You know that old saying, “It looks better on you than on the hanger.” Have you found this to be true? I have a good eye for picking pieces off the rack, including the thrift store racks. I have to keep an open mind before I vote NO. But some clothing just doesn’t come to life without your body in it, and perhaps a few minor adjustments. Making the clothing more “you” is the challenge when you get it home.
This unremarkable studded Rock and Republic jacket (similar) was found at the Sharing Center thrift, for a dollar. You cannot get a cup of tea for a dollar, so I grabbed it with hopes of making it more “me.” As it hangs here, it looks like something an “older” woman might wear in an effort to look more hip. That’s my nightmare – to look like an older woman trying hard to be hip. : >
But I played with it, and belted it, and paired it with some fun pieces, which you’ll see tomorrow at Visible Monday. Now it feels congruent with my casual-with-an-edge style. Has this happened to you? Something that was a solid “C” on the hanger became an “A” with your personal touch? Share in the comments, please.
The winner of the Karina Dress giveaway for November 2nd is Jill of Doused in Pink. Congratulations, Jill. xo
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