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Project Remix – 2 Year Anniversary

Remember Project Remix
 
I just realized that it has been precisely 2 years since I embarked on Project Remix, and I thought it might be fun to take a walk down memory lane with some of my favorite outfits. 
 
I can’t even tell you how thrilled I was to find Audrey’s Putting Me Together website 2 years ago. If you’ve never had a gander at Audrey’s website, DROP EVERYTHING AND DO IT NOW!  I was SO tired of standing in my closet staring at my clothes and feeling like I had NOTHING to wear.  I realized that my problem was twofold 1) I had a bunch of loner pieces in my wardrobe which made for MUCHO frustration when I’d try to put outfits together; and 2) I really didn’t know how to put outfits together in the first place!  After happening upon Audrey’s blog, I realized that I didn’t own enough “remixable” pieces which is why I decided to embark on Project Remix
 
First, let’s review my color palette and “key pieces” list which I put compiled using the Putting Me Together Wardrobe From Scratch series.  
 
Color Palette 
 
Neutrals – Gray and navy
Secondary Colors – Teal (or other bright blues) and orange

Key Pieces
 
Skirts – 1 in navy or gray, 1 in orange or teal and 1 print skirt
Dresses – 1 print dress 
Tops – 1 gray or navy top; 2 orange or teal solid tops; 2 orange or teal print tops
Completer Pieces – 2 Grey or Navy Blazers, cropped jackets etc., 1 teal or orange blazer, cardigan, and 1 denim jacket
Accessories – Belts, belts and more belts
 
As you can see in the photos, I basically have all of the “key pieces” covered and in some categories, I even have more than what’s on my list. Woohoo!  I do need more belts though! Let’s see how these colors and pieces play so nicely together. 
This orange linen blazer from Loft Tall is probably my favorite Project Remix piece
Orange blazer, navy skirt with tiny polka dots,
white sequined tank, leopard print skinny belt
Denim jackets are perfect “completer” pieces!
Patterned skirt in navy and orangeish red
and denim jacket as completer piece
Tall Hudson denim jacket with Ann Taylor navy print dress
Three Project Remix colors! Navy, gray and orange. Yippee!
I rarely wore this navy/white tunic pre-Project Remix.  Figured out two ways to style it. Yay!
I rarely wore this navy/white tunic pre-Project Remix.  Figured out two ways to style it. Yay!
Threw my gray Loft Tall blazer over my teal lace Tory Burch dress for a work outfit
Navy pants, teal printed top and tan accessories
Ann Taylor tall printed dress with both navy and orange.
Looks great with denim jacket or orange blazer
Tall J.Crew Schoolboy blazer and cropped J.Crew bright pants. I heart navy and orange together! Wish I was wearing my leopard print belt when I took this

Now that I have my key pieces, I still keep my Project Remix color palette in mind when I’m buying new things but I also buy clothing in other colors that I know will go well with gray, navy, orange or teal.

Here are some outfits I’ve put together that are outside my Project Remix color palette but incorporate  some of my Project Remix pieces or incorporate pieces that have been sitting lonely and unworn in my closet.  Again, I used tips and tricks from Putting Me Together to figure out how to put these outfits together since I was CLUELESS about how to style myself.
Tall Loft gray blazer from Project Remix; Tall Loft plum sweater dress
Super old brown cord blazer, tall Banana Republic silk blouse, red Cole Haan flats, BR belt
This J.Crew navy polka dress is perfect for Project Remix but also mixes well
with other colors since navy is a neutral-ish color

 

Had a terrible time figuring out how to wear
this white linen blazer. Finally figured it out!
I still have a lot to learn when it comes to putting stylish looks together, but I feel like I’ve come a LONG way in the last two years.  It’s so fun to look back through my blog and see how my style has evolved.
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6 Comments

  • Reply auntp March 6, 2015 at 2:29 pm

    I loved seeing all of those outfits! Makes me wish I had somewhere to go:)

    • Reply Tall Fashion Adventures March 6, 2015 at 2:45 pm

      Thanks! Now that you mention it, it's making me want to go out too! Guess I better plan a date night

  • Reply Fevie March 7, 2015 at 12:01 am

    I wish I had the patience to redo my wardrobe . I love how you picked your colors and stuck with them. You really are stylish. My favorite is the Ann Taylor print dress. I think that the cross over style is so flattering for us tall women.

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