A girl can never have too many shoes!

A girl can never have too many shoes!

Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Day One - The Five Day Accessory Challenge

So it was the first day of our working week challenge,but before I report on our challenge attempts I thought I should provide a brief description of the participants:

Chrissie, my work colleague - glamorous mum of two, does not look her age, can authentically 'rock' the biker chick style (motorbike included), shoes and bags are the top of her shopping lists every time.

Clare, me, - married, no children just two Jack Russells, heading for forty and frantically reviewing my skin care regime, just found my first grey hair, desperately aiming for a classic, timeless capsule wardrobe, shoes everytime is at the top of my shopping list even if I'm shopping for groceries!

Chrissie - something old/something new collection
Now Chrissie accessorized in a mixture of recent sales purchases and items she's owned for a few years now.  Showing its never to late to re-vitalise that forgotten accessory you've had for years.
Bag - present for Xmas 2010, Star by Julian MacDonald at Debenhams.

Watch - Freebie from Avon a few years ago.

Necklace - had for a while, sales purchase from Dorothy Perkins

Scarf - 2010 sales purchase  £2.50 Matalan.

Shoes - from Matalan, had for a while

Clare - You can never be too blue collection

My handbag was the key point of my accessory challenge bid due to its size really!

brown belt and neutral bangles to top up my accessories count

Vintage belt, charity shop find by my mum!

Although it was my first challenge attempt to accessorize more, I'm a bit disappointed that I didn't do more or be a bit braver.  I have a gold belt that I was half-tempted to wear but bottled out of using it. I also have lots of costume jewellery that could do with a bit of an airing so will try harder in my next attempts.  I definitely have got myself into a style rut, must do better!


Mitr Friend - Bhushavali said...

Love the accessories!!! Keep going with the challenge!!! Its a great start!!!
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Pearl Westwood said...

Really enjoyed your challenged (I just read it backwards LOL), Chrissie has such a great style too. Loving the mixing of vintage and modern. x