Now, you may think I'm crazy for wearing it, as I'm sure many people did, but whether you agree with my sartorial choice or not, I hope you agree that it's ultimately a good thing to take fashion risks. If we all stick to the status quo, we won't necessarily make any progress or innovations- and that goes for everything, not just fashion. That being said, I present yesterday's outfit to you:
Want a close-up? I thought so:
What? What's that you say? That's NOT the outlandish accessory that caught your eye? How could that be? Look at those rhinestones and that metallic sheen! Those shoes are crazy, right? Oh, alright. Here's the flower, or as everyone at work kept calling it, "Audrey II."
Yes, friends, that flower is bigger than my head. I endured an entire day of comments like, "Why do I keep hearing 'Feed me, Seymour'? Oh, it's you." and "Did you water that? Because it looks like it's grown since an hour ago." And of course the blank stares and speechless people who had nothing to say and yet could not look away. I got a lot of sarcastic, "Nice flower" remarks, which I found amusing. And the funny part of it is that I enjoyed every remark- whether well-intentioned or sarcastic or merely using my flower as the punchline. Every good-natured joke that was slung in my direction truly made me laugh, especially the references to "Little Shop of Horrors." (But that's probably just because I'm a theatre geek.) Maybe this is the kind of thing the girls over at Go Fug Yourself would have a field day over, or maybe, just maybe, it's actually an accessory reminiscent of Carrie Bradshaw's large flower love: