4. Are you ever embarrassed about how you look when you are out and about?
Last week I rushed in from work and had to walk Toby, I had my work dress on with my Purple wellies, a furry deerstalker hat and a puffa jacket. It was going dark, where we live there is no lights or pavement so you can’t walk out in the dark, its not safe. With this in mind my priority was getting Toby out for a walk before it got dark, I didn’t have time to think about my appearance but I looked a total geek. Unlucky for me one my friend’s daughters stopped her car to talk to me. But do you know what at if my Puppy needs a walk he comes before style. And it was nice to chat to Lindsay too.
5. Do you judge people by the clothes they are wearing? Do you feel judged?
This week I am ashamed to say I did judge someone, it was a lady that was incredibly well dressed, groomed, and very pretty. I just thought she would be quite standoffish and obnoxious, however when I got talking to her she was the sweetest person, who really went out of her way to help me. I felt so ashamed of myself afterwards for thinking she would be anything but lovely. This proved it is what is inside what counts not the decoration. I never usually judge, so this taught me a huge lesson. Every time I think of it I get mad at myself.
6. Does having a sense of style all of your own help with self-confidence?
I think being myself helps with my confidence, I understand I can’t get on with everyone, some people judge me because I appear over confident.
I have learnt with age that if I don’t like me no one else will, and I can’t change how others feel about me so there is no point worrying about it. I am lucky to have amazing family and friends that make me feel confident about myself.
7.. A challenge – put together an Autumn outfit and post a picture of you in it on your blog. If that is too much, you could just photograph the items in the outfit. You can use things you already have or throw caution to the wind and go on a shopping spree.
I recently made this next wish list; I think this is my current style crush so I will go with that.