Bright On Time! | 10 Day Challenge: Seven







What I'm Wearing
Fur Scarf: H&M ($3)
Red Peacot: H&M ($20)
Earrings: 2DollarJewelry ($2)
Hot Pink Cardigan: UK French Connection (?)
Skinny Black Belt: H&M (3 for $10)
White Bow-Button Down: H&M (thrifted $3)
Dress (as shirt): Forever 21 (my sister's closet)
Button Down Skirt: H&M ($7)
Black Tights: Charlotte Russe (2 for $10)
Jeweled Flats: Calvin Klein (my sister's cloest)

Day Seven


I would've gone brighter if I didn't have a job interview today! I didn't want to scare my possible employer just yet. The interview was for the position of a Student Assistant in my University's IT department. Four people are being interviewed, I was the second, and I'm fully qualified... I really hope I get it. I'd love another job right about now. The hours are super flexible and I won't have to worry about not having time to study. *Keeps fingers crossed*


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Stuck In The 70's | 10 Day Challenge: Six | Giveaway Winners!






What I'm Wearing
Wool Hat: H&M ($17)
Sunglasses: Carrera (c/o SmartBuyGlasses)
Bell-Sleeved Peacoat: Alfani (gift)
Black Sweater: H&M ($10)
Wide-Leg Jeans: Jeaneology (thrifted $2)
Black Boots: Steve Madden (my sister's closet)

Day Six


Having to choose a decade or region for inspiration today, I decided to go with the 70's because I had just bought these jeans yesterday and I wanted to try them out. I've decided that I really love them. They're so different from what I'm used to and they were only $2. Even if I ended up not liking them...I've paid more for nail polish! And sometimes those don't work out too great either.

Congratulations to the winners of the Vedette Shapewear giveaway: Huguette, Diane A, and Yolanda! I've sent you all emails, so try to respond as soon as you can! Thank you all who participated and stay tuned for future giveaways!



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Rules: They're Made To Be Broken | 10 Day Challenge: Five






What I'm Wearing
Head Scarf: (gift)
Scarf: (gift)
Leather Jacket: H&M (closet swap)
Hearts Blouse: H&M ($15)
Striped Shirt: H&M ($12)
Leather Skirt: H&M ($29) I had to buy it! I was in love!
Red Tights (underneath): $3 (JCPenney)
Plaid Tights: $3 (JCPenney)
Black Combat Boots: H&M ($15)

Day Five


I believe that fashion is the rule book and style is how you interpret them. Today, I let my prints fight for the spotlight. It turns out no one won, so they each got their share of the fame. Have you ever tried mixing prints? It's easiest when you don't mix a lot of busy prints and when you stay around the same color scheme. But there are many ways to mix prints! Floral and stripes are very popular. Leopard and stripes as well! Well in this outfit I gave you some hearts, stripes and plaid. If you check out my Outfits By Pattern search on my left sidebar, you'll see how I've worn my prints n' patterns in previous outfits and how I've mixed my prints! Some are very subtle looks white others (one, in particular) are BOLD and daring!


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Inspiration: Janelle Monae | 10 Day Challenge: Four





What I'm Wearing
Head Scarf: (gift)
Blazer: H&M (thrifted $10)
Silk Bow Tie: Macy's ($15)
Earrings: ALDO ($5)
Red Button Down Shirt: H&M (closet swap)
Denim Jacket: Gap (thrifted $8)
"Suspenders": DIY
Denim Cutoff Short: DIY
Black Combat Boots: Journey's ($40)
Tights: H&M ($4)

Day Four


I love Janelle Monae's style but I didn't want to do typical JM. I wanted Janelle on the weekend and this is what I came up with! I used this image as my inspiration and tried to have fun with it:


My giveaway has finally ended! Thank you for all who participated! Stay tuned for the announcement of the winners! Good luck everyone and cross your fingers!


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Knot I! 10 Day Challenge - Three in One







What I'm Wearing
Head Scarf: (gift)
Scarf (on neck): (gift from mom)
Necklace: Icing ($2)
Earrings: Forever 21 ($4)
Leather Jacket: H&M (closet swap)
Denim Jacket: Gap (thrifted $8)
Open Knit Cropped Sweater: Material Girl by Macys ($10)
Black Maxi Dress: H&M ($15)
Black Combat Boots: H&M ($15)
Hand Warmers: H&M ($5)
Tights: H&M ($4)

One of my favorite everything-bloggers has done it again! Kayla of Freckles In April is having another challenge. This past summer she did the 21 Day Challenge which I LOVED and now she's doing a 10 Day Challenge (a winter edition)! So of course, I have to participate because, for some reason, I come up with my favorite outfits when I have a prompt to follow. :)

Get this: This isn't the outfit I planned to wear today. I actually woke up an hour and a half late with only 20 minutes to get ready in order to make it to class on time and this is what I threw on. Scout's honor. I remembered the challenge after I left from home and it just so happened that I (kind of) subconsciously dressed for the first three days of the challenge, which is great because, technically, today is Day 3. I started late. Hehe.

The first three challenges are as follows:
Day 1: Layer It; Day 2: Monochrome; Day 3: Embrace A Trend

Well, since it's so cold, I layer everyday. It has become second nature. Like how I did it? All black (don't count the denim jacket!) is monochromatic! And the trend? Maxi dress in the winter? Can you say: yes, yes, and YES? YES! I did it, at least I think so. Bet you never killed three birds with one stone. ;)

I remember saying I'd do a lesson on layering and I actually did one! I put it on Tumblr and it has 1,200+ notes! Check it out! (Part One) (Part Two)

Thanks for the challenge, Kayla!

P.S. Today is the last day to enter my giveaway! Don't forget to enter!


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