If you have teenagers, then you probably know how different their tastes are from that of their Mother's. My 15 year old Daughter and I have a very good, loving relationship, but I stopped trying to pick out clothing or accessories for her a long time ago. After hearing an abrupt "No", and seeing the eyeroll everytime I held something up and said, "hey, this is cute", I decided to let her pick out her own style, while reserving my veto power. This method has worked out just fine. Imagine my surprise, when Emily noticed a vintage simulated pearl necklace I had just brought home from a thrifting trip. "OMG!" At this, I almost dropped it... "Where did you get that? Can I try it on? Oh Mom, I LOVE it!!" Of course, I gave it to her.
It really does suit her beautifully. My not so little Girl has a long slender neck and flawless skin, not to mention a cute hair cut that exposes the nape of her neck and the pretty clasp on her new, old necklace. She wore it to school today, and made her Mamma proud! I really doubt that She'll let me post her picture on here, but if she does, I'll let you know!