Inspiration Monday: Do What You Love

Inspiration Monday: Do What You Love teen fashion blog

Ever since I was smaller I have always been told this same phrase over and over: “Do What You Love”. When I was smaller what I loved was dressing up and Disney Princesses, so at that time I was pretty sure that what I loved was pretending to be a princess. I would dream up purple castles and endless closets of dresses and jewels. This is where the dream of being a princess sprouted up because it’s what I loved and all I ever wanted. Sad to say, I’ve grown up a lot from those days. I no longer dream of purple castles or a tiara. I don’t find it as what I love anymore. I still have to confess to loving Disney Princesses and endless closets filled with clothes. What I truly love is fashion and everything around the word. I dream of going to fashion shows instead of balls and working as a fashion buyer for a top known store instead of running a kingdom. I never knew what step to take to get more into fashion so I just stuck to shopping for a while. I later wanted something a bit bigger than that where I could actually learn a lot more. One day I was in the car with my mom and she started talking to me about running my own blog. I loved the idea but I was a bit afraid because I didn’t  know what skills were needed to run one. She later convinced me to take a chance and do what I love. So I did and now I’m where I am today. Learning more about the fashion world every day and learning a few writing tricks as well that can help me for school.

Doing what you love can become a job for you. Some people may realize what they truly love a little later in life but that’s fine as long as you try to take action to do it. My mom just recently decided to follow her dreams of working in the events industry and she is super happy. She likes to create table settings and plan parties, so what did she do? She’s starting to move toward what she loves. She’s been reading all sorts of book on event planning and took an internship to learn even more. My mom is now doing wedding events and she loves them! She always comes back with stories of how interesting some of the weddings were. She has a very creative mind and surrounding herself with beauty is her passion.

I’ve learned that doing what you love should be incorporated into what you do for a living because if your job is something you enjoy doing, then it feels more like a hobby. I always see shows about characters coming home from work all drained and upset and I don’t want to end up like that in the future. I want to be able to come home with a smile and talk about how amazing my day was just like my mom does when she comes home from one of her events. So follow your heart to what it loves and your life will be filled with more joy and less stress.

Bringing Sexy Black

Bringing Sexy Black Teen fashion blog
Bringing Sexy Black by teen fashion blog

Black is a color of darkness and when we think of the color black we don’t usually think of pleasant things. I know when I think of the color black I think of funerals and the song “Back in Black” by AC/DC. I don’t tend to be completely happy when I think of the color either. I love wearing the color though, I think it looks great and it’s a very mature color. Most girls like to wear popping colors, but I have a lot of dark clothes. Black is seen as a very sexy color, people think that the only way to doing that is by getting themselves that little black dress every girl needs.

This outfit was created so that I can show you guys that black does not only have to represent darkness and that the only way to make black a nice sexy color is by only getting a short black or fitting dress. I decided to start with a black crop top, but I’m not too fond of showing my stomach so I decided to add a sheer polka doted shirt on top of it so that it could hide a little more skin. I added some black skinny jeans to the outfit. I think black jeans are amazing, I just love how it can contrast against some of the colors found in the shirts. I added some black sparkly jewelry because every girl needs a little sparkle. The shoes are black and the purse are black as well but they look very chic. I added the nails because I love the glossy black French look against the matted black nail polish. It gives texture to the nails, and I like the oddness of it. I used a red lipstick because that popping color at the top would compliment the outfit very well. Bold lips are usually a pretty good choice when wearing dark colors.

Cape Walk

Cape Walk teen fashion blog
Cape Walk by teen fashion blog on Polyvore

Yesterday I wrote about the trends I noticed on fashion week fall/winter 2014. I want you guys to be aware of the trends that are coming this next fall and winter, plus starting now allows some of you to stock up on clothing that you may need for those trends. It’s better to get them while they’re not on trend. Yesterday I talked about the top 5 repeated colors, patterns, and fabrics. I also decided to talk a bit about how I noticed that many designers used cropped tops in their collections.

Today I wanted to take the time to talk about capes because I noticed them a lot on the runways. I’m not talking about capes you might find on super heroes, but stylish ones that vary in all shapes and sizes. There were some capes that I looked at and thought of the show Reign. The women in that show are often found wearing capes, and some of the ones on the models looked like the ones you might find on the show. There were all sorts of lengths, there were some that touched the ground and there were others that barely passed the shoulders. All sorts of fabrics were used to create all these different capes. Some of the capes can be worn with a more casual outfit, others can be used for more formal events. How cool would it be to walk into a party with a nice dress and a cape that flows right behind you? Maybe people will start seeing capes as more of a way to style clothing instead of only being used for costumes. A girl with a teen fashion blog can only wish. 🙂