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Hello there my lovelies,

You might think that this grey sky shows no mercy to our outfits, but that doesn’t mean we can’t pull off amazing clothes, just like we did last season. I had a bit of a rough time adapting to the season, but after all, I’m happy that I have autumnal items to play with. With that said, right now we’re styling a super easy to wear cocktail shirt that you can wear in the evenings.

I’ve been on the Madison house rooftop with my boyfriend and a couple of good friends on a really sunny September evening. Aperol Spritz and funky music were calling my name while I was dancing on the terrace. We had such a great time that I now call it my favourite place in London.

Upgrading your Autumn Outfits in 2018!

Shoot in that exclusive location, today’s outfit has one special item that I was looking for since a while now. It’s that one thing we all need in our closet, but I just didn’t find the right one: a long shirt. You probably have a rough idea that I’m a big fan of shirts – any shape or length…even better if the shirt is white. What you don’t know is that I also love feathers. So, what happens if I find these two elements in one item? Exactly! Nirvana!

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The best way of wearing the long shirt (the trick you need to know)

You’ll find that the best ways of wearing a long shirt is belted. I mean, long shirts are quite loose and of course as longs as I don’t expect them to be body con, I at least want them to look a bit more body hugging. I find long shirts to have an irregular shape that doesn’t look that great without the belt that adds dimension to your body. Search for a medium wide waist belt and get ready to sip on that cocktail with your girlfriends.

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What I love about this outfit, is that you can wear any shoes with it. I mean any of these will look amazing: boots, knee-high boots, heeled boots, stilettos, wedges. I would recommend to select your shoes depending on the location you will choose for going out. If you go to a nice rooftop bar, you want to choose the boots or stilettos and leave your Creepers for going out in Camden. You certainly get my drift here, right? From my point of view, shoes can change an outfit so much!

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Keeping warm: You can certainly add a nude trench coat on top of it in case it’s a bit cold.

When it comes to your hair, considering that the outfit is quite boy-ish, I would totally go for curls. I like keeping my hair wavy – I love that effortless waves that shout ‘I woke up like this’.

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I am wearing:

Long Shirt by Besiva

Shoes by Zara

Bag by Ralph Lauren

Sunnies by Ray Ban

You’re now set for your perfect night out with your girls!

Thank you for reading! I hope you’ve enjoyed this post and got you looking for a long shirt to add to your closet. What’s your favourite piece to style this season? J

Love,

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Happy beginning of Autumn, everyone! 🙂

I’m genuinely really excited to share these autumn 2018 trends with you! There are a lot of fun looks on runways for this season, but the ones that caught my interest are: bright colours and tweed. Therefore, I thought to create a super ‘on trend’ outfit for you. Let’s dig into it and see how you can easily recreate this cool look.

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Bright colours to inspire your Autumn days

Bright colours are still extra popular this season. To be honest, I was expecting them to take the beat seat, but actually they are poppin’.  I only take this as super good news because just think about it: you don’t have to buy anything new to embrace this trend. Just look through your spring wardrobe for the most colourful items and you’re set. I’m sure you have a shirt or a blazer in a crazy colour 💃🏻 I’ve picked out this yellow blazer as it can keep me warm if needed through out these early Autumn Days.

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… now, who is in for some tweed?

Bored of them or not, tweed is the thing for Autumn. They’ll never be out of fashion. Did you actually know that its original name was ’twill’, but a London merchant misread the name written on a package received from Scotland and kept advertising it as ‘tweed’. That sounds like something that I could probably do – I have my own names for things just because I read too fast. You can mix tweed with warm bright colours like in this outfit, or you can go for the same colours in your tweed (blue / grey / brown).

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It’s your decision if you want to mix the two trends or keep them separate, but this is a cool outfit overall, so I totally recommend trying it. I would love to see you coming up with Autumn outfits and ideas of how we can get excited about this season’s fashion!

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Thank you very much for reading! What do you love most? Tweeds or bright colours?

Until next time,

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Hello there,

I guessed you want to keep yourself on top of the autumn trends of 2018. That’s why today we’re looking at prints inspired by the Animal Kingdom. Collections from Tom Ford, Diane Von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera and Calvin Klein take us on a wild journey this autumn. Will you embrace this trend with open arms?

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Animal Print Origins

Just as stuffed animals were kept as trophies, royalties used to also decorate their palaces and castles with animal printed rugs as a sign of high status. Regarded as exotic, during the Bohemian Movement in the States in the 60’s, the animal print became highly popular among women.

