Sunday, April 10, 2011

your new true style

In most teen fashion magazines, they provide a few styles with clothing that represent the title. For example, a "romantic" style would include a floral, flowy dress with some pale shoes and pastel accessories, while an "edgy" style would have some ripped jeans, a tank top with a faded union jack on it, and some combat boots.
Now, when I look these magazines, I always think to myself that none of those styles really encompass who I am. Fashion and style is suppose to reflect who you are as an individual, not just a style of clothing.
That is why I have decided to make up a few different styles that can truly portray a personality through clothing. Also, notice that all of these styles may apply to you, or maybe even none of them! (Hopefully not) Here are the styles I came up with. Have fun and figure out your style!
Urban Glamazon
This fierce fashionista isn't afraid of bold, bright colors and loves her high-tops, as well as her pumps. She tends to choose pieces that show she isn't afraid to try new things and step outside of her comfort zone. She's independent and pure fun.
People: Nicki Minaj, Beyonce, Gwen Stefani, M.I.A., Willow Smith, Katy Perry, Rhianna, Mette Lindberg, Katie White, Alicia Keys, Dita Von Teese
Brands: Kidrobot, Harajuku Lovers, Tokidoki, Iron Fist Clothing, Tillys, Stephen Sprouse, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac
Bad Ass Beauty

Bad Ass Beauty
This girl knows her assets, as well as how to flaunt them. Like the Urban Glamazon, she's an independent, strong woman. She can't resist a bit of leather in her wardrobe, as well as some rock-n-roll in her iTunes music library.
People: Ke$ha, Georgia May Jagger, Beyonce, Halle Berry, Heidi Klum, Anna Paquin, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Mette Lindberg, Katie White, Karen O, Hayley Williams
Brands: Wonder Woman, Alexander McQueen, Burberry Prorsum, Iron Fist Clothing, Tillys, Stephen Sprouse, Lanvin
Casually Chic

Casually Chic
Comfortablility is an important aspect when choosing clothing for this style of girl. Her closet is filled with cute and fashionable sweaters, cardigans, jeans, and lots of ballet flats. She always looks lovely in her casual, yet chic outfits.
People: Kate Moss, Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams, Kate Hudson, Blake Lively, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anne Hathaway, Michelle Obama, Zooey Deschanel, Hayley Williams
Brands: Tillys, H&MUrban OutfittersModcloth, Gap, Burberry, AnthropologieForever 21

Sleek Siren
This sexy, yet sophisticated woman loves her treasured swimsuit, as well as her classic wardrobe pieces. She commands attention from all the boys, but is wise with her decisions, which goes for clothing too. She always channels that inner '60s bombshell perfectly.
People: Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot, Marilyn Monroe, Angelina Jolie, Heidi Klum, Katy Perry, Halle Berry, Fergie, Ginnifer Goodwin, Alicia Keys, Penelope Cruz, Sofia Vergara, Freida Pinto, Dita Von Teese
Brands: Heartbreaker Fashion, Yves Saint Laurent, Michael Kors, Christian Dior, Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein

Avant Garde Artiste
While this style is hard to pull off, this girl knows how to flaunt it and makes heads turn. Some people may not understand her fashion decisions, but she knows how important it is to be herself. She is artsy, as well as gutsy, with her clothing choices.
People: Lady Gaga, Guo Pei, Drew Barrymore, Grace Jones, Chloe Sevigny, Rhianna, Nicki Minaj, Sarah Jessica Parker, Anna Paquin, Karen O
Brands: Alexander McQueenHussein ChalayanGucci, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac

Fierce Feminine Fashionista
Whether she's wearing her favorite pair of chic flats or a beloved sundress, this girl loves showing her girly side. While her closet may be a little muted in color, she also enjoys a pop of bright color at times. Sophistication and femininity are her fortes.
People: Hailee Steinfeld, Michelle Williams, Katie Holmes, Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Lea Michele, Ginnifer Goodwin, Penelope Cruz, Freida Pinto, Dita Von Teese
Brands:  ChanelForever 21, Anthropologie, Michael Kors, Christian Dior, Valentino

Trailblazing Trendsetter
This girl is always keeping up with the latest trends right off the runway. She knows the difference between "trend" and "fad," which can be difficult for other people. Her wardrobe is full of classic, yet modern pieces.
People: Blake Lively, Lauren Conrad, Whitney Port, the Olsen Twins, Gwen Stefani, Leighton Meester, Rachel Zoe, Nicole Richie, Vanessa Hudgens, Michelle Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker, Katie Holmes
Brands: H&M, Urban Outfitters, Michael Kors, Forever 21, Tillys, Valentino, Louis Vuitton, Lanvin
Vintage Visionary
This girl loves finding quirky pieces for her wardrobe by shopping at thrift stores. She also loves nostalgia from all time periods. Whether she is channeling the '50s or the '80s, this girl knows her fashion trend history.
People: Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Brigette Bardot, Sophia Loren, Miss Li, Zooey Deschanel, Dita Von Teese
Brands: Heartbreaker Fashion, HermesModcloth, Gucci, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana

Bohemian Bombshell
Even though she is known for her maxi skirts and statement jewelry, this girl loves to channel mother nature through clothing. A unique pair of sandals and an adorable loose dress are must-haves for her wardrobe. She feels beautiful in any outfit.
People: Nicole Richie, Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Rachel Zoe, Vanessa Hudgens, Kate Bosworth, Karen O
Brands: Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Anthropologie, H&M

Miss Minimalist
Color-blocking and simple clothing is this girl's forte. While some may think her style is too plain for their tastes, she loves the simple chic-ness of a shift dress. She also loves incorporating art into her wardrobe.
People: Kate Bosworth, Audrey Hepburn, Rachel Zoe, the Olsen Twins, Chloe Sevigny, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ginnifer Goodwin, Michelle Williams, Freida Pinto
Brands: Michael Kors, Chanel, Hussein Chalayan, Gap, Jil Sander, Jonathan Saunders, Calvin Klein

So, what are your favorite styles? Feel free to leave a comment or tweet about it on Twitter! :)

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