it doesn’t matter what you wear … there’ll be dancing in the street

IMG_1.jpg IMG_2.jpgIMG_3.jpg IMG_4.jpgIMG_5.jpg IMG_6.jpgIMG_7.jpg IMG_8.jpgThere are certain items of clothing that will always make certain girls feel a certain way. I can only describe that feeling as a sort of blissful transcendence, that nothing will make you feel more like your true self than when you are wearing that particular item. It can be anything from riding pants, to vintage shoes, to a little black dress. A tutu is that magical item for me.

Tutus are my kryptonite. Whether I see a skirt or a dress that is made up mostly of tulle or crinoline, I feel as if I must own it. Once I wear it, I only want to dance, dance, dance. I want to dance as if no one is watching, and not stop until I am completely exhausted. I want to run and hug everyone that I see because I feel so happy and comfortable when I am in one. I want to pair it with leggings and my prettiest coat, and show it off to the world. I would wear a tutu everyday if it were socially acceptable. I believe that I will always be a closeted ballerina, and I am O.K. with that.

Tell me, what is your favourite article of clothing?

Emory

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  1. Love this post! My favourites are scarves, shoes and handbags and I cannot choose between the three ;-) I really enjoy your blog and I nominated you for the WordPress ‘Sunshine Award’ last Sunday – please visit http://anexpatabroad.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/sunshine-award-thank-you/ to see what you need to do if you choose to accept.

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  2. Michelle @ The Wardrobe Update

     /  01/28/2014

    I can literally feel your happiness in this post! Leather pants are my “tutu” – they don’t make me want to dance but they do give me a bit of extra swagger and never fail to make me feel amazing!

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  3. My current obsession is scarves :)

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    • Scarves are also pretty cool! I love the look of people wearing them year round. :-)

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      • Especially living in San Francisco! There is always a chance of chilly wind so a scarf is an essential :)

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  4. Mum

     /  01/28/2014

    You are a little ray of sunshine.

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  • Hello, friends. My name is Emory. I live on the Canadian prairies with my husband, daughter, and animals. Welcome!
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  • Thank goodness for breastfeeding. My darling caught her first flu yesterday. I tried giving her bland foods and drinks all day- she wouldn't touch them. Then I tried her favourites- still nothing. Instead, all she wanted to do was nurse round the clock. That is how we spent the majority of the day- nursing, bathing, cuddling, barfing, repeating.
My goal was to breastfeed Remy until she was 18 months old. After that I had no plans. As she is nearing month 19 earthside, I've discovered that she has no intention of stopping. 
On the rare occasions when she's sick, I'm reminded of why we have kept it up for this long, and why we keep on going. I'm almost certain that she would've become dehydrated yesterday if it wasn't for me nursing her. So although fed is best, the breast is truly a gift. My little lovebug doesn't always want me for naps lately, but when she does, it makes me feel warm, loved, and needed. Also, look at her hand tucked inside of my shirt. I'm melting.
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