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Wardrobe Challenge

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I'm currently in the planning stages of a mini wardrobe challenge. My new years resolution involves trying my  hardest not to purchase any ready to wear clothing in the year 2012. So I figured I'd do a wardrobe challenge much in the style that Colette Patterns hosts twice a year. I've been pinning inspiration like a mad man for a few weeks, and have narrowed it down to the images that really struck me, and clothing I've been obsessing over. 

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As far as colors go, I'm thinking lots of lemony yellows, pale corals, creams, and

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accents in a light grey blue. 

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As Far as my neutrals, black will always be my favorite. I'm also feeling Large florals and oversize graphic prints. The third dress looks alot like the macaroon pattern, with a little ribbon trim. I also need to make a swim suit, which terrifies me. I love the retro high waist bottoms look. I have a feeling I might get stuck drafting that one myself though. That might end up being a huge disaster, but is totally worth a shot in my opinion. 

The Final palette ended up looking like this. 

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I really dig it. Bad news is that I have like no stash fabric this matches. Not buying clothing for a year is a good an excuse as any to buy more fabric though right? Check back soon for the pattern selection once I get them picked out. 

♥ Paige

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