Confident in Colour


For my blog posts in November, I’m going to taking a lead from Dean Street Society’s #EncourageBeauty Instagram challenge for the month.

As Hilary writes in her post about the challenge for the month, “we have the power to make people around us, friends or strangers, feel more beautiful for who they are both on the outside and the inside, with our words”.

Whilst today’s post is about my love of all things colourful, I appreciate others who don’t follow the “norms” as well. I find injecting colour into everyday not only makes me feel happy, but confident too.

It’s rare that I will not wear any sort of colour, and if I have a pretty basic outfit on I like to pep it up with shoes or jewellery, or bright lipstick.

I have a pair of green jacquard “trophy” trousers which when I wore them provoked a gent to say “fantastic green trousers”. I’ll always remember that now when I wear them!

Of course, the icon that is Jenna Lyons is the Queen of this and I’ve not been afraid of waxing lyrical about her style before. I’m hugely looking forward to the Regent Street store opening later this month and even though I may not be recreating exactly the looks that J Crew offer, a browse under the roof will most certainly provide inspiration.

How does colour make you feel? Even if its a bright lip today, try something new. Odds-on it will make you feel happy.

Erin, Love from Cornfield… X