Counting On star Joy-Anna Forsyth has eschewed her family’s infamously strict dress code in favor of skinny pants while vacationing at the Jackson Hole Rodeo in Wyoming.
The 25-year-old television personality, who welcomed her third child with husband Austin Forsyth, 29, in May, headed to the adventure spot with her other half and their brood.
Sharing footage from her trip in a vlog posted to her YouTube channel, Joy-Anna was seen wearing blue pants while riding a roller coaster with her son, Gideon.
The outfit was a far cry from the modest ensembles she previously wore while under the control of her parents Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar.
On the fashion forefront: Joy-Anna Forsyth opted for skinny blue pants while vacationing at the Jackson Hole Rodeo in Wyoming
Modest Attire: Joy-Anna wore moderate clothing during her 19 days of Kids And Counting thanks to her parents’ strict rules.
In the video, she is also seen bundled up in a brown sweater and white sneakers.
Their four-year-old son Gideon sat between their legs as they buckled up for the ride.
Speaking on her vlog, she enthused: “The roller coaster was so much fun. We had the best time. It was totally worth the money.
Fans were delighted with Joy-Anna’s latest video update and were happy to see that she was enjoying her vacation.
Sounds like a wonderful trip!!! Family is everything!!!! Making memories!!!!’ one responded in the comments.
Echoing a similar sentiment, another added: ‘Come on mom! So amazing that you just had a baby and you’re already going on vacation. You look amazing and Gunner is adjusting very well.
Joy-Anna has been vocal about her journey towards wearing pants after growing up in a household that taught her that wearing anything but a skirt or dress was ‘undecorant’.
In May, she detailed how she changed her mind from the strict rules her parents instilled in her and her siblings, which stemmed from the teachings of her family’s religious organization, the Institute for Basic Life Principles.
Also rebelling: Joy-Anna’s sisters Jill Dillard (left), 32, and Jinger (right), 29, also rebelled against their family’s strict dress code.
Family vacation: Joy-Anna, a mother of three, went on vacation with her three children and her partner Austin Forsyth
In a video posted to her YouTube channel, Joy-Anna said she and her husband, Austin, had “prayed” about the decision to wear pants for “a long time.”
He then revealed that the couple had discussed it off and on for the past three to four years before making a final decision.
‘It wasn’t something I was very persistent in studying. I had always worn skirts all my life, so I was in no rush,” the former 19 Kids And Counting star explained.
“So really last year we really prayed about it and we felt like there was nothing in the scriptures, there’s nothing in the scriptures that is black and white in dress,” she continued.
“He talks a lot about modesty, but I feel like you can be modest and wear pants, and that’s where we got to.
“I think basically we went through the scriptures for a long time and we feel like this is right for our family and where we are.”
She added that she does her best to be ‘modest’ in her pants.
Joy-Anna added: “I try to be modest in my pants, like wearing pants, and not things that are too tight or too short.”
New Addition: Doting mom Joy-Anna and her other half welcomed their third child, Gunner, in May
Happy families: Middle daughter Evelyn, two, gazed fondly at her little brother in an adorable moment
Joy-Anna and her husband Austin welcomed their son Gunner in May and she revealed details of his arrival in an Instagram post.
‘Absorbing every moment. He is the sweetest little man,” she captioned the post.
In addition to sharing a photo of Gunner sleeping sweetly, doting mom Joy-Anna also posted an adorable snap of the little one being cradled by his sister, Evelyn, two, while sharing the adorable way her two-year-old daughter pronounces his name. .
“I wub Gutta,” the former TLC star captioned the image, before adding the translation: “I love Gunner.”
The former reality star joins several of her siblings who have staged their own rebellious wardrobe acts in recent months, with Joy-Anna’s older sister, Jinger, sharing her own sassy outfit choice online. social just a few days ago.
In a snap shared on her Instagram account, the 29-year-old was seen posing in a skintight tank top and ripped jeans, just weeks after she revealed she once thought she would be “killed” if she wore anything other than a dress or skirt.
Jinger was pictured sitting pretty in the snapshot posted to Instagram by her husband, Jeremy Vuolo, 35, where she flashed the camera a smile while wearing a brown tank top and light washed denim jeans.
The 19 Kids and Counting alum welcomed summer with a rebellious look by letting her blonde locks fall to the side and tossing a pair of black shadows over her head as she showed she was leaving her traditional days behind.
In 2014, Joy-Anna’s siblings Jill, Jinger, Jessa and Jana spoke in their memoir, Growing Up Duggar, about the strict dress code they had to follow growing up, explaining that they were taught not to “call attention”. to the wrong places.
“It’s okay to enhance or accentuate whatever beauty God has given us, but we try to be careful not to wear clothing that is too tight and draw attention to itself in the wrong places,” they wrote.
‘But this doesn’t mean we go out dressing scruffy or trying to look shapeless. Clothes can be cute, modern and stylish, and still be completely modest.’
Since then, women have reassessed their stance on clothing, and nearly all of the daughters, and even their mother Michelle, have decided that it’s now acceptable to wear pants.