Readers Unleash their Fabulousness: Week 1 of FABruary

By Andrea Zanetich

FABruary week 1

Recently on Fox in Flats, we laid down another Style Challenge: would you, could you, do a Style Dare a day for the entire month of February?

And the resounding answer was “YES!”

One week in and already we’ve clocked up nearly 2,000 photos on Instagram from women around the word –  from Darwin to Detroit, and Christchurch to Cork.

It’s been so much fun to see the different interpretations of each daily style challenge, and also to get some amazing style tips, ideas and inspiration from such a fabulous and diverse group of women.

Reader Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the first seven days of the Fox in Flats FABruary style challenge. But to see all of the amazing shots so far, check #FABruary on Instagram – I’ll bet you $10 the shots will give you new ideas for your own wardrobes, and make you smile.

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Andrea’s Photo Album

What sort of person lays down a challenge and doesn’t give it a go themselves?! Here’s a little gallery of my FABruary efforts to date.

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Personal Stories

What’s also so amazing is the number of women who’ve blogged about their experiences doing FABruary.

Elizabeth Findlay shares her thoughts on FABruary.

My Fair Lipstick recommends cruelty free products to use throughout FABruary.

Susan at Reading Upside Down wrote this post: Fox in Flats, Alex Perry and Me – yup, there is a connection!

Woohoo Salon are all in for the month-long dare and shared their commitment here. Their team photos on Instagram are so much fun.

And we read lovely wrap ups from week one of FABruary from Keisha of Cupcake Wishes & Birthday DreamsThree Dandelions who shared her FABruary progress in her first few days – special snaps for the photo of Donnie Wahlberg that somehow ended up in this post. ;) And For the Style Seeking Girl – I love the way Sarah talks about shopping her wardrobe and the comments she’s received for the week.

Please let us know if you’ve done a post about FABruary so we can share it around too!

FABruary in the media

We’ve been lucky enough to be interviewed about the FABruary Style Challenge on Brisbane’s 96Five as part of their new Live Well, Be Well radio program. I’ll be doing a regular spot there for a while (more on that later in the week) but you can listen to my nervous voice filling in the people of Bris-Vegas about FABruary here. And yes, that is chicken-clucking you hear me make at the end. Burk! Burk Burk!

Plus, our most famous Fox Friend – the uber-FAB Dannii Minogue, asked us to write about FABruary on her blog. Keep a sneaky eye on Dannii’s Instagram feed as she just might get into some FABruary action too!

C’mon, join in the fun!

There’s still more than half of FABruary to go, and it’s not too late to join in.

Simply pop over here to grab the daily style challenge list, start rummaging in your wardrobe, and get creative. It’s all about making the most of what you’ve got, doing things a little differently, and unleashing your fabulousnesses. As Marianne Williamson famously said:

We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?”

What have you learnt so far while doing FABruary?

Have you made some unexpected discoveries in your wardrobe? And what awesome tips and ideas have you gleaned from others? 


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