One of the key things I’d like to get across as I work on style advising is that we neither look the same nor should we. What I want for you is to look your best, to look like your *self*. There’s no point in trying to look like someone else, you’ll try, you’ll fail, you’ll beat yourself up. Why hit that cycle of pain?
Instead, finding your style and colors should be about discovering who you are. You can shoot for being the most beautiful *you* – and you can win. You can win that every day of your life, becoming more and more yourself, more and more beautiful, more and more stylish.
Think of it like this: The world of fashion is often like the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland… remember the gardeners frantically painting the white roses red, because the Queen only wanted red roses in her garden?
God is *not* the Queen of Hearts. If you look around you, at any part of nature, you’ll see that He likes variety. Examine the myriad flowers that He has put in creation – would you really want to be rid of violets and peonies and bluebells to see a few more rosebushes? Examine the birds of the air – eagles are magnificent, but a robin chirping cheerfully at you lifts the heart. Would you want to be rid of the robins? And which is more beautiful – a tiger or a lion?
God made us different.
So let’s find out what sort of flower you are…