Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Bloggers Do It Better: White Out

When the next Bloggers Do It Better assignment came as White Out, I have to admit I was pretty bummed.  Not only do I not dress in neutrals, I was pretty sure I wasn't going to have anything to wear.  Still determined, I went to my closet.  Turns out, I'm glad for this assignment.  (Did I really just say that?)  For two reasons:
  1. It gave me the chance to re-shop my closet.  I've forgotten a lot of things I own for summer, especially since this winter/somewhat-spring seems to be lasting FOREVER out here.  I found these capris that were long lost and bonus - also realized they are too big. Thus, awkward side pose (classy, I know).
  2. It also made me appreciate neutrals.  Dressing monochromatic is slimming in any color and I have always passed over the white/cream/sand colors jumping straight into bold/saturated/bright colors.  I feel ready for spring in this fresh, clean ensemble and especially ready for the pool to open up at my complex!! 
Collared shirt from H&M, undershirt from DownEast Basics, capris from Ann Taylor Loft, necklace from ShopBop, belt from Gap, shoes from Kohls.

Head over to Pretty Shiny Sparkly to see the other Bloggers doing White Out here.
Check out my outfit for color blocking here.


Still Blonde after all these YEARS said...

I agree with you, this assignment made me appreciate neutrals too! I am really over the hill and can honestly say, I don't think I have EVER worn all white except to get married. REALLY. Also, I love how you choose gold shoes. I am about halfway through the list and have only found 3 people who did it so far (me included). I love the look!
Would love it, if you would stop by and see how a 45+ year old handles “White Out”—you might get a good chuckle anyway! See you there! http://stillblondeafteralltheseyears.com/2011/05/white-out-change-it-up-outfits-modeled-by-women-over-45/
The Chief Blonde

Image Envy said...

I'll check it out! Thanks for taking the time to find my blog through that HUGE list!!

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