It had to happen sooner or later.
I've come close a time or two, but usually managed to squeek in a cami top or a scarf or something to keep the string going.
But today we were requested to wear the shirts that promo our upcoming women's conference, if we had them (as we did a video shoot for the conference, many ladies in the choir did). It is a black shirt w/ metallic gold lettering...and September choir colors are black or ivory w/ gold.
So today I wore my SHE t-shirt and blue jeans.
No cardi, no vest, no scarf...nothing that came off of my sewing machine.
It was hard. I didn't realize what a point that was for me. I kinda like the 'I always wear something I made' vibe. I actually pulled a vest out of the closet that time has rendered a bit too small...and made myself put it back, because it detracted from the shirt. Uniformity is the point.
You know, anything can be carried too far. Maybe I should make myself wear a RTW outfit once a month or so, just so that I don't let that become part of my identity.
I will admit there have been times when I put back the first outfit I pulled out of the closet because I hadn't made any of the pieces. Even though it was a really cute outfit in the right colors. I was too hung up on the 'I must Wear My Makes' kinda deal.
So. Not stopping the Choir Wardrobe posts...but admitting that there will be Sundays when I will find myself dressed in stuff I bought.
And that's ok.
But I probably won't post those photos. This ain't no style blog. (but you knew that already ;-) )