Trends I’ve Never Followed

NOT TO MY TASTE

Neon – I’ve always related neon to student nights out; with neon paint dotted on the face, neon tutus and leg warmers. Oh those were the days. I can’t get out of my comfort zone to wear this during the day. I think it’s too much for the day, with it being loud and still think its just for nights out. Oh how student nights out can affect your taste.

Metallics – Some metallic clothing and shoes looks amazing! But when I try them, I look like I’m about to be blast into space. I’ve seen it worn on fashion bloggers and they look stunning, then again, they’re the type who can pull anything off. I haven’t seen any metallic clothing worn on the streets in real life. Maybe it wasn’t an actual trend?

Faux fur coat/vest/collar/scarf – Faux fur all the way, and not the real deal. It is soft but it’s not attractive when rained on. Also, I have a sensitive nose so I’ll end up sneezing constantly which is my main reason and possibly end up in hospital. Don’t ask. I really like the look of the faux fur scarf collar thing but I would never be able to pull it off. I’m not really “feminine” enough in my opinion.

Fluffy jumpers – Sensitive nose issue, the same as the faux fur trend.

Wedge trainers/sneakers – I do wonder who came up with this idea. Just no. I don’t find them attractive whatsoever. Sneakers are meant to be there for mainly comfort and style comes after without the added height. Short people like myself need the height but wedge sneakers aren’t the answer.

Sports Luxe – Joggers with heels and baseball style tops to be specific. Leather or solid colour joggers with heels, I’m slightly confused. Still can’t get my head around this. Looks mismatched as well as doing the walk of shame after a night out. Printed joggers with heels are better I guess.

Brogues – For some reason, it’s a love hate relationship. I don’t own a pair but I love them on other people and not myself. Being the fuss pot I am, I haven’t seen a pair I really like.

Harem pants – I’m already short enough, I don’t want to give the illusion of having shorter legs. Maybe I’ll purchase a pair if I want to go as the Chinese, female version of MC Hammer for a fancy dress party and start singing “U Can’t Touch This”. I can definitely imagine this right now. STOP, HAMMER TIME.

What trends did you not follow?

40 Comments

  1. Jo Smith
    7th October 2014 / 7:33 pm

    eewww brogues, I'm so with you on this one! They are gross. As are the harry hill style shoes!

  2. Jessica Dearnley
    7th October 2014 / 7:59 pm

    I love this, sometimes it's great to stand out from the crowd and not follow trends 🙂

    xx

  3. Vivian Yuen
    7th October 2014 / 8:08 pm

    I absolutely don't understand wedge trainers xD

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  4. 7th October 2014 / 8:29 pm

    I was never a fan of wedge sneakers, and I believe it was Isabel Marant that started that trend. I like brogues, but they look ridiculous on me. I'm not that tall and I think they make my legs look shorter. I think I'm getting a second wave of love for metallics. I bought some metallic stuff about a year ago and never wore it…but now I am wearing it more.

  5. Lena
    7th October 2014 / 8:35 pm

    It seems like we have similar taste! I do like a wee bit of neon but none of the rest. I'm not into the 90s revival that's going on – I can remember the first time around. I saw a blogger the other day wearing an outfit my mum wore in 1995 – not for me!

  6. Mhisha Cuyson
    8th October 2014 / 2:56 am

    i totally agree with Neon and fluffy jumpers. Because yeah, they're not my taste. LOL

  7. Kristine Lam
    8th October 2014 / 5:49 am

    Metallic shoes..man I tried, I tried – just not feeling them either!

  8. Lovelyladyjb
    8th October 2014 / 6:57 am

    I agree with a few of your picks! fun post! 🙂 Stopping by from Beauty Blogger Bunch

  9. India Benjamin
    8th October 2014 / 8:42 am

    Hahaha loved this, some of these trends have baffled me too. Especially neon, makes me think of Ibiza! I do love metallic shoes but could never pull them off. I get envious of everyone who can!

    India / Touchscreens & Beautyqueens

  10. Ellie Dickinson
    8th October 2014 / 9:15 am

    I'm similar – especially wedge sneakers and neon!

  11. Laura - Alagoz
    8th October 2014 / 9:24 am

    I agree with everything! 😀

    Laura
    Pink Frenzy

  12. beautyqueenuk
    8th October 2014 / 9:45 am

    Ha I have to admit I do not understand wedge trainers, what is the point? x

  13. Ileana
    8th October 2014 / 12:49 pm

    Loved this post! I would not wear harem pants either…also too short 😀
    giglove!

    novelstyleblog.com

  14. Tesa Jurjaševič
    8th October 2014 / 1:37 pm

    cool post!

