Before you have to ask, I'll answer a few questions off the bat: Yes, this is a seventies inspired faux-fur coat and rust coloured hat - and yes I wore both while walking Fritz around our neighbourhood. I feel as though I've learned so much since starting La Petite Noob, but one of the most important lessons is to really have fun with your clothes.
Confession time: I used to be extremely self conscious about what I wore. I would sooner opt to wear a black sack that would have me dissolve into the background than something loud that would be noticed. Although this is something I'm still working on, as I get older I start to realize that nobody pays more attention to you than you do yourself. I take huge comfort in that fact, and find liberation knowing that most others are too busy worrying about themselves to care about what you're up to - or wearing. With that in mind, I proudly stomped around my hood in a navy floral dress, vintage faux fur coat and rust fedora; besides, nobody was really looking at me when I'm in the company of an adorable chihuahua dressed in an argyle sweater.
|Dress - Thrifted, Coat - Asos Petites (no alterations needed!)|
Boots - Zara, Hat - H&M
What do you guys think? Do you struggle with being self conscious like I do? How about this seventies-inspired outfit - you likey? Let me know!
Love this post! I totally have to remind myself sometimes that no one cares what you're wearing! And if they do, so what. You rock the seventies look so well.ReplyDelete
It's so true Gabriella - if someone has something negative to say about your outfit, that's more on them than you! I'm so over judgement and am ready to embrace the love!Delete
You rock this outfit, girl! I love this jacket. I definitely get a little self conscious when I wear something that others may not necessarily wear. Seventies or not, this look is too cute!ReplyDelete
Mikayla | A Seersucker State of Mind.
Thank you so much Mikayla, I'm so glad that you like the outfit!Delete
Me likey the outfit lotsy! ;)ReplyDelete
Me happy! :) xoDelete
I struggle to wear hats.I feel like a diva when I put one on.lol which is not a bad thing but Im definitely trying to be ok with it.I love this outfit.Zara has lots of 70s inspired dresses right now.ReplyDelete
I definitely felt that way too when I first started wearing hats, but now I LOVE them - especially to cover a bad hair day, or my roots #grandmalifeDelete
Aww this is so lovely... I am loving the print on your dress.ReplyDelete
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Thank you so much Filipa! I'm a lover of floral prints as well xoDelete
How on earth did you manage to get Fritz into that adorable sweater?!?ReplyDelete
I used to be very self-conscious about what I wore to work, and while I never go overboard, I do take more creative liberties with my wardrobe now :)
Kris | Love. Loft. Life.
LOL Fritz did not get into his sweater willingly - trust me! I'm with you Kris, I find the workplace to be tricky. I'm definitely not as colourful as I am on the weekends, but it's a far cry from when i first started as well!Delete
LOL this outfit looks like it has a story, I don't know how to describe it. I think it's because everything is so big and loud, the floppy hat, the floral print, the faux fur, and your dog! I love it!ReplyDelete
I used to be self-conscious, but I realized the same thought, no one's gonna be paying as much attention to me. The amount of attention I give to a stranger wearing an interesting outfit is probably the same amount they'll be giving to me, so might as well go all out!
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I like the way that you think Lauren! Happy New Year! xoDelete
I think the whole philosophy of wearing what you want and not being self-conscious comes with being comfortable in your own skin. I love that you make fun choices with your clothing! This 70s inspired look is fabulous!ReplyDelete
Thank you so much Siffat! I totally agree with your theory about being comfortable in your own skin - confidence is definitely key! I found myself that my confidence grew once I stopped paying attention to the opinions of others :) Hope you're having a great trip! xoDelete
I absolutely love your style, Joelle! However, I totally know what you mean about feeling self-conscious when wearing any outfit that's out of the ordinary! I often find myself resorting back to black on black outfits rather than a brighter colour palette, but this post has definitely inspired me! Happy New Year!ReplyDelete
I'm so glad that you liked this post Vanessa, and that I've inspired you to wear more colours. Your comment has inspired ME! Thank you for your kind words xoDelete
Wonderful post :) I also used to be self-conscious about what I wore because I was afraid of getting judged. Soon I realized "Who cares?!" and that as long as I am happy with what I wear why should it matter what others think? I like the touch of fur in your outfit and love your lip color. Happy New Year <3ReplyDelete
I love that Kelly - "who cares?" As long as what you're wearing makes you happy, nothing else really matters. So glad that you like the outfit! Happy New Year xoDelete