Outfit: Body Love + Shorts

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I’m Wearing: City DKNY blazer (similar) | “I Love My Body” tee by Differently Clothing | ASOS shorts | Old Baby Phat sash used as a headwrap | Wanted wedge sneakers (similar) | Forever 21 arrowhead necklace & earrings

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I’ve been a journey toward self and body acceptance for a couple of years now, and I’m happy to say that I’ve made a lot of progress, in large part because I try to surround myself with women and messages that contribute to the positive body image movement. What’s funny is that I designed the t-shirt I’m wearing in these photos really early in my journey. Let’s just say it was an aspirational message, because I wasn’t there yet. Today, however, I can wear this shirt — and all the others in the Self Love series — with pride, because the message is the truth. And I hope that it inspires someone else — anyone else — to love theirs too. The shirt is available in a bunch of colors and t-shirt styles.

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In other news, I’ve had these shorts for months and have planned at least 5 outfits with them. But every time I planned to wear them, the weather took a turn for the cold. When Eboni from The Fashionista Next Door chose shorts for this week’s Style Me Friday challenge, I finally had an excuse to try again. I got lucky, because yesterday, it was finally warm enough to rock them. All the other looks I planned were more demure and conservative, but I wanted to go more casual. The graphic tee, wedge sneakers and the bow in my hair created exactly the overall look I was going for: Casual and cute, but still well put together.

Side note: I’ve since learned that I need to find shorts that are a little longer. I haven’t worn shorts this short since I was in high school, and now I remember why 🙂

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I’m Wearing: City DKNY blazer (similar) | “I Love My Body” tee by Differently Clothing | ASOS shorts | Old Baby Phat sash used as a headwrap | Wanted wedge sneakers (similar) | Forever 21 arrowhead necklace & earrings

I’m linking up with: Style Me Friday | Dress for the Day | Style Sessions | I Feel Pretty | Friday Fashion Informant | Passion for Fashion

By jennae

Hi! I'm Jennae Petersen and I'm the eco diva who had the bright idea to share my journey toward green living with the blogosphere. Some of you may know me as the founder of Green Your Decor, my blog about eco-friendly home decor, as a Walmart Mom, from Twitter or from my organic cotton t-shirt line Differently Clothing. Stick around for a while!

12 comments

  1. Luuuv the shorts and hair!! And your jewelry, I gasped! Cause I have the same ones, wear em the same way, from F21 LOL!

  2. Love your scarf. So cute! And, I love that you went the casual route with this challenge. You know I’m all about those sneakers. Thanks for linking up!

    1. Thanks Eboni! This was my first time wearing shorts in a VERY long time, so I had to make sure everything else was comfortable so I wouldn’t punk out…lol!

  3. What a cute look…. love the scarf, I wish I could pull that off like you. I’m so scary in shorts but you look so great!

    1. Thanks Pidg! Trust me when I say that there were more than a few moments of hesitation with the shorts, but then I just said screw it. I’m glad I did!

  4. Okay so you just killed it! Seriously gorgeous outfit, love that you designed the tee and the purple shorts I’m totally crushing on. Pinning it to my favorites Passion for Fashion board!

  5. I love this look! Need that tee… and the shorts are great! I still haven’t found my perfect pair yet… ‘sigh’
    Totally pinning this look ♥
    Thanks so much for linking up with us for Passion For Fashion! Hope to see you again this Friday!

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