I'm super stoked about Anthropologie because I wanted it the most out of all the stores I applied to or interviewed at! There's just something really warm and caring about the atmosphere, an impression that I still have after 6 hours of training this morning. Plus, they seriously make the cutest, most delightful, whimsical trinkets and clothing. Admittedly, I'm more prone to shopping at thrift stores, Target and H&M. I like cheaper clothes; it's just who I am. But I still tip my hat to the Anthro designers because, man, they are NAILING what they do, and you get great quality for what you pay. I really do mean that.
Excited about my new job, excited about all the nice people, slightly nervous about being in a customer service role again after many years at a computer with headphones in (eep!), excited to keep freelancing on the side so it adds up to some kind of full-time income, and...
...excited to have a reason to wear all my clothes again!
I mean, it's my responsibility to wear a really good outfit to work. How fun is THAT? Especially after several months at home in sweatpants. (Not complaining.) And, their style totally suits me -- I mean, they sell overalls! And they won't hate on my fringe moccasins and horse-print sweater. Don't worry, pictures will be shared. (If outfit posts bore you, I give you advance permission to check out from those updates.) But for starters, here's what I was wearing when I landed the job: