By Taniqua Russ
Have you ever rolled out of the bed and before the day has even started, you can already sense this will not be a great one? On these days you may not have any energy or desire to do anything. Then there are the days where nothing seems to be going right,which easily creates an attitude problem.Here is a quick fix for you: fashion.
Fashion can be used to change your mood completely. It can inspire you to become more joyful and energetic. As ladies, we all know that when you look good, you feel good too. When you feel good, you’re more likely to approach the day with confidence! Obviously, cute clothes are not a complete solution to getting out of a funk, but it can be used as a bright spot in an otherwise gloomy day.
Here are the 4 things in your wardrobe that can help take you from 0 to 100 when you’re need a little inspiration to slay your day.

Bright Colors

When decorating, interior designers use different colors to create different moods and the same concept applies to your clothes.
Bright colors can help establish cheer, energy and grab attention. Studies show that yellow produces a warming affect and rouses cheer, orange encourages enthusiasm and red is visually stimulating. The perfect way to set the right tone for the day. So throw on some yellow, red or orange to inspire energy and joy.
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Fashion Inspiration: Maxi Wrap Dress

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A wrap dress is one of those items that will never fail you. It’s a classic and it works for anytime of the year. The maxi version screams easy, breezy and beautiful. The great thing about dresses is that you can just throw it on and instantly, you’re dressed to the nines. And when you look good, you feel good.


Who doesn’t feel sexy in a pair of heels?That’s just a fact of life! Wearing a pair of heels gives you an instant elevation in height and  mood. Heels can also inspire you with the confidence to conquer the day.
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Your Favorite…Anything


As humans, we find comfort in the familiar. A quick way to gain inspiration and uplift your mood is to find a familiar piece. This can be your favorite shirt, shoes, earrings, socks, whatever. Once you have it on, you start to think about all of the amazing memories attached to this item.Those memories alone can help put a smile on your face and push you out of the rut you are experiencing.
What are some of your favorite fashion pick me ups?
Taniqua Russ is the contributing fashion writer for Southern Impact Magazine. She is a fashion blogger at Taniqua Russ. Follow her on  Instagram and Facebook.