13 going on 30 challenge outfit 5: Friday drinks

13 going on 30 challenge outfit 5: Friday drinks

I can’t believe it’s November already. Why, in only a few weeks it’ll be Christmas and then before you know it, it’ll be 2016 and then all of a sudden the kids are going to university. How time flies when you’re not getting much sleep.

Once again it seems I didn’t think the capsule wardrobe much through when considering possible events during the month of November. This month is such a great month for catching up with friends for drinks because you can forget about it in December – people are too busy with Christmas parties and end-of-year celebrations to see you. Not that I actually get to go out these days mind you, but I have fond memories of going out for casual Friday drinks at the Opera Bar under the Sydney Opera House – what a view (nasty drink prices there though).

Of the shoe choices in my 13 item capsule wardrobe, the lace up sandals are probably the most appropriate for a night out drinking (and why would you want to wear heels when you spend most of the night standing? Well, that’s my experience at the Opera Bar anyway). I decided to use the sleeveless jacket as kind of like a sleeveless blouse, so keeping it tied up, but I put a pretty bralette under it so it peeks out and gives a sexy yet subtle detail. The black skirt is in suede so it would go nicely in both casual and dressier venues. I find gold to be more formal than silver so hopefully this makes up for the flat shoe choice; I also love statement cocktail rings to really pack a punch (pun not intended).