What do you see when you look at yourself in the mirror? This question has been on my mind lately and I wanted to chat to you about it.
It all started when I went shopping with a very good friend, searching for dresses she could wear to work and also on the weekend with a different shoe. So, we headed to one of my favourite Australian designers, Zimmermann, to find what we could find. I sat on the “boyfriend” chair in the fitting room, mainly to keep myself away from all the tempting racks of fashion heaveness, while my friend went into the fitting room with five items.
The first dress was a long style; black silk georgette with ruffles cascading down the front – ideal for work belted and a heel, or for a casual dinner back with a sneaker. My friend walked out and took a quick look in the mirror before turning to head back to try the next one on. What just happened? Next up, a navy and white floral with a high neck and oversized sleeve – “divine”. I shrieked as she walked out, but again she didn’t even look at the dress before spinning on her heels. Ok, this is getting weird. On the third dress I could tell that her energy was gone and that she was getting more and more depressed. Again, she didn’t look at the dress.Read More