October 26, 2015

In fashion, there’s no such thing as a 9-5. Crazy to think that I had no clue what I would be doing a few months ago, and in a blink of an eye, it’s already been a month since I started working full-time.

Working in fashion has always been a goal of mine, and maybe that’s why the time has been flying by so fast. The saying goes “dress for the job you want, not for the job you have” and I get to want to dress for the job I have every day.

When it comes to goals and dreams, there is a huge difference that I don’t think many people realize. For many, fashion blogging is an easy way for them to get out of doing something that they aren’t fully passionate about, but for me, it was a way to get my foot in the fashion industry.

These days it seems as if it’s common to have a fashion blog. To want to make it as a fashion blogger. But for what?

Too many times I come across someone who claims that they are passionate about fashion, but their goals are only to get free things, wear nice clothes, and experience all of the glitz and glamours that the fashion industry has to offer. It’s not to say that this is not deserved and rewarded through remarkable work and efforts - but I just wish that the goals aren’t mistaken as a dream.

Too many times I hear people claim that fashion is their dream, but a dream without vision is just a goal. Fashion is a form of art. And with every form of creative expression, something great can be achieved.

More than starting a clothing line and/or carelessly promoting random brands for the sake of association and leveraging one’s perceived level of influence - I hope that these so-called passionate fashion influencers can dream bigger than the obvious; to do something more than just “inspire.”

Coat: Aritzia
Dress: Thakoon Addition Tie Front Shirt Dress
Shoes: Acne Studios Jensen Boots
Bag: Proenza Schouler PS11

Photos by Shun S.