30x30: outfits so far this week

So far I have stuck to the items pulled for this challenge.
1-2: Monday. 1 is for the Botanic Gardens and 2 for an evening meeting. I did not like the shortness of the striped top in 1 but though I would remove it as a topper. It was cool out so it stayed on. I have a cotton layering tank underneath. Got the evening I added the black button down linen dress as a duster.
Tuesday: 3/4 black EF skinny Ponte pants (rolled) with black EF assemmetrical top. This was for running errands and grabbing a bite to eat at a brew pub. I liked this column of black.
Wednesday 5/6: a hospital procedure for DH, errands and dinner out. The top is an old one that I was advised to have altered to remove the tie but have not done it yet. I included this in the capsule for July 4th, but will need to wear it.
Thursday: 7. I decided on this print top ( butterflies) instead of the similar floral because ruffles. Here worn with cropped jeans for sandbox and play on the floor with DGS. Worked out fine.
Friday: 8. EF linen blend skirt and white tee( decorated with stickers by DGS), EF cardigan. It is quite cool today. Errands.
I will return later to add musings from the week. Dog wants to be walked NOW.

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30X30 Challenge Final List

30X30 Challenge
Final list
Dresses
1. Black sleeveless EF pull-on dress
2. EF bone silk asymmetrical dress
Skirts:
3: EF white and black stripe

Toppers:
4. White jean jacket
5. Print black silk Citron jacket
6. Black cotton bomber jacket (no find)
7. black linen buttondown dress/duster
8: EF bone sleeved duster

Pants:
9. Jolie black silk joggers
10. EF slim navy pull on pants
11. EF slim bone pull on pants
12. EF black skinny pants
13. released hem jeans
14: white Joes Jeans crops

Tops:
15: AT black silk shell
16: EF silk navy shell
17: silk navy and pink floral shell
18: EF linen white and navy striped long sleeve top
19: EF silk bone tank
20: Target white tee
21: EF linen blend striped shell to match skirt
22: silk Tahari blouse in red/white/blue watercolor print

Accessories :
Shoes:
23. Sneakers silver ECCO
24. Black ankle strap flats
25. White D' Orsay flats
26. white athletic flats
Scarves:
27: black/navy silk kimono fabric scarf ( a change from original)
Bag:
28: white bag with black trim
Other:
29: Sun hat
30. White web belt
I have decided to exempt jewellery ( one pair small diamond studs, wedding rings, gold short chains with tiny diamond pendant and with small crucifix)
bathrobe, house shoes, underwear and layering cotton cami/ tanks.
I see that my Finds did not copy. They are in Sterling's post and I will try to add them back in here later. If there are differences, this is the most accurate.

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Some Recent Casual Dresses over White Jeans plus a Summer Scarf

Inspired by Angie's post, recently I tried some summer dresses over cropped white jeans. I'm still not sure about this look on myself and welcome your suggestions and comments. I added summer scarves, although the first is just silly, a top used as a scarf.?

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Wide pants; cropped top

Inspired by Angie's post. These are already about 3 inches above my ankle bone. The photo angle makes them look longer. Should I shorten them?

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RedCroppedChinos for the Farmers' Market

Angie inspired. Red chinos are from the Loft; top is a soft cotton button down blouse from Citron Santa Monica; jean jacket is from Target and slip on athletic shoes are Munro; bag is thrifted and leather with Solina embossed inside; hat is from Cosco and finally a hat that fits my small head! Comments and suggestions welcomed. Is this too much? Too many colors in one outfit?

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Topper Lab for Peach Chinos

Inspired by Angie's ensemble post with chinos, I got distracted by topper possibilities. Which of these look best to you? I am open to all suggestions and have other options for tops and footwear. For this post I just used a white/pale grey silk shell as a top and Fossil tan belt. The shell is too open at the neck for me and needs some pearls and/or a scarf.
1: pale blue jean jacket. Too cropped?
2: darker, longer jean jacket
3/4: linen kimono jacket shown open and belted. This is most "me" of the group.
5: peach linen cardi
6: lace bomber
7: black floral bomber
8: long linen cardi
I would love to have your thoughts on these outfits. What works and what does not?

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Inspired by Runcarla's red crops

Runcarla showed us her red crops with a white tee and silver sneakers. I had to copy but added a red summer scarf and silver necklace, because I'm a bit maximal. Included is a version showing Angie's compliment of scarf, shoes and bag in a non neutral color. I add a belt when I can find one to this compliment group but don't usually wear them all at the same time. It just gives options when trying to pull an outfit together.
1/2: Runcarla inspire
3: shows tomato red scarf/bag/shoes/belt compliment

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Some outfits with pastels

Some of my past outfits with pastels. Most show Angie's hints of choice of pastel and pairing with a dark neutral. Do any make me look washed out?

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Sunday Summer Cinnamon

When I saw Angie's cinnamon post, I knew I could do this but needed a warmer day. Yesterday was the first day that it felt like summer. 1-3 is what I wore to church. The skirt is dark blue denim. Top and topper are EF, silk top and linen cardigan. Photo 3 is a necklace of my mother's from the 40's, an early plastic.
4 is the top part worn more casually with cropped jeans for an afternoon trip to a farm run by the Denver Botanical Gardens. 5 is Angie's ensemble from her blog. I changed into the flats shown below.
Looking at the photos, something seems off. I welcome your comments and suggestions.

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Cold Spring EF Layers

Inspired by Angie's EF post, I layered some EF chocolate brown pieces. The brown are all thrifted or EBay and the bittersweet orange sweater is from a Rack sale. I would like your thoughts. Are these looks overpowering me? I usually wear the brown silk pants rolled up a bit in summer as the length is not the best. Should I have them shortened for wide crops? Is the cardigan too short. Is the orange sweater too long for me? Is the orange too high contrast for the dark brown?

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