Fashion

Be your own Stylist

What’s your style?

Have you ever thought about the styles you gravitate to when looking through fashion magazines?  Your personality plays a part in what pulls together your look. It’s your personality that dictates your style, which is your own interpretation of fashion and how you like to wear clothes together. Ignoring your personality will lead to only look and buy clothes because they are the latest fashion trends of the season, you will lose your identity and your look will lack focus and your personal signature style. Additionally, you will not get the best value for your investment buys, because you chose to copy a look that is the latest trend that might be a great look for others but isn’t right for you.

The clothes you wear and how you wear them tend to be influenced by certain factors such as: age, body shape, work/life style, environment, budget, culture and personal preferences. You will change your looks many times as you progress through life.

Personality types can be primarily divided into six dominant styles – You may have even have a combination of more than one due to variables such as lifestyles and different environments.  Personal style is not one style fits all. Knowing your style personality will allow for you to feel comfortable and own your look no matter the occasion.

Classic

This group finds it hard to dress down and mix and match their wardrobe. Instead they always prefer a smart, neat and tidy look. The Classic loves the best of quality they can afford though not very fashion forward – they prefer to stay with safe combinations at work and at home.

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Classic Styles

Contemporary

These women understand how to dress appropriately and will buy quality current styles but keep their look fashionable with the latest accessories, hair styles and make up. They will also adopt their wardrobe for different occasions without much effort, because they know what suits them.

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Contemporary Styles

Creative

A unique look is of high importance to them and they will spend time and money shopping for an interesting item in unusual shops and markets. They are great at putting together interesting combinations of color, textures, accessories and fashion.  Creatives don’t think of practicality or cost when buying clothes, but more of how this item can make them stand out in a crowd.

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Creative Styles

Dramatic

They always want to make an entrance and wear clothes with a wow factor. Dramatics will always buy and wear the latest fashions even if it doesn’t suit them, because they need not only to make a statement but to be the first to have the latest fashion.

 

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Dramatic/Edgy

Natural

They prefer casual styling and comfort is of prime importance. Any cluttered looks and fussy styles are rejected, with Naturals opting instead for simple lines and low maintenance clothes. Easy, relaxed dressing with the minimum of fuss is their signature

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Natural Styles

Romantic

They love pretty and feminine things and adore luxurious fabrics or details such as bows, ruffles, fringes etc. Romantics love the idea of dressing up and planning their wardrobe for every event, occasion or day to day wear.

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Romantic Styles

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