Friday, October 1, 2010

Daily MelWear: BBCA Oct. 1

Happy Friday, everyone! 

Welcome to October, and the first day of the Blogging for Breast Cancer aWEARness Challenge!

This is a challenge for me because I don't really have a ton of pink in my closet.  I've shunned it for most of my life but embraced it once I had my daughter.  Can't really get away from pink with a little girl in the house. :) I'm planning to go shopping this weekend (probably at the Salvation Army store, Wal-Mart and/or Ross) with some cash we made from selling our old video camera. 

So here is my first outfit for the challenge: the only pink is in the flowers in the skirt.  I've had this outfit in mind for a while but for some reason just hadn't put it together yet. I wasn't too sure about this tank with the skirt at first, but then it started to untuck itself a little but naturally and I ended up kind of liking the blousy effect it makes, especially with the white belt added.  I was going to wear my yellow necklace and wedges but decided I wanted the pink to be the main color so I went with black and white accessories instead. 

Remember when I mentioned receiving the flower earrings as a consolation prize from Ashley? Well this time I remembered to take a detail shot of them! Aren't they adorable?! Thanks again, Ashley!

I can't wait to see what everyone else is wearing for the challenge! For a list of participants, click here.

Hope you're all having a great day and have some fun plans for the weekend!

Today's outfit:
Pink/Black Floral Skirt: Salvation Army
Black Tank: Plato's Closet
White Belt: Kohl's (came with a dress)
Black Flats: Target
Black/White Necklace and Bracelets: Wal-Mart
Flower Earrings: Giveaway from Ashley


  1. You are much, much prettier in pink than I am today! I took the easy road... the rainy, gloomy, Friday road. However, I'm comfy! S joined in, too! :)

    Love you tons!

  2. That skirt is very pretty - you look great. I love me some pink and black together :-)

  3. Cute, cute, cute! I LOVE this skirt!

  4. LOVE you in pink really look great in this skirt! I think it compliments your dark hair perfectly!!
    Your color combo WORKS:)

    Im so happy to be a part of this blogger challenge Melissa, thanks for having me:)

  5. I love pink and black combo. You look sweet and feminine in that floral skirt yet the black top provides a touch of sophistication.

  6. I love that skirt! What a great outfit, M!
    I hope you have a marvelous wonderful weekend!

  7. That skirt is so cute! I was anti-pink for a while too, but I've learned to embrace it. Although, I do usually stick to darker shades of pink so I'm not *too* girly.

  8. The pink skirt is very lovely, Melissa. Cheers for taking on this challenge. Have a great time doing it.

  9. Super cute! I love the floral print! And those are awesome earrings! What an awesome outfit for the first day of the challenge! :)

  10. I love the skirt! And I love that you are doing this. I think we're gonna do something similar. We started a Breast Cancer Awareness campaign today too. Thanks for bringing even more awareness to breast cancer!!

  11. So pretty! I'm a slacker and I'm starting this tomorrow. You look beautiful, and I think the pink in your skirt is just right.

  12. Sweet skirt! I love the flower earrings, they're really cute! I can't wait to see how the rest of your month goes.

  13. A picture of prettiness! Sorry, I'll be a little delayed in joining in for this great cause. =(

    As soon as I get back, you'll be seeing pink! muah!



  14. cute skirt.
    I started the challange today as well. Just my ring was pink but hey it works right?

  15. Great skirt! I wore pink Friday night, but it won't be posted until Monday. Also, I get to be a book character on Halloween for work, so I'm dressing as D.W. from Arthur. Pink dress, here I come! :) Hope everything is calming down, too. My life changed drastically in January and are only now are things starting to settle. Enjoy your weekend!

  16. You look great in pink! That skirt is truly adorable, I'm glad you're welcoming more pink into your life.

  17. Visiting you via By Word of Mouth. Glad you're embracing pink! It definitely suits you. Great blog!


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