During the month of September, I’m doing another style challenge on Instagram. I like these for a few reasons:
- They challenge/direct my outfit picking every day.
- They allow me to gain more followers/friends.
- The potential prizes are awesome…
So, if you don’t already follow me on IG, feel free to do so now. I’d love to connect with you @tastefullytrendysb!
My goal is to stay about a day ahead of the prompts with my blogs…then I can post on instagram with the intention of driving people back to my blog. I know it won’t totally work as I’d planned, but I’m going to try it, anyway.
The prompt for September 1 is Burgundy and Blush. We’re free to interpret these prompts however we’d like, but I took this one quite literally, by combining my burgundy harem pants with a pink and white striped blouse and pink pumps.
I like the tailored look of the blouse with the more free-spirited pants. The shoes help give me height (so much blousy-ness could look quite frumpy on my short frame if I didn’t throw in some illusion), and also keep the look more on the professional than whimsical side. Color-blocking from a years ago has been giving way over the past year or two to a more mono-chromatic look, so this outfit is more in line with that trend.
What do you think of the monochromatic look – mine specifically, or the trend generally? Do you miss color-blocking or appreciate the simplicity of sticking with one color? Have you ever done a style (or similar) challenge on Instagram? If not, want to join me – or just follow along? Let’s talk!