Can Gamines Have Long Hair? w/Examples

Can Kibbe Gamines have long hair and is it a safe bet to cut hair short?

Hello and welcome ❤️ This post is my take on the hair length for Gamines in the Kibbe system. In the 1987 book Metamorphosis David Kibbe clearly states that long hair doesn’t work on Gamines. In this post I want to investigate why. Using verified examples I will also illustrate that Gamines shouldn’t just cut their hair short as soon as they find out their image identity and that the choice of hairstyle is as important as length.

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How I Actually Use Kibbe’s System for Head-To-Toe Looks (updated)

Is Kibbe’s system still usable if the book was published three decades ago? I say ‘yes’! This post is ultimately about how I apply this system – not ‘how to dress if you’re a Soft Gamine’.

Greetings ❤️ This is an updated follow-up post to how I got to know and love Kibbe’s Metamorphosis. I am a Soft Gamine, but this post will probably be relevant for anyone interested in Kibbe’s system because I’ll share how I actually apply it. To me, the main thing about applying Kibbe’s system in practice is understanding my Yin-Yang balance. I don’t follow book recommendations to every last detail, however I find them extremely helpful regardless. Also, this post is ultimately about how I apply this system – not ‘how to dress if you’re a Soft Gamine’. Let’s begin!

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Soft Natural vs Romantic in Kibbe System w/Examples

Hello and welcome ❤️ Image identities in Kibbe system don’t overlap – they are like planets in the Solar System and each one is absolutely unique and independent from others, but still exists by the same rules. The whole idea of comparing two image identities thereby can be considered nonsensical because how can one compare incomparable things? That being said, I think looking at two image identities side by side can be very useful in the process of learning them, in order to understand them. So consider this kind of post as not a comparison, but merely a closer look at these image identities that can be often confused because they share several important features. In my previous post I analyzed Soft Gamine vs Theatrical Romantic, now Soft Natural vs Romantic.

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Waist Shape in Kibbe System. Waistline and Yin-Yang Balance

Hello and welcome ❤️ Today I’ve finally collected enough evidence to talk about one of the most curious topics when it comes to the Kibbe system – waist! Waistline has a considerable role in the 1987 book Metamorphosis and the test included in it, but we all know that David Kibbe has trimmed his system into a more agile and effective one over the years, so what about waist? Can Yin-dominated image identities, like Soft Dramatic or Romantic, not have a prominent waist? Let’s see.

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Soft Gamine vs Theatrical Romantic in Kibbe System w/Examples

Soft Gamine vs Theatrical Romantic. What are the differences between Soft Gamine and Theatrical Romantic? SG vs TR in Kibbe system. How to tell between Soft Gamine and Theatrical Romantic in Kibbe system?

Because ‘Soft Gamines look more like teenage girls and Theatrical Romantics are more womanly’ is absurd, offensive, and ignorant – most importantly, simply not true. Let’s get into the real deal here. In this post you won’t find guessing and counting celebrity answers to the test – human body isn’t a piece of furniture to be dissected like this, piece by piece, analyzing every small feature and measuring it as if it was a geometry assignment, thinking ‘so is it A or C?’ Instead, I suggest looking at the overall shapes – Ying and Yang and how they combine for SG and TR ‘formulas’. In this post I’m using only Kibbe verified SG and TR examples.

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Misconceptions About Kibbe Image Identities (FG, SG, FN, D, TR, Classics, Gamines)

Soft Gamine vs Theatrical Romantic? Do Flamboyant Naturals look their best in boho style? Should Classics be ‘graceful, proper, gracious’? Let’s find answers together.

Over the years Kibbe system aka Kibbe Metamorphosis has been reinterpreted and misinterpreted numerous times, which is how a lot of misconceptions occured. The worst thing is that they really skew the whole system and make it difficult to use. I think it’s important to debunk these common misconceptions about certain Kibbe image identities because they are just obstacles on our way, so let’s do it!

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Why So Many Women Want To Be Theatrical Romantic (and Soft Dramatic) Image ID: Kibbe System

Why so many women want to be Theatrical Romantic image identity in Kibbe system? A simple explanation

A million dollar question, but answer without thinking: which image ID in Kibbe system is the first that comes to mind when you think ‘sexy’? Chances are your answer is ‘Theatrical Romantic’ or ‘Soft Dramatic’. I think it’s important to reveal the reasons why this image identities are stereotypically considered as the most appealing ones in order to move on from these stereotypes. Let’s start!

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What Is Vertical Line In Kibbe’s System? w/Examples +FAQ

What does ‘vertical line’ in Kibbe system mean? How to understand vertical line in Kibbe’s system? In this post I’ll do my best to explain it how I understand it, in simple terms and with examples.

The concept of vertical line in Kibbe’s system has to be one of the most curious ones, but integral to using the system in the first place. I’ve decided to devote a whole post to it and share my own understanding of the vertical line in Kibbe’s system. Without further ado, let’s start!

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5 Ways How I Deal With The ‘Wardrobe Graveyard’

How to deal with ‘wardrobe graveyard’ – things that just sit there, but we never feel like wearing them? I give you my best 5 personal strategies to deal with it.

It happens to everyone – clothes just sitting in the wardrobe, sad, and almost never worn. It can be a couple of items or a whole bunch of them – it’s not the key issue about it. To me, it’s always been the feeling of frustration and guilt of witnessing all of my unsuccessful purchases not working for me, not giving me any value-per-wear, and being useless. The wardrobe graveyard is always a waste of money, time, and space. I’ve posted before about how capsule wardrobe didn’t work for me, so you can imagine that my wardrobe isn’t minimalistic at all – I like all kinds of items, which makes the issue even more frustrating because my items of clothing don’t go together very easily. Despite these challenges, I’ve come up with my own 5 strategies to keep the ‘wardrobe graveyard’ problem at bay. These strategies don’t involve dividing all the clothes into ‘yes’, ‘ no’, and ‘maybe’ piles or ‘if you haven’t worn an item over the past year, it has to go’, but practical long-term solutions. Let me share them with you, dear readers ❤️

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