I see all these moms rocking stilettos on their fashion blogs and I am thinking "What the heck? Who is carrying their kid around all day for them" It just doesn't seem real to me. Of course, unless you are Rachel Zoe, which you're not, sorry. I can't help but wonder what is becoming of blogs. It seems that it is more they live life TO blog versus live life then blog about it. I may not have fancy DIY's to share or outfits where it looks like I am going to the Oscars, but you will find daily doses of normal and practical. I may even wear the same item more than once **GASP**
This world of blogging and Instagram is a funny thing though, I went to a local pop-up event this weekend it showcased some of the lovely Minnesota designers that have become quite a thing recently thanks to Instagram. But honestly seeing it in person made me think about that.... "do I really want it? Or do I want it for my instagram feed?" How many of you buy something because you see it being popular in a social media context but when you get it in person you practically laugh at yourself for how stupid you feel buying into the "fad"? The prices of some of the local designers astounded me, I understand it is a lot of work, but some were charging the same price as well-known designers and to be honest, I am not sure that I felt some of the items would live up to their price value. I assure you, I really have to think my purchases over in my head at times wondering if it is something I want because I truly love it, or if it is something I want because I will love how it photographs. It is kind of sad things are becoming that way. Let's try to get back to being ourselves and sharing who we are versus doing things specifically to share about them. It is certainly a tricky thing at times, but I hope that you guys know I always try to be careful and protect what I promote, because I don't want to do things just because they "look good"
So at any rate, here is my outfit and if you like the pieces I hope to help you find them, since I wear a lot of items over and over my wardrobe isn't always current but I will try to help find similar pieces!
*Jeans are the skinny skinny from MADEWELL I also have and love these Genetic Denim skinny jeans are worth the investment - they aren't going away any time soon.
*Necklace givenchy but any collar necklace would work
*Vintage Harley Davidson belt