What does one wear to student teach?
I'm sure one reason I'm obsessed on this point is that I am very nervous about my first forays into the classroom. Worrying about style is less threatening. I am very concerned about the educational job market. Worrying about how to dress authoritatively without looking middle aged is less foreboding.
And friends . . . my personal style definitely needs help. In a misguided effort to dress like a grown up for my first corporate job I miscalculated and ended up dressing like a frump. On the day to day, my style definitely skews old, tired, and entirely too black.
How to overhaul my wardrobe and get back on track? Of course I have a three point plan.
Point one--take risks. I have this weird mental block/conviction that a lot of the clothes and fashion elements that I want to wear wouldn't look good on my body. Hello-I've got boobs and thighs. I can't wear miniskirts or horizontal stripes or anything form fitting or etc., etc. If you do a round on the fatshion blogs then you know that's just not true. Jay Miranda at Fatshionable is wearing the hell out of this Monif C dress.
Point three--accessorize! Nothing injects the personal into personal style like accessories. Shoes, boots, jewelry . . . I used to love that kind of thing but I've since given it up. I think it's key in my stagnated style.
Am I forgetting anything?