Finding My Style

I have never been what one might call a fashionista. It’s kind of a silly word anyway. Whatever it is, this art of putting together a “look” – it is not my area of strength.

Some people can toss on various items of clothing and make it look effortless. They wear the clothes instead of the clothes wearing them. They call this art “personal style.” Now that I am in my last year of my twenties, I feel like it’s sort of do or die time for finding mine.

Kaylah The Dainty Squid

This is Kaylah The Dainty Squid, one of my style icons. The hair, the clothes, the photography, Dr. Octopus. It's all love.

By the time you’re 30, you’re supposed to have things figured out, or so we have grown up believing. The least I can do is figure out how to dress myself.

People that have a hard time feeling comfortable in their skin have just as hard a time feeling comfortable in their clothes. So I’m going to get real honest here and do my best to get to the bottom of what is not working with my personal style. Right here, in public, on the blog.

Now – let me point out all the awkward.

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How to Look Boyish in a Skirt

Big comfy sweater with elbow patches, big men’s shirt, tights, chunky heeled boots and a big ring. It’s dusty and casual, but still looks really put together.

via Nesairah N.

Wearing a skirt or dress without looking too feminine is something I’m always trying to pull off. I hate dresses and skirts for the most part – I’m not the girliest girl on the block, but I love this look, minus the hat. A different hat would be nice, or maybe with the hair styled up in a mohawk?