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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Clothing Swap

I hosted a clothing swap last night.  It was so much fun and everyone left with something!  Plus I had lots to take to the Matthews Help Center afterward.
We only had to have one "style off" and it was too hard to tell which person looked best with the item.  We ended up having them pick a number.
It was fun trying to guess who brought what or seeing an item and immediately thinking of who that item would look good on.

Some people were intimidated about bringing clothes, but once they got there they realized there was no need.  I highly recommend holding your own swap party.  Thanks to all those from FBFF that helped me to figure out what I was doing.

Today I am wearing some of my finds from last night
Check out this great maxi skirt. 
I have been wanting a maxi for awhile now and now I have one! 
I got some really great stuff and have to try and squeeze it all in before the 30 for 30 starts on Feb. 1!
I passed up this great pink shirt the first go around, but then I was I like... it's pink what's not to love!

shirt & skirt-swap
gray sweater-Boden
belt-ATL
boots-Anne Klein via Belk
watch&jewelry-gifted


14 comments:

Sara said...

Oh I really like that sweater!
And I have to say I admire your style, and I like the header's text(:

see ya!

-Sara
autumn, coffee and inspiration

Joy said...

I love that whole outfit! And I KNEW you'd end up with something pink!

Pam @ over50feeling40 said...

Brett, I really have wanted to host one...do you have any guidelines or recommendations. how many did you invite....did you pot luck refreshments...would welcome any advice you have.

Rebecca said...

I like the pink top. I'm glad your swap went well.

The Closet Shopper said...

YAY, maxi skirt. Finally. I'm happy for you. It's really cute.

Sent you my answers. Let me know what you think.

xo,
Tracy

Deborah said...

What a good idea!

The skirt is really cute.

Debby said...

I am in love w/ the sweater! A swap sounds like a lot of fun! xo

kileen said...

a clothing swap sounds like an awesome idea and it looks like you found some great items! i've been wanting a maxi skirt too and this one looks great on you!

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Ashley said...

Ooh, nice! What a great idea, and that maxi dress is gorgeous! Nice work!

Jodi said...

Hey gorgeous.... that color of pink is so beautiful on you.. very soft and pretty!! and would I ever love a clothing swap.. have been thinking about organizing something like that here.. most of my friends I have asked all said they dont have many clothes to swap... what the heck are they talking about???? I have to go over and check their closets!!!!

hope you have a super day... xoxo J

Jazzy Poet said...

Let me know how it went! Did you find anything for me?

Jazzy Poet said...

Let me know how it went! Did you pick anything out for me????

Anonymous said...

LOVE the pink blouse on you! :)
It was so much fun seeing things we once loved (or at least liked enough to buy!) find new life on someone else! Pink is your color girl!

Joy said...

I love that whole outfit! And I KNEW you'd end up with something pink!