“Bend and snap! The New Business Attire

“All people see when they look at me is blonde hair and big boobs.”

– Elle Woods (Legally Blonde)

 

If you know me you know that I am the Youth Program Director for a non profit called New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. An organization designed to encourage action, influence public opinion that leads to policy change. . Check us out and get involved Here.

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During the summer I am emerged in press Conferences, D.C lobby trips and the halls of congress. Sounds exciting? Well it is except for the the unspoken dress code. Honestly everyone on capital hill looks exactly the same. A scene straight out of Men in Black!  !! It’s quite nauseating.  Ive never pictured  me and “Elle Woods” played by Rease Weatherspoon ever having anything in common but oddly enough we do. The need for individuality!! In my attempt to never conform and  with the support of my director; I usually show up to monthly meetings in guess what, COLORS.  More often than not I’m the youngest person in the room}(which sucks on so many levels being that gun violence disproportionally affects young people between the ages of 17-24) , fitting  in is already out if the question so why not stand out? 

I am CornerRich wherever I go. Proudly. Just like ….

Elle Woods

 

Here is  what I wore to our last benefit. In a sea of  black and white, I felt the need to sparkle.

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  1. Skirt from Asos Curve
  2. Shirt: Thrifted
  3. Shoes: Nine West

 

 

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4 Comments

  1. Style Chic360
    July 12, 2013 / 3:24 am

    You tell a story well! You forgot to tell me you started your blog! So happy for you!

    Love the look! I have those shoes too in gold and silver.

    • Ootc
      July 24, 2013 / 4:46 pm

      I’m just getting a hang of this blogging thing. Just figuring out how to reply lmao. Thanks for supporting me girly.

  2. July 18, 2013 / 11:02 am

    I know what you mean – most people conform to the unspoken dress code of their environment. I do my best to stay appropriate but on my terms, which means color and fit. Great Look!

    ~Johára @ Luvin’ My Curves

    • Ootc
      July 24, 2013 / 4:47 pm

      That exactly what I’m talking about . My clothing has a huge affect on my mood. The brighter they are the happier I am. Thanks for reading love.

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