Daily Inspiration: You Can Never Be Overdressed…

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Gotta love Oscar Wilde.

But it's true, especially in fashion blogging. You can never be overdressed in this industry (even if some say we are “peacocking”). And even more so, you can never be overeducated.

Whether it be learning about your favorite designers, production processes, styling techniques, photography, web design, there is just so much to learn. And trust me, you will never learn all there is to know. So keep learning, you'll be surprised how much that will keep your passion alive.

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7 Responses

  1. Oksana Radionova

    This is one of my all-time favorite quotes! The first part goes without saying, but I think it’s the second part that most people forget about! And as long as you have the right, humble and gracious attitude about both, then you’re good to go. Now, if you start thinking that the overdressing and education gives you some sort of entitlement, then yes, there is such a thing as too much.

  2. Jennifer Novello

    This made me chuckle because just yesterday I posted about how us Italians wake up, shop, eat, and breathe, in that order …and don’t believe in over dressing. Both parts of this saying go hand in hand because a well educated lady (or man) will most likely have the confidence and intelligence to know that anyone who judges you solely based on what you’re wearing (be it over dressed or under dressed) is not getting the whole picture.

    You can check out my “When in Rome” post here http://nothingtowearnovello.blogspot.ca/2013/03/when-in-rome.html


  3. Aida

    I love this quote! I see the second part being about educating yourself about not just what’s in books, but also learning about other people, cultures, new hobbies etc. There is just so much to learn!

  4. Emily Friday

    I love this quote! I always used to worry about being overdressed for things, saving my nicest things for only special occasions etc.. but I love how in the world of fashion blogging, there are no limits!

    Same to the over-educated concept – I will never stop learning!

    Great post 🙂

    Emily x


  5. Natalie

    I love this so much! By far one of my all time favourite quotes. It’s so true and so inspiring when trying to figure out what to wear.

  6. Nastya Rudakova

    My all time favourite quote! It’s like an anthem of my life. I’m dressing up too much sometimes, but I don’t care. Why to be boring, right?:)