I've lamented about the exact identity of my style in the past and I still occasionally do until today, but I always try to remember what my dear reader and friend Judy has said relating to this in one of those laments about my style:
"I believe that our personal style is ever evolving. Who wants to prematurely label themselves in any aspect of life????"
When she puts it that way, well, who does, indeed! (Thank you Judy xo) It's a constant good reminder for myself; after all there are outfits in this blog that I am not interested in repeating again but had felt strongly about it at that time.

I'm quite the "according-to-my-mood" dresser so who knows what exactly I want to wear next weekend, let alone next year?

That being said, I do like the idea of evolving my style — or more accurately, improving it. Take this outfit consisting of Shah's chambray shirt and Mickey patch jeans (which I like to wear with sheer overlays) as an example: it's so easy to put together, perfect as "something to throw on" when I need to quickly head out of the house.

It's just that I don't know if I want to document something similar for Affordorable again in 2018, you know?

I absolutely adore Shah's chambray shirt but if you ask me now to pick between this exact outfit and the chambray shirt + red studded flats, I'd say the latter is something I envision myself wearing more in the near future; it's basically still the same casual chambray / jeans outfit but just slightly fancier, more "chic".

Note: Don't get me wrong, I'm not about to give up my sneakers though!

    Moving forward — a new year is upon us, ahhhhhhh! — I'm interested in making some changes to my wardrobe, stemming from how recently I really have been wishing for more classics every time I scan my closet for something to wear out.

    Obviously that translates to shopping, and sure it's "yay!" and all but I just did a little shopping a few days ago (finally found a good tiered skirt at H&M and bought some earrings at Lovisa) but I find it hard to pick out things that I absolutely must have, unlike before — and that's a GOOD THING.

    I was such an impulsive purchaser before and I recognise that that needs changing (my guess is this is one of the reasons I am constantly dissatisfied when I scan my closet). Reading Tolly Dolly Posh teaches me plenty; I don't know about ever turning into an ethical shopper but I can certainly start practicing making more conscious decisions when it comes to shopping.

    I don't do New Year's resolutions but if I were to have some, I suppose "more-conscious shopping" would be one of them.

    Perhaps anyone else has a style resolution to make as well?

    Wearing: Bershka chambray shirt (men's)  |  Meters/Bonwe Mickey jeans  |  Puma sock  |  Adidas Relace Low sneakers  |  Aldo shades

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