My Style – Over the years

After writing a post about women’s snowboard gear I thought I would go through my Facebook and find all the different style ‘phases’ I went through. It’s not great, I enjoyed the ‘baggy’ style for a long time before going to the opposite end of the scale and wearing skinny jeans to ride in. Awkward.. I know. It seems that I have tried out many trends, tie dye, skinny, baggy, t-shirt over a hoody, bright colours, black, wearing guys stuff etc. Lets take an embarrassing look at what I’ve worn over the years.

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That goggle tan though!

Ok so we might as well get the most embarrassing pictures out of the way first – Yes those are Trespass trousers i’m wearing..

Katie Omerod was killing it from a very young age! Doesn’t look great when the girl that beat you is nearly half the size of you! haha check out that fluorescent one piece though..

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I think I started my snowboard life in the baggy pants and high jacket phase. These Volcom pants are mens and so if the ThirtyTwo down jacket! Rebellious Faye! Next I decided to ditch the big puffy jacket and replace it with a massive hoody –

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I made a tie dye shirt and thought I would join in with the new trend by wearing it over a hoodie..

Then came the ‘skinny’ pants stage, which I took very literally and just wore jeans..

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The look on my face in the picture perfectly portrays how I feel about turning on dry slope – 44484_432683643420_6033139_n

I thought I would take it that bit further and go for white skinny jeans.. I took inspiration from Danny McCormick who used to cut the bottom of the jeans and thread a shoelace through so they would fit over your boots!

Yes that is a New Look scarf around my neck.. 135717_10150348573015153_717496_o

Rocking a fake Superdry shirt – 167256_10150370141790153_1985922_n

April Fools day is always fun in America –

Great chairlift selfies guys..

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My first Special Blend jacket! When I was younger I was absolutely obsessed with Forum & Special Blend, the team was awesome and their products were amazing. I bought this Men’s jacket to go with my baggy turquoise pants.

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After entering a Forum rail competition at Castleford I stalked the rep before plucking up the courage to ask if there was any room on the team, at the time there wasn’t but I got given a ProForm which means you can buy kit extra cheap from them. Pretty soon after I was given a place on the UK team and my dreams had literally come true!

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Riding for Forum was amazing, out of all the companies I liked this one was my ultimate favourite! I’m such a poser here..

Then onto my trip to America..

I spent my first proper season in Breckenridge riding for my favourite company in the World. As part of the deal I was lucky enough to get hooked up with Anon goggles too!

My favourite jacket ever (it still is now!) was this Special Blend one – it was the perfect fit and length and I just loved the style of it!

At the Boardtest in Austria with my best mate Sophie –550244_3891576086185_1074413543_n

Forum & Special Blend ended and my heart broke a little bit! I spent the last season they were in production still riding my kit in Mayrhofen.

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After being totally gutted by the news that my favourite company in the world no longer existed I didn’t think I would get a deal like that again/ Luckily for me the guys over at Subvert knew I was on the look out for a new sponsor and they got the Nikita rep to get in touch with me. Stoked doesn’t even describe how I felt to become part of the team.

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The Special Blend outerwear was always really nice and a little bit girly without being in your face which I really loved. With Nikita I experimented with wearing more pink stuff and I started to realise that I actually enjoyed wearing my feminine looking stuff on the mountain! 10152618_214507118759448_941454284271393022_n

I loved this outfit, grey loose fit trousers and one of my favourite Nikita riding hoodies553097_137158179827676_278110807_nFaye-Young

Over the years it has been so much fun experimenting with different styles and I’ve found that I like a mixture of everything! Spring days are spent riding in a baggy hoody and skinny fit snowboard pants. Pow days I wear my long fit coat with a fur hood and my bright patterned trousers. I like to keep it balanced, my flowery Spy Bravo goggles always keep a girly touch to whatever I’m wearing! 10850221_302207943322698_4627726130894673608_n

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