Today the school had a dress code. It was Mismatch Day.
Laylee wears the absolute craziest outfits to school almost every day, plaid pants with floral top, pink and red together with an orange skirt over top and purple socks, etc. I let her pick what she wears on all but school picture days, right to choose and all that jazz.
So today I told her to get dressed in something crazy and totally not matching.
She came down in navy slacks and a crisp white shirt. She was shocked when I told her it matched. I tried to explain fashion and color theory to her, then sent her to try again. So she came back with pink shorts, a green shirt and blue argyle socks, not as crazy as her usual creations but not bad.
I think we would have been better off if I’d just told her to go get dressed… no special occasion… just get ready fro school.