A woman has shared that she was criticised for the outfit she wore to a barbecue – but said she prefers to look her best.
Lilly, a TikTok user who goes by the username @pemna and has nearly 400,000 followers, recently posted a video revealing what she wore to a get-together during the holiday season.
In the video the TikToker shared, she was seen stepping out of the driver’s seat of a vehicle, The Sun reported.
The video showed her stepping out of the car while wearing a short dress with thigh-high boots and a leather jacket.
The TikTok video included screen text that said: “Apparently this outfit was ‘inappropriate’ for a barbecue”.
“Where I’m from, we dress our best to get together no matter how small they are,” the screen text Lilly added went on to say.
“We like to party and we like to look good,” the screen text read.
She added that dressing up and looking nice is a part of her upbringing.
“This is part of our culture,” screen text Lilly added to the video said.
“If you don’t like it, don’t invite us,” she said in the video.
She captioned the video with hashtags like #Mexican and #Latina.
Lots of her followers replied to the video agreeing with her wholeheartedly.
A TikToker commented: “Yes girl!
“I’m ‘overdressed’ just to go to the grocery store. It’s how I was raised … you look your best!”
“Cute outfit btw … you look beautiful,” she added in her comment.
Lilly replied saying: “I love this.”
Someone else said: “I’d rather be overdressed than underdressed.”
Lilly agreed with the TikToker, saying: “This!”
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