I joined in Christina F.'s no-jeans challenge for the last part of May. I interpreted it as no blue jeans, and wore some colored denim.
The challenge got me to wear some of my casual non-jeans clothes and assess how I feel about them, which I found helpful.

What I discovered or re-learned:
--I'm glad I got the green boilersuit. I love that it's so easy to wear. Not quite one-and-done, because so far I have been layering long-sleeved tees with it for warmth. But still easy, and it makes me happy.

--I do have a lot of non-blue-denim options for casual pants. Some are keepers, some are not. I just took the pants in 11 to Goodwill, because I don't feel fab in them anymore. The rise is lower than I like, and I have not reached for them in ages. The sweater I wore with them is on the chopping block, too. I love the color but not the style.

--I like the pants in 4 and 10, but with the dark colors, they are difficult for me to style for spring. They have more potential for the fall.

--I like the stone 5-pocket pants (jeans, but not denim fabric) by Bianca, which I bought several years ago at a local boutique. I haven't worn them in recent years, but they are great for this in-between weather. I love that they are full length!

--I did not reach for any dresses for this challenge, because it was too cold to go bare-legged and I'm not into wearing tights and boots at this point of the year. Also, I didn't feel like wearing a dress and pants.

Thanks for reading and taking a look! I'm open to your thoughts.

Here are the details on the outfits:

1) Green denim boilersuit (Madewell); oatmeal long sleeved tee (Everlane)
2) Olive jeans (made by me); abstract print long-sleeved swing tee (made by me)
3) light gray slim pants (OSKA); orchid cowl-neck wool cardigan (ISCHIKO)
4) dark olive slouchy pants (ISCHIKO); mixed-knit landscape print tee (made by me); light gray linen knit hoodie (Majestic)
5-6) mauve balloon jeans (Madewell); mixed-knit tee (made by me); olive leather moto (AllSaints) worn outdoors and olive draped French terry cardigan (Caslon); wisteria scarf
7) stone 5-pocket pants (Bianca); light blue lightweight wool boxy pullover (Eileen Fisher); soft tie-dye effect scarf
8-9) stone 5-pocket pants (Bianca); mixed-print asymmetric cowl-neck blouse (made by me)
10) plum drapey viscose pants (OSKA); mixed-print tee (made by me); draped front asymmetric fleece jacket (Caslon)
11) sage gray slouchy, slim embroidered-side pants (made by me); heathered stone cotton boat-neck pullover (OSKA)
12) green denim boilersuit (Madewell); slate gray sheer tee (Petit Pois)
13-14) off-white high-rise tapered jeans (Levis, Wedgie Icon); denim-blue linen knit asymmetric cowl-neck tunic with drawstring hem (made by me) with wine ruched & drawstringed sheer windbreaker (Zella) for outdoors
15) mauve balloon jeans (Madewell); spring floral short-sleeved tee (made by me); cropped faded black denim moto jacket (Free People)

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