As my Grandmother would say (yes…the potato shoe stretching grandmother) "you can't have control unless you take control". So last night, I took control.

Again, thank you to everyone who replied on my Body Hatred thread. You were all so compassionate and wise. Buoyed with that big ol' YLF hug last night, I cleaned out my closet and removed everything that didn't fit and didn't make me feel good when I put it on. All the "rejects" went into the downstairs closet and out of sight. It was AMAZING how less anxious I suddenly felt. That closet will NOT be the boss of me!

What was left were items I truly love and still feel good in. I was quite happy to get dressed this morning.

My outfit started with my NYDJ ponte knit slim fit pants with faux suede front panel. Love the comfort of these and the fit is just spot on. I paired the pants with my asymmetrical mixed media tunic top and then popped on top of that my trusty black leather jacket.

For footwear, I chose my oh so comfy black Chelsea boots (so far, best purchase of the F/W 2014 season for me) and finished off the outfit with my black/white specs and black leather satchel. I feel powerful in this outfit.

What do you think? Would love your comments - and as always, all comments/suggestions are welcome.

Jacket, handbag and top: Danier Leather
Pants: NYDJ
Boots: Clarks

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