  15. Jess | Just Jesss
    8th October 2014 / 3:20 pm

    Haha this made me laugh! I've never really "got" harem pants, why would anyone want to make their legs look shorter!? Bizarre. Wedge trainers, too – what!?

    Jess xo
    http://just-jesss.blogspot.co.uk

  16. Vania Aprilia
    8th October 2014 / 3:28 pm

    i've never tried neon or harem pants trend! but sneakerwedges turns out to be cool for me 😀

    Love,
    Pudding Monster

  17. Ema
    8th October 2014 / 3:32 pm

    I like your opinion and I agree with you in most of this 🙂 GiG

  18. choulyin.tan
    8th October 2014 / 3:58 pm

    yupp, neon colours are not my thing either. They're too bright for my taste 😀 giglove

  19. Nicole Cheng
    8th October 2014 / 4:05 pm

    Neons and metallic = not my thing either. Also not into creepers! >.<

    http://www.n-hyc.com

  20. Julie Bardoe
    8th October 2014 / 5:31 pm

    Fab post! I found myself agreeing with every single one of these too! x

  21. Chloe Griffiths
    8th October 2014 / 6:38 pm

    I think I'm the same as you. some just aren't me especially sports luxe x

  22. Alfia. W (Fiarevenian)
    9th October 2014 / 5:26 am

    Similar taste, girl! But except those "Wedges Sneakers" and "Harem Pants" parts.. 🙂 In the contrary, I love wearing them pretty much often.. 🙂 🙂 🙂

    ~GIG
    http://www.fiarevenian.com

  23. Frankie CH
    9th October 2014 / 11:21 am

    Harem pants is not and will never be my thing haha!

    Frankie x
    Crazyblondegal

  24. Chaicy Style A Pastiche
    9th October 2014 / 11:39 am

    Ohh!! I get what you are saying.. Neons, Faux Fur or Fur, even leather for that matter aren't the trends I follow!

    GIG Love
    xoxo Chaicy – Style.. A Pastiche!

  25. Michelle / Daisybutter
    9th October 2014 / 9:11 pm

    I've never done neon, sports luxe or harem pants either – high five girl! But get on the faux fur hype, I'm all about a faux fur stole to make a coat look new and am seriously obsessed with faux fur gilets at the moment 😉 Ty for the lovely comment and well wish Tweets! xx

  26. jessica ie
    12th October 2014 / 1:55 am

    You should try wearing sneakers sometimes xD
    Sneakers are comfortable to wear and many stuffs could match it!
    Thanks for sharing anw ^^ Nice post 😀

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  27. Tasha Steel
    12th October 2014 / 9:43 pm

    I'm the same with you on brogues, I just can't seem to find a pair I actually like when I try them on. It's a shame cause they'd probably go with so many outfits but I feel like they look too boyish on me.

    I can't get away with neon or harem pants either, I'm not MC Hammer! x

  28. Cindy Tong
    13th October 2014 / 5:10 pm

    im so over sneakers already ever since start working…and those faux fur definite not my cup of tea more over it's so hot here!

  29. Maria Clara Novita Kusumahati
    13th October 2014 / 6:04 pm

    yes i also agree with you..
    be yourself and get your own style..

  30. ♥Sarah♥
    14th October 2014 / 1:48 am

    Love your points here!! You just have to be yourself! =)

  31. marilovesgr33n
    14th October 2014 / 7:31 am

    I don't like wedge trainers anymore. I had a pair of Isabel Marant, but I do't use them now. Not elegant at all
    xxx
    mari

  32. Chie H.
    14th October 2014 / 12:44 pm

    lol. Harem pants do remind me of MC Hammer pants as well. i am guilt of owning a pair but do not know why i bought them! LOL

    Chie | The Brown Eyed Fox

  33. Heena Shah-Dhedhi
    14th October 2014 / 6:26 pm

    Hahahah this is something i could have easily written.
    amazing post. loved reading it.
    giglove http://www.icynosure.in/

  34. Monica Calangian
    14th October 2014 / 8:28 pm

    Interesting list. I don't like brogues and sports luxe, too. It seems over the top and plain ridiculous. I like to go with comfortable outfit

  35. Kumiko Mae
    15th October 2014 / 12:25 am

    Among all, I think a trend I really don't like is the sprots luxe!!! I think if you're doing sporty, go sporty. I can't imagine heels with this

  36. Yuh Jiun
    15th October 2014 / 2:54 pm

    I don't really go for neon too, way too much for me haha :p

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