How To Dress When Feeling Sad

13 July 2015

1. Wear a T-shirt from childhood. Reminisce the days when you were king of the playground.

Above: Silver Jacket and Shorts by McQ, T-Shirt from ROKIT.

2. Dress in all the colours of the rainbow.

Above: Shirt and Waistcoat VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, Trousers by ASHISH, Sandals by JAMES LONG.

3. Wear stripes - pretend you are growing sideways.

Above: Top by RIVER ISLAND.

4. Wear something soft and cuddle yourself. Pat your back and pretend it's all OK.

Above: Top and Shorts by DSQUARED2.

5. Put your favourite Superhero costumes on. Fight crimes and important stuff. Everyone loves a happy hero.

Above: Jacket and Trousers by ROBERTO CAVALLI, Vest by NIKE, Trainers by NEIL BARRETT.

6. Paint some pretty pictures. Embrace the paper. Transfer sad to paper.

Above: Jacket, Shorts, Socks and Sandals by JAMES LONG, Top by LOU DALTON.

7. Hold a cactus and dance. Cactuses can't dance the same way we do. Embrace this freedom.

Above; Jacket, Shirt and Trousers by VIVIENNE WESTWOOD MAN, Vest by ROBERTO CAVALLI, Trainers by NEIL BARRETT.

8. Wear pink and pretend you are a princess.

Above: Shirt, Sunglasses and Scarf Stylist's Own, Trousers by LOU DALTON.

9. Wear funky socks and wiggle your toes. Watch your toes wiggle and laugh at this hilarious activity.

Above: T-Shirt by ROKIT, Socks by JAMES LONG.

10. Wear a suit and pretend you are rich. Throw Monopoly money in the air and scream with joy.

Above: Suit and Shirt by TOPMAN DESIGN, Sandals by JAMES LONG.

11. Peg yourself and your shirt to a washing line. Smile and drift in the wind. Don't you feel free?

Above: Shirt by ROBERTO CAVALLI.

12. Where shorts and pretend you are on summer vacation. Nobbly knees are a surefire way to happiness.

Above: Shirt by LOU DALTON, Shorts by TOPMAN DESIGN, Sandals by JAMES LONG.

13. Walk around in your pyjamas without a care in the world.

Above: Pyjamas Stylist's Own, Robe by TOPMAN DESIGN, Sandals by JAMES LONG.

14. Hide behind your t-shirt. The world can't be sad if you can't see it.

Above: T-Shirt by ROKIT, Shirt and Trousers by McQ.


Words by Sophie Mayanne.

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