Posts tagged spring outfit
A spring recipe: 2 parts classic + 1 part saucy

Did you crack one of my go-to spring recipes yet?

It’s not a Margarita—it’s an outfit recipe and in the last few posts it’s been spring coat + dress {ahem, see look #1 here, and look #2 here.}

Same pieces, yet they all look and feel different, but still like me.

That's because there’s always a little more going on than the type of garment. There’s the style—the feeling, the tone, what it seems to say about me and my style.

Let’s look at this classic-with-a-kick outfit…

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Why I wouldn’t have worn this outfit (how to dress with confidence)

Let’s talk about why I never would've worn this outfit 3 years ago.

I never liked my legs and feet. I would have told you I had good reason—they were ugly and I knew they were ugly because people (individuals and society at large) told me that.

Spider veins and purple undertones show through my pale legs, and my feet are often bright red or purple.

So I visited tanning beds and I ruined so many clothes with self-tanner rub-off. I spent hundreds of dollars on Sally Hansen Airbrush legs for every day.

And I definitely did not dress in a way that would draw attention to me when I was baring my legs and purple feet.

Because I truly believed it was my obligation not to draw attention to the ugly parts of my body.

My heart aches for that girl who believed that...

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