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Striped Mini

January 15, 2017


Let’s face it, I don’t have much of a shape.  I actually had a boy ask me (genuinely) if something happened to my chest or if I was a little girl haha.  It used to make me feel very insecure but I’m kind of over it now and enjoy the freedom that I don’t have to worry about my boobs being too big for a flowy top making it unflattering.  Trust me, I’ve been there.  Breastfeeding gave me 32 DDD’s, it sucked and I don’t miss them at all.  I’ve become more comfortable with my body the past couple of years and don’t care that I don’t have boobs anymore and I’m not embarrassed about it so I decided to switch things up a bit and try wearing something more form fitting, kinda.

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I used to wear little body con skirts a lot and I always did it modestly with a baggy top and boots.  The first time I wore one literally every part of my skin was covered except a few inches of leg (mostly my calves), but that didn’t stop a car full of girls driving past me at Wal-Mart and yelling at me to “put some clothes on!” (I know, classy huh?)  I also had other random people make rude comments about my skirts being “inappropriate.”  I don’t think that mini skirts are “inappropriate” but I let those comments get to me and I didn’t feel comfortable wearing them and haven’t worn them in years.  This little striped piece was sitting in my “get rid of” basket but I decided to give it a try and ya know what? I felt pretty damn hot.  I also realized, there’s nothing inappropriate about body con skirts.  It shows the tiny bit of curve that I have, so why not show it?  Every person on the planet has a body, not a big deal if somebody wears something tight or flattering on it.  Why do people feel the need to be ashamed or make other people feel ashamed for having a human body when we all have one?  And who cares if a skirt is a little tight?  The older I get (especially being a mom who deals with the opinions of other moms who think they’re the best parents imaginable) I just honestly don’t care if everyone approves of everything I do, and it feels pretty good to not care so much anymore.  Wear whatever you want to wear and do whatever you want to do (as long as it’s legal)  no matter what anyone says.

Fashion image of Forever21 and Banana Republic Outfit.

Skirt/ Forever21 similar here and here // Sweater/ Banana Republic similar here and here/ Boots Ninewest from Ross similar here // Purse/ Coach similar, inexpensive, and vegan version here // Necklace Amazon

Another notable mini that I love // Cord Mini

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  • Reply Lucie January 16, 2017 at 4:43 pm

    Love this look so much! Your sweater and this skirt are amazing!
    Lucie, xx

  • Reply Lena January 16, 2017 at 9:19 pm

    Such a beautiful skirt, I’m truly loving the stripes! Your winter fashion sense is on point! 🙂 xo~ Lena

    • Reply Jessica Linn January 20, 2017 at 5:31 pm

      ah thanks so much, Lena, you just made my day!

  • Reply January 17, 2017 at 2:27 am

    Hi! Nice outfits you look pretty 😉

  • Reply Erica January 17, 2017 at 11:56 am

    Such a chic look dear! Of course there’s nothing wrong with a miniskirt and I’m all for wearing whatever makes you feel your best as well 🙂


    • Reply Jessica Linn January 20, 2017 at 5:33 pm

      Ah thank you Erica, I’m glad I’m not the only one who doesn’t have an issue with miniskirts. I’m from a small town in West Virginia so maybe that’s why people acted like it was a big deal haha

  • Reply Yvonne January 17, 2017 at 1:29 pm

    I think you look lovely and we should wear whatever we want and make us feel good!
    xo Yvonne

  • Reply Eva January 17, 2017 at 4:22 pm

    Gorgeous look! WOW!!!

    xxx, Eva

  • Reply Amy January 17, 2017 at 5:51 pm

    Couldn’t agree more! Wear what makes you happy and own it! You look fab!! Seriously!

    xx, Amy

  • Reply Mlle Perrier January 18, 2017 at 6:49 pm

    nice look, love the boots with that skirt

  • Reply nat January 19, 2017 at 6:32 am

    love your boots

  • Reply Annie January 19, 2017 at 3:35 pm

    You do look pretty damn hot! I think it’s great to flaunt what you have, tastefully, just like you did here. Love the skirt paired with those OTKs 🙂
    xo Annie
    New England Romance

    • Reply Jessica Linn January 20, 2017 at 5:34 pm

      Ah thanks Annie! You’re too sweet!

  • Reply Irina January 20, 2017 at 12:56 pm

    Loving the post! Have a wonderful weekend:)

  • Reply mahi January 23, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    love this striped mini

  • Reply Rachel January 24, 2017 at 2:37 am

    Beautiful dress! You look so pretty!

  • Reply Jeanne January 26, 2017 at 6:40 am

    Cute outfit! That bag caught my eye. And I can’t believe that boy asked you that! You look great!

  • Reply Mackenzie February 3, 2017 at 4:29 pm

    I am so happy I found your blog! Your style of writing is so fun and I love your photos.

    xo Mackenzie |

    • Reply Jessica Linn February 10, 2017 at 2:24 am

      Aw thank you so much Mackenzie! You just made my day <3

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