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In an earlier post I introduced my signature style series with my signature hairstyle: two strand twist out. Now I want to share how I developed my signature style. It was a long, but fun process. When did you develop your style?
Developing My Signature Style Over the Years:
Back in the Day:
Since I wore uniforms from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade I didn’t really think about my style. My first ever signature style piece were my eyeglasses! When I was six I got my first pair of glasses (like Lavender from the movie, Matilda). I hated them. Looking back it makes me laugh because I absolutely love wearing glasses! ;-)
Photo Credit: Tristar Pictures via Madamenoire.com
Going into My Early Twenties:
When you wear a uniform it’s hard to figure out what your style, especially at a young age. So when I went to college I had no style. I didn’t start developing my style until my senior year. In the process of lacking a sense of style, I gained style and confidence that was right for M.E. I learned a few key things to look for: unique pieces, feminine pieces, looking put together, fun accessories and simple hairstyles (straight with a side bang was my signature hairstyle).
Approaching My Mid Twenties:
By the time I entered my first year of graduate school I pretty much nailed my signature style and I decided to teach myself how to do simple makeup (next signature style post) since I have a babyface. And I discovered the YouTube beauty world. :-)
During this point of maturing, furthering my education and enhancing my natural beauty my style was born. Continue reading