Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Dress Up

My Mom and I spent a day playing dress-up.  Since I will be limited to 2 suitcases and 1 carry-on bag during the next 18 months, I have to make my wardrobe stretch.  There are some general guidelines for missionary clothing.  As a representative of The Church, all my clothes need to be modest and not too distracting.  I have chosen clothes with sleeves and skirts that fall below my knees.  I want to look neat and clean while wearing a missionary tag.
I began my dress up adventure by bringing all the possible items into my Mom's room and putting them on top of the bed.  For the next few hours, I tried as many combinations as possible... different scarfs, jackets, beads, shoes.  I posed for pictures.  The acceptable ones were put together on cards and labeled by item.  The pictures above show about half of the ideas we had for wearing the brown skirt and my plaid skirt.  I also have cards for my blue skirt, black/white dress, and grey skirt.  I hope when I'm in a clothing slump, I can be inspired by some of the pictures we took.         

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