Food versus fashion round 2 – black jackets and green smoothies
In Food vs Fashion Round 1, I promised an exchange of expertise, and here it is!
Dijanna from Wardrobe 101 was sent on a journey to unlock some of the dark secrets of my wardrobe with the only half tongue-in-cheek warning that there might be more work in there than she bargained for. It was as much a search-and-destroy mission as it was a mercy dash to search-and-accessorise! It’s not that bad, really, but many of my clothes had ceased being an inspiration, and that needed to change. Or the clothes had to! The equation was pretty clear.
Sure enough, when I returned not five minutes later, it was to a heap of clothes that resembled the detritus of the fashion world and the early stages of a bonfire much more than it did a well-maintained treasure. So I guess I didn’t disappoint her .. or maybe I did!
In any case, after explaining why these clothes were headed to the great clothes rack in the sky (which you can see in the video), she softened the blow with some kind words for a cropped black jacket which had survived the cull due to its versatility. Dijanna showed me three easy and gorgeous ways to style it that will see me off to a casual lunch with girlfriends, a more formal meeting with a corporate client, or a movie opening at the Verona.
You can check the outfits out below, but in the meantime, see what was ditched and why.
While Dijanna was working her magic, I had snuck into the kitchen to whizz her up Quirky Cooking’s ‘My Favourite Green Smoothie’. It’s actually my second favourite smoothie, beaten to the no.1 ranking by the Coconut Chai Green Smoothie from her new cookbook (which is one of the prizes in this big giveaway!). It’s a great breakfast option for Dijanna and her family (and quick!), and I’m hoping she will add it into her growing repetoire of nourishing, yet snappy family meals.
Here’s how to make this delicious green smoothie…
GIVEAWAY (This giveaway is closed and winner has been contacted)
I’ve decided to run a fantastic giveaway which includes five amazing prizes valued at over $400!!! Entry details below.
Food versus fashion giveaway includes:
<1 x Wardrobe 101 sustainable eco-friendly T-shirt, making it easier to make smart fashion choices without compromising the planet. It is 100% organic. Value $145.
1 x Chasing Issy one off necklace. Value $120.
1 x Quirky Cooking cookbook that contains over 130 healthy, mouth-watering recipes catering to a broad spectrum of specialist diets. Value $50.
1 x case of Natural Raw C coconut water. Low in sugar and super delish. Value $40
1 x copy of Wardrobe 101, a go-to manual to create your perfect core wardrobe. Value $34.95
3 simple steps to enter for your chance to win all these prizes:
Firstly like the Facebook pages of:
And then sign up to my free newsletter here.
Finally, leave a comment in this blog telling me which cropped jacket outfit is your favourite (1, 2 or 3) and why.
Terms and conditions:
* This giveaway runs until midnight, 6th of August 2014.
* The winner will be chosen randomly.
* This competition is open to Australian residents only.
* The winner will be announced by email.
Best of luck everyone!
PS: Did anyone notice I’m wearing the same shoes and bag in each picture. She’s a clever gal that Dijanna!