Some days don’t go as planned. Even if you have a client to take thrifting and a friend to visit in the hospital and are ready for outfit shots to illustrate a new challenge, you may be a few hazelnuts away from ripping that lovely outfit off to scratch every surface and watch your face morph into a prize-winning shiner. Good times. Ultimately though, I was safe and sound and it’s nothing too serious (except for the nutella part, that’s gonna be rough to say goodbye) so I feel blessed. The ER doc prescribed some Vitamin VV to help me heal from the incident, so I made a quick fruitful stop before heading home and recreating the outfit!
Before I show my ensemble, let me describe my style challenge for February… I hadn’t planned another style challenge until someone on my Facebook page, er, challenged me to. Then with a little help from my trusty research assistant, I decided upon Grab ‘n Go Style! I am not really interested in doing a wardrobe remix like 30×30 or 7 pieces 7 days; I actually want to wear as many of my clothes as possible as much as possible! I want to put my plentiful thrifted wardrobe to work! I’m more interested in getting creative with my clothes, learning different ways to style pieces, playing with trends. The idea behind Grab ‘n Go* is this: you go into/near your closet, close your eyes and grab a piece! Then you build your outfit around that piece! Pretty simple!
*This was originally called the Blind Grab, but my research assistant didn’t provide the reference and I couldn’t find it. So whoever you are, thanks for the inspiration. And Research Assistant, you’re fired. Just kidding, I love necklaces.
If you’re like me and just organized your closet, you may want to ask someone to do the grab for you! I could pretty much find any piece by feel and totally cheat, so instead, I asked my hubby to grab a piece. He grabbed: