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4 Reasons Why You Should Dress For Yourself Instead Of Others

Many times, we worry about whether the way we dress is accepted by other people in the society and put this over our own desires. This happens mostly among us women. Sometimes, we want to dress in a particular way but don’t because we think people will mock us or the society won’t accept us.

It’s time for us to begin to live in our own skin and dress for ourselves. Here are 4 reasons why:

1. You’ll be more comfortable
When you love what you’re wearing, you’ll be so much comfortable, even if what you love wearing is a great pair of heels. When you’re not worrying about what other people think or what they expect from you, you’ll feel more comfortable in your clothes and skin, which is always a positive!

2. No one really cares
It’s very hard for us to see this, but its the truth. Don’t let the voice inside your head tell you that everyone’s judging you. Be yourself. I know this is even harder for me as a celeb because I am more in the public eye than most people. But truth is many just want to things to gossip, write or blog about. If I put their desires above mine, I’d be dressing for them not me and that’s really not cool.

3. Don’t try to be someone else
It’s so hard living in someone else’s skin and if you try this, you’d realize that its totally worthless. Don’t dress because you want to please your friends, your colleagues, your admirers… One day you’d get tired of it and when you decide to dress for yourself, you’d be shocked to realize how it affects your relationships.

4. You’ll feel more confident
Overall, when you dress for yourself, you’ll start to feel happier and more confident on both your inward and outward appearances. You won’t be worried about what other people think of you, and you’ll be proud to be dressing for yourself instead of others!

SL Fabz, do you dress for yourself instead of anyone else? Do you have other reasons to add to this list?

Let’s share!

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19 Comments

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    Barbara Nzekwe
    January 21, 2015 at 6:45 am

    Girl that dress is heaven

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    Tomaidah
    January 21, 2015 at 6:53 am

    I like that gress

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    Maria
    January 21, 2015 at 7:42 am

    Well said Steph….I’m a size 28/30 and my kind of clothing suits my body just fine,am not discouraged by those who say I don’t look my age(42)..I’m proud to be me…

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    blessai
    January 21, 2015 at 7:46 am

    U are right about dat.Lyke me I dress 2 be more comfortable n confident cuz. I dress 4 masef.

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    yetunde obasanya
    January 21, 2015 at 7:51 am

    In whatsoever we do is always right to be ourself it helps us to achieve more in life

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    Omowunmi
    January 21, 2015 at 9:15 am

    I dress for myself because I love myself too much to allow others give me rules. it makes me feel on top of the world.

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    Francis Becky
    January 21, 2015 at 10:04 am

    I Love You Steph. My Role model

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    akarolo nkeiruka
    January 21, 2015 at 11:27 am

    dress to luk good for urself not for anyone because u own ur skin and it ur money and ur style.

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    M. O. G
    January 21, 2015 at 3:18 pm

    9ice 1 my role model..

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    jessy
    January 21, 2015 at 5:36 pm

    yeah dear!! tank God I dressed 4my self not odas.

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    Racheal Laye Edward
    January 21, 2015 at 9:27 pm

    I dress for me!

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    eedrisa
    January 22, 2015 at 8:47 am

    Wow insight post!

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    BENI
    January 22, 2015 at 9:55 am

    i always say dis, love yourself first and people will love you for being you.

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    Clarence
    January 22, 2015 at 11:54 am

    stephanie,pls I really need ur help.i’m 34, dated 2 ladies,i left d first becos she was cheating on me.i made up my mind that any woman who cheats on me I ll liv her because I don’t do tht. now the lady I met,she stated demanding money just a week after we became friends.and she dosnt seem to love me.i decided 2 disappoint 2 see if she loves me.so I refused 2 give her d cash she requested.she mounted pressure,i still gave excuses.2 my surprise she said she doesn’t wnt d relationship anymore.pls advice me.should I go after her?wht shld I do?i wnt 2 get married and settle down.i meet d wrong people.how can I know d right person.

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    Ejekwe Nelly Jennifer
    January 22, 2015 at 8:29 pm

    U’v jst said it all.som ppl even go naked jst to attrct others

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    Patience Gold Emmanuel
    January 23, 2015 at 12:05 pm

    I dress becos i wnt to dress i dont dress for anybody

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    Angela
    January 23, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    Yea, so true… I dress for myself alone…me,myself and I. No rules from any one @ omowunmi u re on point…

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    Pat O
    February 5, 2015 at 6:31 am

    Well done.

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    lilian
    February 7, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    exactly

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