New Year, New pair of Manolo Blahnick's
Updated: Jan 3, 2022
Fashion is subjective, which is the beauty of it (as superficial and stereotypical as that sounds, I believe an outfit is as influential as a piece of art). One could argue the Pair of Manolo Blahnick's that Carrie Bradshaw pairs with her staple outfit on 'Sex and The city' is as artistic as a painting or sculpture found in the Tate Modern. This is due to the similar choices that an artist and a stylist makes; such as the colour combinations, the textures within the painting or outfits and lastly the audience's that they are creating the pieces for.
It's 2022 which means a New Year for all of us.
Starting a New Year comes with many phrases such as 'New me' or 'This is the year when I'm going to...'. This year my resolution is too wear the pair of shoes that are shoved into the back of my wardrobe that I haven't worn in months (partly because we've all been trapped by this horrendous disease). However, as an artist, sometimes you have to use different blends and tones of colours in order to find the right combinations for your final piece. I urge individuals to do the same with their outfits. I believe that the more you experiment with different combinations the more exciting the final pieces will become. We have all been cooped up having to isolate and I believe the more we have fun and be spontaneous with our fashion choices the more fun our days will become specifically after a unspontaneous 2021!
Don't get me wrong we aren't all able to spend thousands of pounds on a pair of Manolo Blahnick's, but we are able to find unique items that can be as much of a staple.
The unique items need to be used like a paint brush: why not pair different colours and textures together and dive into the back of your wardrobes (or your mum's) and find that outfit or item that you used to love and reinvent so that you love it once again. There is no need to go and buy something new for the New Year instead use new combinations and everyone will be surprised.