Underwear is your first layer, your second skin, your very own secret suit of armor. We believe everyone should feel good in their skin. Starting with good underwear.
#iamformyself is a project centered around the things we do for ourselves, to be our best selves - and the outward confidence that radiates as a result. Part I featured the stories of 12 incredible athletes. With Part II, we wanted to explore the role that the first layer plays in one’s external sense of self, through the lens of personal style. Here we present the Style Series, featuring 11 amazing women: what they do, what style means to them and why it’s integral to their own sense of self.
Photography by Chloe Horseman
A huge thank you to Christene, Doria, Elshane, Gabriela, Jessi, Joelle, Lilli, Mecca, Sarah, Sofia and Tchesmeni
“[I look for intimates] that remind me my body is beautiful no matter how I’m feeling that day, shitty or on top of the world...like my body is a miracle, because it is.”
“Knowing that I am honoring my feelings makes me feel confident and amazing in my own skin.”
“Don’t just wear something because it’s trendy – just because it suits someone else doesn’t mean it will suit you. And find a good tailor.”
“Confidence is the key to style. If you feel good in what you’re wearing and you’re radiating that vibe — that’s electric.”
“[What makes me feel strong and confident] changes all of the time. Sometimes it’s a very high heel when I’m towering over everyone. Other times I prefer to not ‘stand’ out so much — flat shoe, statement lip.”
“Quality over quantity. My grandmother gave me a love for shopping and buying beautiful things that lasted. She showed me how to do it right.”
“[Best styling tip is] simplicity is underrated.”
“My personality is what makes me feel strong and confident. What I wear is always a direct reflection of how I feel.”
“I really believe you can be so empowered by what you’re wearing and that definitely starts with your first layer… When you have a good feeling about what’s on your body, your whole day is just bound to be more successful.”
“I feel amazing knowing this body delivered two divine kids and gets to keep them safe and sound everyday.”
“It’s okay to let your [undergarments] show. They’re not always supposed to remain a secret, they can also be your best accessory.”