But with all of these choices at our disposal (depending on your closet style and proclivities for non-essential item storage, sequester pun intended) how in the world is it possible to stare into the depths of a walk-in and declare that the age-old problem has come to plague you; in short,how is it possible that you have nothing to wear?
I came across a quote by Caitlin Moran that sums up this feeling quite succinctly.
If we're being honest here, I don't remember what I wore on Monday. I could sit here and make something up for you, but it would be a false memory. I know precisely what I wore yesterday, because I can tell you precisely who I wanted to be yesterday. I wanted to be a slouchy college student again. I wanted to be comfortable, and I dressed to fit.
|Lazy Tuesday by jlrey|
A while back, I mentioned that during the whole "Shopping My Closet" experiment, there exists in my closet, a pair of Free People jeans that were purchased when I thought I was 5'10" and had big plans to wear heels all the time (full disclosure: I'm not 5'10", and heels make an appearance once a week on Sundays). I could say "wide leg," I could even say, "extreme wide leg," but unless you see it, you won't believe me.
These are real, I own them, but I did not pay sticker price for them (come on, now). And last night, I was determined to make these jeans work into a really cute, boho-hippie-chic outfit for today, but it didn't happen. One failed attempt at recreating a "sleep in it overnight and wake up with gorgeous hair in the morning" from Refinery29 (I don't blame you guys, really), and I spent 45 minutes getting my hair back to normal, leaving exactly two minutes to pull on a foolproof outfit and run out the door. So today, this is what I wore, because aggravation and disinterest is, of course, communicated best in black.
Last night, inspired by my initial idea to pull off what was either going to be a really great or un-postable outfit (daring either way, kids), I tried out a black matte manicure. I bought a bottle of Essie's Matte About You back when the matte thing really became a trend, but literally never used it. But inspired by Pinterest (where else, really?), I think I like the matte black better than a glossy black. See for yourself.
So, let's chat. Who are you going to be today? Tomorrow? What are you wearing to make it happen?