Fall 10×10 Challenge Wrap Up

Fall 10×10 Challenge Wrap Up

What I Wore & Thoughts from the Challenge


Ten days, ten items, and ten outfits are officially complete. The fall 10×10 challenge is over and I’m happy to say I completed all ten days! For those unfamiliar, the 10×10 challenge runs every season where the goal is to wear only ten items you already own over the course of ten days.

My goal to take away from this challenge was a sense of contentment with the clothes I currently own. By limiting yourself to such a small portion of your wardrobe, it certainly makes you miss the clothes in your closet you don’t appreciate as much as you could.

Now that the challenge has ended, I’m sharing all ten outfits I wore as well as takeaways and thoughts overall from participating in the 10×10 challenge.


My 10 Items


For a quick overview of the 10×10 challenge you can read more about it here. To recap before diving into what I wore, these are the ten items that I chose to wear over the previous ten days:

  • Cream Sweater
  • Plaid Button Down
  • Black Turtleneck
  • White Button Down
  • Denim Dress
  • Everlane Navy Wide Leg Pants
  • Everlane Green Straight Leg Pants
  • J.Crew High Waisted Jeans
  • Red Loafers
  • Black Day Glove Flat

 What I Wore

The most fun thing to see during this challenge, ten unique outfits styled from ten items! 

I tried my best to plan ahead and not repeat anything too much in the same week. It made me nervous that it would be pretty obvious at work if I wore the same pants two days in a row. I successfully didn’t repeat much and was pretty happy with how the days played out with different items.

The weather also worked out really well. Some days, such as the day I wore my denim dress and tights, it was pretty cold out and I wish I had worn pants. Other days were on the warm side for my sweaters but nothing was too extreme!

So, here are all the outfits I wore and how I used my items to created ten unique looks.

What I Learned About My Style & Thoughts About the Challenge

I think the most important part of participating in the 10×10 challenge is getting to reflect on your style afterwards regardless of if you participated for fun or with a specific goal in mind. It’s a challenge to try and dress every day with so little. Most of us are used to having many outfit options that we easily tire of the things we own. It’s easy to look to new clothes for greater style satisfaction then what we have now. Participating in this challenge always helps me gain an appreciation for what I have while achieving a fresh outlook on older items.

As far as learnings about my own style, I learned that I like easy, comfortable, yet not too simple. I like tops that can go with any pair of pants and vice versa. I realized that the things I want to buy I already own. And I learned what it is I don’t like about the clothes I want to replace. Seeing the likes and dislikes helps me tailor my wardrobe wish list for the future.

Lastly, I love seeing what other women wear during the challenge. It’s such a great source of simple outfit inspiration. Especially seeing how effortless and easy their outfits are. I find myself overthinking my style a lot. It’s a nice reminder that a pair of jeans, a t-shirt, and a chunky scarf are sometimes all you need to look chic!

For those of you reading who also participated, I’d love to hear in the comments what you learned and your favorite part of the fall 10×10! 

Shop My 10×10 Items

Fall 10×10 Challenge: Day 10

Outfit Details

Cream Sweater (similar) | Everlane Straight Leg Pants | Sam Edelman Loafers | Belt

Happy Halloween and last day of the 10×10 challenge! Ten days, ten items, and ten outfits are officially completed as of today. I’m ready to get back to my full wardrobe but so glad I participated in the fall 10×10 challenge. I’ll be sharing a 10×10 wrap up challenge on Friday to share all ten outfits I wore plus thoughts and learnings from this 10×10 challenge.

One of the best parts of participating is getting to reflect on what you wore during the ten days after the challenge is over. It’s a really great way to find new ideas for an old clothing item. Or even build up new style ideas for the other clothes in your closet you weren’t able to wear. It’s a great way to reset your closet expectations and find more contentment with what you already own. I definitely feel refreshed but will share more about that later this week!

Also, I’m not wearing a costume today for Halloween so fortunately don’t have to skip the last day of the challenge!

Outfit Details: Cream Sweater (similar) | Everlane Straight Leg Pants | Sam Edelman Loafers | Belt

Fall 10×10 Challenge Outfit 10

My last outfit of the challenge consists of my green Everlane trousers, cream sweater, and red loafers. The green in the pants isn’t an overly saturated green so the red pairs well. I’m not a huge fan of wearing red and green together but this green is more of a neutral so it works for me. When I went to the Everlane Soho store to pick out these work pants, I had the hardest time choosing between red and green. I ultimately ended up with green because I knew it would be more of a neutral in my closet and probably match with more. 

The red color in these pants is really beautiful, and I do ultimately want to add them to my wardrobe. I will with time but I’m glad I went with a color I can already wear with almost anything in my closet.

I’m curious to hear from you all! Do you ever have a really hard time choosing between two colors? How to do you decide on one when that happens? Let me know in the comments below!

