Monday, 14 February 2011

Capsule Wardrobe Challenge

The fourth annual capsule wardrobe challenge is under way today! The challenge and rules are set by Jane of The Small Fabric of My Life

The rules are simple.
Choose ten items of clothing from your wardrobe and mix and match them for five days between Monday February 14th and Friday February 18th.
You can have any combination of shoes, dresses, skirts, tops and jackets as long as it adds up to ten individual items.
You are also allowed five accessories which include jewellery, scarves, bag, belts etc.
Underwear and hosiery do not come under the ten items and five accessories!
If you are joining the challenge please blog about it and if you want to appear in Jane's Capsule Wardrobe Challenge round-up the following week then please email your pics to

Here are my 10 pieces and 5 accessories.

1. FC wide leg jeans (2009)
2. Isabella Oliver essential black pencil skirt 365 (2011 - sale but still available out of sale now)
3. See by Chloe jacket (2010)
4. H&M blouse (2011 but first drop so all gone now)
5. Zara polka dot top (2011 current drop this season)
6. Zara cardigan (2008)
7. Isabella Oliver 365 grey dress (2010 and still available )
8. Elizabeth Emanual fashion show tee (free)
9. Zara shoes (2011 - sale)
10. M&S boots (2003)

11. Bag Mulberry Beatrice (2008)
12. Belt LK Bennett (2009)
13. Pashmina (2000)
14. Necklace Tophsop (2011)
15. Cocktail ring Topshop (2010)

Items: 6, 1, 14, 7, 2, 4 & 5

Items: 8, 13 & 3

Items: 11,12, 10, 15 & 9


  1. I am jealous already - wish I'd gone for some coloured boots.

  2. I am jealous already - wish I'd gone for some coloured boots.
    Sorry posted that last one using my husband's email.

  3. What fabulous choices! I'm really loving those tan leather boots. Can't wait to see how you style everything up. xxx

  4. you've got great taste and made the best choices. I've tried this so many times and always fail !

  5. You have such gorgeous taste Kate! I'm drooling over the accessories photo.

  6. Oh, oh I'd love to do this, I'm right in the middle of packing but let's see if I can get it together!

  7. ooooh i love a challenge... i may have to play along! Love the H&M blouse by the way!

  8. Loving your choices can't wait to see what you do :) xx

  9. Hi my dear-fabulous mix of pieces here, can't wait to see your outfit posts of how you style everything too!! xx

  10. Great picks. Looking forward to seeing the mix and matches!

  11. Dear Kate, I love what you've chosen. I would have a nightmare choosing from my wardrobe. I might have to get you to do it, you'd be much better than me xx


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