HOW TO BE BODY CONFIDENT, WHATEVER YOUR AGE

Body-positivism is on the rise, with wellness and mindful living being exalted more than ever before. Spanning gender, race and label-sizing, the confidence wave appears to be at an all-time high, but can often be tricky to put into practice day-to-day. Here’s how to feel your best at any age, with tips and pieces from our #BrandsToTrust.

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ON THE RUN

Take the time to find out what exercise works for you. Whether it’s a 20-minute HIIT class or a 20 mile run, maintaining a healthy diet and exercise regime is the time-honoured approach to body confidence. Sounds obvious? Our tip is to consider it like a few moments to yourself, to reclaim some of your busy life back. Once the routine is established, you’ll be surprised at how your confidence will skyrocket and you’ll appreciate just what your body can do, even more than how it looks. And if you’re struggling to start? There’s no better excuse than a fitness retreat with like-minded people – try our experiences from WildFitness or Bold Bodies, which are just as healthy for the planet as for you. 

 

NO KA’OI
Ola Striped Stretch Sports Bra
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NO KA’OI 
Quilted Yoga Mat
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LILLIPUT & FELIX
Leotard Swimsuit in Mango
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SMALLS TALK  

Supporting and chic underpinnings can give you more of a confidence boost than you might realise. Feeling put together and comfortable will show on the outside, whatever age you are. Look to Freolic London for French Leavers lace that will put a pep in your step. Ethically produced, each piece is crafted using traditional methods and comes in ultra-flattering hues and cuts.

 

FREOLIC LONDON
Grace Greige Bra
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BODAS
Sheer Tactel Thong
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GILDA & PEARL
Aurora Silk & Lace Camisole
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SKIN DEEP


True confidence runs deeper than your skincare routine, but it’s a good place to start! Depending on your skin, our range of #BrandsToTrust have you covered – shop anti-ageing, ultra-hydrating creams from Virginia Stone, while Argentum Apothecary uses colloidal silver for healing problem areas.

 

WELEDA
Skin Food
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VIRGINIA STONE
Eyes For Kavesi
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ARGENTUM APOTHECARY
L’Etoile Infinie
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INSTANT POLISH

The secret to body confidence? Look to polished ready-to-wear that accentuates your silhouette, encouraging you to work with your figure not fight it. A pencil skirt will flatter curves, while a straight-leg trouser is the ultimate power piece. Joanna Dai offers a mindful collection of styles that make the perfect work wear or special occasion look.

 

DAI
Power Move Trouser
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BOZENA JANKOWSKA
Setae Dress
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DAGNY
Louise Skirt
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SELF-LOVE

Most importantly, it’s necessary to indulge in some self-love every once in a while. This means succumbing to your surroundings, snuggling up and just allowing yourself to just be. Body confidence can only come from accepting yourself as you are in that moment, as well as knowing how to fake it when you need to. Put your favourite film on, concoct your go-to tipple and do whatever makes you feel happy – whether that’s a longer lie-in, a pamper session or just a catch-up with a friend.

 

ARTHA
The Nyima Shawl
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LOLA’S APOTHECARY
Queen of Roses Bath Milk
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RACHEL BATES
Tallulah Tipple Glass
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