Posts Tagged: inspiration

How to Draw Inspiration from Any Image

I’ve encouraged you all to find inspiration everywhere you look. I genuinely believe that sartorial inspiration is all around us so long as we remain open to it. Stores whose merchandise we don’t own can spark outfit ideas, women working with far larger or smaller budgets can inform new looks, people who are different from us in practically every way can still inspire us to dress in new and exciting ways.

But I also know that we gravitate toward people who look and feel familiar, and that outfit ideas are much easier to tease out of still images if the woman in those images has our same proportions or build. There’s nothing wrong with seeking out imagery that shows women who resemble YOU on blogs or Pinterest or in magazines. But in case you’re curious, here are some of the ways I examine and consider photos that get filed away for dressing inspiration. read more

Originally posted 2014-05-28 06:19:02.

This Week I Love …

Pinterest.

Every time a new social media/sharing/photo/networking tool is released, I cringe a bit. Even though many of these websites and platforms are great ways to learn about new trends, connect with like-minded individuals, and expand your business or audience, they are also time-suckers. You’ve gotta learn how to use them, then learn how to use them well, then figure out how many of your current contacts should be folded in, find new ones, and deal with upkeep. EXHAUSTING. read more