Wearing animal prints in Autumn 2018

For me, animal prints have a fine line that is easy to cross. A printed leopard coat can look tacky, just as a cheetah printed dress can be too much! It’s true, the origin of the print comes from the gypsies where everything is extravagant. As cool as it had been in the past, nowadays an adaptation of the style is what’s trending. Now that we know the things to avoid, let’s get into picking up the perfect colour scheme and prints.

Choose One Animal Printed Item

You might love a lot of animal printed items – belts, scarves, shoes, dresses, blazers. That’s great! It’s key to limit yourself at wearing one printed item per outfit. I find the Zebra print the best of all – it’s the one far from looking cheap. In this outfit, I have chosen the Zebra scarf to be the star of the show. I’ve always had a passion for scarves, I own them in every colour possible … and in a couple of prints.

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Animal Prints and how to wear them

Once you have decided on the print, it’s time to choose your colour scheme. If you choose a Zebra print, then your go-to colour pallet should be black and white as primary colours. If you’re loving a leopard one, then a nude colour scheme is your best friend. This theory is pretty easy to follow, and it will save you a lot of time. Besides, you’ll put together more stylish outfits. And.. we all want to be stylish, don’t we?

I have opted for a classic Autumn outfit as you can see: black jeans, scarf, sun glasses and wedges. I love it because it’s suitable for more occasions: work, drinks out, a nice dinner. That’s my dear readers, the definition of the stylish modern women who doesn’t need to change 3 times a day for different occasions. I imagine myself jumping from the tube to a business meeting and then having drinks on the London’s best rooftop – all these while dressed in the same outfit.

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What’s your opinion on animal prints? Do you believe in the fashion concept of the modern woman I described?

I hope you got inspired by the autumn trends 2018 and how to wear them best! 💋

Until next time,

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Hello there,

Areee you ready for some Autumn fashion trends? ME TOO!

Guess what? 70’s colours are back! Roskanda, Miu Miu, Chloe and Isabel Marant are just a few designers that showcased shades of caramel, toffee and beige at AW 18. The little black dress can take the back seat because nude and caramel colours are must haves in a women’s wardrobe this season. I already love this trend and it didn’t take long until I was already in deep research about it. By the end of this article, you’ll feel you want to join the team of caramel lovers.

Curious about how to wear this trend? You can opt for ponchos, knitted dresses and oversized jumpers, but also for elegant T-shirts you can wear with a checked blazer (another must have of the season). And talking about caramel, I would love a caramel latte right now – it will totally complete an Autumn outfit, right?

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Wearing Caramel in Autumn 2018

Choosing from a lot of options, can become an actual task, and guessing by how busy all of us are, I am sure that browsing loads of magazines for inspiration is fun at first… but then when it comes to looking for items online, not knowing what to pick can be a bit time consuming. But, don’t worry! I’ve got you covered.

I found myself this simple caramel, but trés chic T-shirt in New Look. Its black edges got me though – a simple t-shirt with a twist. Remember this trick from me: to create a statement outfit, every item should have something that makes it special. Keep your eyes on nice items, even though it’s a simple T-shirt, you never know how it might upgrade your look.

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The perfect colour scheme for Autumn’s hottest caramel

You can wear caramel this season by pairing it with black, white, yellow or even dark green. I feel it’s a classic colour that makes a statement of a comeback every time and it’s just a matter of preference and unique personality that dictates on what colour to wear it with. Don’t you?

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The Caramel Outfit Checklist

In today’s outfit, I’ve picked black as a complementary colour, because the two look so luxurious together and opted for a faux leather skirt as I know it will keep me warm in early September. The cloche black skirt goes perfectly with the slim T-shirt, because when wearing a ‘baggy’ skirt, you would want your shirt to complement it. Remember what I said about wearing ‘special’ items only? Take a close look at the skirt’s edges –a wonderful embroidery lets the skin be seen through and adds a subtle sexy element to the whole outfit. Get ready to embrace this trend and feel amazing while doing so.

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Next…Accessorise it

Let’s take advantage! This is the only time of the year when knee-high boots can be worn with a skirt (from a weather forecast point of view). I love wearing skirts with boots, as the skin gap above the knee makes the outfit stand out more. You have to try this in Autumn!Miss Andrada Autum Trends 2018 .jpg

I am wearing:

Caramel T-shirt by New Look

Faux Leather Skirt by Beloved

Above the knee boots by Dune

Cat eye sunglasses by New Look

Handbag by Guess

Thank you very much for reading! I hope you now love this trend just as much as I do and inspired you while shopping for the new season. Let’s connect on Instagram – I love to see different styles!

