Thursday, January 5, 2012

Petite Fashion Challenge # 12: From Night to Day

This month's Petite Fashion Challenge is hosted by Khatu of I am Khatu. She asked us to "Restyle a glamorous look that you would typically wear for a night-out-on-the-town into daytime casual wear"



I picked out a sequin skirt for this challenge. Sequins are everywhere these days, have you noticed? Generally , sequin pieces are reserved for night parties and events. However, if styled correctly, sequin pieces are acceptable for both night and day.


What I am wearing:
Sequin skirt: DIY (buy similar)
Shirt: J.Crew perfect gingham - 00R
Sweater: Banana Republic (old)- XS (buy similar)
Watch: Michael Kors 5128 in rose gold


For this challenge, I paired a sequin skirt with a comfy sweater and a button down shirt. I’ve been working on this skirt for about a week and am happy with the way it turned out. I will have to show you more in a later post. A pair of riding boots finish off a casual daytime sequin look.


A big thank to Khatu for hosting this month. Don't forget to head over here to check out the rest of the entries!
Sydney


34 comments:

  1. Lovely. This is such a cool challenge. Hmm...if only I wasn't style-challenged.

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  2. Great job on the skirt. It look great paired with the shirt and sweater.

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  3. That skirt is a DIY?! Awesome!! I am so excited to see your post on it!

    I love your pairings! And you included two big trends...sequins and gingham! :)

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  4. Holy wow - what a gorgeous DIY!! Can't wait to hear (read) more about it! Love how you paired it with gingham :)

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  5. WOW, you made that skirt?! I can't wait to see how you did it!! The sequins are so large and sparklyyyy :D Love the gingham on you : )

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  6. I'm with everyone else... what an impressive DIY skirt! Can't wait to read your post on it :)

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  7. DIY sequin skirt?? Seriously? Girl, you're my hero! Love the sequins and checks together. Bravo.

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  8. I think you are great, but man does you blogger name bother me...Ever consider changing it to petite little lady or something? petite little girl just sounds so...well you know..

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  9. I love how preppy this looks, even with the sequin skirt! I can't believe that's DIY!

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  10. DIY?? Do tell us how to do it!!!

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  11. DIY? I'm so curious! Please tell us how you did it!

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  12. Love the big sequins and the fact that you made that skirt yourself! So, so impressive!

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  13. Love everything about your outfit and my jaw dropped when I saw your skirt is a DIY- amazing!

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  14. Another creative DIY skirt, you ladies are just too talented for me. I LOVE that skirt Syd. So pretty. I never would have thought to wear it during the day but I love it here with a simple button down and sweater. You apparently are a pro at this transition thing ;)

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  15. You are becoming quite the DIY queen...love LOVE LOVE LOVE the skirt. Can't wait to see more! :)

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  16. Wow! the DIY skirt is amazing! Your outfit looks well-put-together and comfortable at the same time!

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  17. I love the skirt! You and Jean both gave me great inspiration ideas for styling a sequin skirt :D

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  19. Like the way you put gingham and sequined skirt together, it's unexpected but looks very nice on you. The Zara message bag also caught my eyes before, but I didn't purchase then. How do you think of the quality of this one? Thanks ahead.

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  20. I love the sequin skirt. Love how you paired it with a sweater and dress shirt. Love how you made the outfit work for both night and day without changing anything.

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  21. Amazing job on that DIY skirt! This is such a wearable look...love it!

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  22. @Helen The quality is great in my opinion. I was happy to pay full price for it which I rarely do. It's on super sale right now. The price is unbeatable especially for a real leather clutch.

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  23. You made that skirt??? Wow! This whole outfit is awesome, love the styling!

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  24. Preppy glam, is that a term? If not, well I'll coin it now because that's what comes to mind when I see this outfit :) Love how you've been practicing your sewing skills, Sydney. Like everyone else, I'm looking forward to that future post.

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  25. Love how you styled the sequins for daywear. And DIY?! Echoing everyone else here - that's amazing. I'd love to know how you did it!

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  26. OMG, i can't believe you made that skirt!! you'll have to show us!

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  27. love your outfit!!

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  28. Love this look you have really great taste! Seriously can't believe you made that skirt!

    XO,
    Erin
    http://erinscurrentlycoveting.blogspot.com/

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  29. This is one of my favorites from you! You look adorable! Happy Friday! x www.casualglamorous.com

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  30. Great outfit ! Love that sequins skirt and matching with that boots : amazing :)

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  31. Love how you've styled your sequin skirt!

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  32. What?!?! You made that skirt Sydney? Holy cow it's GORGEOUS!! What a beautiful outfit!

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  33. I like the idea and the skirt (GREAT DIY!), but it just looks messily put together and the patterns clash a lot. No bueno.

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  34. This is pretty cool.

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