All posts tagged: Wardrobe

Hey you! Yes YOU! Why haven’t you submitted your contest entry yet?

Originally posted on STYLESMARTSENSEI.COM:
??This contest is for men and women in the Toronto area to win a free StyleSmart experience. Either a Shop-a-Holic Smarts or Closet Smarts consultation with your Style Sensei, Jeanette. (Valued at $650) One runner up will receive a 40% discount off their choice of service. What do you have to do? ?Share your favorite outfit and tell me why you like it so much. It’s that easy! Here’s how: 1. ?Submit a short video or provide full length clear colour photos showing yourself in your outfit in full frame to your Style Sensei. Don’t forget to include your full name and the best way to reach you.? 2. ?Describe why you love the outfit so much. The colour? Fashion? Textures? Fit? What it hides? What it emphasizes? 3. ?Share a style problem you need the most help with.? 4. ?Submissions are due on December 31st. ?I will announce and feature the winner here on January 16th so don’t forget to follow my blog!? Good luck! Your Style Sensei, Jeanette…

First Impressions

First impressions are SO important and really dictate the outcome of a first meeting in any situation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, a 2009 study on first impressions, found that first impressions could be made based on a myriad of factors such as clothing style and posture.  Even body language  can open or close a first meeting in just a few seconds. I remember once being told by someone that I looked completely unapproachable, stern, angry and snobby. A little floored, I had to take a step back and examine this. What on earth was I doing to create this impression?  I had to sit down and take a good look at what people were seeing.  At that time in my life I spent a lot of time in my head and was so self engrossed in insecurity about my body, my looks, my capabilities, the list is long. Combine that with my body’s response to those thoughts – I didn’t make eye contact with people and when I did I looked through them or away quickly – I …