I was a child of the outlandish and colorful 80's, but a teenager of the early to mid 90's grunge and super-plain era (think flannels and Birkenstocks, and remember Gwyneth Paltrow's
But a few years ago things started loosening up. And I kind of liked it. It was sort of refreshing, these maxi dresses and billowy sleeves and loose tops and stretchy, comfy skinny jeans and ballet flats and patterns and all this color, color, color.
And I'm old enough to know the tide will turn again one day. We will go back to black turtlenecks and gray pants and slim blazers. And I will like it because the styles will be updated from a really neat time in my life.
But right now I'm just loving and embracing all this color and flow.
So about a month ago I found a great deal on a pair of mint green jeans and bought them. And started digging in my closet for fun combinations. And wearing these pastel jeans all the time.
I think I'm kind of hooked!
Who would have ever thought.