Is it just me or is the average girl at
school getting more and more fashionable?
There isnít a day that goes by without
seeing the chunky necklace, slinky tee, wide belt combo a la
Nicole Richie or Linsay Lohan on at least half of my
Everyone is channeling the Hollywood It
Or the It Girl Wanabe Style.
Not that chunky necklaces and wide belts
are ugly; in fact, I own a couple of each myself. But what
annoys me is the specific, generic combo of outfits worn at
this specific time of year.
What I mean is, these fashions have been
out there for a long time. Back in say, 2004, when they
werenít as prevalent, no one wore them. Now, however, after
a few Hollywood appearances, everyone is jumping on the
Whatís even worse, some of these new
fashions are sported by people who donít even look good in
them. Like those hideous gauchos seen on someone short, or
skinny jeans worn on someone, well, not so skinny.
Of course, this is all in my personal
opinion, and aesthetic viewpoint is going to vary from
person to person. But itís true that sometimes, in the hot
pursuit of a new fashion craze, girls forget what really
fits their bodies and just wear what fits the trend.
The true fashionistas are the ones who dare to wear
trends before they happen. They fit the clothes to the body,
not the other way around.