Passion for Fashion
Today’s style challenge was Passion for Fashion. When I made the Marvelous May Style challenge, I wanted there to be days where everyone could be themselves and feature different items or in some cases, even people, who inspired them or their favorites. When I came up with this theme, I thought all of my IG friends would have something to wear-something they loved, something that they were passionate about or inspired them.
My outfit today is a mis-mash of a little bit of everything. I love a good floral and I didn’t think to mix a lot of patterns until I started viewing other peoples’ pictures on Instagram. I thought it was something that I might not be able to pull off but I tried it once or twice and loved it!
As I am writing this, I am looking at a bag that I think ignited a little of my passion for fashion. Being a true 90’s girl, I loved loved loved this jade green Liz Claiborne handbag. In all the years of moving and growing older, I never found mine until last year…I happened upon Etsy and saw that there was a seller in possession of this beautiful bag. I bargained the price down a bit and she was mine!
I got the bag in the mail and I was so excited! Its a little worn and I found that this bag is smaller now. In hindsight, it probably has a lot to do with the fact that I was a high-schooler….but nonetheless, the bag is here and is mine. It has sat in my closet all of this time- until today.
Why not share our passion for fashion? Our passion for dressing up and overall feeling good about ourselves? I know that I do not feel good when I am not looking good. I know this and this is why I enjoy looking nice and getting dressed up every day. Some people don’t know this, but I work from home. The temptation is real to not make an effort and not take care of myself. I feel that I get more accomplished at work and I feel more confident when I am looking nice.
My passion for fashion started back in high school and I have only been rediscovering it over the course of the last decade. Trends come and go but style is always in fashion. I remember being in high school and I made my own clothes-yes, I sewed some of my own clothes! I remember vividly making a teal drop waist dress with a white square eyelet collar and purchasing a pair of teal Sam and Libby bow flats to wear with it. Let’s not forget the white panty hose with the dots on them….
Now that I am older, I appreciate style more. You all know that I started this blog as a way to show women of all types how to dress their bodies. I look for ways to bring in a trend but at a small amount of money. I also look to be stylish every day as a wife and mother and employee. It is safe to say I have a passion for fashion…
Enjoy these pics from today’s outfit and the accessory that started it all...
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Beautiful bag! My Grammy carried the taupe one for all my high school years (the mid nineties).ReplyDelete
Love your style and am really enjoying your blog. (Found you on instagram)
Thanks for your comment and for reading, CC!Delete
your outfit is super cute. My passion for passion. Came in 2008 with working in retail you have to up on the latest trend. As I was getting dress every day. I would post a picture of myself on Facebook. As I was starting to get likes from my friends. I decide it was time to write a blog for the whole world to see my fashion sense.ReplyDelete
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