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Day job: a world language teacher Hobbies: style, fashion,gardening, food, travel and music.

Book Report – ‘Capture Your Style’ by Aimee Song, Part 2

Book Report – ‘Capture Your Style’ by Aimee Song, Part 2

This is the second post for this series of posts. You can read the first one here.

Book Report – ‘Capture Your Style’ by Aimee Song #2

In today’s book report, I will focus on more basics and the next post will include some of the photography tricks I learned, so you have to come back to read more later. 😉

Book Report – ‘Capture Your Style’ by Aimee Song #2

1. Using Geotags:

First I hope we are all on the same page. Instagram is not just a place to show off how rich you are. It is a community to inspire and connect with each other. A geotag is simply the location where an image is taken. You can use this feature to let others know all the cool places you have been. Geotags can also help you discover a lot of new places when you are traveling. The best part? You may make some new friends on Instagram because you all have been to the same place.

Book Report – ‘Capture Your Style’ by Aimee Song #2

2. Showcase who you are in 12 photos

Your latest 9-12 photos are always the first ones that others can see under your account. This first impression will decide if they will go through more photos, or even visit your website. Or they may cause them to just leave and forget who you are 5 minutes later.

Ideally, you need to plan ahead and always think about how your most recent 12 photos will layout. The goal of your 12 photos is to tell any visitor a compelling, cohesive story about you. Honestly, I am pretty bad at this planning. I use Instagram mainly to promote my blog post. So you see 3 or 4 photos about the same outfits in 2 days when my blog post is live. 😉

Instagram is kinda like a vision board for a lot of people, so use your most beautiful images. In this book, Aimee suggested using Lo-Fi, X-ProII and Valencia for your filters. The best outcomes happen when you keep just one kind of filter all the time to create a seamless gallery. I rarely use any filters, but I plan to try some more later.

Book Report – ‘Capture Your Style’ by Aimee Song #2

3. Treat your Instagram account like a business.

If you are dreaming about being invited to work with so many big brands like Aimee Song, then first you need to be serious about how you build your Instagram account. Your first step should be a mission statement.

Yes, you are reading that right. It doesn’t matter what, it always comes down to the bottom line, “who you are, what do you want and what you can offer?” Aimee’s mission statement is “Inspire and connect with people all around the world through photography, beauty, and passions, whether that’s food, lifestyle, fashion, etc.” It doesn’t have to be long, just one sentence is fine and you don’t have to post it. It’s just for you to keep yourself focused. Mine is “Spread a positive vibe and be the best of yourself”. What is yours?

Book Report – ‘Capture Your Style’ by Aimee Song #2

That is all for today. Come back later for more updates. 🙂

Photo credits: Ashley Buck.

Thank you for reading, and if you like what you read, please comment below or share it with your friends. Don’t forget to follower me on FaceBook and Twitter for new post updates, and follow me on Instagram for all the amazing fashion, beauty and life style products that I will share with you, of course don’t forget to check out my Instagram story daily to know me better as a person. Finally don’t forget to follow me on YouTube for my fashion, beauty and life style videos. Have a great day and see you soon!

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How to Transition Your Wardrobe from Winter to Spring

How to Transition Your Wardrobe from Winter to Spring

I know for most of the areas, it is Spring already. But in Michigan, we are still holding on to the tale of winter. My heart is already fully in Spring mode, but the weather is just not cooperating. 😉

How to Transition Your Wardrobe from Winter to Spring

So today we are going to talk about how to transition your wardrobe from winter to Spring and show off your Spring spirit.

How to Transition Your Wardrobe from Winter to Spring

1. Pick Spring colors:

Think about the pastel colors. If you are into light pink, yellow and blue, bring them out. I am always into rich and bold colors so I used black, white and blue as my main color scheme. I also added on the light pink shoes to bring out the Spring vibe. Since it is still quite cold outside, the turtle neck sweater is a practical choice. Thanks to the colors, the sweater looks good in Spring as well.

How to Transition Your Wardrobe from Winter to Spring

2. Show some skin:

For a transitioning look, there is no rules you can’t break. For example, it is totally ok if you wear a winter coat with a pair of sandals. I am too whimpy and old, so sandals are off my list at this moment. 😉 Instead, I picked a pair of Spring colored Mary Janes. A cropped pant always puts me in the mood for Spring as well.

How to Transition Your Wardrobe from Winter to Spring

These are my simple rules to transition from Winter to Spring. What are yours? Share with us down below in the comment area. 🙂

How to Transition Your Wardrobe from Winter to Spring

How to Transition Your Wardrobe from Winter to Spring

Photo credits: Ashley Buck.

Thank you for reading, and if you like what you read, please comment below or share it with your friends. Don’t forget to follower me on FaceBook and Twitter for new post updates, and follow me on Instagram for all the amazing fashion, beauty and life style products that I will share with you, of course don’t forget to check out my Instagram story daily to know me better as a person. Finally don’t forget to follow me on YouTube for my fashion, beauty and life style videos. Have a great day and see you soon!

|SHOP MY LOOK:|

|TODAY’S LINKUP PARTY:|


Grace
http://colorandgrace.com occasionally receives vendor/ brand sponsorships for mentioning their products and services.

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