Saturday, October 1, 2011

Day 60

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I am officially done with my "No Shopping for 60 Days Challenge!"

Two months ago I decided I would challenge myself not to shop for 60 days so that I could break my shopping habit and so that we could save more money towards a new house! I feel so good about doing this challenge and I feel that it helped me break out of my need to always shop. The extra savings is really nice too!

Here is my day 60 Outfit:
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Blazer: F21
Graphic Tee: F21
Pants: H&M
Shoes: Boutique by Sam Edelman
Clutch: F21
I want to thank all of you for your support and for cheering me on! It made this challenge so much easier and more fun! If you are trying to save money or break a shopping addiction, this is a great way to do it!

 A few of my friends have asked me if I am going to binge shop now and I said no because I have no desire to. This challenge made me realize that I have plenty in my closet and that the quantity of clothes, shoes and accessories is not as important as how creative you are with what you have. The key is to mix it up and have fun with it!

I will put together a collage for my next post of all the outfits I wore during the last 60 days! Thanks again for reading and being part of my challenge!


Have a wonderful weekend!

Ciao - Denise

53 comments:

Mary and Dyer said...

ahhh - congrats!! I totally need to do a challenge like this... I don't know if I could do it!

I love this outfit - you look so fresh and gorgeous in the white blazer!! Love it!!
xox
Kat
www.maryanddyer.blogspot.com

Veronica Popoiacu said...

congrats Denise ! That's right : is not important how much you buy is important to mix and remix ,be creative ... I love doing that !
Very beautiful your look today ! one of my favorite ! clean and simple !


hugs

zrno radosti said...

Aaaa, congrats. :) Great idea!

Style Journey said...

Congrats on finishing your challenge! Love your white blazer with the purple accents. Great job!

CottonCandyINK said...

nice outfit, love the polish!

Amalia said...

You did it!! Congratulations :)I bet it feels awesome! You look great by the way.

Eclectico said...

I loved the white jacket ... wow I really like much, but the whole is great, I love the splash of color that you gave your wallet and shoes, and that slight touch of black on the shirt. Very nice. Ahhhh the ring is great: D

Petite and Hungry said...

really pretty blazer!!

www.petiteandhungry.blogspot.com

Sara B said...

Yay for making it! That's awesome. And it's so true, it's amazing how many combos are already in our closets, we just need to get creative!

jamie said...

congrats on completing the challenge! you're an inspiration girl! looking great on day 60!!

x

Pearl said...

Congrats hun! I'm proud you pulled through no shopping for 60 days!!
I think I wanna try this challange, but I'll try 30 days. ;)
You look adorable!!


Olga

Jaya said...

congratz on completing your challenge! :D love the white blazer!

xx
www.chasingthmoon.blogspot.com

its a party in paris said...

that blazer fits perfectly! so cute! i just wrote a post on a brown blazer i picked up secondhand, i'm quite afraid i don't have the strength to give up shopping for a week much less 60 days!

www.wereaucourant.blogspot.com

Christina Marie said...

congrats.... you did it! and quite stylishly too... all your outfits were so well put together:)

Keeping up with E.S.E.M said...

congrats!

x

shopstyleconquer.blogspot.com

GΒΜCM said...

wonderful photos ^.

lapetiteblonde said...

congrats Denise=)

love your blazer!like it!!
kisses=)

www.lapetiteblonde.com

vanda said...

You are SO right!!! I blog not because I have a big closet(I don't), but to say that even if you have some clothes, you can still be elegante and in fashion!
Love the white blazer and that Tee...it could be done by my 5 year old son!! great!

Katya said...

Congratulations! Must have been so hard at first.

You look gorgeous by the way, and I am drooling over the shoes :P


xx
thistimeisacharm.blogspot.com

Ann @ SoberFashionista said...

Great outfit! :) and congrats on your 60 day challenge! I need to do one for myself... maybe I'll start with 30 days :)

Schnelle Couture said...

This outfit is so pretty. That's a great F21 blazer- what a good find!

DreamYourStyle said...

love the coat and the bag..brilliant darling..
xx,B

akiko said...

You look beautiful and love your outfit. Graphic tee looks so cool -akiko

http://styleimported.blogspot.com/

Stanique said...

OMG!!! Congrats! I honestly don't think I would have made it! 14 days...maybe lol Love the blazer!

