Monday, July 16, 2012

£100 ASOS Blogger Challenge! :)

Happy Monday/ Tuesday!!!

The Discount Coder Blog is hosting a £100 ASOS Blogger Challenge (ends on July 31st) -- all you have to do is visit, put together an outfit worth £100 or less, blog about it, and leave them the link to your post. :)

I love putting outfits together and I have been wanting to buy something from ASOS for the longest time -- this Blogger Challenge seemed like the perfect thing for me to do, haha! ;)

Asos Blogger Challenge

ASOS has a lot of beautiful pieces and I really had a hard time creating an ensemble -- I kind of wanted them all, haha! ;)

In the end though, I chose to go with a basic piece that is a staple in my wardrobe: shorts.

During the summer, I basically live in shorts... but, we can't always wear shorts to everything and everywhere.
And that is why I think it's very important to have "dressy shorts".

1. ASOS Shorts with Curved Hem (£18) -- 


This piece is versatile -- you can dress it down with a simple tee or dress it up with a pretty top. :)

For this outfit, I decided to go the "dressy" route...

My Mom is famous for her spur-of-the-moment adventures -- we plan to go to the mall, and we randomly end up at the Santa Monica Pier, haha! And that is the reason why whenever I am out with my Mom (or really, just whenever I'm out in general, haha!), I make sure that I look ready for wherever I'm gonna find myself at. ;)

2. Dahlia Stud Embellished Collar Blouse (£50) --


So pretty, right?!

I basically spent half of the £100 limit I have on this blouse, and I don't mind at all.
This blouse is really perfect -- it's beautiful and polished, but still has a summer vibe to it with the sheer material.

Since it's sheer, you can wear a bright-colored bra or bikini top underneath, but I'm gonna go for a more subdued choice...

3. ASOS Denim Bandeau Top (£15, now £4.50) --


I think it's important to own a bandeau top -- you never know when it's gonna come in handy. ;)

As for shoes, I live in sandals during the summer, but since I am going for a more "dressy" look, ballet flats are the way to go.

4. ASOS LUCY Ballet Flats (£15) --


Another important wardrobe staple: ballet flats.

Ballet flats are cute, girly, and comfortable. :)

It's summer, so naturally, we should have a bright color in there somewhere, right?!

I love pops of color, and so for this outfit, I am adding a touch of my favorite color (bright yellow!) with my choice of clutch:

5. ASOS Metal Handle Foldover Clutch (£20, now £10) --


I love how this bright yellow foldover clutch adds an element of fun and summer to this look. :)

Our grand total: £97.50! :D

Not only did we meet the £100 limit, but we also got pieces that look as great separately as they are together!
These would all work well with pieces that you already own. Plus, they are so versatile that you can wear them styled in many different ways. :)

Asos Blogger Challenge

So, that's it for my take on the £100 ASOS Blogger Challenge! :)

What do you guys think?
Is this the sort of outfit you would wear? Which of these five pieces caught your eye the most?
Did you join this Blogger Challenge?

I hope you are all having a great start to the week! :)


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  1. This is such an amazing challenge, I will definitely be getting involved! Love the outfit that you have created, looks gorgeous! xx

    1. thank you, danielle! and i'd love to see the outfit you will put together! :)

  2. The outfit is lovely, my favourite piece is definitely the shirt, the beading on the collar is gorgeous!
    You can see my outfit here! I hope you'll have a look...

    1. i love the beading too! and thanks for the link, i'll definitely check it out. :)

  3. Nice challenge entry. I adore that yellow clutch and totally agree with you about needing dressy shorts in your wardrobe.


  4. You did a great job, Mimi! I love that bright yellow clutch and the ballet flats : )

  5. ohhh what a cool giveaway i love asos haha!! i love love that sheer blue blouse you picked out and that bright yellow clutch!!

  6. you are special so you make this blog great.

  7. I love your take on the challenge!
    That denim bandeau looks so perfect for the beach.

    1. thank you, taylor! i'm glad you loved it! :)

  8. these items are so cute i absolutely love asos! the bandeau top is probably my favorite.

    a coy perspective

  9. I am happy to discover these stylish looks really amazing and tremendous.
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  10. oh i love the bandeau top!
    its adorable <3

  11. Ooh, I am beyond obsessed with those shorts! I LOVE the curved hem! :)

  12. I love the sunny fold over clutch! Perfection!

  13. Those shorts are gorge! The clutch is also pretty great. I can't choose.
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  14. omg all the clothes look amazing I love it the clutch is perfect


  15. Good luck with this Asos challenge! I totally love the foldover clutch that you picked.

  16. very cute selections! i really like the shorts!

  17. Love that yellow clutch...I'm a huge Asos fan, think I need to go online shopping today...

    1. haha, gotta love online shopping! ;)

  18. I love this outfit! I'd so wear it! :]