Pictures by Alba Betancourt shot at Tendue.
If you've been reading the blog for some time, you know I love the 10x10 challenge. I've participated twice - once last fall and once in the spring of 2017.
I did not get to participate last spring and summer, as I've been traveling a lot this year and haven't gotten a chance to properly create capsule wardrobes for these seasons (though I could have posted about what I packed for my trips now that I think about it...).
This fall, I'm very excited to give it another try!
I did a major closet clearing a couple months ago and downsized it a lot! I sold many pieces via a consignment store and made some more money by exchanging the remaining ones for trade at resell stores. And now, I'm in love with my closet again and cannot wait to experiment with old and new pieces.
But let's start with a little reminder:
What's the 10×10 Challenge
For those of you who are new around here, let me give you a quick intro.
The 10x10 challenge was initiated by sustainable style blogger Lee a couple seasons ago and has since been taken by style adventurers all around the world.
The rules are simple:
- Pick any 10 items from your current closet
- Style those items into 10 different looks
- Use 10 days to do it
- Have fun and don’t take it too seriously!
This includes outerwear, tops, bottoms, and shoes. Accessories don't count (yay!).
You can choose to do 10 days in a row, or, like most people seem to be doing lately, do 5 work days, take a break during the weekend, and start again the following Monday for 5 more work days.
My 10 Pieces
As you'll see, I am not taking any risk this time. I'm sticking to a neutral fall palette and focusing on accessories. I have a not so secret love for high waisted pants, so this is all you'll see in this challenge. No jumpsuits, no dresses. I wanted all my tops, bottoms and shoes to be interchangeable so I would not have to rack my brains in the morning to find the right combination.
- Oat Hemp Tee, Jungmaven
- Black Cashmere Sweater, Everlane
- Grey Cashmere Sweater, Everlane
- Blue Vintage Jacket (linked to similar)
- Golden Brown Utility Pants, Everlane
- Mom Jeans (linked to similar)
3 Pairs of Shoes
- Brandy Mules, Nisolo
- Black Clogs, Nina Z
- Natural Suede Day Heels, Everlane
Join the #10x10friends community!
It's never too late to take part in the challenge. Today, I've presented you the pieces I chose for this season but I will only post my looks this Friday and the following one. So chose your picks, have fun and make sure you come back here at the end of the week to see how I styled my 10 items for the first half of the challenge!
Are you in? What’s the weather like in your area? Which items are you the most excited to style this season?