4 Ways To Express Your Values Through What You Wear

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David Hucks
David Huckshttps://myrtlebeachsc.com
David Hucks is a 12th generation descendant of the area we now call Myrtle Beach, S.C. David attended Coastal Carolina University and like most of his family, has never left the area. David is the lead journalist at MyrtleBeachSC.com

The past two years have been hard on everyone. Social distancing measures, travel restrictions, and isolation periods have made us realize how important our community is to feel safe and appreciated. Because of the ongoing risk of Covid-19, you might not have had the chance to meet the people in your community, exchange ideas, and feel part of a bigger cause. 

However, there are many strategies you can use to show your affiliations, communicate your values, and connect with others. For example, the outfits you choose and your style are powerful self-expression tools. Check out the tips below to find out more about expressing your values through your outfits, style, and accessories. 

Know Your Colors and Styles

To an extent, we all tend to follow the current fashion trends. Even if you are a minimalist or you prefer to stick to a capsule wardrobe, you might find yourself wearing items that are in fashion at that moment in time. 

However, when looking at a person’s outfit, you might also notice that there is much more to be discovered. Indeed, fashion psychology studies show how we all tend to use colors, items, and clothing items to show who we are and what we believe in. 

Before choosing a certain outfit, you should consider investigating the style and fashion you have chosen to make sure you are not just following a fad – you are also expressing your values. 

Use Lapel Pins and Stickers

Since it should help protect you from the winter weather and keep you fresh in summer, your outfit should be picked in accordance with the season. However, there are many more ways to use your clothes and accessories to show who you really are.

Using lapel pins and stickers can help you tell the world a lot about you. Lapel pins can be found in a range of designs and colors. From internationally-recognized symbols to icons that represent a movement, lapel pins and stickers can help you immediately be welcome in a community anywhere you go. You may also see these funny patches and consider adding them to your outfit or accessories. It will help you express your personality and stand out in the crowd.

Make sure to find the right one today or consider consulting a retailer to find a custom design.

Wear Internationally-Recognized Awareness Symbols

Some internationally-recognized symbols can help you shod your affiliations to certain movements, causes, and projects. 

One of the most famous types of awareness symbol is the ribbon, which can be worn in different colors in different months f the year depending on what cause, in particular, you are supporting. For example, you might have noticed the pink ribbon worn to raise breast cancer awareness or the yellow ribbon used since 1994 in support of suicide prevention efforts. 

Additionally, there are other more local symbols that might help you show your support to causes close to home.

Find the Right Merchandise

Some of the symbols above can help you share your news and values. However, if you are looking to support a cause, you might also consider wearing official merchandise. Thanks to worldwide retailers, you can find a great range of options, from political items – such as the Trump merchandise – to rock band t-shirts!

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