Recently, I did a little test and copied 3 street styles. To understand why I needed to do this, I have to preface my post with a few questions: Show of hands, who here doesn’t feel beautiful, whether sometimes or all of the time? Who feels that they’re doing everything for everyone else and not for themselves? Whether simply complimenting someone else or always doing favours for others? Who among us no longer puts effort into their appearance because we’ve convinced yourself that it’s not important? Or that we don’t have time? Who has self-deprecating attitude? Following every compliment to yourself (if any!) with a “harmless” self dig. “This skirt on me is perfection except for this muffin top.” Who here uses words or looks for a clothing item that “hides, skims, minimises” their curves. We need to stop. Two Babes is first and foremost on self care and a major part of loving and caring for yourself, it not only start healthy habits but break toxic habits too. I watched Queer Eye the other …
I recently read Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg and it has changed my life and the way I look at my career and the impact I have on my own happiness with regards to work. As I said, there are so many people I know who are right now, at this very second, looking to make a change and going for a job interview is not unlike going on a date. We preen and prance and fluff and truss all in the hope that the person sitting on the opposite side of the table will see something worth investing in. And while your skills have a massive role to play in this process, your confidence and your belief in yourself does too.
Friends! As I mentioned on Instagram earlier this morning, Kim and I are going to be introducing a new series to the blog, this is the new series by the way. We’ve realised (through our exploits in frugality) that we experience wonderful things every single week and not all of them are as a result of a purchase, we read, we eat, we meet, we experience… So every week, starting from today, we will be sharing five things that have truly sparked that joy during the course of the week.
It feels like the perfect time to do a light winter update to your wardrobe. I have put together a quick list of 20 items from their standard and plus size ranges. All of these items would be great for work, home or outings.