I'm behind with my day, but I wanted to share this outfit, since it's kind of a celebration of an anniversary of sorts. Some of you will remember I had a bad experience a few years back, and I always take time to be grateful for life and limb when the day comes back around. It is no longer a sad day for me, thankfully, in part thanks to the love and support from this forum. XOXO, big time!
catgirl replied 3 years ago
Awesome outfit! Glad that day is behind you and time must help a little. Lots of love to you todY.
Is that a Vince jacket?
CocoLion replied 3 years ago
This is stylish and sassy! Love the distressed shorts on you Rae. Thanks for checking in with us, it's always great to hear from you. And yes, I remember this day two years ago all too well, I was in LA visiting when it happened. I am glad to see how you've come out of this a survivor not a victim.
Angie replied 3 years ago
Fun Sporty Luxe Normcore look. SO glad you're in a happier place right now. It really shows. xo
deb replied 3 years ago
You are too cute!!!
rachylou replied 3 years ago
I'll toast to that! To life!
Marley replied 3 years ago
Love the outfit - and, Love You.
Diane G replied 3 years ago
You look great! Glad you're in a happier place now :)
ElleH replied 3 years ago
I'm glad to hear you're in a better space these days. Your outfit is fab. I want that yellow bag! Do you still live in LA? Too cold for me for shorts so just wondering if you're somewhere warm.
Suz replied 3 years ago
Yippee!! Here is to marking the occasion with a smile. What a ride you've had, Rae, but how far you have come!
Eliza replied 3 years ago
Go Rae! So good to have a new vantage point for this remembrance. You look fab.
Transcona Shannon replied 3 years ago
Well hello there citron bag buddy :) You look fantastic Rae. So glad things are looking up for.
harmonica replied 3 years ago
So cute! Fresh, stylish and sporty. Best of all - you look so happy. So glad you've turned this into a day of honoring life. <3 I'll take note of that. The past year has been so rough, but you really inspire me to be grateful for every experience life gives. :-)
Caro in Oz replied 3 years ago
So glad things are better for you :) YLF.
jackiec replied 3 years ago
I am happy you are doing well. You look great!!!
Diana replied 3 years ago
I love that you've made this day into a time for positive reflection. You look cute and happy today! :)
shedev replied 3 years ago
Great outfit Rae, and great positive attitude.
Windchime replied 3 years ago
What a great smile you have! Your outfit looks stylish, relaxed, and upbeat. Time does have a way of mellowing painful memories.
Karie replied 3 years ago
You look happy and stylish. A winning combination!
fuzzylogic replied 3 years ago
Great sporty-RATE look! You wear it so well!
LACeleste replied 3 years ago
You look super cute Rae!
Triumphant and happy!
shevia replied 3 years ago
Great outfit - love the citron bag. Wonderful that you have turned a horrible experience into a positive lesson.
Janet replied 3 years ago
You've come a long way, and you have such a great attitude! Kudos to you. And of course you look adorable! I'm so glad all that is behind you, and that you're in a better place now. Onward and upward! Hugs to you.
rae replied 3 years ago
Una, good eye! Navy paper leather scuba off Ebay. Huge love. Great weight for here!
Elle, I am still in LA county, but we moved to Torrance. I think it's been similar weather to the westside, though it has been up and down in temps for sure.
Harmonica, it has been a process for sure, and I still get help from my therapist and meds... If you are like me, you take inspiration where you can find it. :) Best to you in the new year. XO
Gigi replied 3 years ago
You're still looking wonderful! It's always a pleasure to see one of your outfits.
I'm glad you continue to improve.
Lucy replied 3 years ago
Great look. Super cute tomboy. Glad things are going well, too.
Thistle replied 3 years ago
Fab Outfit. Sporty lux, I think. You make it look easy!
So glad you are in a better place. :)
Beth Ann replied 3 years ago
Love the look -- very LA with almost a "vintage LA" backdrop. Seriously, your setting looks like something out of a vintage sit com set in LA. I love the saucy cap and luxe booties and jacket!
You are more than a survivor. You are a "thriver," Rae --- a wise woman who keeps her support system close and her feet moving forward. May this year be full of joy!
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