No matter what stage of life I have been in, I find it difficult to know what I should be wearing. Are any of you going through the same thing?
I remember being about 16 and shopping at Hollister. I went to pick up a cute top, and a girl who looked 13 came over with her mom and picked up the exact same top. Hmmm, was I too old, or was she too young?
Then a few years later, similar things started happening to me at Forever21, Charlotte Russe, and American Eagle. I mean, the clothes definitely fit me, but did that mean I should be wearing them?
After several unsettling instances, I started going to places like Ann Taylor, Ann Taylor LOFT, Banana Republic, and Express. These places were better, but then I was surrounded by cool moms and business-y ladies. Is it OK that I can wear a mother AND daughter’s wardrobes?
I recently started a new obsession with J. Crew. Of course they have been around for ages, but I feel like they are a good age appropriate store for a 20-something who is closer to 30 than 20.
My conclusion is that by MIXING pieces from Charlotte Russe and J Crew, I can create a unique look that looks expensive and pulled together without breaking the bank.
Check out this post for where I shop.