Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Capsule Wardrobe Challenge - Day Three



The challenge is hotting up - or should that be cooling down?
The actual weather bears little resemblance to the long range forecast I checked out when I was planning what to wear.
Yesterday it rained and last night, Fred, our local weatherman said it was going to rain again. He actually said it with a smile on his face.
Grrr!
Today I am working in the prison which means if I wear a dress I have to wear thick, dark tights. Not a uniform rule just my rule.
I have opted for this dress that I was going to wear over jeans but it seems a little too long now.
And yes, I am wearing the cardigan again but this is my coat.
I take it off inside but it does add an extra layer of warmth when I am going from car to location.
I am loving the clothes that my fellow challengers are wearing.
If you haven't already had a look - check them out.
Fashion Junkie, Sheila, Make Do Style,
E, Shopaholic,Dawn, Chewy Spaghetti, Cara, My EveryDay Wear, Kasmira, Kari, Thoughts In The City, Audi.


I wore...
Dress and Boots - Dorothy Perkins
Cardigan - Tesco
Tights - Falke

18 comments:

  1. I did the long range forecast too! That's why I included my tuxe jacket but it is still pretty mild in London, quite hot humidity.

    My course director knows I'm doing a capsule wardrobe challenge - she love its. As do those students who read my blog, a few...

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  2. Your outfit looks like a good one for the weather. Nice that you can add or take off the sweater. Layers are great anytime but almost necessary this time of year.

    Darla

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  3. My long cardigan pretty much always doubles as a 'coat' during autumn. It's so comfy too and it gets me in the mood for colder weather :)

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  4. Can I just say that your color palette is pretty darn awesome? Yet again, an item that goes PERFECT with anything you have worn so far!

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  5. That really is such a great dress and color on you!

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  6. Great outfit choice, this dress is really pretty!

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  7. Count me in Jane,
    I had to start on Tues,(work week schedule) and am doing everything in shades of brown and maroon. And dots..:)

    Looking forward to seeing what everyone is doing! You look awesome as usual!

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  8. Cute blog! love the boots. Falke tights are amazing love love love!
    Tomorrow x
    www.inthebedroommirror.blogspot.com

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  9. I love the dress - Dorothy Perkins has such adorable stuff. I love shopping there. :)

    Xx

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  10. Such a great look! I love the dress! It's so pretty.

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  11. I found another person to add (well, forgot to mention yesterday I mean): http://chewyspaghetti.blogspot.com

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  12. You look great! It's cloudy (no chance of meatballs here though) in Philly today.

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  13. lovely dress and cardigan...

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  14. If it's any consolation, the temperature in California has taken a huge dive too.
    I guess someone somewhere left a giant fridge door open.
    Nice concept with the tights - I can see how you arrived at that rule.

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  15. Day three=success!! Looks great.

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  16. Jane, your erratic weather sounds lot like mine this week. Tuesday it was going to rain but didn't until night, and then it *poured.* Today it was supposed to rain again but was instead very sunny but cold. I have no idea what will happen tomorrow. It makes challenge planning rather tricky!

    Thanks for the link!

    I love how you've created so many different looks using mainly skirts and boots so far. Also, your long cardigan looks fabulous. I love the color.

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