You can’t wear white after labor day! Um, says who? I know there are some people who choose to abide by all of the “rules” of fashion like, not mixing black and browns, only wearing pastels during the spring, restricting boots to the fall and winter months and of course, not wearing white after labor day! Well, I say fashion is whatever you make it.
I wear what I want, when I want and I could care less what anyone else thinks. If you see a girl rocking a winter beanie in the 90 degree weather, it was probably me–a quick solution to bad hair days. Plus, the fashion industry is constantly changing what they perceive to be acceptable, in or out. And quite frankly, ain’t nobody got time for that!
I say if it looks good & you feel good in it– wear it!
Two outfits in one day, yes people I’m on a roll! HAHA! So you know how I talked about the simple and classic Sunday attire? Well, here is a more casual outfit that’s still Sunday Best appropriate. As much as I love the fall & winter, Louisiana is way to hot for tons of layering. So you better believe that if there’s a hint of wind and the weather drops below 75 degrees, I’m searching the closet for my boots and sweaters! Here, I layered a cream cardigan and chambray shirt, being sure to push up the sleeves for affect. And I paired it with a new leopard print skirt and some of my favorite bootie heels. To accessorize I added cream and gold jewelry, some older pieces from BRFS, and my rose gold MK watch. I’m still playing with the styling of my hair, so it’s just a dry, chunky twist out.
Sunday’s Best is what some like to call it. Probably because they’re headed to church and it’s the one day they get to “show out.” Well I don’t know about showing out, but it has always been the standard in my house to dress up on Sunday mornings. Sunday attire means no jeans or tee shirts, no shorts or short skirts, and no tennis shoes or sweats. Of course, Jesus says come as you are, but you know…tradition and all! So, I pull out my fanciest attire and play dress up for the day! Granted, the older I get, the more I’ve learned to bend the rules when it comes to fashion by mixing and matching styles as often as possible. But sometimes, I keep it simple and try to be as classy as possible.
Oh & I cut my hair again!!!
If you’re interested in where I got these items, the information and some alternatives will be listed below.
Yesterday, I was feeling fancy. & if you follow me on snapchat you would’ve seen my shameless self promotion and me jamming to Beyonce’s “Feeling Myself” lol– my username is callynnlynell, btw! You guys know that since I’ve gained weight, I don’t really view myself the way I used to. At times I don’t always see the beauty, even though I know it’s there, and when I look at pics it’s almost depressing to see how big I allowed myself to get. But no worries, I’m not depressed and I’m working on it! It is nice, though, to have days like this–where I feel fancy. Sure, I see the roundness in my cheeks and my boobs look like implants, lol, but I still look hot–I don’t care what anyone says! Some days, you just have to brush it off and tell yourself that you look amazing, no matter what! There’s no reason to beat yourself up; just use what you see now as motivation to change & become what you want to be in the future. I may not be forever 21, but I am forever beautiful.
The ring and smaller bracelet are from my mother and are quite old, so I don’t have links for those! Also, the Banana Republic Factory Store site has a very limited selection & their jewelry isn’t on there at all, so I linked to something I would’ve worn from the retail store.