Living in New York is hard sometimes. There are lots of stores, and lots of well-dressed people. It's easy to feel like a big nobody, nothing. It's easy to feel like...pretty insignificant.
One thing I've started thinking about ...now that I own my own company and create my own products...I don't have to rely anywhere near as much on fashion or things I can buy to give me that good feeling about myself. Yes...I wish I could afford to change my style every day...to get haircuts on a regular basis...all that. But, when I walk down the street, and I look at all the stylish people...I try to remember that I'm okay, because I'm actually *making* what I want to see in the world...not just buying it.
Given the expense of starting a business, I really *really* limit what I buy now. Anyway, I thought that these images of the fall looks from Madewell were versatile and good looking. Although who knows where Madewell makes their clothes or who makes them...good enough that I can wear something like this through the winter, into the spring, and again next year.