My sister and I love to talk about what we wanna do when we retire. I have a vision of me in a (rental) house, gardening, going to the pool/beach, martinis on the lanai ….. well, I’ve started in on my vision.
I bought a kaftan.
I think “kaftan” is a fancy way to say “fat-ish lady in a mumu.” Like Mrs. Roper from Three’s Company.
Oh yeah. My life is gonna be ALL about being comfortable in my own space. Living large and LOUD. Here’s a photo of my new mumu/kaftan:
It’s on it’s way courtesy of Poshmark. I can’t wait.
I know. It seems like an odd choice. I’m normally all about pencil skirts, wiggle dresses (think Mad Men), a bit more tailored look, especially for work. But, in thinking about a retirement plan, I want to live comfortable. Like putting on jammies when I get home from work, but flowier, more exotic-ish.
I don’t anticipate going out to the grocery store in this get-up. This is for home only.
My sister, on the other hand, is gonna go the Indian salwar kameez suit route.
Salwar Kameez suit from ebay at https://www.ebay.com/i/173053826168?chn=ps
I REEEEALLY like this outfit and would most definitely go with something like this for every day out and about. Maybe not as embellished, and I, personally, would go for a V-neck in the tunic. But you get the idea.
Now THIS is what I’m talking about:
Photo of Kimberly Ah at home with girlfriends having a “Mrs. Roper” party!! OMG I would so love this. (click the link to read the entire blog post)
I want this for myself. This style of retirement, even a life like this BEFORE retirement. Just to get myself in the proper GROOVE.
I’m diggin’ it. BIG TIME.