I honestly could not think of a good title for this post so even the one that I chose does not quite fit. As we have started a new year there are loads of posts floating around the internet about trends that should stay in 2016 and, I’m not going to lie, I’m pretty mad. You should probably grab a cuppa and sit down because this is going to be a rant and a half.
A new year does not automatically mean that everything you have done in the previous year should fly out of the window; and that stays true for fashion/beauty as well. Why can I not do certain makeup techniques just because it is 2017? Are these trends just for a year or two?
What about fashion? Fashions change over the years and some things become more popular, I get that. But to write a post all about clothes and shoes that you should not be seen in during 2017 is not cool. You are basically shaming people that still choose to wear that particular item or style of clothing.
There are people who cannot afford to buy new makeup and clothes yearly just to keep up with the ‘trends’. Apart from that, there are people who actually like a particular style. They should feel free to wear it without having people on the internet deciding that they’re ‘so last year.’
You should wear what you want. If you like something, wear it. If you like that makeup trend from 3 years ago, do it! Don’t let anyone make you feel bad about yourself because you still like trends from the 90’s. Just do you, and be happy.
Now maybe I am too sensitive but it just bothers me that these posts seem to try and dictate what is acceptable for people to wear, on their body or on their face. Maybe those posts are just a bit of fun and you may think that I am overreacting. That is okay. After all, this is the internet and everyone is entitled to their own opinion 😉
What do you think of posts like these? Also, how do you feel about ranty posts in general? Let me know in the comments below!