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Dahana week of outfits

Dahana week of outfits

“I believe discovering your private type is nearly residing your life,” says Dahana, an artist and graphic designer residing in Strasbourg, France. “Strolling round, you’re gonna see one thing and be like, Ooh, I wish to incorporate that shade or texture.” Right here, Dahana shares 5 appears with, as she laughingly describes, as “a dress-only-for-myself vibe”…

Dahana week of outfits

Shirt: Elwood. Skirt: Catheclisma. Gown: Catheclisma. Footwear: Adidas. Bag: Marni. Scrunchie: Haas Amsterdam.

“Once I was in highschool, we had been going to a marriage, and my mother advised me to put on heels. However I’ve foot points, so as a substitute I wore Doc Martens with a gown. I additionally love how sneakers look with attire — if I am going to a elaborate restaurant, I simply must resolve which to put on.”

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Shirt: Elwood. Denim jacket: Estudio Niksen. Pants: Estudio Niksen, related. Bag: Sunnei. Footwear: New Steadiness. Earrings: Sunnei. Rings: thrifted.

“Sporting darkish denim denims and a darkish denim jacket, I really feel like nobody can cease me. It’s additionally a simple outfit to place collectively whenever you don’t have a lot time.”

Dahana week of outfits

“Spring and fall are my favourite occasions to decorate, since you possibly can put on a cute jacket or colourful sweater. In the summertime, although, I am going outdoors and instantly begin sweating. On heat days, jewellery is a means so as to add type even whenever you’re sporting a T-shirt and shorts.”

Dahana week of outfits

Shirt: Celosia-re, in white. Skirt: “Handmade by my mother,” related. Footwear: Ganni. Bag: Polène. Sun shades: Chimi.

“I’m shy, so in highschool, style felt like a great way to precise myself — despite the fact that I obtained made enjoyable of. Then I went to college and wasn’t feeling superb. I finished caring about the way in which I dressed; I’d simply throw on garments. However a number of years in the past, I used to be like, Wait, I really like style, and I’ve to discover a strategy to love myself once more. Today, I be ok with the way in which I gown and I really feel good inside.”

Dahana week of outfits

Shirt: Sandro. Skirt: Samsoe. Footwear: Eager. Bag: Sandro. Scrunchie: “Handmade by my mother.”

“Artwork has at all times been one other strategy to categorical myself. Folks normally cease drawing once they begin college. You’re advised to deal with math or science, however I’m not a math particular person or a science particular person. At school, I used to be the one drawing totally different eyes in my pocket book.”

Dahana week of outfits

“Once I see somebody who’s effectively dressed, even when it’s not my type, I can’t deny it. Though I’m shy, I’ve to allow them to know. I’ll psych myself up: Dahana! Go inform her! That is the second! I do know that when somebody stops me to go with what I’m sporting, it provides me an enormous confidence enhance.”

Eliza Faulkner white pascale white eyelet dress

Gown: Eliza Faulkner. Footwear: Ganni. Bag: Jigsaw, related. Sun shades: Ace & Tate. Scrunchie: Nasty Gal.

“Once I see a bit of clothes I like, I ask myself, Can I discover it in a thrift retailer? If I can’t discover it classic, I’ll let it sit for every week or two earlier than deciding whether or not to purchase it. Or, if I’ve a clothes imaginative and prescient in my thoughts that I can’t discover on-line, I’ll be like, ‘Mother, can we make it?’ She made me a black skirt, and each time I put on it, folks ask the place it’s from. I’m proud to say, ‘My mother made it for me!’”

Eliza Faulkner white pascale white eyelet dress

“One other check about whether or not to purchase one thing: I’ll attempt to mentally create 10 totally different outfits round it. Should you can create just one or two, you in all probability don’t want it.”

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“Your hair is a part of your outfit. You may’t neglect it. I like scrunchies as a result of they add shade in my hair. And there’s a lady I observe on Instagram, Kayra, who does wonderful stuff along with her braids. She creates masterpieces.”

Thanks a lot for sharing, Dahana.

P.S. Extra girls share their weeks of outfits, together with a gardener who overcame a stutter and a stripes-lover who talks about dropping her dad.

(Pictures by Vanessa A. Pictures.)



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