It finally feels like Fall is here after a very hot and sticky early Fall. Now that the cooler temps are kicking in you may be starting to pull out some of your past Fall looks, some of them inevitably eliciting a groan. I know I do: I think, “well, they look so cute on [...]
Honestly, moms, it is so hard to get away but so valuable to your mental health and gives you time to reflect on all the many blessings you have in the everydayness of your family.
T his recently happened in my happy place, Anthropologie. I saw a display with a very flowy handkerchief top over a double layer stretch rib pencil tank dress. I thought "that could be cute:
I had a hard choice to make: do I bail on the static wardrobe on the last day of the experiment or do I stay the course, finish strong and joyfully accept the sacrifice of my position on minimalism?
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It was 1995 and I had been looking forward to a particular event for a while, even meticulously planning. I had made a hair appointment, and the direction to my stylist “Thteve” (he had a fantastic Chelsea lisp) was bold: make it fashionable and make it glamorous.
I was killing it with my diligence for 3 months, even zip locked bagged up my powder and vitamins to take while I was on the road. Then the spring business craziness hit all the kids’ activities, not to mention trying to ingest as much caffeine as possible to fuel it all, and you guessed it: my habit faded and had disappeared.
I feel like this is just another example of the ugly side of the fashion industry. Nike doesn't care about them, the fashion companies don't care about them, they are perfectly ok with them going into debt for a look. Keeping people saddled down with debt so they cannot get out of their situations, because these kids have to have the coolest, newest outfit.