I think that sometimes people throw things at us about what is expected of us. Like how could you dress at that age? dress like that? Sometimes I am very conscious of these things and worry about what I wear but not this cold shoulder shirt dress. I wore it as a top recently and then this happened. This was my second time wearing it -but as a dress (shorts underneath of course) and I am glad I did. I wear this with confidence. Who cares what others think. I got many responses from wearing this out and about with my hubby on a date. Responses that make me laugh and respond in this most unnatural way.
“You look so carefree and relaxed in your outfit, you look pretty but awwww your pregnant belly!” I got this response from a sales lady at Kohls. Positive lead by an assumption. My response, “no not pregnant but I do have babies back home” so guess I got to get working on the belly but in this dress who cares.
Walking into a bohemian boutique, sales lady “I like your dress,” followed with comments after touching boho shirts “that would look good on you.” (Man if only I had blogging business cards to hand out at this point).
“Fatty!” blurted out my younger brothers. Me, laughter.
“I love that outfit on you, it’s one of my favorites” stated my hubby
What are my thoughts? I felt younger and wanted to be free-carefree. In fact while wearing this outfit I wondered if I was testing the dressing of age. I am 31 making myself out to be 18 or some similar age and you know what? Who cares. My point is that sometimes you need to dress how you want and with confidence. I may not be younger, skinnier or pregnant but I can wear what makes me feel free to express myself.
That is the best feeling.
What makes you feel carefree? Confident?
Outfit details: Cold Shoulder: Target, similar//Kimono: c/o New Chic//Sandals: Steve Madden,(borrowed from sister) very similar//Purse: Street Level from Le Tote, similar//Heart necklace: (borrowed from sister) similar//Charm Necklace: (borrowed from sister)similar//Bracelet: similar//X ring: c/o Gorjana via Rocksbox, similar
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