When I wear this denim dress, I remember of that one time when one of my Canadian friends referring to my outfit, bluntly remarked: “you look so motherly.” She made me laugh. She also got me thinking about how different can perceptions be depending on the country. Back in El Salvador, whenever I wear the dress, I get showered with compliments (not of the “you look so motherly” type, but more of the “it is so beautiful, where did you get it from?” type.) However, it is precisely because of my friend’s comment that it thrills me to wear the dress even more. I like breaking molds, and fashion is such a fantastic way of doing it. I encourage you to try it. Yes, sometimes it can make you feel a bit out of place (believe me I know), but it is exactly that what makes you stand out and shine.