Stand up to those voices in your head. Wear anything you want. Anything. Really. Lucinda had a difficult time selling songs in the beginning. The music business thought she needed bridges. Bridges!
Write for yourself. Paint for yourself. Make those films for you. If someone else likes your stuff, well, that's a bonus.
In the U.S. we have elected bozos who don't admit that the climate is changing. Do you really think that they might do something about it? Do they still get free haircuts?
Oh, I'm not angry. I'm amazed.