Today's Everyday Fashion: Reality Check

 
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Sometimes I wish social media was a little more truthful. For example: maybe this outfit is cute at first glance. But the reason I was wearing it? Not so cute! What I had planned to wear for the hubs family reunion fell through. I have a gluten allergy and my stomach swells up like I swallowed a cantaloupe for a couple hours. I must've eaten something by accident and the reunion of course just happened to be during those couple hours. It was also cold and rainy and I didn't pack many warm options. So this outfit was basically my only choice. (No gluten allergy in these pics though - it was raining so we had to photograph the next day.) Which is pretty much life, isn't it? You pack a cute outfit, the weather is bad. Or it rips or you spill something. Or your stomach is being lame. That my friends, is reality! 😜

[photo location: Bay View, Michigan]

Top: Ann Taylor, $47 (similar below)
Pants: Express, $24 (similar options)
Necklace: Ann Taylor, $32 (similar)
Shoes: JCPenney, $18
Purse: Mud Pie, $13
Earrings: Kate Spade outlet, $15 (same)
Approx. dates: Purse is last year. Shoes, pants, top and necklace are this year.