Our clothing choices speak volumes about who we are, our personality, interests, social circle and values. While this can be a complex web with a million different “types,” when we strip it back and categorize, there are a bunch of different groups which stand out. Are you wondering which group you belong to?
Do you live in your gym clothes, regardless of whether or not you are planning to work out for the day? Do you love the ease, softness and wearability of stretch fabrics and comfortable footwear? Then you are absolutely a sporty girl! You are on-the-go, fuss free and ultimately after comfort. It is likely you lead an active life, are ambitious, practical and busy.
Personality traits: Confidence, easy-going, optimistic, focused, leadership.
Key Wardrobe Pieces: Black Tights, Nike Sneakers, T-Back Tanks, Bomber Jackets
You are drawn to florals, ruffles, lace, soft colors and gentle shapes. The feminine girl is a romantic who likes to dress like a lady and feels most comfortable in conservative, pretty and whimsical styles. Hanging in your wardrobe are skirts, dresses, heels, floaty tops and fine jewelry.
Personality traits: Composure, thoughtfulness, an eye for art and beauty.
Key Wardrobe Pieces: Wrap Dresses, Skater Skirts, Ankle Strap Heels, Camisole Tops
Clean & Simple
The classic girl next door, you take a no-frills approach to not just your clothing, but also everything in your life. Simple and relaxed is the name of the game for you. Often referred to as a “tomboy,” you like neutrals and denim, clean sneakers, simple shapes and quality fabrics. You are low-drama but still know how to make an impact, opting for modern and minimalist outfits which express who you are without demanding attention.
Personality traits: Kind, earnest, dependable, fun
Key Wardrobe Pieces: Converse Sneakers, Skinny Jeans, Sweatshirts, Boyfriend Blazers
Young, wild and free – you live a bohemian life and dress accordingly. You don’t follow trends too closely and often shop thrift or mix an eclectic bunch of items from years gone by. Fringe, lace, tie dye, patchwork, faded denim, for the free spirit, anything goes. Your creativity is expressed with a myriad of prints, colors and textures as well as your carefree attitude.
Personality Traits: Bohemian, carefree, enthusiastic, a creative thinker
Key Wardrobe Pieces – Ripped Denim Cut-offs, Billow Sleeve Blouses, Fringe Bags, Bohemian Jewelry
Ahead of the pack, chic and ice cool, the trend setter is always in the know on the latest trends. Her wardrobe evolves regularly as she moves through the fashion game with ease and confidence. The trend setter mixes unexpected pieces together in her very own way, with an eye for fabric and the silhouettes of the season, she pushes the boundaries but in a highly considered way.
Personality Traits: Connected, intelligent, helpful, a good friend.
Key Wardrobe Pieces: Leather Jackets, Mom Jeans, Ankle Boots, Leather Handbags, Slogan Tees
Kimberley is a fashion blogger, stylist, and creative consultant based in Canberra, Australia. She is passionate about the creativity of fashion and helping people find confidence through style. Her experience in the industry spans over a decade and she aims to draw upon her knowledge and acquired skills to help others access the joy of self-expression through style. She is active on her blog, www.thestyleside.net as well as on her Instagram profile @the_style_side.