Style + Instagram Photo Challenge = #StyleMeMay

Bettys, we're back. After a delightful first round with #StyleMeMarch, #StyleMeMay starts tomorrow!

Here's how it works:

1. Save the calendar below on your phone or print it out & tape it to your mirror. Use the prompt each day to inspire you to "wear, try or be" something from your wardrobe. Snap a photo & share via Instagram or Twitter using #StyleMeMay.

2. There are no rules. If you're someone stressed out by commitment, you don't have to do it every day. Or, if you like to finish something beginning to end {Type-A hand raised high thankyouvery much}, use this community as your daily accountability to be creative & remarkable from May 1-31. Either way, try not to buy anything new for this challenge. If this uncovers a genuine hole in your closet that's one thing -- this isn't about a spending freeze -- but I hope it encourages you to make better use of & rediscover what you already have, rather than crave to buy more.

This round we also have the exciting addition of GIVEAWAYS!

Each week there'll be a "#StyleMe Monday" post in which the giveaway gal & I dole out some sweet prizes to a few girls who caught our eye that week on Instagram or Twitter. So be sure to add Dean Street Society to your blog roll to come back & see if you won! First giveaway coming next Monday ... 



I have one favor to ask:

Would you please all pin the calendar to Pinterest & share it on Instagram? I'm truly moved by how many were inspired, connected, refreshed, challenged in all the right ways by the last round & I would love for as many people to get the invite as possible! You can also of course share this post via Twitter & Facebook, & I'll love you dearly.

Can't wait to see what makes y'all want to twirl tomorrow ...

with grace & gumption, Hilary


P.S. Here's a list of the stylish bloggers playing along so check them out! To find those playing on Instagram & Twitter just search #StyleMeMay. If you're blogging along let me know & I'll link you up here!

Alice of Super Gorgeous  

Becky of Life Style Flash   

Meggy of Chasing Davies

Keira of A Pretty Penny

Shannon of I Love Your Crazy

Megan of Freckled Italian 

Meghan of Violet Sage

Angela + Courtney of Angel Court Jewels 

Jennifer of Trebel + Lace 

Anna of Skin + Blister

Paula of Wayten Mom  

Christy + Slow Southern Style 

Holly of Holly + Ivy 

Jessica of Lovely Jubbly London 

Gemma of Prim Rose Pretty  

Sundari of Rose Beautybox 

Annie of Turning Pages

Yirah of Cerise Mots

Tracy of The Right Shoes  

Katrina pf Muffintop Vintage  

Fernanda of Fer The Love of Writing  

Anne of In Residence 

Meagan of Because of Jackie 

Christen of Good Day Sunshine   

Jess of Lily White English Rose

Anna of Miss Beatrix

Laurie of Laurie B Style

Louise of Louise Loves It

January of Inspiration in my Closet

Gemma of Prettiest Hobo

Kirsty of A Safe Mooring

Kearstin of Kear.Is.Here.

Joy of Joy to the World

Frankie of Turquoise Teapot

Shon of The Sunflower Mama Chronicles

Kat of Kat Skull

Sara of Life's A Bear

Kimberly of Allonsy Kimberly

Shopfreak of Shopfreak

Ashley of Toast of the Town

Erin of 1427 East

Lisa of Topaz & May

Erin of One Two Summer

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