Facing your Fashion Fears

Friday, 29 September 2017


Oh hello me, in a bright red swimsuit, booty out and all. Today I want to talk to you all about something I have battled with forever, and still do, and I'm sure you do too. Sure enough I advertise myself as a fashion blogger, I should be confident in whatever I wear right? Nope. We all have our insecurities - sometimes there are clothes I just adore, but no way in hell would I be brave enough to wear them. Today I ask you to face your fashion fears, and heck, BUY that item, and bloody well ROCK IT!




Swimsuit - Missguided

Obviously, when I go on my holidays I've got to get some cute new swimwear. Bikini's are great for me, but this red swimsuit made me a little nervous. I have no idea why - it covers more skin than a bikini after all, but the high rise on the legs and the bright colour was a bit out of my comfort zone.

I'm fed up of wearing 'the safe' outfit, or outfits for the comfort. I think it's so important, in all aspects of life, to push yourself out of your comfort zone every now and then. Dia&Co have a fab new initiative - the Try-Day-Friday which I love, and here's my first example of that. There are real studies out there that prove what you wear can change your mood, and that we should dress for happiness. I know when mom jeans first came into fashion again, and I thought no way could I wear jeans that aren't skinny, I'd look ridiculous. After a while I bit the bullet, bought a pair, because I loved them after all, so why shouldn't I wear them just because they're not skin tight? And guess what? Yep, I bloody loved them. I felt like a style icon in them, god knows why, they're only a pair of mom jeans after all. They're still my favourites now! Why should we let clothes hold so much negative power over us? It's time for that to end sistas!!!!

So I kept this swimsuit, and I wore it, and I took some damn photos on some damn sand dunes. AND, I felt damn brilliant.

Today I call for you to face your fashion fears. Rock that print you're a bit scared of, wear a bright colour, and most of all, feel great in it!

Lucy x

14 comments :

  1. You look stunning, rock it girl!!! These photos are so beautiful! x

    Ariadna || RAWR BOWS

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  2. You look amazing girly!! x

    www.beautylifebecca.co.uk

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  3. This swimsuit looks great on you Lucy, love the colour. Love what you said about dressing for your happiness, that's what we should all do! xx
    Coco Bella Blog

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  4. You look incredible girl! The colour of the swimsuit so suits you and you should have confidence xx

    Lauren | itslaurenvictoria.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. I feel like that in some outfits too. But that's just a part of life-we all have our insecurities. But you're facing them head on, and you look stunning girl! Keep working it!
    http://sugarcoatedbears.blogspot.com/

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  6. U GO GURL!! Look amazing xx
    Liv
    livwrites.co.uk

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  7. oh hot DAMN gurl. you legit look insane, straight out of a magazine. THOSE PINS. DAT BUTT! ♥♥

    i love that dia ethos - try day friday! i allllways stick to monochromes so i'm going to try and jazz things up a bit on friday's, really love this idea!

    katie. xx lacoconoire.com

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  8. You look awesome girl!

    www.themakeupaficionado.com

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  9. You look gorgeous, I love your swimsuit! xx

    (P.S the link you're leaving in your signature is broken and is transferring to a random US website xxx)

    Gemma Etc.

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  10. You have an amazing figure Lucy, and this red cosy suits you sooo much - loved the post!

    Lucy | Forever September

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  11. You look incredible and this photography is amazing!

    Danielle xx
    http://www.fashionbeautyblog.co.uk/

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  12. Such a great post, you look amazing!

    Anika | anikamay.co.uk

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  13. You look fab and this post is awesomely inspiring! Love all of this! Definitely gonna try to crawl out of my comfort zone, too! :)

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  14. Yas queen! Well done for facing your fears, you look beautiful! You've definitely inspired me to push myself out of my style comfort zone a bit!

    Sinéad xo Fabuleuse Du Jour

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