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How To Stand Out From The Crowd

Being the same as everyone else is boring. Living in a world that’s always changing and challenging you, it makes sense that you want to be unique and spice up your life. It’s refreshing to meet a person who knows who they are. It’s not fun or exciting living life as a copycat.

You may want to break free, but are unsure how to go about it. That’s why there are ways to help you set yourself apart and prove that you’re different. There’s no reason to shove it in someone else’s face. It’s a transformation that’s slow and subtle. See how to stand apart from the crowd.

Outfit post: what I wore at @depoteatery at @skycityakl


Use fashion and your clothing to make a statement about who you are and what you stand for. Clothes are a great way to communicate to others and show your matchless style. There are many ways to build and create elements of surprise with your wardrobe. Consider your coat, shoes, pants and top. There are also accessories to think about and play with. Use your style as a way to tell the world what you like and believe is important enough to show off. Review the latest fashion trends, but then use your own taste and preferences to construct a work of art with your clothes.

How pretty is the new Elizabeth Arden Gelato Crush colour collection?! I love these pink and coral shades in creamy gel formulas.

Hair, Makeup & Skin

Your hair, makeup and how you take care of your skin are additional ways to communicate your personal style. Color or cut your hair and change it whenever you want based on your personal preference. As for makeup, either you love it and want to wear a lot or aren’t a big fan and decide to go lighter on your face. It’ll be obvious to those who see you that you’re someone special by the careful attention to detail regarding your hair and makeup. Use skincare products to enhance the glow of your face and make yourself look even more beautiful than you already are.



An excellent way to set yourself apart from the crowd is to showcase your talent. For example, if you’re an independent artist, consider purchasing royalty-free hip hop, rap, soul and r&b beats and instrumentals from a leading company, like TellingBeatzz. You’ll have a unique twist on your music and shine the day you let your fans and followers take a listen. The same goes for if you’re a professional athlete or model. Perfect what you do best, and other people will naturally see your talent and all you have to offer, including that which sets you apart from the crowd.

Long weekend. Hands up if you're excited. Model wears Juliette Hogan

Display Confidence

Confidence is not only about how you carry yourself, but it’s how you communicate and treat others. Walk tall, display proper posture and show respect for people you encounter. Confidence is a proven way to stand out and have others notice you in a positive way. Build more confidence as time goes on by putting yourself in situations that challenge you. It’s not easy to be confident, so give yourself a pat on the back and help others get to the same place you are.


Hobbies & Interests

Find hobbies and interests that aren’t based upon what other people prefer doing. Make it about you and what you enjoy in life. Be cultured by traveling and trying different kinds of foods. Blog about your adventures or create jewelry that reflects your personal style. Take on projects that allow you to create and come out of your shell. Look for ways to use your skills and abilities that other people don’t necessarily have. Create from your own mind and be willing to have new experiences and go on once-in-a-lifetime adventures.

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Be Kind

Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as it should be to find nice people these days. Be a breath of fresh air for someone else by being kind and treating them with respect. You’ll be certain to stand apart from the crowd and build a positive reputation for yourself. Carry your kindness into all environments, including your home life, workspace and in public. Be a role model for those who aren’t in as good of a place as you are. Take the time to open the door for an elderly person or have a conversation with the clerk at the store. You’ll not only feel better about yourself, but you’ll be putting a smile on other people’s faces too.

Matilda Rice has a fabulous and fun book, The Lazy Girl's Guide to Living a Beautiful Life

Know yourself

The point of standing out from the crowd isn’t to be fake. It’s about learning and knowing who you are and experiencing the freedom that comes with being yourself. Get to know your likes, dislikes, interests and explore your dreams. Knowing who you are will make it easier to pick out clothing that complements your style and engage with people who you admire. Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone as you grow and challenge your own ways of thinking. Use a journal to help you discover your feelings and emotions and what you’re thinking at any given time.

I'm loving the beautiful wisteria blooms out for Spring. On my nails; designer brands quick colour nail polish in Lovely Lilac.

Think for yourself

Instead of looking to others for immediate answers, give yourself a chance to come to your own conclusion by stopping to think. It doesn’t matter if you’re wrong, what matters is that you aren’t relying on other people to guide you. It’s okay to discuss and bounce ideas off of people, but let your inner gut show you the way. Use critical thinking skills at work and home to come to a solution on your own that works for you. Ask questions, take your time and dig deep to get to the bottom of what it is you’re exploring.



Standing out from the crowd doesn’t mean you’re better than anyone else. What it means is that you’re working hard to find out who you are and have a desire to share your findings with the world. The better you understand yourself and think for yourself, the easier it’ll be to rely on yourself, because you won’t be afraid to do so. This is how to stand apart from the crowd.

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9th November 2017