Malcolm Gladwell's book, Outliers, estimates that in order to become an expert in anything, you must do it for 10,000 hours.
According to this theory, I am an expert at drawing ugly pictures, making fun of everything, popping my zits, and dressing myself.
I always have a list of basic clothing I am in search of. A knee-length dark denim pencil skirt has been on my list for a few years. YEARS.
I had looked at every store and searched the internet. I could never find one long enough.
Then, I unexpectedly stumbled across one at Ann Taylor Loft.
I knew the lights from heaven were shining down on me. I looked up to the sky, put a hand over my heart and closed my eyes. It was visceral.
Sometimes clothes make me embarrassingly happy.