Saturday, June 18, 2016

30 Chic Days - Day 5 (Capsule wardrobe version)

I'm joining Fiona and Sue to track 30 days of "chic" living. The purpose of this is to log every day with the goals of:
- Awareness of what I’m doing each day
- Where I am placing my focus, and
- Remembering what I want to achieve.

Day 5

My focus for the day was maximizing my small summer wardrobe and learning more about my new phone.

Eating: Breakfast was banana nut muffin, Greek yogurt, blueberries and banana. Lunch was a small serving of leftover ratatouille, French bread with cheese and green salad. Dinner was out at a Thai restaurant - Pad Kee Mao with beef (not a low calorie dish!). Snacks were half an apple and a chocolate cookie. Drinks were water and coffee and Chardonnay with dinner.

What I wore: I had an at home day and tried out a new combo from my small summer wardrobe by wearing a blue tank with my blue capris. For going out to dinner I changed to navy crops and added another necklace and a white jacket.
 Usually I wear the blue capris with a white top or sometimes a melon colored one.

I decided to see how many other workable combos I could make with these capris.
I came up with 3 more for a total of 6 different outfits.


How I moved my body: A 50 minute Pilates session with a trainer.

What I read: More mystery book reading. I'm addicted.

6 comments:

  1. Cute capri outfits. I like your new plan and I would add reading the Bible to that each night before bed, that is part of my routine this year.

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  2. Love the 30 Chic Days! The blue with blue surprised me with how great it looks...really elongates appearance. And I love that adding a piece of jewelry really steps up the outfit. I'm so lazy about not adding accessories, so this has been a good reminder for me.

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    1. Thanks - I thought of all blue as being like a pantsuit or dress. Otherwise I wouldn't have tried it. Accessories do make such a difference and I am learning that the small delicate ones don't really show up.

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  3. I've been creating outfits with navy capris, t-shirt and white or navy cardigan. If I change to ankle-length or longer navy pants, the number
    of outfits is amazing. Have you read Louise Penny? I read a lot of mysteries and I really enjoyed hers which are set in the Eastern Townships of Québec.

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    1. You sound like you are wearing my wardrobe! I have read some of her mysteries and will look to see if there are more to enjoy.

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