10x10 Wardrobe Challenge Dress + PlaidButtonUp 1

10x10 Wardrobe Challenge Dress + PlaidButtonUp 2

10x10 Wardrobe Challenge Dress + PlaidButtonUp 3

10x10 Wardrobe Challenge Dress + PlaidButtonUp 4

It’s Day 10 of this 10×10 Wardrobe Challenge!!! Which means this is the last outfit of this challenge!

In case you’re just finding this, a 10×10 wardrobe challenge is basically the world’s most low-key capsule wardrobe. The basic premise of the 10×10 Wardrobe Challenge is: 10 pieces of clothing, 10 looks, over 10 days. No need to get rid of your whole wardrobe, no need to commit to anything long term, super low-key. And it’s been a complete blast!

While today wasn’t the hottest day in this challenge (that honor was held by yesterday), today certainly wasn’t much cooler, so I paired my black & white abstract maxi dress with my made-by-me plaid button up shirt for a light breezy outfit.

This shirt is actually a piece that I made as part of the first wardrobe challenge I ever did, and never intended to wear as a true button up. I had originally intended to only ever wear this shirt as a over-shirt, either with one button buttoned, or completely open (like I am today). But as it’s spent time in my wardrobe, I’ve started wearing it as a traditional button up (like I did on Day 2).

I always love when a piece I made with the intention of wearing a certain way is flexible enough to evolve as my style does – because isn’t the mark of an amazing piece of clothing it’s ability to evolve with your style?

What I’m wearing…

Shirt: Made-by-me. The pattern is Archer by Grainline Studios with some modifications. (Find the pattern here, and details about my modifications on my other site here.)
Dress: A black & white abstract print maxi dress from H&M (old, and I’m not seeing anything similar)
Shoes: Salome Buttero by Dr. Martens’
Sunglasses: From Ricky’s (unfortunately, they don’t appear to have sunnies online)
Necklace: Old, from a street fair
Bracelets: Made-by-me
Rings: Various
Lip: Always On Liquid Lipstick from Smashbox, in the colorway Bawse

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