When you think about your favourite celebrities or other people you know and their style, do you associate it with certain words? Do you describe your best friend as artistic because of her style? Or your mum as classic because she is drawn to styles that never go out of fashion?
Assigning a personality to someone's style is a great way of trying to figure it out and put it all in one cohesive category. Knowing your overall style personality can also make it easier to navigate the racks when there seems to be endless choices in shops! We've all been there...
As other things in your life evolve, like getting married, having a family, getting older, so too will your style. ‘Needs’ change, ‘Wants’ change and available styles change. However, being clear on who you want to present to the world is something that is unlikely to be drastically different no matter what stage of life you’re in.
There are seven universally common style personalities with easily identifiable names, all you need to do is discover which ones you relate to most. Because of course, we’re all unique it’s likely you won’t fit exactly into one of the style personalities, but they’re a great starting point to help you develop a clear image and description of your style.
What is your style personality? Below is a short quiz to help you decide:
WHICH DESCRIPTION/S DO YOU RELATE TO THE MOST:
A – I like to be casual, and down to earth, I love the comfort and easy to care for clothes.
B – I am organised and practical and prefer to fill my wardrobe with versatile investment pieces.
C – I am spirited, and self-expressed, and originality is key.
D – I am bold and like to stand out in a crowd and wear striking clothes that make a statement.
E – I am sensitive, gentle and supportive and love feminine details such as lace, gathers, and frills.
F – I am magnetic and like attention, and I use clothing to highlight my amazing body.
G – I am cultured and poised and compliment my lifestyle with polished, fashion-forward clothing
WHICH OF THESE MATCH YOUR STYLE DESCRIPTION CLOSEST OR DO YOU IDENTIFY WITH THE MOST:
A – Casual, Comfortable, Simple, Approachable, Easy
B – Timeless, Professional, Refined, Polished, Sophisticated
C – Eclectic, Spirited, Unconventional, Whimsical, Unique
D – Bold, Striking, Strong, Confident, Attention Grabbing
E – Gentle, Soft, Pretty, Sensitive, Girly
F – Magnetic, Emotive, Figure Hugging, Attractive, Flaunting
G – Trendy, Tonal, Basics with Bold Accessories, Contemporary
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONALITY?
A – Grounded and Sensible
B – Positive and Well Balanced
C – Spiritual and Sensitive
D – Outgoing and Controlled
E – Dreamy and Whimsical
F – Upfront and Fun Loving
G – Calm and Poised
YOUR PERSONAL STYLE
Refer to the style descriptions below where you scored highest. These will give you a starting point to better understand your personal style. Combine the aspects that resonate with you most to form your individual personal style description.<