Thursday, January 5, 2012

Timid

Nobody likes to be teased.

I live in a semi-small city. Even though it's a college town where you would think that people are "hip and cool," Cape Geezy, MO is a little behind when it comes to fashion. Mullet skirts, harem pants and fur vests are not welcome, let's just put it that way.

I have really blossomed the past year with my wardrobe (in my opinion, anyway!) and I love what I put on almost every morning. So for someone to say "is that what you're wearing?" or "do you really think that looks good?"----stings, just a bit. I go back to that fourth grade insecure feeling and want to hide behind my mom's legs.

This outfit raised some eyebrows the other day--but I loved it. The skirt is super comfortable, and I love sweater tights. Niiiice and cozy.


I guess the grey tights, leopard flats and brown tee threw people off. Or maybe the high waisted skirt?? I honestly can say I'm not sure why this outfit was questionable. Do you think I look like a crazy person? Maybe I'm in denial.


Tee: Gap, favorite fit. Mini Skirt: J. Crew super sale! Sweater tights: Target. Flats: Target.
 If I've learned anything over the past year, it's that I can't keep contemplating if what I'm wearing looks "acceptable" or not. Everyone has differing tastes and preferences. I have to be ME and love ME. I hope you'll do the same. Wear what you love, what's comfy, what's honest.



"A true friend loves at all times." Proverbs 17:17

5 comments:

  1. Leslie, I have to say, honestly, I see ABSOLUTELY NOTHING wrong with your outfit! I'm not sure what that person thought, but I'm with you...love you and be yourself! I believe Dr. Suess said "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.” And he was a very wise man :)

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  2. Does that skirt have pockets? If so I am in love! I love skirts and dresses with pockets!

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  3. It looks fab! You can see the high waist skirt in Madrid with flats all the time!!!!

    Kisses hun! Happy new year!
    Stefi

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  4. Love that skirt! What a great color! Let's trade closets.

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