5 TIPS: HOW TO POSE FOR PHOTOS

Trying to capture that perfect shot? Read my five practical tips on how to pose for photos in order to get the most natural {or dramatic} outcome. Head over to www.dilekaspires.com

WHEN YOU DECIDE TO START blogging and you become the subject in front of the lens, you realize that it’s not as easy as you had thought it was. The image of yourself that you have visualized in your head doesn’t often match the preview on the camera, and after a good number of photoshoots, you realize that you are a pose repeater.

TIPS ON HOW TO STYLE OVERSIZED SHIRTS

I often find pieces that are not my size, but look so appealing that I just have to find a way to wear them so I am sharing 3 tips on how to style oversized shirts!

ONE OF MY FAVORITE THINGS to do is finding ways to incorporate pieces from different sizes into my wardrobe. Of course, when I buy or sew for myself, I always keep in mind proper fit and length unless I am going for an oversized look. But sometimes I somehow acquire pieces that are not my size, but look so appealing that I just have to find a way to wear them.

THREE WAYS TO STAY STYLISH DURING WINTER

I LOVE WINTER. I REALLY, really do. My problem with it though – as with anything else in life – is that I don’t like extremes. I am that person who likes her showers lukewarm and her ice-cream half-melted, who is happy when it rains in summer and when the sun shines in winter. I am that person who seeks balance. But even if you are more mainstream than I am, there is inevitably one problem that we all face during the cold winter months: How to stay stylish when it's so cold that going out wrapped up in your duvet actually sounds like a good idea?