Outfit Details: Cream Sweater (similar) | Everlane Straight Leg Pants | Sam Edelman Loafers | Belt

Outfit Details: Cream Sweater (similar) | Everlane Straight Leg Pants | Sam Edelman Loafers | Belt

Fall 10×10 Challenge: Day 9

Outfit Details

J.Crew White Oxford | Navy Everlane Wide Leg Crop Pant | Sam Edelman Loafers | Gold Statement Earrings

This 10×10 challenge feels like it went by so fast. It’s probably best to participate in the challenge and not really notice it at all. The days also fell nicely with the work week and made it easy to not repeat anything in the same week. I’m excited though to start wearing the other items of clothing that I love. Which, I do like how the 10×10 challenge makes you appreciate the clothes you already have. It also gives you an inspiration refresh and new ideas of new outfits to create.

Outfit Details: J.Crew White Oxford | Navy Everlane Wide Leg Crop Pant | Sam Edelman Loafers | Gold Statement Earrings

10×10 Challenge Outfit 9

Today I went with my Everlane wide leg crop pants and white oxford shirt. An easy and always stylish looking combination. I’ve been looking lately for the perfect pair of high waisted pants and can’t seem to find any pants I like more than these. The waist fits perfectly high and the legs aren’t cut too wide or long. They also always look so great with a tucked in oxford or a simple sweater. As for choosing my shoes, I could have worn my red loafer or black flats with this outfit but went with the loafer to add a pop of color.

Outfit Details: J.Crew White Oxford | Navy Everlane Wide Leg Crop Pant | Sam Edelman Loafers | Gold Statement Earrings

Outfit Details: J.Crew White Oxford | Navy Everlane Wide Leg Crop Pant | Sam Edelman Loafers | Gold Statement Earrings Outfit Details: J.Crew White Oxford | Navy Everlane Wide Leg Crop Pant | Sam Edelman Loafers | Gold Statement Earrings

Fall 10×10 Challenge Outfits

Outfit 1 | Outfit 2 | Outfit 3 | Outfit 4 | Outfit 5 | Outfit 6 | Outfit 7 | Outfit 8

Fall 10×10 Challenge: Day 8

Outfit Details

Denim Dress | Black Opaque Tights | Sam Edelman Loafers | Shell Earrings

The 10×10 challenge is almost complete! It only goes through this Wednesday (Halloween!). This weekend was a little difficult to stay strictly to my ten items. I went for a short hike Sunday afternoon so ended up switching to athletic clothes and stayed in those the rest of the day. Also, on Saturday, I wore my ten items for errands during the day but then switched into more comfortable clothing later to relax. Other than that, work days are super easy since the clothes I chose are items I wear to work.

Fall 10×10 Challenge Outfit 8

Today I decided to wear my denim dress again with tights and my loafers instead of flats. I haven’t worn the loafers as much during this challenge as I thought I would. Also, It’s a little bit warmer today so this outfit is working out really well. I added a jacket and light scarf for my morning commute to stay warm. I’ll most likely stick to pants for the remainder of this challenge, but I’m really happy I picked this dress to wear. With this challenge, I’ve gotten more wear out of this dress than I usually do!

10×10 Challenge Outfits

Outfit 1 | Outfit 2 | Outfit 3 | Outfit 4 | Outfit 5 | Outfit 6 | Outfit 7

Fall 10×10 Challenge: Day 7

Outfit Details

J.Crew Plaid Shirt (similar) | Everlane Pants | Everlane Day Glove Flat | Belt

I hope you’re all having a nice weekend! Today’s 10×10 combination is a bit more dressed up than yesterday. I had already worn my jeans two days in a row so figured it was time to switch it up. These pants are pretty much as comfortable as my jeans and I like that they are a bit more formal.

Outfit Details: J.Crew Plaid Shirt (similar) | Everlane Pants | Everlane Day Glove Flat | Belt

10×10 Challenge Day 7

At first, I didn’t think this top would go with the green color of these pants. I decided I’d include both in the 10×10 challenge anyways and if they didn’t match, then I wouldn’t wear them together. I was pleasantly surprised when I tried them on together today to see that I like this combination. Wearing colored pants is a new style for me so I’m still used to thinking the color has to match perfectly. I like that the green color of these pants in this outfit are more of a neutral. Paired with simple black flats, this outfit is a relaxed yet classic look!

Outfit Details: J.Crew Plaid Shirt (similar) | Everlane Pants | Everlane Day Glove Flat | Belt

Outfit Details: J.Crew Plaid Shirt (similar) | Everlane Pants | Everlane Day Glove Flat | Belt Outfit Details: J.Crew Plaid Shirt (similar) | Everlane Pants | Everlane Day Glove Flat | Belt

10×10 Challenge Outfits

Outfit 1 | Outfit 2 | Outfit 3 | Outfit 4 | Outfit 5 | Outfit 6