Please don't hold my nerdiness against me with the way I organized my photos. I swear I am related to Monica and Ross Gellar.
Day 1: olive tee + striped skirt + black sandals + statement necklace
Occasion: chores then church cookout
This skirt is the equivalent of yoga pants in this wardrobe. It's a knit and I got it at Savers so I have no problem doing chores or playing in the sand with my kids in an outfit like this. It's also cute enough to leave the house in. I knotted my tee and added a statement necklace for good measure.
Day 2: white tee + denim shorts + neutral sandals + olive cap
Occasion: library then baseball game with youth group
I did a blog post about this outfit here. I was so comfortable wearing this outfit all day and yet I felt more put together than any old tee and shorts. Gotta love hats for bad hair days!
Day 3: striped shirt + black shorts + sandals + coral purse
Occasion: clearance sale shopping then niece's birthday party
I woke up on this day knowing that I'd be hitting the $1 clearance sale at Plato's Closet. Comfy clothes that make it quick and easy to try on clothes in dressing room are a necessity. You'll notice that many of the pieces I chose for this wardrobe are neutral. I've learned to add color with accessories like I did here.
Occasion: 4th of July parade and cookout with family
Here's my subtle or not so subtle 4th of July outfit. I didn't have anything red in my 20 pieces so I painted my nails red and I also have red shoes. Again, you can always add a pop of color with shoes or even nail polish. I've recently been painting my nails again now that I've discovered Essie! I need to just write an entire post about my love for (free) Essie nail polish.
Occasion: Walmart and Sam's Club shopping for VBS
This outfit was me stepping out of my comfort zone. The outfit itself was very comfy but I don't normally gravitate towards vests, dresses, or animal print. It has taken challenges like these for me to try something different. Again, this was a pretty neutral outfit for summer, so I added turquoise jewelry for some color pop. "They" say leopard is considered a neutral. It really does work! These leopard slides are so comfy and were perfect for running around in.
Day 6: white tee + jeans + kimono
Occasion: Sunday church
This is outfit was so simple I felt like I was cheating. The jeans and tee are basic comfy pieces and the kimono does it all the work! I wasn't sure about the kimono trend when I first saw it. Then Merrick from Merrick's Art did a post on a simple kimono tutorial. Although I bought this kimono at the mall while on vacation a few weeks ago, Merrick's easy tutorial has inspired me to make one myself! I don't sew, (I almost failed 8th grade home economics) but my mother-in-law is a pro and has agreed to help me. We'll see how that goes!
There you have it. One week of outfits done! I'll be linking up with Greater Than Rubies where you'll also see the other summer remix challenge participants, so go and be inspired by their remixes, too!