Remember the times when Fridays used to mean something? Us either. By now you've probably become accustomed to loungewear, elasticised waistbands and developed a hefty collection of fuzzy slippers. But a new trend is attempting to bring back that Friday Feeling, encouraging people to 'Dress Up' like they normally would for a night out on the town.
Enter: #DressUpFriday - a sweeping Instagram movement that's helping the world get out of its fashion funk. Lucy Walsh (@_dressupfriday) started the trend, and it's since had over 17,000 uploads worldwide. Dig deep into your neglected wardrobe and find the prettiest, most extravagant thing you can - pop it on, do your hair and makeup and voila!
On top of being a great way to find some much-needed entertainment in these times, dressing for the day (or night) is also a great boost to your mental health.
“Scores of women messaged me to say “thank you,” Walsh told GLAMOUR. “Many had been feeling really down and #DressUpFriday really lifted their mood. Choosing a nice outfit makes me feel slightly more normal in this abnormal situation and getting dressed up on a Friday is my version of self-care.”
So, do yourself a favour this Friday and get fancy! Below we've rounded up just a few of our favourite looks so far.