This is my script: I fall in love with things a little out of my fashion comfort zone and buy them. Then I'm too self-conscious to wear what I've bought. I love them in theory, but doubt my ability to pull them off. (Anyone else relate?)
What I've noticed, though, is that when I push myself past the doubt and wear those things anyway, I love them even more....and I usually end up with a few compliments on my outfit from complete strangers.
Case in point: these leggings. Loved them, bought them....and then let them sit in my closet for a couple weeks. Every body-related doubt swirled in my head: You're too short to wear those; you'll look stumpy. Those will never work with your thighs. What were you thinking?
You know what, though? I freakin' love 'em. So take THAT negative, nagging, insecure, self-doubting voice in my head. I do what I want.
Dig into that closet and find that dress you bought but never wore. Put on that crazy hat. Wear those ridiculously impractical shoes. You can rock it. Be brave.
Dress: Modcloth // Slip: Envy // Tights: Target // Hat: Forever21 // Shoes: Target, years ago.