Fashion Blogger Or Not? // LAID BACK ENDORSEMENT

5:00 PM

Hello fashion people!
Sorry for the lack of posts. I've been thinking lately about my status as a blogger. We all know I'm a bad fashion blogger because I only post about my personal style instead of branded things. I've met some fellow fashion bloggers. They're more popular and cooler than me, of course. When I see their feeds on Instagram and blogposts, I know they're all good fashion bloggers. Cool outfits from the coolest brands and retails, cool places, cool events. But that's too much for me. I'm not a girl with a bunch of dollars in my pocket. So it's been a struggle for me from the first time I wrote a blogpost. Whether I want this blog to be a fashion blog... or just a blog.

Laid Back Top - Laid Back // Plaid shirt - Unbranded // Shorts - Vintage // Platform Shoes -Adorable Projects

What's in your mind when you hear the word "fashion blogger"? Yes. Fancy. They live a fancy life. If fashion blogger means fancy then I'm not one. Believe me, I'm so far from fancy. Fancy is when I walk out of my house. But at home, I'm just a regular young adult who cleans their house by themselfs, wash their dishes, sweep the floors and so on. My life looks like a Cinderella story. A maid at home, but a princess outside the house. I even share a room with my other two sisters. You can imagine how messy our room is.

Most fashion bloggers wear different outfits in every single post they share. Always something new. Since I can't afford new clothes everyday, I choose to mix and match my old clothes. You don't need to buy new clothes everyday if you're smart in mix and match ;)

L-R Me - Cindy (Femme Fatale) - Graciella (Reflectionself) - Marc - Milkha - Olivia (The Purple Alien)

I sometimes feel down when fellow bloggers ask me to meet up. With their expensive clothes, shoes, bags, even cameras or phones. I ask to myself, am I worthy to be their friend? Am I going to fit in? Me, a simple kid with my cheap clothes? I'm a socially awkward person as you know. But I love making new friends. New friends means new life. I wish some of them want to be friends with me without my economics status. I just want to be friends with everyone but I'm just ashame if I don't look like them.

Fashion blog or not, I will keep posting my personal style just because I love it. Well, with a spice of life shits, of course. I will keep writing even if only one person who reads my blog. I will not stop just because I'm not a proper fashion blogger. Maybe I will inspire people, maybe not. But who knows if you stop trying and consider quitting, right? So, I'm telling this to all of you who wants to start a fashion blog. Fashion is all about brands. But style is about who we are. Blog about yourself and don't follow trends. Don't blog just because you want to be famous. Do not want anything so hard otherwise you won't get it. Make a blog, post your personal style, and wait. Good things come for those who waits. Oh, and don't forget to make friends. I can be your friend if you want :)

I'm sorry for the long post. Enjoy!

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23 thoughts

  1. Such a great post. I like it so much.

    I love your blog design <3
    Can you take part? Please, it's only 2 days to the end.

  2. I love your style, i love your outfit! it looks very refreshing to the eyes!
    would you like to follow each other on gfc? If you follow me,
    I will follow you back after it. Thank you! ^^

  3. I really like this sporty look

  4. You look lovely and.. who cares about the labels? I don't care what kind of blog I read - it's about how cool the personality of the writer is.

    Inside and Outside Blog
    P.S. would you like to follow each other?

  5. Nice post dear and cool sandals :) If you maybe want to follow each other, let me know on my blog :)

  6. I love your Laid Back top..your look is very retro and I love it!! I love how you so wrote an honest and "authentically you" post about not fitting in with other blogger friends. It sounds to me that you realize that being who you are is more important than any gifted purse, shoe, or clothing item! I totally agree with Lyosha its about the ideas and personality of the blogger writer that your readers care about. Your thoughts, your endeavors, your life, your story, is why your readers will be coming back for more!! xo


    adorn la femme

    1. Thanks so much!
      Maybe i'm too honest lol but I love being honest. Nobody would write anything like this but me. I do realize that being me is enough. No need to turn into somebody else so the people would like me. Thanks dear for the comment! Really made my day :)

  7. the fashion bloggers with the fancy life are probably 5% of all fashion bloggers, only the most popular and famous.

    great post!!

    The Fashion Matters- Fashion & Travel Magazine


  8. That's a good look! ;)
    Have a nice weekend :)

    I follow you!
    If you comment my post, I will comment your five posts! :)

  9. You look amazing! I am in love with your style<3 Do you want to support each other's blog by following each other?:) Please let me know if you do so I can follow you right back x


  10. It must have been a great event! Love your shoes and shirt! :)

  11. Great post, I like your blog too. :) Follow me if you want :*

  12. Nice Inspirations

    FOLLOW my Blog!!! Maybe we can follow each other!!!

  13. wanna meet up sometime?

    Sylvi Gautama


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