My New Favorite Outfit: Happy New Year and a 30x30!

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Happy New Year and a 30x30!

I wish you all the best in this new year!

Now to get down to some serious business.  I'm going to be doing a 30x30 this month. I'm pretty excited to give it a try. Picking things wasn't quite as hard as I thought, but I do have a phobia of wearing the same piece of clothing twice in one week, so we'll see if I can avoid this, or if I'm forced to face my fear.

Taking pictures everyday is kind of tricky, so I think you'll have to get used to a lot of indoor pictures and me getting friendly with the camera and tripod. I just didn't want to ask my husband to have to take my pictures everyday. He'll thank me later. : )  So without further ado, here are my 30 choices:
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Polka dot sweater: Old Navy
Tan cardigan: Ann Taylor Loft
Striped Cardigan: Apt. 9
Black Cardigan: AnnTaylor
Other black cardigan: JCrew
Blazer: Vintage
Blue cardigan: Billabong
Pink blouse: Express
Black polka dot blouse: Express
Green shirt: Target
Black lace top: Express
Snakeskin top: Express
Blue sequin tank: Express
Beige lace tank: express
Blue lace top: Target
Polka dot chambray: Old Navy
Purple pencil skirt: Target
Print skirt: Ann Taylor Loft
Black pencil skirt: Express
Gray skirt: Ann Taylor Loft
Skinny Jeans: Old Navy
Other jeans: Earl
Purple dress: Anne Taylor Loft
Print dress: Express
Brown boots: Born
Black boots: Aerosole
Black heels: Nine West
Nude heels: Fergalicious 
Animal print shoes: Fergalicious  

Of the 30, 10 are items I've thrifted, 20 are not, interesting tidbit.

So what do you think? We'll see what I end up loving, and what I don't. Stay tuned tomorrow for my first look!


  1. lovely outfits choices dear ^^


  2. Happy New Year. You have chosen some good pieces there, I am sure you will rock it! I can't wait to see the first outfit (and all the ones that follow!)

    Janine xx

  3. What a fun idea!! I can't wait to see it all! Happy New Years!

  4. Ginny, you are an inspiration! I cannot thrift to save my life, but I can't believe a third of your choices are thrifted!
    I'm excited to see what you come up with this month. :)

  5. great picks
    happy new year! Xo Megan,

  6. I'm excited to watch you do this! I've never done the 30x30 as it kind of terrifies me but maybe this'll be the push I need :)

  7. Ginny! Great Post! Way to sum it up and I loved it. Great ideas you have.

  8. hey, not sure but are you following me? I'd love you to, if you aren't (it is hard to know sometimes) hahahaha. I enjoy your posts and feel like I can learn a bunch from you, too.

  9. You picked out a really good variety of options, Ginny. Excited to see your outfits this week and through the rest of the month!


  10. Oooooh I love your picks!! That polka dot top is great, and I can't wait to see how you wear it this month because I love polka dots but I just look like hell in them. So excited you're doing this!

    Samantha @ Sam ipsa loquitur

  11. Happy New Year! And good luck with the 30x30 :)

    The Other Side of Gray

  12. A few of the items we chose for our 30 are similar - looking forward to seeing your remixes! :)

  13. I'm the same way about wearing items twice in the same week, so when I tentatively planned out my outfits, my goals was to make it so that nothing was repeated within the same work week. :) I added links to everyone's blog on the side of my page too...that was a good idea!!

    Jess - J's Style