It’s not so much that this dress is inspiring or revolutionary on its own.

I mean, she looks nice, she’s got on funky earrings, her shoes aren’t boring, and all that important stuff on the checklist. But because we’ve done a lot of flashbacks here on GFY this week, let’s compare the Taryn of today with the Taryn of ten years ago, almost exactly to the date:

That puts it into some perspective. I mean, does Today’s Taryn need a bracelet? Yes. Does she need a bikini wax? I have no idea. AND IT’S BETTER THAT WAY.

[Photos: Getty]