Daily Prompt: The Clothes(May) Make the(wo)man
How important are clothes to you? Describe your style,if you have one, and tell us how appearance impacts how you feel about yourself.
There was a time in my early childhood I did not care much about what I wore, I was contented to wear anything as long as it was okay to go out and play.
As I grew older my outlook changed. I was concerned about my clothes, “was it presentable to go out visiting my parents friends’ homes for dinner,” I’d ask myself.
In the university I did not want to look shabby among other students, I had special clothes to wear for that kind of environment.
My work clothes were different, I always wore a different set of clothes every day, it probably made my kids curious about my clothes. I remember one of them asked, “Miss how many of these do you have?”
I was amazed they noticed, “Why do you ask?” I said.
“You wear a different one every day.” The kid replied.
Sometimes wearing casual clothes has its disadvantages, even if you go shopping, the sales lady will look at you once and decide almost instantly, “she’s not going to buy anything, I do not want to waste my time with her.”
I have my own set of clothes for different occasions.