The most universal fashion item right now? The stylish face mask, of course. At RLS, we believe you should always make an effort to feel and look put-together, even while running errands or taking your kids to the park.
Most people live in shorts in the summer, especially on the weekend or with kids. So what do you wear if you don’t feel comfortable in shorts and every day is a weekend? Although this blog is highly anticipated every year, it feels even more important this season!
I don’t know about you, but my “dress” pants haven’t seen the light of day in the last two and a half months. I’ve been living in pants made of cotton, jersey, ponte, and technical stretch fabrics, just like everyone else. I’m writing this blog while wearing linen shorts. Funny how linen feels fancy all of a sudden!
We all need simple these days, don’t we? Dresses caught on like wildfire about 10 years (or was it more?) ago because once women discovered the one and done lifestyle, there was no turning back. No matter how hard the fashion industry has tried to get women to go back to the blouse and skirt combo, they have refused. Summer is coming, our lives are only getting busier and our need for comfort even greater.
I used to think I was the only woman who hated wearing shorts. And then I started writing this blog annually. From the positive reaction we receive every year, I know I am far from the only woman looking for an alternative to shorts. I never understood how other women could be wearing shorts so un-self-consciously. It is rare that I have time to exercise enough to actually like my legs above the knee. Even when I was younger, thinner, and more fashionable, shorts just felt so casual and not me. They’ve never really been my preferred mode of clothing …