We now demand more than the Little Black Dress – words Alexa Wang
You know why the Little Black Dress just works? It’s simple. No, really. It’s simple. The LBD is a classic, a staple piece of every girl’s wardrobe.
But you know what? Whilst it’s timeless, it also allows you to play it on the safe side, and that can be rather boring. This summer, why not demand more than the Little Black Dress?
Wearing personalized clothing doesn’t need to mean anything ridiculous, like that you’ve forgotten your own name. Seriously, come on! These days, personalization can be far from brash. Take personalized jewelry, for example – there are some awesome options out there, from name necklaces right through to signature necklaces and even rings. Of course, if you want to step it up a little, you can of course represent. Whether it’s your team name, your school name or anything else, you can really show off in style.
Look around you – Pokemon is everywhere right now, right? No matter your corner of the globe, there are people running around trying desperately to catch ’em all on Pokemon Go. With gaming back (in a big way), it’s no longer just loser teenage guys giving it a go. It’ll be incorporated into fashion in no time, and you don’t want to miss the mark. So, get ahead of the game (so to speak) and pick up some funky, Japanese inspired fashion. If Pikachu isn’t quite your thing, don’t fret – Tokyo isn’t a fashion capital of the world for nothing! Thanks to the bold, bright designs spotted in the Harakuku streets, you’ll be standing out from the crowds in no time.
Okay, so there are slogans… and then there are slogans. These days, it’s not so lame anymore to rock them, but it’s all about rocking them right. More and more of our generation are becoming politically aware, and so your clothing can be the perfect place to proudly display your affiliations. However, as always, read your audience. Whilst a cute little Bernie tote or a statement Black Lives Matter tee will be a perfect talking point, you don’t want to alienate people with anything offensive. If you want to playing things on the safe side, those ‘Keep Calm…’ tees are adorable. And, of course, slogans can be downright hilarious – just make sure you keep things clean!
Is your typical wardrobe black, black, black? Girl, it’s seriously time for you to shake things up a bit. Pastel is a really gorgeous way of making your evening wear a little more varied, because there’s simply so much you can do with it. There are an abundance of beautiful pastel shades, and they work really well with all skin tones. Why not brave it and add some pastel colors to your hair? Everyone who’s everyone is doing it; the girls, the guys, and even the rich and the famous!