The truth is I don't really care. Over the past 30 years I have evolved into this person that hates shopping. Hates it. I went to a mall with a friend a couple of weeks ago. We were to buy some make-up at Macy's and some furniture knobs at Anthropologie. She decided she wanted to look through the Eileen Fisher section. It seemed like this wasn't too much to handle so I said sure and started looking around and admiring a few things. She found a few things to try on and took them to the changing room. I went to the shoe department (what used to be my favorite section of any store) to look around.
I found rack after rack of pink, yellow, blue and animal print shoes with 4 inch heels. I just don't have anywhere to wear pink, yellow, blue and animal print shoes. When I was working I had to dress up and we had to wear closed toe shoes. Try finding some of those that don't look like great-grandmother shoes.
I'm digressing again. While I was looking at these shoes I was overwhelmed by everything in society that suggests we even NEED pink, yellow, blue and/or animal print shoes. And I thought a lot of things that I won't repeat here. I began to wonder how long it was going to take my friend to finish and we could get out of here. I waited and waited and waited and waited. And texted her "hurry!" I thought I would die. Anyway, that horrible experience finally ended and she promised never to ask me to shop with her again.
And I'm digressing even more. I haven't even explained why I'm even writing about clothes. My friend Kirby hosts a party occasionally called Tongue in Cheek Tuesday. I've made excuses for the last several, and it's getting embarrassing to ask for rain checks. The subject of today's party is Total Couture. Wow! What a great week for me to join in. I say this tongue in cheek.
I really can't speak about my wardrobe with anything other than tongue in cheek.
I'm going to show you what I mean. Please enjoy the fab photography and editing (or lack thereof).
When I get up in the morning I put on something like this:
Or if I'm feeling really festive I put on something like this:
Notice the paint on those 7 year old exercise tights?
Over that I put on something like this:
If I want some variety I look deeper in a drawer like this one:
or this one:
or this one:
Once the top is covered I have to make a decision about the bottom.
If it is a cold day I put these on instead:
My artistic photography may have caused you to miss the holes and the paint on this 6 year old pair of yoga pants.
If it is chilly I wear one of these too:
I wear this outfit until I have worked out. Don't you wish I worked out beside you? You would look like a fashion fantasy!
Then I come home from the gym and take off my wet clothes. Usually at some point after I get home I bathe.
Then I wear this:
I've been known to wear this for the rest of the day, until bedtime.
If I break down and get dressed again I wear this:
If it gets really warm I wear this:
Do you see the trend?
Oh, I forgot to show you my shoes.
Please don't laugh.
If I haven't worked out yet I wear this:
If I have already worked out I wear this:
Yes my toes do bend twice and backward. Except my big toes. They just bend once backwards or forwards.
Yes that is drops of blood. I did that when I was busting out the glass from the windows that I used to build my recycled window pergola.
Yes these are ugly slippers. They are the remaining pair of 5 pairs I had at one time. They were always my last choice to wear. Thus they are the only ones that haven't worn out. My luck they will last another 4 years.
I do actually have clothes that I wear out in public. They are
I also have some clothes that are not black. Or white. Not many. But some.
But not this:
It's snowing today, so this is my sweatshirt for the day. I think maybe I've worn it too many days in a row...
I wore it while I built my shelves. See the caulk?
I think there is some cake on there too.
Sometimes my sweatshirts miss the wash because I am wearing them.
I better go now. My tongue and cheek are tired.
Make something wonderful today!
If you want to check out some other tongues and cheeks, click here.