I'M LOOKING AT YOU GIRLS
YOU'RE SO ORIGINAL GIRLS
YOU GOT THE LOOK THAT MAKES YOU STAND OUT
JUKU GIRLS, I'M LOOKING AT YOU GIRLS
YOU MIX AND MATCH IT GIRLS
YOU DRESS SO FLY.
GWEN STEFANI - HARAJUKU GIRLS
With the traveling to and fro so much, outfit planning is now a crucial part of my packing routine. I pack the night before a trip - and it usually involves some selfies in the mirror sent to Jeff, Asher and Tad. Typically, Asher approves most of my experimental ideas, Jeff says, 'maybe add a chunky knit', and Tad just catcalls, which is assuring but offers no real constructive feedback.
I have been a bit bolder with some of my pattern pairings lately, to which my style panel has responded often with 'maybe that's #toodaretomix?' (#daretomix is Furbish's hashtag). What they're trying to convey about the outfit I've assembled is: I'm doing too much, and I am advised to do less.
HOWEVER, I am getting better at mixing prints on my person. I've been digging this La Double J skirt - and it gets along pleasingly with animal print. Here's one mix that made the cut, plus a few more combos for a foolproof pattern recipe.
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J., these are great pieces put together just right. 😉