You know how they say your appearance plays a big role in how you feel about yourself? I’m here to tell you that this is so true. I’m not saying that we should all abandon hard work and using our brains and only concentrate on our looks but if you want a simple fix on a day when you feel, to put it simply, meh, dress up.
I had been thinking about a drop waist dress with a flouncy hemline ever since I watched Lydia Millen’s edit with Karen Millen. I can’t explain why. I don’t even think there was a dress or skirt like this in the collection but I just thought the idea of this silhouette would be ultra chic.
My options for styling centered around boldness. This red sweater, though worn to stave off the morning chill, provided me with a loudness you’ll hardly get from me on a normal day. The floral wedges, worn for the photos since I am still working from home, added more colour and interest to the outfit. The earrings too made a statement of their own.
Although I often choose more muted silhouettes and colours, lately I’ve found a need for louder colours and styles, which I find boost my confidence and make me stand taller, prouder and stronger.
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Video: What I wore in a week
One of the things I promised myself I would do, ever since this pandemic started and life slowed down, is that I would dress up every single day. Granted, I had nowhere to go, but putting on an outfit, no matter how simple, uplifted my…