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DAREcember 2017: Putting style back into the Silly Season

DAREcember 2017: Putting style back into the Silly Season


By Andrea Michelle

Introducing DAREcember 2017

DAREcember is the end result of over six years of Fashion Dares on Fox in Flats – the unique fashion problem on-line – the place we’ve been encouraging ourselves to step out of our comfort-zones, haul ourselves out of our trend ruts, shake off our day-to-day uniforms, and spice issues up just a little.

The thought is straightforward: to experiment with hair, magnificence, and style and rock a unique fashion day-after-day for a month.


Why DAREcember?

December is such an thrilling time of yr, full of family members and the tingly anticipation of The Huge Day.

And it’s additionally a month the place it’s straightforward to get caught up within the silliness: the social engagements, the menu plans, the purchasing, the wrapping, and OMG the diplomacy!

Diplomatically navigating away from tipsy Simon from Accounts on the work Christmas social gathering; diplomatically explaining to little ones why they could not get that elephant they actually need for Christmas; and diplomatically navigating social obligations with our well-meaning depends.

So, most of the time, the main target is on everybody else, and there’s little time for ourselves.


DAREcember is a enjoyable strategy to put the main target again on you, in little methods, every day all through the foolish season

And it’s grow to be a Christmas custom inside the Fox in Flats Group, with hundreds of girls becoming a member of in annually. In the event you’re a veteran, welcome again! And in the event you’re a beginner, strap in for a journey that’s extra enjoyable than Santa’s sleigh.


Right here’s the way to play:

To hitch in, merely verify the every day Type Dare from the record under and put on it your means.

Share your styling handiwork on Instagram, Fb, or Twitter #DAREcember @FoxinFlats

1. Purple Lipstick

A swipe of pink lippy is a fast, straightforward method so as to add some Vacation cheer, so let’s kick off DAREcember with a horny highly effective pout.

Just a little gun shy? Take a look at the following pointers and tips and don’t look again:

The right way to apply purple lipstick that lasts via a drink, a feast and a kiss

Why pink lipstick could make you are feeling extra empowered, extra glam, and extra awake

Cunning Chats: Purple Lipstick


2. Tied

Lengths of ribbon, strips of leather-based, a shawl, a shirt, or your hair.  Get artistic together with your What Knot.

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three. His

Typically, increasing your wardrobe is as straightforward as nicking a few of his stuff. His shirt, his belt, his favorite band T-shirt, or his tie. Steal it, work it (and in the event you like it, hold it!).

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Hey, Ho, Let’s Go!


four. Floral

Whether or not it’s so simple as a sweet-smelling frangipani tucked behind your ear on the best way to the seashore, or the newest in digital floral materials, it’s time to get your bloom on. Discover 7 concepts on the best way to work flowers into your outfit right here.


5. Pin Up

The vintage brooch your Nana wore to your mother and father’ wedding ceremony. The Remedy badge you acquire at your first live performance. That enamel pin you found in a thrift retailer. And the valuable lady-bug brooch your mum gave you if you have been 5. Cluster in themes, and scatter liberally.

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19 methods to put on brooches, buttons and badges


6. Within the Wild

As a result of “Grrrr!” Work it like a impartial and put on it with a snarl.


7. Ever Inexperienced

Kermit stated “It’s not straightforward being Inexperienced” Show him improper.

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Take heed to The Frog


eight. Swishy

From hair to skirts, get issues shifting. Nothing makes you are feeling extra enjoyable, flirty, and fierce.


9. Strong Gold


All the time consider in your soul

You’ve received the facility to know

You’re indestructible

All the time consider in, since you are


Play with golden eyeshadow or nail polish, drape your self with gilded equipment, or make a press release with gold sequins, yup, even through the day. Simply keep away from locations the place Magpies congregate, strong.

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10. On Your Head

Cowboy, beanie, baseball, fedora – pull it onto your noggin’ and put on with a smile.

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11. I’m a Geek

Button up and don your specs, as a result of at the moment it’s The Revenge of The Nerds. Assume neat and tidy, accessorized with Star Wars merch. Calculator or Library books optionally available.


12. Cunning Flats

French fashion icon Inès de La Fressange went on the document to say “Lastly, individuals perceive one doesn’t have to put on excessive heels to look sexier,” however you already knew that, proper? So as we speak, flaunt your most fantastic flats.


13. Orange Kisses

Certainly one of my all-time favorite Fashion Dares, because it often makes individuals extra scared than Winona Ryder enjoying the Mum on Stranger Issues.

But as veteran Fox in Flats DARE-devils will attest, it’ll get up your look and whiten your tooth quicker than a slap within the face and a ZOOM remedy.  For those who’re but to tango with tangerine, immediately’s the day to do it.

My faves?

REVLON Tremendous Lustrous Lipstick Matte in Fiery Sundown, MAC Morange, or in case you’re actually daring, Chanel Rouge Attract ‘Exentrique’.


