How I Found My Personal Style VII: Translating Cuttings Into Clothes Part II
You can see in these examples magazine cuttings, fabric swatches and the real clothes they have been the inspiration for.
While you can (TRY TO!!) exactly copy cuttings, it's more realistic to see them as helping you to uncover the taste that is already in you. Having identified that personal taste and style, you begin to look for clothes with a different feeling: more clarity and more freedom. You shop with a greater sense of who you are.