On Personal Style



Dress - c/o eShatki  //  Top - H&M  //  Tights - Hansel from Basel  //  Boots - Feet First  //  Necklace - gift from Poland  //  Earrings & Sunnies - F21

Style.  It's an elusive thing, that sense of personal style.  I see other people who have it down pat in their personal aesthetic. Never deviating from it.  I can't seem to do the same thing. There are so many different styles and silhouettes that I want to wear day to day.  I swing from feminine frocks, like this lovely one sent to me by eShakti from their Spring collection, to rocker chic, to boho chic, to casual and contemporary.  It seems that my personal style is not one particular aesthetic but more of a reflection of self and mood on any given day. 

I like frills and poufy skirts one day, pleather and studs the next, and soft lace and loose fits on yet another.  I know people say you need to nail down a personal style.  But I ask why?   I like to think that I'm a multifaceted individual, so why can't I express those various sides of me depending on how I feel that day?  I see nothing wrong with playing with the freedom that fashion provides.

Course, I may be aggrandizing the fact that I have as yet to nail down one aesthetic and stick to it in the name of 'Personal Style'.

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Quote of Today:
"I don't care.  I just want chocolate."

12 thoughts:

  1. I love this dress on you, and the layering? Great idea!


  2. There goes the baker with his tray like always.
    The same old bread and rolls to sell.
    Every morning just the same since the morning that we came, to this poor provincial town.

  3. Love the style! In the first picture you really looked like Belle from Beauty And The Beast!

  4. This outfit is super cute, i love it and it looks great on you.



  5. Huge fan of eShakti. And I love the stripes on this dress. I am the same way with my style. One day, I'm in a pencil skirt and blazer, the next I'm in colored denim and leopard the next I'm in a pretty floral dress. I think it's great to have a style that evolves from day to day!

  6. That dress looks fabulous on you! I've been hearing a lot about eShakti...I'll have to check it out!

  7. what a beautiful dress! You look so gorgeous!

  8. Great dress. Stopping by Style Elixir's link up.



  9. You picked the perfect color. The dress looks amazing on you. Personal style is just that....personal! I am all about encouraging others to wear what they like...as long as it is a proper fit.


  10. I'm completely with you. I'm in the "wear what I want" camp. There are lots of things I want to try, so I try them. If it's the polar opposite of what I wore yesterday, so what? So I'm completely in your corner on this one :)

    And that dress? Fabulous!

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  11. Totally with you on the personal style note. Feminine dress are probably my favorite but sometimes the day just calls for a tougher looker.

  12. This dress reminds me a lot of Belle from Beauty and the Beast, who happens to be one of my favorite Disney princesses. Epic Win


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