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Manifesting Your Dream Wardrobe: The Benefits of Pinterest and Outfit Inspirations

Pinterest is one of the best social media platforms to help achieve and elevate your style and taste, while also provoking unique and creative forms of self-expression. Pinterest allows for limitless opportunities for inspiration and outlets for creativity. Learn the dos and don’ts of the apps, how to effectively use it, and just learn to love it!

By: Lily Smokler

Pinterest board type of graphic with blonde girl posing in pictures with a yellow purse
Photo By: Emma Almarez

Pinterest is one of the most popular apps used by people of all ages, genders, etc. There are no limitations on who can use this app and what for. Some use the app for cooking recipes, while others search for teaching lessons and handouts, and more; the options are endless.

One of the most common uses, however, is to find fashion inspiration and be exposed to various styles. While many influencers and content creators use the app to share and expose their outfits, anyone can share their images and run a successful account. Most of the time, however, people focus only on the images, allowing it to be a mindless app. You don’t need to spend time and energy focusing on the people, popularity, or anything; it is strictly about saving images you fancy.

This allows for a stress-free environment where popularity is insignificant, and users can focus on admiring and supporting others without fear of judgment or comparison. People of all ages from all regions around the globe use Pinterest. Therefore, there is a wide variety of styles and trending pieces based on location that all users can be exposed to.

The app allows users to explore pieces and styles that they would not necessarily find on their own, such as pieces that are popular in different locations. Sometimes, you don’t know what you are looking for until you find it—or at least until you are exposed to it through Pinterest.

Once exposed to something, you begin to notice it more – even in places where it has always been. For example, when I use Pinterest and put certain items on my board, I start to find them more in real life.

These items didn’t magically appear out of nowhere. They have always been right in front of me; I just never noticed them until I started searching for them.

Pinterest is considered a form of social media, but it isn’t really a social app at all. Rather than focusing on followers and popularity, the app is special in how it is designed to express creativity and inspire others. Whether you are looking for specific items, styles, inspiration, or even a sense of community, Pinterest is the place for you.


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