Friday, October 2, 2009

The 2nd Annual Capsule Wardrobe Challenge! Day 5

As mentioned before, today's outfit had to do double duty. It had to be "Casual Friday" for work...and it had to go to a funeral mid-way through my work day.

I've layered this tee and stripey top before (it's one of my favourite weekend looks), which was my plan all along for my casual look.
I threw it on over the same black skirt I wore yesterday, added blue tights, the red shoes and the belt over top. I felt appropriately casual.

Then I had to go to the funeral, so I made a couple of quick changes and...
Voila! I took the tights off, took the t-shirt and belt off, put this jacket on and belted it with the black scarf, and added the pin to the lapel. I felt so clever.

I am excited about this weekend for two reasons. One, I am in a Toastmasters competition for Table Topics (speaking about a topic for two minutes - you don't know the topic ahead of time) - I won my club's competition last week, so I am now up against all the other clubs in my city.

Two, I am spending some one-on-one time with my almost-7-year-old niece, Hannah, on Sunday. We're going out for lunch and then going shopping for books. I love that she loves books.

And then next week is my birthday week! I'm doing a theme all week, and I will be off on Friday (my actual birthday) - L and I are headed to Seattle for a couple of days. Happy days!

Have a great weekend!

6 comments:

  1. That striped tee worked great in two wildly different looks. Good job.

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  2. I agree you are very clever and I can't wait to get at my striped t-shirt today.
    Have a lovely weekend and Good Luck in the competition. I hope your topic works out well.
    Jane

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  3. Thanks, FA!

    Yup, it's one of my cherished clothing items for that very reason, Wendy. Thanks!

    Jane, ha, thank you!

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  4. Holy cow, that's quite the turnaround in one day's outfits. Well done. Both are completely appropriate for each occasion -- hard to believe they have the same base!

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  5. Thanks, Kristen! It was a tricky challenge.

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