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Outfit No. 1 & 2 – Summer’16 10×10

August 4, 2016 2 Comments

Outfit No. 1 & 2 – Summer’16 10×10

August 4, 2016 2 Comments



I’m so excited to share my first two looks of my 10×10 challenge! You’ll notice in each pair of outfits I’m highlighting one piece of clothing. Focusing on one main item at a time helped me zero in on all of the potential looks I could create with the remaining pieces. And for this beautiful rust crop top these two looks were the winners!



Since I received this top it has been worn non-stop – pardon my little rhyme there 🙂 . The fabric has a checkered texture which adds depth but it still maintains a light and airy feel that doesn’t make you overheat. It’s been a great go-to for errands or dressing up.

I’m also really loving the high-waist + crop top silhouette – I know…I’m very late to this game. But frankly I didn’t think this combination would work for my body type. I’m a slight pear shape with wider hips and having a high waist just accentuates that. So here’s my dilemma I’m going to share with all of you…everyone says to dress for your body type – which makes sense because then your clothes will highlight your best assets – but what if you feel great in something that technically “wouldn’t be right” for your body type? 

Personally I’m leaning towards wearing what feels good – as long as you’re not over exposed 😉 I really enjoy high waist and crop top outfits so I’m going to rock it!

So my new philosophy is: yes, keep in mind what looks best on your body but don’t let that shy you away from something you truly enjoy wearing!



Outfit No. 1: first rite banded tank / elizabeth suzann clyde work pant / no.6 wedges / lack of color hat / opelle x style bee tam tam bag (sold out, similar here) / tiro trio campana necklace

Outfit No. 2: first rite banded tank / madewell wide leg crop jeans (similar ethically made) / coclico rose platforms / anthropologie bag (sold out, but love this option!)




  • Emily Mahi'ai August 6, 2016 at 7:52 pm

    Personally I think the whole "dress for your body type" is kind of BS and not very body positive at all. You look amazing and you’re totally rocking it. I’m definitely an advocate of wearing what makes you feel good, not what the fashion nazis say you should wear. ❤️

    • Allison Metcalfe August 8, 2016 at 6:18 pm

      Hi Emily!Thank you! I definitely agree. I have personally developed more confidence in my wardrobe & self by focusing on what I feel good in. Thank you for stopping by and sharing your opinion! <3


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