14. Retro

Le freak, c’est stylish! The important thing to pulling this off with out wanting such as you’re on the best way to a dressing up get together is teaming assertion classic items with closet classics like denim denims, a white shirt, or a blazer.

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15. LBD

Like a dependable companion, the Little Black Gown can simply be taken without any consideration. So take yours on a scorching date – even when it’s through the day. Attempt dressing it down for a change with flat sandals or ballet flats and an off-the-cuff ponytail.

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16. Rock Stylish

Backstage move on the prepared for an outfit that screams “I’m with the band!”

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17. She’s a Woman

Take basic inspo from Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, or Cate Blanchett. Or, present us the way you assume Meghan Markle will gown now she’s legit in with the fam.


18. Forgot I Had This

Reunited and it feels so good! Pull out an previous fave that’s been languishing in your closet and rekindle your romance.


19. Scarf

There’s a option to type a shawl to go well with any sort of climate. Werk it.

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106 methods with a shawl


20. Stacked

Attempt bracelets, cuffs and a wristwatch dancing collectively in your wrist, a pile of necklaces, or a bunch of rings. However nevertheless you do it, stack ’em excessive!

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Tips on how to throw an superior ‘Arm Social gathering’

The fast, straightforward option to modernise your look utilizing jewelry you have already got


21. Like a Child

Park the “Naughty or Good” drill for a second and dip into their fashion.


5 pigtail hairstyles you’ll be able to put on with out being confused in your daughter


22. Naked Again

Flashing cleavage? Too apparent.

Flashing a midriff? Too 80’s and in addition, after a sure age, simply ‘no!’.

However flashing a little bit of again is a simple – and flattering – strategy to play peek-a-boo with out making anybody blush or needing to avert their eyes. Child obtained again!


23. Vacation Glitz

Be each naughty and good with one thing shiny or a bit bit fancy. And in case you go a bit excessive, simply blame the glowing darling.


24. Baubles

Why ought to the tree get all of the enjoyable? Adorn your lobes with a grab-bag of scrumptious candy, shiny issues – the larger the higher.


25. White Christmas

Merry Christmas!

Bing’s track is a basic for a purpose: everybody appears lovely in white.

Crisp or ethereal, rugged in fake or dreaming of snow, let it glow, let it glow, let it glow.

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26. One thing New

When you scored one thing fab for Christmas there’s no higher time to work it. Or, attempt a totally new approach to put on an previous fave.


27. Recent Face

Prepare to start out the brand new yr recent, beginning together with your face.


28. Ring Bling

Get these digits dancin’! Pile on stacks of them or go for only one that speaks with out saying.


29. Beachy

You don’t have to have sand between your toes to tug this off. Simply assume unfastened, recent, and pure.

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30. Sentimental

Almost in Auld Lang Syne territory, it’s a time to mirror on the previous yr. Might you sum up a particular second from 2017 in an outfit?


31. Sparkles

Get your glitter on and shake these sequins for New Yr’s Eve, 2018! Consuming sparkly bubbly stuff is, in fact, obligatory. Completely happy New Yr!


We’ll even be sharing useful ideas, concepts and inspiration on website on Fb, Twitter and Instagram for that day’s problem all through DAREcember, so in the event you’re not following us already in your go-to social community, hook up with us now


We like to see your styling handiwork!

Seeing how everybody interprets the day by day type challenges, and getting a peek into the day-to-day lives of girls around the globe, is a large a part of what makes the Fox in Flats Fashion Dares so enjoyable.

That’s why we’ll be sharing our every day faves across the interwebs in your sartorial enjoyment. Click on right here for some enjoyable galleries created with pictures different’s have shared whereas doing our Dares during the last six years.

And don’t be shy!

You’ll discover that in doing this Fashion Dare and sharing your pictures you’ll get a lot extra out if it than simply fashion inspiration.

See what one among our previous members stated about her expertise on this touching submit: 10 issues I’ve learnt from importing selfies on Instagram.



Share pics of your day by day Type Dare efforts with us on Instagram, the Fox in Flats Fb web page, or Twitter, utilizing #DAREcember @FoxinFlats


This prompt-list is custom-built for Instagram to share together with your followers in order that they know why the heck you’re out of the blue posting selfies daily this month.

For Bloggers:

Right here’s a button to pop in your sidebar to point out you’re doing #DAREcember, and to encourage your readers to hitch in too. Merely proper click on to save lots of and hyperlink it again to this submit.

For those who weblog about your #DAREcember efforts, tell us so we will learn your posts and share the love round, and ship trackbacks to



And consistent with the usual guidelines of any good Dare, in case you’re too afraid to hitch in with DAREcember, we’ll name you ‘Hen’! (or perhaps ‘Turkey’ given the season and all) 


Right here’s to placing fashion again into the foolish season. Have enjoyable and good luck! 



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