I've realized that the vision for my blog has transformed over time. More recently I've felt convicted to re-center my blog on the original reason I started it, which is to point women to Christ. I am on a continual journey to figure out what that looks like for my bog, My Sunday Dress. With that said, I want to introduce you to my new series called Beauty Revealed. It's based on the fact that we are all beautiful, but must take action to uncover and reveal that beauty for the world to see. Proverbs 3:15 She is more precious than jewels, and nothing you desire can compare with her. True beauty comes from understanding your worth as a women of God, because you were created in his image, and are worth far more than the most precious jewels. My vision for each post is that it gives you practical advice on how to dress in a fashionable and God honoring way, as well as challenges you to reflect Christ through your actions.
Beauty Revealed through FashionThe common thought is that modesty is all about covering up, but I believe that modesty actually reveals our beauty and elegance as women. For me fashion is a powerful way to tell the world who I am, or want to be. Style must develop overtime, and will mature based on your passions, travels, and values. The best way to discover your own style is to seek out inspiration, and begin experimenting! I'll be sharing my personal take on the latest trends in hopes that it inspires you to discover the perfect style for yourself.
Let's begin! I'll just preface you with the fact that my number one summer go to is high-waisted shorts. I think for the past year and a half I have only been interested in buying shorts that are high-waisted. When I was younger I couldn't get enough of those low-rise styles, but now I've graduated to "higher" things! From a modesty perspective, high-waisted prevents you from showing too much in the back, when you go to sit down. It also stops you from periodically revealing the lower part of your waist line when you shift around.
Heels and shorts will lead you down a slippery slope, and potentially give people the wrong impression as to the type of attention you are looking to attract. If you want to wear something other than converse or flats, I'd opt in for a chic low heeled sandal. There is no way I can share this outfit without talking about this fab crop top I snatched on sale at H&M. Pretty much if you ever find any reasonably priced top with 3D applique on it, buy it immediately! They are all so unique, and relatively hard to find, from my experience. The front closure is made up of all snaps, so I always make sure to wear a white cami underneath!
HM Top | Goodwill Shorts| Nine West Shoes | Photographer Talin from The Half Full Mug
Beauty Revealed through ActionsEphesians 4:32 Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. Weekly Challenge: Is there something that you need to ask forgiveness for? It's so easy to go through life ignoring the little mistakes you make, but those little mistakes can do big damage. Take time to reflect on anyone that you've hurt or miss treated and humble yourself to ask them for forgiveness.
How to Get Involved!!Post your favorite photo on Instagram of you wearing shorts with the hashtag #ModestChallenge. My Goal is to create a hashtag that you girls can refer to when you're looking for outfit inspiration. I'm just one person with one body type and style. There are so many girls out there that can learn from what you have to share!!