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Fall Challenge Week 1





We're back for the fourth style challenge offered by Alison at Get Your Pretty On.  I find that I'm buying less and less for these challenges as I discover the possibilities that are hiding in the depths of my closet.  
This challenge is huge, there are 1100 ladies in the Facebook group alone, whereas I think there were only 400 in the inaugural challenge this past spring.   1100 kinda intimidates me, it makes me almost not post my Outfits of the Day because of the stage fright, but in the end style wins.

Here's what I did for the first couple days:

Monday Alison said:  striped top, tasseled necklace, boyfriend jeans, ankle boots and fall back.
My version: striped top (Gap-old), black blazer (Simons-old), boyfriend  jeans (Gap-old), necklace- homemade tassle (it's just a long silver chain that I tied in a tassle), green purse (Marc Jacobs-old), booties (Dirty Laundry- a find in New York)


There you go, Jordan and Denise...a picture just for my shoes.

Tuesday Alison said: military jacket, long sleeved layering shirt, plaid scarf, black jeans, riding boot
In my head I had to dress down because after I dropped Willis off at school I was heading to Lucia's skating lessons.  So instead of jeans I went with my Lulu Wunderunders, an oversized black sweater (H&M), military jacket- DKNY old, plaid scarf (Aldo- I bought Kyla the dark one and Christy got the same as me), purse- old, a gift from the hubby. Boots- Chinese Laundry (Kyla had them and I loved them and needed them)






This is also one of the biggest challenges for blogger linkups...definitely go check out what these pretty ladies are doing for their outfits!!!


Deena | Christy | Jordan | Carrie C. | Shaunacey | Danielle | Beth | Joy | Sarah | 
Leslie | Katie | Jennifer | Carrie M. | Lisa |  Sheila | Lana | Lauren | Anna | Alison


Also, Friday we're hosting another linkup. I'm excited about this one because it was my topic. I thought I'd challenge myself (and others) to look objectively at pictures in pursuit of photos we like of ourselves...which is often so hard to do. 

Comments

  1. I love the second outfit. All black with boots and a scarf. Perfect! And totally wearable for skating!!

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  2. I LOVE these outfits!! And I'm not surprised you can find most of the pieces in that giant closet of yours ;)

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    1. There's room for you to come visit.

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  3. Love that you worked in a pair of lulus, cozy and chic!

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    1. I feel that it was kinda against Alison's rules.....oops.

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  4. Your outfits are great and I love your hair! Have you been posting to the FB page? Because I must have missed you...

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    1. I have been and thanks...most days I don't enjoy my hair :)

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  5. Love your Day 2 look in the tunic sweater! So Cute! Will have to try pairing mine with a plaid scarf!

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  6. Your cat, LOL!!!
    Thanks for linking all of us up & your outfits look a-m-a-z-i-n-g! I really need to step it up (aka - do some more shopping!)!
    Jen :)

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    1. She was obsessed with the hangy necklace and chased me everywhere...

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  7. Love the pop of green in the first look & day two looks so comfy, yet stylish. I like how you went with a black sweater. Thanks, again for putting the link up together. This is my first challenge... so fun and inspiring to see all the women out there participating.

    Lisa @ Daily Style Finds

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    1. Thanks! It's fun getting to meet new bloggers through this!

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  8. I really love the outfits that you have posted so far and those shoes are fantastic! I look forward to seeing more of your outfits as the challenge continues.

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  9. Love the second outfit and you're so funny posting the pictures for Jordan and Denise, and yes the sheer number of people in that group gives me stage fright too!

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    1. I'm looking forward to a "Sarah in the water" or "Sarah in the wind" picture from you.

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  10. You always look so put together and beautiful - you really don't need Alison! You could do your own style challenge for us. Love the picture of you guys at the ice rink - brings back memories!

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  11. Love those booties and the military coat outfit. That is great that Rob is still here and could go skating with you and Lucia! I smell kids skating and you and I having wiener roasts in our future!

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  12. Great looks, Deena! Love both pairs of boots but the new ones from NYC just make me smile!

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  13. You look awesome!!!! I love plaid scarf + plaid purse combination!!! Made me to want both!!!!

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    1. Aw, thanks, especially from a fashion pro like you! I've been following your blog here and there. The plaid on plaid scared me a little and I'm still unsure..

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  14. Wasn't week one a breeze? I loved all of the outfits. Still waiting on my plaid scarf to arrive. Love the ones you are stylin'! Great job.

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  15. Love your looks! Your scarves and Miltary jacket rock! Wish I could pull off fur!!

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