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Trends I’ve Never Followed

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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 responses to “Trends I’ve Never Followed”

  1. Jo Smith says:

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

  2. Jessica Dearnley says:

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


  3. Vivian Yuen says:

    I absolutely don't understand wedge trainers xD

    LIVE . IN . LOVE


  4. 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 says:

    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. Renata Burden says:

    Neon is not for me either. I never follow trends, unless I actually like them. | Instagram

  7. Mhisha Cuyson says:

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

  8. Kristine Lam says:

    Metallic I tried, I tried – just not feeling them either!

  9. Lovelyladyjb says:

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

  10. India Benjamin says:

    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

  11. Ellie Dickinson says:

    I'm similar – especially wedge sneakers and neon!

  12. Laura - Alagoz says:

    I agree with everything! 😀

    Pink Frenzy

  13. beautyqueenuk says:

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

  14. Ileana says:

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

  15. Tesa Jurjaševič says:

    cool post!

  16. Jess | Just Jesss says:

    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

  17. Vania Aprilia says:

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

    Pudding Monster

  18. Ema says:

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

  19. choulyin.tan says:

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

  20. Nicole Cheng says:

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

  21. Julie Bardoe says:

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

  22. Chloe Griffiths says:

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

  23. Alfia. W (Fiarevenian) says:

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


  24. Frankie CH says:

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

    Frankie x

  25. Chaicy Style A Pastiche says:

    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!

  26. Michelle / Daisybutter says:

    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

  27. Aimi Haruna says:

    Duh we are sama!
    I also don't followed some trends, especially neon -___-


  28. jessica ie says:

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


  29. Tasha Steel says:

    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

  30. Great look – I love those booties. Such a cute pair of boots! <3 GIGLove

  31. Cindy Tong says:

    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!

  32. Maria Clara Novita Kusumahati says:

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

  33. ♥Sarah♥ says:

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

  34. marilovesgr33n says:

    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

  35. Chie H. says:

    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

  36. Heena Shah-Dhedhi says:

    Hahahah this is something i could have easily written.
    amazing post. loved reading it.

  37. Monica Calangian says:

    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

  38. Kumiko Mae says:

    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

  39. Yuh Jiun says:

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

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