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23. Do you think you have taste or style? Which one is more important? What do these words mean to you
i always thought they were synonyms?
I think I have a style, and other people think that's having good taste. I like anything retro, vintage or classic. And I can also appreciate things that are only meant to be funny. I think style is more important because i't something entirely yours, whereas taste has to do with fulfilling other people's expectations.
I don't think I have taste yet, because taste to me is the ability to cultivate everything in ones life around your broad asthetic, and I don't know myself well enough to be able to do that. But I'd like to think I have style, but I'm not quite sure how to describe it.
I think I have... hmm... Style? Because I wear weird, perhaps tasteless stuff, but I wear it well. I think style is more important. Taste dictates whether you like the look of those bright plaid tights, style is how you work them into an outfit.
I think I have taste and I try to choose things to style and fit that taste. I think taste is more important. Style can change and be influenced or persuaded by other things but your taste is forever like your soul. Taste is like the bubble in the level. You measure everything else by that. Style is a thing that's outside of you, changing and flowing like clouds and weather. Style doesn't think about you or what you want.
Everyone has their taste, even those who are anti-fashion. Unless you wear a prison uniform, you are choosing your clothing, and that choice is based on your taste. I do think there are different refinements of taste, or style, which can come from environmental influences, inborn talent, and can even be inherited. I have a very specific taste that comes from what i love and have been surrounded by, but I don't actually think I have much natural talent for style.
I know what I like, that's taste. I express the image that I want to project through style.
This is tough because I don’t think I’ve ever really thought about the differences between the two. I guess I think style is exclusively in how you dress and how you present yourself to the world. Taste is more an overall aesthetic to a person – walk into their house and their house looks great, you always want this person to choose the restaurant and the wine, and they always know the best places to stay when you travel. I am not that person.
For me, taste means having an aesthetic preference that you are certain of. Taste means knowing for sure when you see something you like and when you see something you dislike. Style means always adhering to those preferences, even if other people might disagree with you.
Given those definitions, I definitely have taste and I try to have style as much as I am able to.
I have excellent taste but mediocre style. To me, taste is an appreciation for items individually, while style is the combination and presentation of multiple items. Although I wouldn't say that one is any more important than the other, I would like to find more style in my way of dressing and living.
I have good taste in that I can pick out good single items. Style means putting them together right. I think I overdo it a bit--which I do see is a style--but it's not the style I'm really after.
Everyone has taste, and the question of whether it is good taste or bad taste is subjective. I think I have a pretty identifiable style, which to me is about the choices you make in what you wear, and how you wear it, which is also related to personality. Fashion can be purchased, style comes from inside.
I think I've got taste but I'm not sure I've got style.
Style! Taste is more…subjective, I think. There are plenty of people whose tastes don’t match my own at all, but have a great sense of style that works for them and who they are, and I’d like to think I’m doing the same. Style always seems like it requires a certain amount of flair—you can be tasteful and still be dowdy, and I’d really rather not.
I think I have both—but I think style is more important. To me, taste is having the ability to discern good quality and design, to appreciate what is fine. Style is using that taste towards something very specific and personal. To exude, through what one chooses to wear or display or live in, a sense of one's individuality. Taste is more passive, observational; style requires participation and presentation.
I'd rather be perceived as having great taste than great style. Taste, to my perception, goes deeper than style.
Yes, I have taste and style. Taste means knowing what is appropriate to wear for what occasion. Style to me, means knowing how to put together items of clothing and accessories so that they fit well.