Note To You Little Sister

Q: I really love fashion, and pride myself on being a bad ass stylist, however I'm a little shy. How do I get confidence to come out of my shell in this industry?

Work, FFMJen
guest contributor @girrlscout

Q: I really love fashion, and pride myself on being a bad ass stylist, however I'm a little shy when it comes to interacting with other people. How do I get the confidence to come out of my shell in an industry full of extroverts?

A: I’m sometimes shy as well, sometimes I’ll need a beer or something to loosen me up a little bit before a meeting, (no shame in that) You just gotta be confident. The right outfit is key, make sure you’re wearing something you’re comfortable in, I think that’s where girls veer sometimes. They try too hard and forget to be comfortable, there’s nothing more nerve-racking than trying to act confident in an outfit when all you can think about is how you’d rather be in sweatpants and you can't stop adjusting yourself. People will be able to notice which makes things worse. So always think comfort but originality. Save the uncomfortable/impractical outfits for photo shoots and smaller outings ;)