Personal Style and Trends at The R.A.K Consignment Shop

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Personal Style vs. Fashion Trends at The R.A.K Boutique

Alright, imagine this: we're chilling at our go-to spot in YEG, sippin' on some iced coffees, obviously, and dishing about style. And the topic of Personal Style Vs. Fashion Trends comes up. Now we all know they're like the PB&J of the fashion world, both play a role. It's just that one might have you feeling the need to shop more and like you are "less than" if you don't have the newest & coolest. And the other might save you some money and have you feeling like a million bucks.

Let's chat about personal style first.

You ever have those days when you put on an outfit and it's like, bam, you're feeling unstoppable? That's the magic of personal style, my friend! It's like wearing your personality on your sleeve, quite literally. Or it's when your closet becomes this playground of self-expression. It's like having this blank canvas every day, waiting for you to paint your mood. Mix and match, layer like there's no tomorrow, and hey, if you wanna throw on a sequinned jacket on a Tuesday, why the heck not? Feeling adventurous on Monday? Bust out those funky prints and vibrant colors. Craving some comfort on a Wednesday? Snuggle up in your coziest sweater and favourite jeans. It's all about capturing your vibe/feelings for the day and letting them shine!

And we can't forget the self-discovery journey that creating your own personal style offers. Ever stop and wonder, "Do I actually love these neutrals, or am I just wearing them because everyone else is?" It's like a crash course in getting to know yourself better, and curating a wardrobe that's as unique as you are, filled with pieces that make your heart do a happy dance. EVEN IF IT IS ALL NEUTRALS!!!

Last but not least, let's bring some attention to the cherry on top, saving some serious cash. Instead of endless impulse buys that end up gathering dust, imagine curating a wardrobe filled with pieces you genuinely adore. And guess what? Secondhand stores are treasure chests for finding those gems that won't break the bank. It's all about quality over quantity! So next time you're tempted by a flashy trend, think about investing in pieces that speak to your soul. Trust us, your wallet—and your closet—will thank you for it!

Now onto fashion trends...

Ever notice how every season, there's this whirlwind of new styles and must-have pieces flooding our feeds? It's like a siren song, tempting us to jump on the bandwagon and join the fashion frenzy. But here's the thing: while trends can be oh-so-tempting, they're often marketed in a way that makes us feel like we absolutely need them to fit in. It's like they're whispering in our ears, "Buy me, wear me, be cool like everyone else!" but you're not "everyone else" you're YOU and YOU should be seen by the world!

It's crucial to know what you actually like. Are you genuinely obsessed with those chunky heels, or are you just buying them because some fast fashion store told you they're the next big thing? It's like being the director of your own fashion show—knowing exactly what styles make your soul sing and curating a wardrobe that's as fabulous as you are.

Now, fashion trends can actually be pretty damn cool if you sprinkle them into your closet with a dash of personal flair. It's all about cherry-picking the ones that truly resonate with your vibe and adding your own unique twist. So, if rocking a bra over a baggy shirt makes your heart skip a beat, then you werk it like nobody's business!

There's no rulebook when it comes to style. It's all about rocking what makes you feel like the coolest version of yourself. Fashion is your playground, your canvas, your chance to show the world who you are and what you're all about. That's the magic of clothing!

So go ahead, embrace your personal style, dabble in the latest trends if they speak to you, and remember: every body is beautiful, every style is valid, and you do you, boo!

And hey, if you ever wanna hit up the thrift shops or dish about the hottest trends, you know where to find us.

Let's keep the fashion fun going strong, one SELF EXPRESSING outfit at a time!

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