I have taken part in this a few times before but – hooray – this is the first time I have actually managed to complete the challenge!
Yes , this a May I wore something me made every single day of the month, and some days I even wore two things / outfits.
I also posted every day on Instagram
It hasn’t been a “ normal” month , so maybe that’s why I have managed this.
With lockdown followed by slight easing of restrictions my usual socialising, gym going and if possible holidaying lifestyle has completely changed. Maybe this is why I have completed the challenge?
Activities have been different – and clothing will no doubt reflect this. The weather has also been amazing ( for the U.K.) which tends to make t easier for me to wear me made as I seem to make a lot of warm weather clothes.
So what have I observed about what I wear from my Me Made items?
1. There have been some day to day pattens that keep popping up in what I choose to wear – and most of these could be called basics. The SCOUT TEE was worn in various fabrics 12 times and the Linden sweatshirt photographed 4 times ( although I know I slipped the pink one on in the evenings sometimes too!)
2. I wear a lot of shorts and tops especially when the weather is good and I am walking every day! This is probably not totally representative of the “old normal” but it does mean I have bought a metre of fabric to make some more shorts for myself ( I only have one pair I have made myself)
3. I like wearing dresses when it’s hot. No news to me. But even when I have been “Staying At Home” I like to put a dress on in the garden or in the late afternoon ( preferably to enjoy a drink on the patio)
4 Me Made gaps in my wardrobe are trousers. When the weather was cooler I wore trousers ( RTW) . I have to admit though that although I couldn’t reach for any I had made myself, I didn’t lack choice
5. Make more basics
And onwards to June!