Love,

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Heya,

Hold back the layering for now! We can still play around with our summer wardrobe, although I know, one fresh ‘autumn full of clothes’ closet is waiting for you. Well, let it wait a little bit more, because today we’re looking at adapting your summer style to early autumn.

Adapting your summer wardrobe

Let’s talk about what you can actually keep from your summer wardrobe.  My one and only rule: if you’re not feeling cold while wearing it, it’s acceptable to wear in fall. I am usually cold in sheer tops in early September, but I’ve seen other women feeling comfortable in them. It’s all in how you feel. In my case, I will keep blouses that have fabrics that will keep me a bit warm, to avoid wearing other layers. And with all the heat we’ve got in summer, I feel like I can face the weather challenges of September without embracing the onion style since the beginning. Ah, and your sunglasses are still a must!

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Next… transform it?

It might be just me, but statement jewellery goes amazingly well with autumn outfits. I’m not wearing a lot of big jewels in summer because it’s way too hot sometimes. Autumn outfits can get a bit similar but I always save them by wearing a nice piece like this one below. Pretty cool, right? You will notice that by the jewellery you’re adding, the outfits will completely change.

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Make-up for Autumn

A hint of dark blush, a bit of highlight and most importantly dark lips = my secret recipe for autumn make-up. I even gave up my eye wing for it. Can you believe this? You can even choose nudes and a peachy make-up!

Besides wearing the boyfriend ripped jeans, I don’t wear blue jeans anymore. I opt for black skinny jeans over them at any time and I like to get new ones for the new season, so they look fresh and ready to go. One suggestion that I have is try to buy them in the summer sale – they are way cheaper and you only need them one month later.

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Keep your colours fun – one of the highlights of Autumn Fashion from AW18 is that bold colours are back on trend. I will make a post on that soon 🙂

Thank you for very much for reading! Hope it was fun to explore transition outfits from summer to fall, together!

Love,

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Hello there my favourite girls,

For me the whole summer dressing style relies on flowy fabrics, dreamy prints and perhaps some ruffles here and there. When it comes to prints, somehow I always pick stripes, no matter the season (writing this I’m wearing a stripy T-shirt), and I have one best friend that does that too. One day when we were out shopping, we saw this absolute gorgeous stripped jumper… we looked at it, we looked at each other and she said ‘I think we’re good with stripes’ and none of us got it in the end. That was one thing, but I didn’t have anything with stripes for summer. I saw this pair in Zara in the beginning of May, haven’t planned on buying more stripes and decided they would look wonderful with wedges by the Sicilian sea shore. I was so right! Let’s style this outfit together, shall we?

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Styling stripy pants

I’m super aware that fashion magazines encourage us to mix patterns with other patterns. Well, unless they’re Dolce Gabbana pants with other Dolce Gabbana tops, I don’t feel it’s safe.  Yes, I don’t like when I see too many patterns in an outfit and yes, I don’t encourage it. I am never afraid to ‘take sides’, but this doesn’t mean I have something against it. I know you know that, I just felt the need to say it, because things are taken way too personal these days.

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I always say that a super cool outfit has something interesting about both (top and bottom items). You’ll notice this from the outfits that I’m posting. Here, I am wearing a bra having 2 stripes in front – which you can’t really see because of the big chain necklace. Then, I have chosen a simple loose T-shirt on top. I have found this shirt a while back in a charity shop I believe – it’s just from Zara but it’s made out of this knit fabric that I really like. So, the both make a really interesting top to go with the pants.

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Tricks for baggy T-shirts?

My trick for a baggy shirt is making a knot on a side to give it a casual look, but also in this case I needed something less baggy as the pants are baggy enough. Do you know what I mean? Same goes for wearing cloche dresses – you just want to wear them with something slim fit on top.

Keep your colour palette to B&W

I like to wear black and white completely when I wear stripes. It just feels right. It makes me laugh now because I wish I could show you my outfit now when writing this post from Bella Italia in the airport – stripy T-shirt and black leather skirt. All Black and White.

