Style My Closet January, Week One

Style My Closet January- Week 1- Boston Chic Party (1)

So I’m doing something a bit crazy (well, at least for me)- for this entire month, I won’t be doing ANY clothes shopping! That means no weekend trips to my fave stores on Newbury, no late night online shopping. I’m shopping only from my closet this month. And because things are definitely better with friends, I’m teaming up with some of my blogging friends, Maggie, Whitney, Kait and Danielle for moral support to get through this month without one of our favorite hobbies 😉 together.

Each Friday in January, I’ll be rounding up my outfits from the week and sharing my tips for styling from your own closet at the end of each post.

Here we go with week one…

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Friday, January 1st: Top: Similar here and here Jeans: Gap Boots: Sam Edelman Bracelet: J.Crew  Purse: Gigi New York Belt: Ann Taylor Necklace: Ann Taylor

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Saturday, January 2nd: Dress: cupcakes and cashmere  (previously seen here)Purse: Tory Burch Earrings: BaubleBar Lips: Nars in Palais Royal

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Sunday, January 3rd: Sweater: J.Crew (past season, super similar at Boden) Top: J.Crew Jeans: J Brand Boots: Frye Bracelets: David Yurman, Hermes

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Monday, January 4th: Sweater: J.Crew (previously seen here) Pants: Loft (On sale! , previously seen here) Shoes: Tory Burch Necklace: J.Crew Factory (sold out) Earrings: Bauble Bar

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Tuesday, January 5th: Vest: Loft (previously seen here) Top: Ann Taylor Pants: J.Crew Belt: Ann Taylor Shoes: Nordstrom (prior season, similar here) Bracelet: Kendra Scott via Rocksbox (use code bostonchicpartyxoxo for your first month free!)

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Wednesday, January 6th: Jacket: Loft Dress: Ann Taylor (past season, similar at J.Crew  and Andrew Marc) Purse: Kate Spade Necklace: Similar

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Thursday, January 7th: Top: Loft Pants: Banana Republic Scarf: Primark (similar) Shoes: Sam Edelman Purse: Kate Spade Bracelets: J.Crew, J.Crew, Loren Hope

My tips on styling your closet from week one:

  1. Make a warmer weather outfit ready for the cold by switching out for a warmer top or pants for a similar, but new look. Example: my Monday outfit which is practically the same as my Blush & Plum post with the exception of changing out the silky tunic for a sweater in the same hue.
  2. Get inspiration from Pinterest: I was checking out Pinterest in prep for this month and found a pin from Ann Taylor with a dress I literally owned. It reminded me that I had the dress and I styled this look after the pin. Check out my board for more inspiration 🙂
  3. Adding different accessories can change a whole look (so can makeup!). Example: Tuesday’s outfit which with the addition of a belt and brown boots looked a lot different from the first time I wore this sweater vest. Makeup can also change a look, like my look from our first wedding of 2016 on Saturday. I was super proud of myself for wearing this dress again when normally I’m a “one event and done” kind of girl.

Until next week, friends…

xoxo, Jenna



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  1. January 8, 2016 / 9:25 am

    i’m going to come raid your closet!!!! drinks or din soon?

  2. healthyhappierbear
    January 8, 2016 / 9:46 am

    Great job! I love the addition of a belt to that LOFT vest we both have! I may have to borrow that idea for tonight’s double date!

    • January 9, 2016 / 4:43 pm

      Thanks Ash! Let me know if you end up wearing the belt- I love that vest so am always looking for new ways to wear it 🙂

  3. January 8, 2016 / 12:19 pm

    All great outfits. I did a 3-month shopping from my closet challenge last year. I lasted about 2 months. I should have opted for one month, it’s more achievable. Nice job!

      • January 9, 2016 / 9:38 pm

        I hear you. It wasn’t easy. By the 6th week, I was twitching. Good luck! 😊

  4. January 8, 2016 / 6:46 pm

    Nothing I love more than Leopard! Thanks for sharing this, babe! Happy Friday!

  5. January 11, 2016 / 12:43 pm

    this is a fun challenge. loving your looks, great job so far.

  6. January 14, 2016 / 2:14 pm

    such a fun idea!! I never think I do a lot of shopping, that is, until my fiancé kindly reminds me of everything he sees me bring home 😉 However, with the upcoming wedding, I am trying to shop WAY less 🙂 Adorable outfits!

    • January 15, 2016 / 6:31 pm

      Thanks Monique! I know, my hubby does the same or comments on the numerous packages I receive each week… oops!

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