So I look forward to the 4th of July with just as much excitement if not more than Christmas. Halloween still rules as number one and I am beyond thrilled to start seeing decorations already popping up in stores. But that’s neither here nor there. While some people might find the idea of working on their favorite holiday depressing, I was actually looking forward to it because it was one of the few days in the year we could deviate from our normal dress code of black and white.
But alas, the time came to put an outfit together and my initial concept of grunge red white and blue was put to rest because that included a long sleeve top and jeans and it was 100 degrees outside. So I thought about my blue dress with red shoes and then I realized I looked more like a Japanese Anime character than a patriotic princess. Then I recalled my favorite red skirt that was sold to me during the holiday season with the thought wearing it specifically for independence day. And what’d ya know! That skirt that I bought for that “just in case” moment actually was the perfect thing. So even though, I was rocking both a dress and a skirt, nobody knew and I got compliments all day! And my premeditated outfit of 4th of July Nirvana complete with red white and blue plaid top and denim shorts was still rocked later in the evening once the temperature dropped. No pictures though because, again I worked and nobody looks cute working what we in retail lovingly refer to as a “clopening” shift.