Monday, July 16, 2012

anxiety and fashion

As much as I don't want to believe that the above quote is true, it totally is. If anyone could see me get ready before going out, they would think I had multiple personalities.

Typical night: Scarf with jean shorts and a blouse for a baseball game! Shapeless royal blue dress with four necklaces for a baseball game! Detroit Tigers t-shirt and striped skirt for a baseball game!

I change about 45 times. Well, that's an exaggeration but not that far from the truth. Sometimes before I get ready,  I need to remind myself of a few things that don't involve "anxiety":
  1. Comfort is always key - Whether it be the weather, the fit, the height of heels, I'm not going to have any fun if I'm uncomfortable. 
  2. Wear the stuff that you want to wear - What?! I like my hot pink beaded necklace with my white button down, jean shorts, and gladiator sandals. Though I'm sure it's a fashion crime, at the end of the day, I don't really care. (And neither should you!)
  3. Be approps - Molly, don't wear your one-size-too-big jeans and a black tee to a birthday party. It's just inappropriate.


  1. Wow. I'm an anxiety-riddled girl with aspirations of fashion, and you have no idea how badly I needed a reminder today that I'm not the only one. Found this blog while googling frantically to see if my new gladiator sandals stick out unfashionably far past my toes (I think they look ok, but what if I'm wrong?! and they all LAUGH at me?! or something). Thank you for injecting some levity and sanity into my day!

    1. Haha! I'm so happy to see that I made you feel not so alone! I think that anxiety comes from being a perfectionist, but sometimes everyone needs a reminder just to let your freak flag fly, and do what you do best - just be yourself.

      Thanks for the feedback :)