30 December 2009

Doing the List- Make Do Style, Of Course

The lovely Kate at Make Do Style recently composed a 'Quality v Quantity 2009 Top Ten List and with her other post, 'Tinsel & Champagne' which gave same great tips, really got me thinking about what I have on the list and what I don't have.

Here are some of my most covetable pieces, numbered to Kates list:


Ossie Clark for Radley dress, number 8


My Diana Ring, number 5


Chanel Jacket, number 6 (I went for a jacket, as my coats aren't statement enough!!)


Cacherel Scarf, number 3


Jasper Conran Wedge Courts, number 7


Black Pencil skirt, nearly on the list!


Chanel Bag, number 2

Here is her list in full:


1. A watch
2. A bag
3. A scarf
4. Pearl necklace
5. Beautiful jewellery
6. A beautiful or timeless coat
7. Great pair of shoes
8. A gorgeous dress
9. White shirt
10. Great pair of jeans

And the nearly there... a pair of black trousers, a pencil skirt, a Chanel suit and a cashmere sweater.

So armed with such useful information, I see that I am devoid of.........

1. A watch

I do have numbers 4, 9 and 10, but not pictured. So, my wishlist for 2010 is this so far........

1. A watch (maybe a Birthday present)
2. For Summer 2010-A pair of skinny cropped jeans
3. For Winter 2010- A black cashmere jumper (or merino wool will suffice)

After sorting out my wardrobe earlier, I have plenty dresses, jackets, blazers, blouses, tops, tees, cardigans and jumpers-well lucky me, not much to have to scour for next year-I may have a real chance of following Kates advice of trying to save, but with a teenage son who is beginning to acquire his style, I think my pounds and pennies could well be going in his direction, LOL!!

How about you doing the list-Make Do Style of course-it really helps to fill in the blanks of what is or isn't in the wardrobe!!

27 comments:

WendyB said...

Oooooh, I made the list!

Wildernesschic said...

Have just bought skinny cropped jeans in sale .. I suggest ebay for cashmere I have bought some lovely ones from there x

Leah said...

Great list... I think I'm ok.

ellie said...

You certainly found some great stuff this past year. All the best on that watch you are looking for.

AudreyAllure said...

very cute stuff, love the bag <3

love your blog :)
- Audrey Allure

Kristin said...

Colore me CRAZY jealous of your Diana ring. One of these days she will be mine. I'm awfully satisfied with my genie necklace right now though!

Belle de Ville said...

Trust me on this...when you have a great watch and jewelry, the rest of the things on the list become secondary! I can wear a $50 outfit thrifted or bought on sale with some great estate jewelry and look great.
May the new year bring you health, happiness and everything on your list!

Make Do Style said...

Oh Sharon - great post you are so clever at making sense of my opinions, much better than me! Love your items, brings it all to life.

I'm thinking a watch too!

Make Do Style said...

PS I've been editing a little documentary all day today (7 hours in all!) which is up on my fashion and film blog.

marian said...

oh love how you compared yopur pieces to see what you already have on her list! love the Ossie dress
xx
marian

Anusha said...

Fantastic idea! I'm going to try and come up with a list like this too. ^_^

yiqin; said...

You are looking so gorgeous :)

The Small Fabric Of My Life said...

Love the list. I am sur eyou willa cquire the perfect watch before too long.
Wishing you love, luck, health, wealth and happiness in 2010.
Janex

SR@MyStyle said...

Hi everyone-thanks so much for all your kind and lovely comments, always much appreciated!!

ellie said...

Thanks so much for the wishes. Hope you have a great new year too.

Winnie said...

I've always loved that Ossie Clark dress on you and how can I forget that awesome Chanel bag??

Hope you have a wonderful New Years!

janettaylor said...

Fab, fab & fab!

Happy New Year, darling Sharon!

X♥X♥

Meg said...

I need a watch as well. I haven't worn one since junior high. For now I just make due with my cell phone. have a happy new year!

Fashion_Loving_Stylist said...

I love the list but it made me a little sad because I have one of everything. Maybe I'll make my own list. Thanks Sharon as always for sharing your great tips.

The Haute-Shopper said...

Happy New Year!

What a great list! I'll have to start working according to it... it seems I have way too much of 3,6,7 and 10 ;-)

Love your selection, especially the Chanel and the Ossie Clark!

Karima said...

Those are lovely quality pieces, Sharon, and all acquired for a song I assume - well done! Hope you are having a great start to the new year!

janettaylor said...

P.S.: ♥Fresh start of 2010? Oh yeah, don't forget to join the Curious Sparrow giveaway!♥

Good luck!

X♥X♥

Siljesfashion said...

Great list! Wish you all the best for 2010, Sharon!

marian said...

Happy new year darling! Wishing you the best of the New Year! Hope you had a lovely New Year's Eve, I just posted my adventures from seeing the New Year in.
Big kiss honey
xx
Marian.

one of 365 said...

Happy 2010 Sharon! May you continue to make me wildly jealous with your deals and steals and your amazing wardrobe (OMG=Chanel yellow jacket!). I love your blog---always have---and am so grateful that I can always click on your site for a pick me up and see your smiling face. You are always a good mate--leaving kind comments on my blog. You are a true blogosphere pal. My greatest wish for you? That you walk into Sue Ryder and sitting right there, untouched, is a flawless Tom Ford for Gucci Tuxedo Suit for a fiver in your size. Unworn. With the original price tag still on it. Ahhhhhhh........yes. With much love!

budget chic said...

OMG that Chanel bag and those wedges are to die for!! I'm feeling that silver ring as well. Man, you get all the good stuff over there and on the serious cheap too!

SR@MyStyle said...

Hi ladies-thanks for your lovely comments, they are so much appreciated!!

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