Yesterday as I was exploring the internet for some inspiration for a post today, I couldn't help but notice the incredible variety and range in expressions of fashion and beauty. For so many years it feels like society is trying to box in that definition of beauty and for so many the striving to get to it has come at great costs. I myself sometimes feel pulled to certain styles and fashions purely because it's the popular thing to do at the time and not because it necessarily suits me. But finally I feel like there is a crack appearing in this system and people are becoming way more expressive with their perception of beauty and I think it's such a wonderful thing. Now you can follow blogs of people that have taken a step out and expressed themselves in their own styles, in all kinds of shapes & sizes, colour, and with or without body piercings or tattoos.
I am not one to normally write too much on the blog, but I just felt it on my heart to encourage you to not just follow trends and styles of what you see on the internet or telivision, but rather create your own! A happy woman is way more beautiful than a superficial depressed one. Which is why I had a play yesterday with this photo taken by Tasha and super-imposed a quote over the top.
"Beauty is whatever gives joy."
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
It sounds awfully cliche, but don't just try and fit "the mold", you are worth so much more than that :)