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TIP: Create a story for your outfit

This outfit takes me to the flower power times. It has that bohemian vibe. Don’t you reckon? That’s why I love fashion so much. You can get inspired by any look or age and transform it into an outfit. Someone in the agency once told me that everyday I look so different, and now I understand why. I like to play around with different looks and just have fun with it. For me, there’s really little rules to fashion (but I have some rigid ones), it’s more about being able to express myself and feel confident.

Thank you very much for reading and I hope you have a new idea for an end of summer outfit.  How do you like to wear your stripes? Let me know in the comments below!

Love,

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Hello there,

Wearing something cool and comfortable in the same time, during the days that are sightly ‘colder’ than the usually summer days can be a bit difficult. Should you wear a dress? Then, you’ll probably be cold. Should you wear flats? Then, you would probably ruin them in case it rains. No more headaches! For those days, I created, what I like to call ‘the autumn outfit for summer’.

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As you can see, this is not an autumn outfit. Otherwise, I would have call it just that.I easily took some elements that are assigned to autumn styling. But, you probably like to wear items that are not just for summer, too  – and you totally should because it will upgrade your cold summer evenings’ outfits.

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Upgrading your summer outfits

Let’s take a basic summer outfit: shorts and a simple white top (similar here). You would wear this in summer, right? Now, when a summer day is a bit cold you shouldn’t go for long pants, light jumpers and so on. You can still wear your summer clothes! Just wear them with army boots, hats (find mine here), a leather jacket (find mine on sale here) or even longer boots if they are light. I PROMISE you,  your overall appearance will be so cool and you’ll feel so much better – sometimes long pants on a summer day can be a pain (I’m talking from experience haha).

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Keep on reading for more tips on how to actually wear this outfit

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Adding confidence to your outfit

If you’re not used to mixing items like so and if you need a bit of confidence for it, just remind yourself that you are your own kind of beautiful and you can wear whatever empowers you.

Finding your own style

It might be that hats are not your thing or that leather jackets are not. You can try to come up with replacements for these: big statement earrings – the ones you would normally wear in October, or trenches. Take my tips above and just twist them and adapt them to your own style. Get creative and you’ll start to reinvent your wardrobe.

Enjoyed this article? I would love for you to share it on your favourite social media platform or talk to your friends about it 🙂

What is your fashion way of embracing the colder summer days?

Lots of love,

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Hey there 🙋🏻

Do you struggle with clothes in summer?

Do you feel like all of your tops and shorts just look horrible together? Girl, I absolutely can relate to that. I find it quite challenging to put an outfit together when there are 30 degrees outside. Let’s get into what exactly I do to come up with easy, on the go outfits.

Find 5 clothing pieces that you like from your wardrobe

They don’t have to go together. Just choose the ones you best like and represent yourself. Not something you’ve seen online and bought it because you thought it was cool for the moment. Think about something along these lines: timeless and items that are 100% you. I would recommend picking 5 items, so you have a solid starting point. They can be dresses, tops, shorts, skirts, sandals, you name it. So, gather your beloved items only please and get ready to the next stage.

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Reinvent the way you wear your clothes

Next, you want to come up with new ways of mixing your clothes, so they look different (to you) than what you’re used to wearing usually. It’s like giving your outfits a second ‘life’. I happened to come up with this idea of making my outfits fresh after I went on a rant about my wardrobe. I’m not the one to stay in the complaining mood for too long, so I prefer coming up with a solution. For example, I really like this yellow dress, but it goes boring wearing it on its own all the time. So, I just added a cool shirt on top. Voila, a new outfit. Don’t stop just at adding new things on top, but be creative: other shoes, maybe change the hairstyle a bit, or even add some statement jewellery or accessories. I always worn this dress with converse and a backpack, so to me this restyling of it, makes me feel like it’s a completely new outfit.

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But.. Andrada, what if I don’t have time…? Well, we’re all busy with our lives, but I truly believe that there are a lot of times when you can actually fit it 30 minutes for yourself. Can’t you? 💋

So, reinventing your wardrobe should be on your top priority list any season and whenever you feel like your wardrobe can be a bit mundane. What is your way of falling back in love with your clothes?

Lots of love,

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Hello there,

Welcome back here! You’ve always wondered how to look more expensive and put together (as much as I don’t like this phrase)? Same here, my dear. I discovered that it’s in the power of accessories to lift up an outfit. Believe me! Let’s have a look at the tips below.how to look expensive miss andrada moschino bag

How have you been lately? I’ve been on and off last month, although I did have a break for about one week – when did I last have one week off everything? To be honest, it felt good: I barley used my phone and didn’t open my laptop once. This actually means that now I have to catch up on everything. I worked so much to get everything scheduled for my departure and make sure that content is here on that week and I want to keep it that way. One thing I can tell you: it’s not the end of the world if you have a break as long as you are rigorous with your work before and after the departure. Let’s get into the new post now!

