Hi everyone! Seeing as this is my first post for Zoe, I thought I’d do a little introduction about myself. My name is Amy and I’m 21 years old from Perth Australia. I have a rare condition called Nemaline Rod Muscular Myopathy which means I have to use an electric wheelchair to get around. So, with that, I thought I’d give you my top 5 styling tips for a person with a disability.
“I’ve always thought of accessories as the exclamation point of a woman’s outfit.” – Michael Kors
When you think about the most stunning outfits you’ve seen, what makes that outfit memorable? These outfits are memorable because of accessories. Accessories can elevate any simple garment, into a refined outfit. Trying to match accessories with clothing can be difficult if you don’t know where to start. The accessory etiquette that I will be discussing is my personal guideline that I use to make my outfits look more elegant and refined. Beginning with jewelry, this type of accessory can be easy to go over the top with. You want to make sure that you always match your metals, the only exception is if your piece of jewelry is mixing metals itself. Don’t be completely dismissive of costume jewelry. Some costume jewelry can make great statement pieces, you just have to be selective with it. During the day it’s acceptable to wear diamond earrings and necklaces, but you should save your diamond watch for the evening. The purse is the most practical accessory you will ever own. Continue reading “The Beginner’s Guide to Accessory Etiquette”→
“Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.” – Sophia Loren
In today’s beauty trends, natural beauty is hardly acknowledged. I’ve noticed the effects of these trends on social media and younger women. Makeup is often used as a form of self-expression. Although for many, makeup is a way to hide from the world. Most of the makeup looks I see are layers upon layers of contour and a “unique” assortment of eye shadow. These looks can come across as off-putting, overwhelming, and even inappropriate if worn in an everyday setting. There is a time and place for everything, especially for dramatic looks like these. Fortunately, a great alternative to dramatic makeup is a natural look. With natural makeup, your wearing less product and styling it in a way that enhances your own features. Enhancing your natural features means not drastically changing your look. Continue reading “The Beauty of Natural Makeup”→