Today is Dressember day 11 which means another Dressember dress of the day post for you. Despite only being 11 days into this challenge, I hope I have provided you with sufficient proof that you can wear dresses in one of the coldest winter months of the year and you can vary how you style your dresses. I’ve mainly been using dresses from my summer wardrobe to use in the Dressember 2017 challenge, so it just goes to show that all clothing is highly versatile!
Dressember Day 11 Outfit of the Day
Today’s Dressember dress of the day is another from my summer wardrobe. The fabric is light which makes the dress easy to style in multiple ways. The downside to this dress is that it is prone to highlighting a multitude of sins, so here the addition of the flattering leggings worn underneath is a savour! Another element of the outfit that I love is this blue arm sleeve – perfect for wearing under or over short-sleeves to make certain garments more wearable in cooler temperatures! I believe I own several of these detachable sleeves in white, blue, black and grey…note to self: I must find them!
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What is Dressember?
Everyday throughout the month of December, participants are required to wear a dress instead of trousers, jeans, leggings, etc. Among some minorities, dresses represent weakness and inequality, which is why participants of the campaign will be wearing them across the entire 31-day project. We are wearing dresses to raise awareness and collect donations to end modern day slavery and human trafficking. Donations raised help fund life-saving work through the International Justice Mission and A21, who are partnering with the Dressember team for this cause.
How Can I Get Involved in Dressember 2017?
You can become an advocate and get involved by wearing a dress every day of this month. You can support Online Personal Stylist and donate here. You can also share this post and my campaign page to help raise awareness for this campaign. And, as I’m providing daily styling tips this month through my daily dress outfit posts, you can also take these points on board by learning how to revamp items in your wardrobe that you already own. Despite being a professional fashion stylist, I’m a serious advocate for sustainable and cruelty-free fashion, which is one of the reasons this campaign really appealed to me. All this month I will be showing you how you can wear almost any item from your wardrobe at any time of the year. As you will see throughout this project, many of the dresses I plan to wear are actually from my summer wardrobe! With the help of some clever styling tricks, a dose of creativity, and strategic layering tactics, it is possible to transfer many of your garments between contrasting seasons!
Follow my #Dressember Daily Outfit Challenge
Check out the Online Personal Stylist blog and Instagram for daily Outfit of the Day posts throughout December – to give you ideas and outfit inspiration for winter dress outfits!
Those who donate and sponsor me will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win one of the many prizes on offer from Online Personal Stylist! Winners will be announced on January 5th 2018 – something positive with which to start off the year!
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