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Does a piece of clothing change how you feel?

My favorite thing to wear is my  beautiful polka dot dress .  It has a navy blue background and big bold white dots. Ironically, I usually dress pretty conservatively with lots of neutrals and no crazy patterns.  But this dress instantly gives me energy, makes me feel confident, playful and happy. It's initially pushed me out of my fashion comfort zone, and now I love to put it on to give me a lift. 

 

Do you remember Julia Roberts wearing that gorgeous polka dot dress in "Pretty Woman?"  It's kind of like that.  

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Definitely makes a difference. Texture, weight of fabric, color, all carry subtle energies that can impact mood, and sense of self. After a year of pandemic isolation in raggedy sweaters and henley shirts, I wore a nice lavender moleskin shirt-jacket the other day to meet a friend and felt like a grown up with a brain again.

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@DeahC77388 , Thank you for your response.  It is amazing that clothes can have such an impact!  I felt the same way when I ditched some  of my "mom jeans" and other stay at home mom clothes a while back.  Though, I heard mom jeans are coming  back.  😃Christine

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A follow up to this is a new documentary called :Worn Stories" about how a certain piece of clothing makes you feel, or even changes your life.  It's entertaining  Christine

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