The greatest thing about fashion is its inherent combination of fantasy AND reality. Clothing is a daily necessity and yet an opportunity to be limitlessly creative. What other art form touches your life on a daily basis and can transform others' perception of you?
Treat yourself to a sparkly new ensemble. Retail therapy does have its merits. A new sweater or skirt, whether from Target or from Saks, can boost your mood and revive your spirit.
Images borrowed from Sparkles&Crumbs, Vogue.