself in many ways with fashion. There's something for everyone out there!

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  4. When I was younger, I used to have a scrap book with cut outs of the latest styles or the ones I liked, loved fashion and love pastel colours too.

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  5. Hands up since I have got ill I just spend a lot of time in the most comfortable clothes I can find, I wish I had some more style going on like I used to though.

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  6. Pastels are great - I always feel so summery in pastels, but I personally prefer bold colours and interesting contrasts and will wear bright colours all year round.

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  7. To be honest I don't keep up with fashions and trends so I don't really know what's due to make a comeback. My Doc Martens are a staple for me too esp as I bought the lites which are so comfy x

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  8. I used to also be the edgy style but since becoming a mum, its all about what is most comfortable haha! Although if corduroy is making a comeback, I am happy - I love that!

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  9. I don't follow ANY fashion trends. Never have and never will. I wear whatever I feel comfortable, haha!

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  10. I am not one to hugely follow trends either, I like to stick to my own style and what I feel happy and comfortable in. I do love pastels for summer though!

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  11. I love fashion and do follow trends but with my own twist - I basically wear what I feel looks right for me x

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  12. Oh wow I remember the Hayley Williams days, I even had the same hair colour at one point! Like you I like to follow my own style instead of whats deemed fashionable these days xo

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  13. I'm so happy to get back into wearing pastel colours when the temperature warms up!

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  14. I can just about cope with pastels but they don't do much for my colouring - I prefer bold bright colours. I've seen some tropical brightly coloured florals in River Island which look great though.

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  15. We're excited that pastels are returning too in 2018! And we've seen lots of nautical stripes on the highstreet already too!

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  16. I'm absolutely terrible at keeping up with fashion and whatnot haha. I tend to stick to what's comfortable nowadays, though I too had that edgy fishnet phase, haha! ;-)

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  17. I like some pastel colors and have ageat pair of corduroys. I am not too much into the glitter scene though...

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  18. I would love if courds came back in fashion - they're so comfy and warmer than jeans. Plus a little less restrictive! It sounds like we have quite similar styles now, though I'd much rather be wearing shorts, a vest and flip flops ;) x

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