Monday, March 2, 2009

Wardrobe Challenge - 1 Skirt, 3 Ways - Day #1

I do love a challenge! This is Jane of Workthatwardrobe's latest challenge: to wear one skirt three different ways. I didn't see her post about the 2 week span until this morning, and I'd already gone and planned all three outfits last night...so I will be doing all three this week!

I'm going with my current favourite skirt: the Heather skirt (named after my generous co-worker who gave it to me, bless her heart). Reason: it's a neutral (brown with a thin black pencil stripe and fine texture) and it's a classic shape (pencil skirt).

Easy to match stuff with it:
That pose makes it look like I have no bum. Ha! Oh well.

I wanted to play up the black pinstripe in the skirt and mix black and brown, then pop them both with a bright colour: blue. Add a funky neckace, brown fishnets and my fab Fluevog Listen Up! Ivanna shoes, and I'm ready to go.

The stuff:
I felt very professional yet still chic and a bit edgy for work.

Suit jacket (Max Studio), top (Oxmo), skirt (Suzy Shier, gift from Heather), belt (Bianca Nygard), shoes (Fluevogs), necklace (Plum), crystal stud earrings).

11 comments:

  1. I love that you show a separate picture of your accessories, since they don't show up well in your full-body picture. Your accessories always look so rich and opulent, and I enjoy looking at your combinations. This is the main reason I like your blog over the many, many others on the net. That and your interesting commentary. Keep up the good work and I'll enjoy watching you from California.

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  2. looking forward to the various "ensembles" with the skirt! Very classic skirt! Amazing how you can put odd things together and it comes out looking great! Bonnie

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  3. Gorgeous outfit. The shoes are fab (of course). Interesting challenge. I may need to see what I can come up with.

    BTW, I gave you a little shout out on my blog. You really have been a great inspiration!

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  4. Great skirt - can't wait to see the rest of the week.

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  5. I'm in the challenge too. But I feel weird about it because I never wear the same thing. And I rarely plan what I wear.
    I guess it's time to do something differently for a change!

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  6. Love it! Look forward to seeing the next two skirt-centric outfits.

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  7. Thanks, Gerrilyn, and welcome! I'm hugely complimented by your kind words. I like to show all the detail (I'm a details person) in my outfits and accessories.

    Bonnie: thanks so much! I love showing off my outfit to you each morning.

    Hillary, thanks! Aw...thank you so much for the shout-out. I'm so glad you were inspired - and YOU inspire ME! What an awesome accomplishment on your run! Way to go!

    Thanks, Jane! I'm really excited.

    Hey, Sue - give it a shot! It's not that hard. It flexes that creative muscle.

    Thanks, Sal!

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  8. Love this colour combo at the moment and the intense blue is fab-u-lous!

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  9. Thanks, Mervat! I love blue - any shade! - with brown, too.

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  10. Hi and welcome, Stephanie! Yes, they are. Fluevogs rock.

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