I mentioned in a recent post that I bought wedges at Target on Friday night with Brittany. I had no intention of doing such a thing but then there we were in the shoe section: drooling. I found a few items of clothing as well and even a cute bunny ring that looked remarkably like Biscuit- but I used my will power and put those things back. No Stephanie, you don’t need this romper OR a bunny ring.. no. Unfortunately, I let myself get a little too close to the fire by trying on the wedges- rendering me powerless to their perfect fit and the fact that they went perfect with the outfit I had on at the time. Brittany found the most amazingly cute flats, too. We should’ve never set foot in Target.
The thing is: I’m a flats girl. I have a few pair of heels but I rarely wear them. It’s not that I can’t walk in them, on the contrary in fact. I love walking in heels because you basically have to walk with some sass in order to not fall over, ha! It’s just that I’m already 5’8″. Put me in a pair of high heels or wedges and now I’m nearly 6′ tall! Being so tall used to make me feel really awkward but now I really think I like it. I mean, just because I’m not petite doesn’t mean I shouldn’t enjoy fabulous shoes, right? And models are tall aren’t they? I’m not sure what my issue with this was exactly.
| Belt: Charlotte Russe | Headband: Shii |
I love this dress, too. Even though it’s a tad short! No bending over. But that’s another draw back to being tall and Forever 21 hasn’t quite caught on to the fact that we’re not all 5’5″ so dresses look quite similar to shirts for some of us! But that’s okay. I will continue to wear short dresses at this age in my life (on the weekends) and I will try to figure out what age exactly it will start being completely inappropriate. Ya’ll help me out with that one. I actually got this dress for free- BOGO! The zipper broke the first time I wore it though and I finally got it over to Nate’s Mom to fix it. So thankful she was able to put a new zipper in because I was really bummed about my one-time dress! What do you think of the pattern? I incorporated the brown in with the belt and the shoes instead of going all matchy-matchy and I think it worked really well!
So my advice- wear what you want! Short, tall- whatever! If you can rock it, do it. If people stare- they probably just think that you’re awesome (or freakishly tall but that’s fine too). Also? Mix patterns- dots/stripes! Go for it. Mix browns and blacks. Incorporate small pieces that tie in a color not in the outfit already and it will work flawlessly. Now go make new outfits with clothes that you never thought would go together! =)