Practically Coffee

Porcelain complexion said...

Well done! Go you :)

That blazer is AMAZING, I love the cut, it's clean & sharp and your wee key ring is super cute <3

The doll on fashion said...

You look great in your white blazer. Good luck with your challenge too!

The doll on fashion

Yolandaas said...

Great outfit x

Annie L said...

Congrats on completing your 60 day challenge!
Love how chic this black and white outfit is.
--Annie
newenglandromance.blogspot.com

feH said...

Your outfit is really amazing *__*

What about following each other? I love your style :D

http://fehmoda.blogspot.com/

ttFN said...

Lovely jacket x

Heidi said...

Amazing blazer! Is possible to shop f21 online?

x H

Saltos de Cristal said...

Love it!

Kisses,

Saltos de Cristal

http://saltosdecristal.blogspot.com/

I V Y said...

gorgeous and chic white blazer!

xo zebra and meerkat

margarita ts said...

love your blazer!

Fictitious Fashion said...

Sooo cuteeee ring and Tee.. Lovely Blazer

http://fictitious-fashion.blogspot.com/

-Akanksha

Yolandaas said...

Hey! No worries and thanks for your sweet comments xx You didn't follow my blog via google friends connect, follow & I will follow your blog now aswell, Take care ! :)

Ly said...

Congrats! I think I need to challenge myself too. I've gotten into an unhealthy shopping habit :(

-Ly

http://www.lyzhang.com

Bravoe Runway said...

Congratulations for completing the Challenge! So....I am excited to now see a haul on what you bought you know....after you finished the challenge lol!

Flara said...

Hi Denise:) As alwaysy you look very elegant and stylish:) I love this ring! xx
Flara

Sarah Laina said...

adorei seu look e também gostei do seu blog e estou seguindo...se quiser retribuir!
http//blogdamiralinda.blogspot.com

Polly said...

I'm following you too! Love the bag and the ring! Awesome!

Kisses.

http://pollysboudoir.blogspot.com/

Eclectic Flair said...

CONGRATS, Denise! You should totally feel like Wonder Woman now! You're so awesome and inspiring!

Lidi @ Eclectic Flair

Beatrice said...

LOVE this. Am following now :)

Please please please follow me and let me know what you think! - can’t wait to hear from you!!

http://roses-are-blue-fashion-blog.blogspot.com/

kisses polly x

Beatrice said...

LOVE this. Am following now :)

Please please please follow me and let me know what you think! - can’t wait to hear from you!!

http://roses-are-blue-fashion-blog.blogspot.com/

kisses polly x

Lady in boho said...

hi honey! congrats!^^ this challenge shows that you're really strong! I love your blazer and t-shirt, your blog is really cute, I'm following;) kisses and have a great day!!
olaya b
ladyinboho.blogspot.com

RikkaMichelle. said...

Aghh! Congratulations!! It's always hard not to spend when you know that you have the money to spend, ha ha. But this is a great challenge. I might try it:D
Loving the white blazer!

RikkaMichelle
http://emfashionrtw.blogspot.com/

Nicole Marie said...

That is quite the challenge. Good job! That would be hard for me too.

Love the shoes!

www.nicolemarie.com

Melody of Beauty said...

Congrats! So happy for u!
Love ur clutch!!!

Pls visit my blog I have Sigma giveaway!
http://melodyofbeauty.blogspot.com/2011/10/sigma-f80-kabuki-brush-review-giveaway.html

Beauty on a College budget said...

I just want to steal your key ring! It's so cute I'm super Jealous!!

Marie said...

This challenge has actually been on my mind for a while now.... and every time I think I'm going to do it I see something beautiful I must have. Arrrggghhh! Maybe one day I'll build up to the strength and willpower that you have :)



Dirty Pink Cardigan



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Paula C. said...

Well done!!! It's always good to challenge ourselves and try something different! My fav outfit is the "day 6" one, lovely!

www.superclementina.blogspot.com

Sushee said...

Woah! Congrats! you passed the challenge. you are stunning with all your clothes! I fell in love with your outfit in day 60! it looks fun and professional! love it :)


following you now! check out mine and would appreciate if you follow me back. tc! :)

Jenn said...

ok- you need to wear this outfit again!!!!!

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