Today's the first day in ages (well, a bit over six months), that I've gotten dressed knowing that I wouldn't take a WIW picture (I left my camera at my in-laws last night, and won't have it back until tomorrow). My first thought was "Oh, cool! I can wear those super ugly linen shorts, because I'm not going anywhere and won't take a pic!". And I did, and have been super comfy and cool (even though it was almost 90 in the house) all day.
Now, they're not classy, they're not pretty, and I don't feel the least bit stylish in them with my tee-shirt (I didn't even have to go sleeveless!) . But my happiness factor is high, because I'm cool, and because I feel like I'm being sly - getting away with looking like a slob.
The whole thing makes me laugh, and makes me realize that taking those WIW photos really ups my game. Is it silly to have an "I'll be showing this outfit to my online friends at YLF, so I'd better do it right", component to my "What shall I wear" decisions?
This is actually all very good - I have learned so much in the last six months of snapping and posting very nearly everything I've worn. Thanks for helping me grow!
What's your relationship like with WIWs? Does knowing that you're taking a pic (and potentially putting it online) change the way you dress?