How to dress when there is no place to dress
Have you noticed that the phrase “she dresses well” does not specify where exactly she dresses? While in our daily worries “what to wear” is certainly present this insidious “where”. And if it existed only in constructive questions, such as “is this radical mini-dress appropriate in the theater?”or “what impression will I make at the negotiations if I come in a cozy thin blouse with buttons?”or “would I be comfortable walking on stilettos on the beach with a towel in one hand and a glass of whiskey-Cola in the other”? But no. Most often, “where” is present in the depressing phrase ” I have nowhere to go.”
Moreover, it seems that everyone has nowhere to go. Do you work in an office? There is nowhere to go except the office (and there we will limit ourselves to the rules of the dress code of our own composition-we have already dealt with this). Not working? Well, here the Lord God himself ordered to buy sports rustling sweatpants, bring them to the extended knees, and then … continue to wear them further! Complementing the comfortable boots”by govindasamy” and jacket, or worn-out sneakers and a t-shirt, depending on the season.( Mostly non-working women in Russia take care of children, so the focus will be on them, but in General, the issue is relevant for everyone who “has nowhere to go”).
In fact, do not go to school (kindergarten, circle) to dress up a child? Not on the Playground?! There is also sand, puddles, cold (hot), the child will get his clothes dirty with his feet, when you will force him, screaming, to carry away from there. Not in fitness? The same for me, Bolshoi theater. Not to the store, who’s looking at you while you’re putting cans of formula and broccoli puree in the cart? And in the evening, after closing yourself in the bathroom, you dream about how you will put on that dress that has been hanging in the closet for two years, and go with your husband to a restaurant or to the theater. And then, then…then everything be OK with your appearance, and now let everything be as it is because the child is a child, we have to wait, and we need to understand and efficiently allocate time, and be aware: if you go nowhere, then there is no need to dress up. In addition, the figure has added at least one size, so the tracksuit is now your best friend. But then, “as a result”, you will look good?
And here I will allow myself a tiny lyrical digression. Our whole life is not about the result (because in General it is the same for everyone, this result, and we know what it is – immortality has not yet been invented and is unlikely to be invented). All other points of measurement of the result are extremely controversial. They depend on the time of “measuring”, on the “measuring”itself. Here in the quarry when the result? When is the first promotion? Or when you realize that you’ve seen all these promotions in your coffin because you haven’t walked with a child for six months, for example? And when in a relationship, the result can be considered achieved? When is the wedding? Or wait until the divorce happens in ten or twenty years? Then what? Shall we write off the previous ten or twenty years as fruitless? And the child-with him when the result? When was I born? Or when I entered the Institute? Life cannot be measured by the result, because life is a process (the end of the lyrical digression).
And looking good is also a process. Dress well from time to time will not work. You can and should always look good. Because life isn’t long enough to throw out whole chunks of it on the occasion of someone being born to you. A well-designed outfit gives you a boost of energy, makes you wash your hair and apply a tone to your face. Removes restrictions: having dressed conveniently, fashionably and accurately (and not only conveniently), you will be able to turn on the road from the store to the cafe. Walk down the street, go with the child to the Park in the center, and not on the principle of ” just not to meet friends.” Yes, and fitness. And the store. And kindergarten. No need to wait for a trip to a restaurant, exhibition or theater. After all, what is the festive effect of going “to people”? Yes, by and large, only that you are going there first. Prepare. Like yourself in the mirror. And only then leave the house. So why wait? Dress carefully every day – and the holiday will always be with you. And no, I’m not talking about stilettos on the Playground and evening makeup for the ceremonial removal of the trash can. Now fashion is so democratic and convenient that it is a pleasure to follow it. All you need is a little bit of enthusiasm and discipline.
Summer is coming, it’s much easier to look good in the warm season than in the cold. It’s time to start! Here are some tips that should help.
Our main enemy, when “there is nowhere to go”, is the lack of order and slackness of the image. Russian Russian women-all these sports suits, sports sneakers, and a leather jacket on top-end up with a very sad portrait of the “women of Russian villages” (and not only Russians, of course). A tracksuit (cotton) can be left in the wardrobe! But without extending your knees. And not too sporty, rather relaxed-urban. But a relaxed tracksuit must have a strict element. For example, a coat. Or a tight cardigan for the summer (tight does not mean warm). Or a bomber. Or shoes with a small heel. If you add a good, hard bag to it, it’s done. If the bag is inappropriate, buy a backpack.
A cotton shirt (a universal and favorite thing for me, how and what to wear it with I already wrote) is your best friend. You put your cotton sweatpants down and your shirt up. And become the Queen of the Playground. Yes, I assume an indignant cry of ” get Dirty!”. You know, I also spent a lot of time on playgrounds. And I have never seen my mother, who would not get out of the puddles and sandbox with her child. Mothers sit neatly on the side (and look, mostly, extremely unkempt, unfortunately) or just carefully sculpt cakes on the edge of the sandbox. And children go home not on their mothers (mostly), but on their strollers or cars. And, after all, things are made to be worn, not buried in closets. If it gets dirty, you wash it.
Even if you have recovered and have not yet brought the figure in order, you do not need to choose clothes on the principle of “if the butt and stomach fit — then it fits”. Nothing fits. The sweatshirt should not fit the stomach. A coat or jacket should not just fit you. Jeans and trousers should not crack at the seams. Let you have quite a few things, but your current size, even if you are going to lose ten pounds in just a couple of days. Lose weight — then give it away or throw it away. Next, in the examples, I added a few images on plus size models to show that you can look fashionable and good with any figure.
Do not wear items made of thin, stretchy fabrics. They only emphasize the imperfections of the figure and negate all the efforts made to look stylish. If the t-shirt is made of thick cotton. The shirt is the same. Dress-holding the form, not in the “oblipku”. By the way, a simple cotton dress in the form of a rectangle with sleeves is even easier than a tracksuit. Put it on and went. And you look great.
Shoes are very important when clothing is more loose than “collected”. Oxfords, loafers, slip-ons, Chelsea-they all look much better than sneakers. Sneakers are also good, but then you will have to introduce some strict element in clothing. It’s mostly a coat.
Look at the examples. About a tracksuit. Pay attention to how sports elements are played out: whether it is a shirt, jacket, coat, bag (backpack) or non-sports shoes.