BOF is that ickiness that overcomes you when your good jeans are in the wash, your BFF has borrowed that cute top that makes your boobs look bigger than they are and you get stuck wearing the clothes your grandmother bought you last Christmas from Sears. You know you look less then your best, but there's nothing you can do about it. You've got Bad Outfit Feeling.
I definitely suffer from this. There are days when I'll wear something that makes me feel completely schlumpy, but I wear it anyway because I was in a rush or the stuff I wanted to wear wasn't available. Those days I feel less like myself. Less confident. More like I just want to disappear in the crowd. That's Bad Outfit Feeling all over.
Of course, sometimes you get BOF through no fault of your own. You start out feeling great about the dress you picked out for that Must Attend party, but when you get there, someone else is wearing it - and they look better. Or maybe you went casual when everyone else is rockin' semi-formal. Even the right outfit at the wrong time can bring on BOF.
A good outfit can make you smile, put a sway in your hips, make you feel like you own the world. You know what I'm talking about, right? When an outfit comes together and you look cute, you're unstoppable. Boys want you. Girls want to be you. Coolness seeps from your pores. Even your cat stares up at you adoringly.
Have you suffered from BOF? Do you have an outfit that never gives you BOF? Is there a memorable time when BOF set in? Talk to me!