If you are wearing the wrong colors or the wrong style, then the story you are telling others about who you are is not the truth.
When my professional life started, I worked as a therapist. And it was in my early 30s when I first became an image consultant, too, in a side hustle I really enjoyed.
But I was convinced at the time that I was a Winter, and had been taught that most black women were.
So, although I loved getting dressed and creating a full face of makeup, it felt more like I was painting on a canvas than creating my own image.
I now know that I didn’t fully see myself. Especially not the way I do now that I know my true colors, and my best style.
It also can support any intention to change that you want to see reflected back to you in the mirror.
I have used style that way, myself, for years now.
But not only did I not realize I could do that, but I didn’t know I should until I fully understood the discrepancy between who I was and how I presented myself during those two decades of winter.
Thankfully, I have since learned many lessons about what style can empower us to do and how powerfully we can use it to tell our own stories.
What story do you want your style to tell about who you are?
See you next time!
Hi, I'm Jeanine
Author, tea matchmaker, self care coach and lifestyle blogger. I help women who want more time for tea breaks & self care simplify, and find time for both. More here.