The confidence bank

This post is a bit different. Still about style but the innate style that comes with confidence. And how to retain that confidence when it takes a beating.

confidence bank

Some people say the most beautiful thing a woman can wear is her smile. I’ll disagree and say it’s confidence. When I look at the women I admire, whose style I love, the common theme is confidence. They are different ages and sizes. They have wildly different aesthetics. But they are tied by comfort in their own skin and a kindness to themselves and others. I have loads of friends though, that have decided to get plastic surgery to help them gain confidence. A few of them have even gone over to NYC to get the surgery that they want. This is great to be honest because it makes them happy with their body and is totally worthwhile doing if you want it. Just make sure to do your research first before you commit to anything. Read more

The key to backing yourself – a guest post by Carolyn Tate

In September I am exploring self belief. Not self-confidence or self-esteem. But that quietly assured, deep-seated belief some people have in themselves. The belief that they CAN and they WILL. I have noticed something about those people – they DO. They follow their dreams and they make them a reality. What is their secret?

Today on the blog I have the fabulous Carolyn Tate of Champagne Cartel and Freelance Writers Cartel sharing her take on backing yourself. I am inspired by Carolyn’s story – I hope you are too.the key to backing yourself

I don’t like to brag, but I’ve cracked the one thing you need to do in order to truly back yourself and achieve the career you’ve always wanted. I’m not especially clever, and I’m sure I’m not the first to come up with it. It’s not easy but it is super simple. The not easy part sucks, of course, but it also makes it great because it means not everyone is doing it.  Read more

The art of the everyday style selfie

Since blogging at the Mummy and the Minx, I have taken to the outfit selfie on instagram. Sometimes as part of a challenge, and sometimes because, well, just because. I have made lots of instagram friends over a shared love of fashion and I love seeing other people’s street style. I find so much practical inspiration in what others post. Read more