Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Who Define The Word "Cool"? x Margo



As days go by, every single hour single minute is well-spent by your desire, but have you ever realized that you are living in an era of technology consumption? Like an Instagram issue that I discussed in this post, or even a normal scene by surrounding people who seem to spend their time in moving their thumbs up&down on the screens. Yes, I am one of those people who couldn't live without such gadget because I addicted to social media

We all have different reasons why we have to use these social media networks, some want to get in touch with friends/families/coworkers and etc while some take advantage of them as inspirational sources. Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr and other social medias are necessary if you live in the industry of entertaining such as art and fashion because it can be a place which you can showcase your masterpiece, however, I read a survey of an attitude of some people towards such social medias, and the result was a bit surprising yet agreeable as they commented "It is a place where we all show off to one another" 

It sounds harsh but if you think of it as a case study, I think it can be true though. It can be said that fashion bloggers like us need social medias, and social medias need us because they are the fast track to spread the words. However, it doesn't mean that you have to have loads of followers to make you look cool. 

Personally, I have observed wide variety photos yet look alike at some points in many users'. And why is that happening? Because we all want to be cool, to be accepted by others. Everyone wants to be accepted, I do too but is it really that important to be like somebody else to make yourself look cool? I have been in this industry for almost 3 years, and I have learnt from many people I have met including those bloggers who bought Instagram's followers and those wannabe types. The thing is, do you wanna be like someone else or rather be "you" the one who defines your own coolness? If you want to change or modify yourself to look like others, then what's the point of being you? Some might question "But how we are gonna reach the brands if we don't have many followers?" My simple answer is "Would you prefer brands who only care your followers or your work?" I myself don't have 10k followers, and never think of wasting my money to buy them because I just want to be liked and appreciated of who I really am not the numbers shown. I have been rejected by some brands because I don't have certain followers they expect, but there are brands who also really look at my portfolio, and that's why they say yes to the collaborations.




Most brands I have collaborated with are very friendly and don't take the opportunities for granted. And one of the brands I really admire is "Margo" the jumper I am wearing right now also provided by them. The head designer of Margo added me on Facebook, and we have been talking since then. She has never asked me for numbers of followers or traffic, but only said "I love your style"

So, what I can learn from all of my experiences is that you can get many inspirations from others as you like, but eventually there is only you in this world. Yes just you.

Top-Margo
Bag-H&M


Catch up more on instagram IG@thequinoxfashion

Much love ขอบคุณมากน้ะคะ :)





66 comments :

  1. That top is really cool! We've had the same experience in the past, companies like that we stay true to our style and prefer to work with us over bigger bloggers because of that.

    Tara xx

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  2. Amazing top Miss! What a lovely cut out detail!
    XO
    Jeanne
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  3. That top is the coolest thing I've ever seen! x

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  4. You look so rad!! I love that top!!

    xx

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  5. Wow! Chob this outfit makmak! Looks very cool and "street chic", which I guess is what you're known for :)

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  6. you are definitely cool dear!!!
    Eli
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  7. Very nice look ! I love the bag so much !

    Sara,
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  8. You look stunning! This top is perfection ;))
    Gorgeous shoes and bag also! So cool and fantastic, love it <3

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  9. I agree i do not believe in buying followers I also do not believe in requesting my bloggers followrrs to follow me without me following back. Is the same trying to look cool. Glad you mention this topic. You look amazing great top here is my ig link beautify11jackie follow I will follow back. I also agree it will be great to cook together.
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  10. What a cool top! Another eye catcher :-)

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  11. It's great to see that you're a poweruser - as we call it - of social media but are aware of it's negative effects! It's true that there's a lot of showing off and pretending happening there but the authentic ones always stick out :-) Love that sweater so much!!

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  12. That margo top is rad, Gail. And yeah....trying to be cool....at my age, something like this is not really an option:) I've never been cool my entire life, and you know what? It doesn't matter. :)

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  13. Amazing top!

    <3
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  14. Such an interesting read, you have some great points and I completely agree about Instagram

    This was a great post, I’ll be back for more :)

    I hope you can check my blog out too sometime.

    Kendra
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  15. I completely agree with this post, and you look amazing!
    x

    Written with style

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  16. super:) xx
    Bianka
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  17. Wow love the top! Your style is amazing :)
    xx
    Mia


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  18. Gorgeous jumper! I 100% agree with you, fashion's about being yourself! I'll definitely come to Manchester to see you :) xx

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  19. You look lovely! I have to say I admire the head designer of Margo - it's not always about numbers; sometimes it's just about who you are.

    xx

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  20. Interesting topic to talk about, I think some people show off and some people just want to share things or be noticed, it depends on the person I guess, and it's not necessarily a bad thing! But you're right, being yourself is the way to go. Byyy the way I am in love with those shoes.

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  21. oh gosh! much love for this dear :)

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  22. Amazingly cute outfit as always!!

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    x

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  23. I can relate to that, we should always be ourselves, no matter what :)
    Lovely sweater by the way! :D

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  24. I totally agree, we all have to carefully balance between being obsessed to social media in a negative way (where our world and mood is dictated by how many likes we get) or seeing it as a creative outlet to connect with others or gain inspiration! I also adore your outfit, love the top and those shoes!

    xx Debbie

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  25. I agree with you! ;))
    xoxo
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  26. Fantastic backpack! Want it!
    Lots of love, xx

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  27. Love the boots!

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  28. Cool look. Love the top.
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  29. Love that top, it's awesome! xo
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  30. Love your outfit…that top is awesome!

    xx
    Michele
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  31. Gorgeous jumper, I love the colours! I try and spend some time away from social media because I find it a little overwhelming at times! xxx

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  32. this jacket is so cool :) i love your outfit :)

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  33. I love this blouse's sleeves <3
    xoxo
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  34. love your pictures.

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  35. The sleeves have cool details, I like them (:

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  36. This was a wonderful post to read and your top is lovely (also thank you for the very kind comment on my post!)

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  37. Such a great post and you look beautiful! Have a great weekend! :)

    Camillle xo


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  38. Love the outfit! xx

    Julie
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  39. hope you're having a good weekend!can't wait to see your next outfit post!
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  40. Boots & Top ♥

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  42. Adore the laser cut detailing on your top, super cute! Loved reading your viewpoint on my last point... Have a Fabulous Weekend!

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  43. Well, this jumper is definitely cool! Love the cutout details and the beautiful rainbow colors!

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  44. Really love your street style!! <3

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  45. Love that shirt girl! It's totally vibing California girl to me:)
    xo Olivia

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  46. gorgeous outfit!
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  47. I'm absolutely in love with this so cool and wonderful sweater and I further I like how you combined everything together <3
    xx from Germany, Rena

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  48. cute shoes!

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  49. I like the jumper-- but even more so, I like the way you connected with the brand. It seems much more organic, and frankly probably has more potential for becoming a successful relationship/collaboration.

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  50. Hey beauty love ur new post .Keep posting .
    Regards from Bosnia ♥
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  51. I learned a log time ago to never depend on other people. Get inspired, sure, but nothing more.

    /Avy

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  52. Hello sweetie, how are you ?
    Your top is amazing and I love your bag ! :)

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