While running errands the other day, my eye was caught by a woman striding along beside a man with a stroller. She wore a leopard print Maxi skirt with slits, and cutout suede booties in a tobacco brown that matched the leopard. Top half was a simple black tank showcasing her arm tattoos. No seasonally confused feel to it.

Shortly after, I found myself behind her in the post office queue. So I interrupted her chat with baby to tell her how much her outfit made me smile.

It always feels a bit weird to approach a stranger like that, but I know it makes my day to get that kind of comment, so I went for it. (She seemed pleased.)

Note to self: I do NOT need any more maxi skirts. Or booties.