The Blogging Besties series is the brain child of Alex @ The Cheerful Closet and Whitney @ Whitney à la Mode. In 2015 the series expanded to include Maricel @ My Closet Catelogue and me, Selah @ A Bibliophile’s Style. It’s based on the idea of “take one, pass it on,” but we’re passing on an element from another blogger’s outfit. It’s a fun challenge that inspires us to be creative!
Last week, Maricel stole my heart with her white eyelet dress and B&W shelfie.
The prompts she gave me were “summer, sandals, or a throwback look”.
So, I give you a throwback look from last summer:
While I still have all of these pieces and could’ve recreated the look in it’s entirety, that’s not much of a challenge, is it? So, I dressed it up with a skirt and kitten heels, and posed in front of my own bookshelves. I even tried copying the B&W shelves.
Next week, I challenge Whitney to: show us her shelves, pair blue & green, dress up with kitten heels, or recreate a favorite look.
Blogging Besties is a weekly series featuring Whitney of Whitney à la mode, Alex of Undergraduate Style, Maricel of ::My Closet Catalogue:: and Selah of A Bibliophile’s Style. Each week, one of the bloggers will choose one component from the previous week’s outfit to pass on in a brand new look. This “take one, pass it on” challenge is an inspiration to stretch your closet and your imagination!
Last week, Alex looked positively nautical in her jaunty ensemble:
This week is brought to you by: “bright white, cardigan, pastel necklace”.
And for your viewing pleasure, I give you: bright white.
If this pic looks vaguely familiar, it’s because I’m cheating and re-using photos from this blog post.
Now, I don’t normally condone cheating, but this time it was necessary. My son had lost my tripod extension a while back and I’d been borrowing my daughter’s selfie stick attachment for the tripod. Well, a couple days ago, she broke the attachment and now I have no way to do photo shoots until my replacement doo-dad arrives from Amazon.
I suppose I could take selfies with a mirror, but I just don’t have the selfie mirror mojo that Selah has – I can never pose just right to get the top half of my outfit in the shot. Not as good as this anyway:
So, it’s Throwback MCC with my all-white outfit. Enjoy! (And I promise a new look when my turn comes rolling around again next month!)
For Selah’s turn next week, I challenge her to the following: summer, sandals, or a throwback look.
Vive le vendredi!
:: Just the facts, ma’am ::
Dress – Maggy London
Necklace – francesca’s
Wedges – eBay
:: Scream it from the top of your lungs ::
Come Fly With Me by Frank Sinatra and Count Basie
Blogging Besties is a weekly series featuring Whitney of Whitney à la mode, Alex of Undergraduate Style, Maricel of ::My Closet Catelogue:: and Selah of A Bibliophile’s Style. Each week, one of the bloggers will choose one component from the previous week’s outfit to pass on in a brand new look. This “take one, pass it on” challenge is an inspiration to stretch your closet and your imagination!
Last week Selah looked comfy and cool for a casual summer day. Her top is my favorite kind of shirt for hot summer days, it has a fun little detail so you don’t need to worry about layering to add interest. You can let the shirt do the talking!
So for this week, I decided to pass on Selah’s prompt of a fun detail, more specifically a shirt with some fun detail!
The swing style of the tank makes it so breezy and comfortable in the hot weather. I love the fun print and the see-through crochet detail at the bottom. So far I’ve only paired it with white shorts but I’m looking forward to wearing the top with jeans when the weather cools off a bit!
Alex, your prompts for next week are as follows: swing style, Converse, see-through or navy!
What I’m Wearing:
Top: Loft (exact)
Shorts: Old Navy (similar)
Necklace: Gift (similar)
Watch: JORD (exact)
Converse: DSW (exact)