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Haiku: On Being STYLISH

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“Style is very personal. It has nothing to do with fashion. Fashion is over quickly. Style is forever.” Ralph Lauren

Haiku: On Being STYLISH - Irreplaceable not fashionable

Haiku: On Being STYLISH – Irreplaceable not fashionable

Fashion changes but style endures Coco Chanel
Confidence is the best fashion accessory. Vivienne Westwood
You can’t try to be somebody you’re not; that’s not style. If someone says, ‘Buy this – you’ll be stylish,’ you won’t be stylish because you won’t be you. You have to learn who you are first, and that’s painful. Iris Apfel

On a cold, dank night
Stylish sauntered in … wearing
A paper bag hat


Nary a misstep
She smiled, brightening the dull room
No chains and gauche gowns


Stylish worked the room that night
Not … fashionable

In response to today’s one-word prompt, we take a closer look at a word that even many fashionistas have a hard time grappling with … Style. Where does fashion end and style begin?

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“What makes a woman stylish is what she has to say and how she chooses to live her life.” Shirley Manson

Haiku: On Being STYLISH - Irreplaceable not fashionable

Haiku: On Being STYLISH – Irreplaceable not fashionable


Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak Rachel Zoe
In order to be irreplaceable, one must be different. Coco Chanel.
“Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.” – Yves Saint Laurent
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art. Khalil Gibran


Today, we discuss
the merits of wearing brains
instead of cute trends


Not fashionable
but style … lit the room tonight


What we make of it
Time will elegantly tell…
Style is forever

Do you wear fashion or does it wear you? I like fashion but I love style… It’s so captivating; like a breath of fresh, innovative air in a room full of sameness. Where does fashion end and style begin?


This post was inspired by a Daily Word Prompt:  – STYLISH – Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Not sure how to participate? Here are the steps to get started.

Positive Motivation Tip: In fragility, strength can flourish.

PHOTO CREDITS/ATTRIBUTIONS: All Photos: From PublicDomain photos on Pixabay and my Personal Collection

Until Next Time…
Ask. Believe. Receive. ©
Elizabeth Obih-Frank
Mirth and Motivation
Positive Kismet


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