Do you ever have those days when you wake up worried that you'll never be chic again?
It's dark, it's dreary, cold and raining. And you just can't be bothered...
Are you scared chic-less?
Do you ever wake up feeling blue?
Do you ever drag yourself to the bathroom wondering what your life is about?
Do you ever wake up being certain that, instead of getting up and going to work, you should take a duvet day?
Of course you do on occasion!
Because you’re human, that’s why.
For those who have been reading my posts and watching my videos, you already know that I'm all for positivity.
Positive this, positive that. That's me :0)
Even I know, and experience those days when I open my eyes and I know, I just know...
...That my day will be chic-less :0/
For me, the toughest days were the dark winter mornings when I would walk around with a dark cloud floating over my head, just like you see in cartoons.
The lack of light is one of the many reasons why we moved to Mexico two years ago. We wanted brightness, sun, heat. Now we’re making our move to Normandy, where the winters are dark and cloudy, ouch!
Do you find on those days that you lose all interest in what you wear?
Do you find that on those days, you don’t care about your looks?
I totally understand.
And on those days, what you wear totally reflects what you feel inside.
For me, it used to be black. In winter, if you saw me dressed in black from head to toe, with a grey scarf and pale lipstick, you knew I had a touch of the winter blues.
What is it for you?
What do you wear on those days?
Do you have chic-less outfits?
Do you have a colour that you turn to on those days?
Fortunately, I no longer succumb to the dreaded black uniform.
Do you know what works for me now?
I wear what makes me feel good and gorgeous when I am feeling great!
I wear a stylish dress.
I do my hair.
I apply makeup and lipstick.
It works every single time. No more chic-less days!! It has an amazing effect. Wearing what you wear when you feel great carries with it the feeling of feeling chic and wonderful.
I call it emergency chic-aid.
So, when you are scared chic-less, think about what you wear when you feel great, amazing and beautiful... and wear that. Et voilà, instant chic-fix.
Does the colour red make you sparkle? Slap it on.
Does wearing a dress make all the difference? Rock that dress.
Do your high heels make you feel sexy? Get on those sexy kittens.
Do you have a favourite bright lipstick that makes you smile more? Pucker up girl and give that lipstick a kiss.
So, please, no more chic-less days! You can even have an 'emergency chic' outfit ready to go in your wardrobe for whenever you are scared chic-less.
PS: The perfect antidote to these chic-less days is to enrol in The French Chic Academy, my twelve-month intensive French Chic online program. Never be scared chic-less ever again!
I'm Marie-Anne Lecoeur. I teach women how to upgrade their style and think, shop & dress like a French woman in my Ecourses and The French Chic Academy
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