fitting room focus #1: crop top acquired

This is an idea I’m straight up stealing from a post on lil ashton, which is blogging based off of stuff you just tried on in the fitting room. I kinda thought it would be a fun little thing to do once in a while, especially just because I like to try stuff on and play with things and see how they turn out. These are all from a Plato’s Closet I went to on Memorial Day.IMG_6341

i have this similarly flowy button up shirt with moths on it, so i kind thought i could make flowy-button-ups-with-animals like a thing, but i [polite cough] ended up leaving this one on the rack

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i’ve been looking around for crop tops because i realized i’d been resisting them for so long because i felt like i needed to have some perfectly flat stomach to be able to wear them, but you know i wanna wear cute shit and the past year or so i’ve focused on like going swimming without doing that thing where you like size yourself up  — i keep encountering people who will not go swimming on their ‘fat days’ which is so frustrating because patriarchal beauty standards basically poison our hearts

(and i say all this knowing that there’s people who are gonna point at this and be like oh but you are skinny and cute why are you self-conscious but consider: that is not the point and saying stuff like that is largely irrelevant to how any person feels about their body because again, patriarchal beauty standards basically poison our hearts)
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i did not purchase this shirt although now that i look back i almost wish i did — it’s giving off some good energy if you ask me. i love the fashion thing of buttoning shirts up all the way it feels like just a very subtle queer thing to do

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i have such strong nostalgia for my lil goth emoish phase from middle/high school like you have no idea so even though it is 200% not my style anymore, sometimes i just have to slip back into it for a couple minutes

i went back to my hometown a weekish ago to hang with a friend and we fucking listened to mcr and greenday and all that shit and it was just like [heart eyes emoji / skull emoji / two girls holding hands emoji]

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strong 10/10 love for this shirt it’s so comfy and simple but not [glances around] too simple

it’s by calvin klein and honestly like i feel like an underwear model in it even though i am fully dressed

also i hope you have enjoyed my rapidly messing scrunchie, i am all about scrunchies lately because they are so cozy and fucking mess but like in the best way

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last but not least, the star of the show, the titular crop top, a Thing That I Bought, this beautiful creature. i put this on and literally just felt like i leveled up in life, it’s a very comfy fabric in a great color and basically honestly just feels very right. 95% cotton, 5% spandex, originally from wet seal although i have no clue if you could get it there now, i have never been inside an actual wet seal store in my life so

xoxo,
rori

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