   It’s all in the cut

One aspect that makes outfits more expensive would be their cut. In the Fashion Designer World, ones of the best when it comes to design cuts are Balenciaga, Chanel or Stella McCartney. Designs coming from these houses have strong cuts and look brilliant on. Obviously, their fabrics are high end so that’s another factor that makes them special.  When looking at the high street, a good example of such design can be found in Zara. They’ve created a similar cape blazer to the super famous one by Stella. I wouldn’t necessarily call it a dupe, because it’s not a one to one representation but it looks similar. I love how it looks! So, if you wear a straight or interesting cut, you instantly look expensive (find mine here). It’s a fact 🙂 don’t you think?

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                       Straight let pants

As a non girly girl, I will choose pants over pencil skirts. But that’s just me and it’s perfectly ok if you feel the same way. Don’t feel you need to wear pencil skirts to look more professional or more expensive. A good pair of straight leg pants (similar here) will look just as perfect. There’s no point to wear a pencil skirt if you don’t feel comfortable. It’s your attitude that brings light to your outfit.

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               Adding bold accessories

The accessories are actually adding even more identity to your outfit. Think about a time when you chose to wear a pair of statement earrings with a basic dress. How did that add to your outfit? It changed it instantly, right? In this example, I’m showing you how I’ve added a red Moschino heart checked bag to this white outfit (find it here). Look closely and you will notice how the chain handles on it make the whole outfit look even better.

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I really hope you’ve enjoyed this post and that you’ll consider some of the tips when you’re going shopping for the new season.

Until next time,

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The dresses and outfits women wear around the city this summer are making you wonder ‘How can they wear these so easily?’ or ‘I don’t think I could pull off that colour’? It’s not about wanting to look like them, but maybe it’s their confidence that you admire. Today, I’ll give you 5 amazing tips on how to feel super confident while dressing in your own way!

How to feel confident in whatever you wear

Own that colour by knowing you’re admired and don’t mind the envious stare

Let’s assume you love to wear an unique colour. Don’t mind the stare at all. Some people might appreciate your outfit and not show it, or show it in a wrong way. Although more and more women stared to show appreciation to other women, not all of them do. We still get that envy look sometimes, but it’s important for you to know that the envy comes from their inner frustration. They will may or may not realise that they’re not happy with themselves and that the feeling of envy (also linked with physical pain in our brains) is really harmful to them. As easy as it sounds, just don’t mind envious stares and only focus on feeling like yourself in that colour. Why wear only the ‘trending’ colours just to fit in if you would rather go for a different one?

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Take pictures in your chosen outfit when you’re going out to fall deeply in love with it

Are you loving your outfit? Perfect, that’s what I love to hear. But you’re still unsure if it looks great on you? My top tip would be to wear it when you have your favourite drink by the river or in a fabulous spot and take some pictures in it from different angles. You might be surprised by how much you actually believe in that outfit. Sometimes, staring at your mirror just isn’t enough. I have the example right here, when I first saw this dress at a Spanish Boutique on the hanger, I wasn’t super sure about it. I then tried it on and was a bit more convinced. It wasn’t until I’ve seen it in pictures that I felt in love with it. It’s now one of my favourite dresses in my wardrobe – such a statement here!

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Get your best friend’s opinion

Sometimes, the confidence boost is coming from the friends that we trust. They’ll be honest with you and you can choose to listen or not. Just guessing that you should in this case, as it can help you made up your mind if you’re unsure. So, asking a friend for feedback is definitely helpful!

Keep telling yourself you’re powerful and beautiful

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I’ll let Tyra tell you more with her sassy snap. The truth is that you need to be your own best friend and back yourself up every single day! You need to be your biggest supporter in every decision you take style or life wise. Feeling confident is sexy!

Make your style your signature 

If you’re working out a style that represents your personality, you’re never going to feel insecure. It will be 100% your signature and no one can or should tell you it’s not suitable. If you believe in yourself, everyone else will as well. You can always count on that.

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I hope you will love these tips and really hope you feel super confident about what you choose to wear as your signature style.

What is that one thing that makes you believe in yourself more? Let me know below ❤️