Monday, September 17, 2018

Sweater Edit 2018

SWEATER:: Vince (on sale!)

Still waiting for the cooler temps to come rolling into CT because I have sweaters on my mind. I've already purchased a few new ones for this fall and can't wait to wear them. I'm finding it harder and harder to get dressed in the morning because of the temps and the fact that I have a very large belly. I can't wait to be able to just throw on a sweater and go! There are so many pretty ones out there right now and I wanted to share my favorites with you.

I just purchased this sweater and not only do I love the color and the style (how pretty are the sleeves) but the price isn't too bad either. I definitely won't be able to wear it until after baby but I know it will easily become one of my go to's!

Another gorgeous sweater that I won't be able to wear for a bit...but how pretty is it? The details are beautiful and at $89 you can't go wrong!

This knit sweater from H&M is a steal and is on sale today for $12.99. I'm curious to see what the quality is like and plan on ordering it this afternoon- and at that price it would be wrong to not give it a try, right? I'm also loving this style in white for $34.

Check out some more favorites below!

Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday Favorites :: Fall Kicks

SNEAKERS:: Golden Goose

It's no secret I'm a bit of a sneaker hoarder. And not the athletic kind (hah) but my everyday, casual wear sneakers. I wear sneakers almost every day come fall and through the spring and they are 100% a mom staple for me. The above sneakers by Golden Goose might just be my favorite ones yet. I know they are a bit of splurge but I justified the price because I will honestly wear them all the time and the tan color is perfect for this season. I also love my Tretorns which are at the opposite end of the spectrum price wise. I've rounded up some of my favorite sneakers below! Happy Friday, everyone! Xo

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Fall Blazers & Jackets

 JACKET:: Iro (same style in grey and black) // TOP:: Club Monaco (old) // JEANS:: Mother Maternity (non maternity here) // SHOES:: Sam Edelman (on major sale!) // SUNGLASSES:: Ray-Ban // BAG:: Celine // NECKLACE:: Asha 

Have you noticed menswear inspired blazers have made a huge comeback this season? I absolutely love the trend and some of my favorite bloggers (and friends!) have pulled the look off amazingly well. However, I just don't think I can pull it off right now. Maybe it's my large belly, but I think the style and cut of the blazer might overwhelm me. What I love instead is my IRO Shavani Blazer- I snagged it on major sale at Shopbop and there are a few sizes left. It also comes in a few other colors- love this grey and you can never go wrong with black. 

If I were going to attempt an oversized blazer, here are a few that I would pick. (and maybe I will after baby!)

Love the sleekness of this style. I would wear it as a top or put a lace and silk cami under. 

This blazer is more of a classic and isn't as oversized and one I could totally work into my wardrobe. I think it could easily become a closet staple for me. 

I absolutely love Veronica Beard and she has come out with a ton of beautiful blazers this season. They are definitely on the pricey side- but I love this one!

ASOS has a ton of inexpensive options and this neutral one is really pretty. 

I've rounded up a ton of blazer and more fitted jacket options below! Xo

PS: My shoes are on major sale and almost all sizes are left! 

Monday, September 10, 2018

Vince Sweater & Pregnancy Update

SWEATER:: Vince (40% off!) // JEANS:: Mother Denim (on sale with an extra 30% off!)  // SHOES:: Frye (love these) // BAG:: Celine // NECKLACES:: Asha, Temple St. Clair, mixed with some family and custom pieces // EARRINGS:: Anthropologie

Happy Monday everyone and to all of you celebrating today's holiday I hope you have a great one! All three of my kids are off from school today and I'm lucky enough to have my sitter here which means I will be spending the majority of the day organizing the house and getting ready for this baby. I have a c-section planned (ugh) and she will be coming a little earlier than my due date for some medical reasons which means we are less than one month away and I have nothing prepared! I'm going to run to Buy Buy Baby this morning and will start organizing all of her little baby clothes afterwards. I'm also itching to get my closet organized and can't wait to pack all of my summer maternity items away for GOOD! Yes, this is our last baby and I know I'll miss this stage one day but for now I'm eager to hand over all of my maternity wear to my younger sister and some friends. 

I was a solo parent this weekend- my husband had one of his oldest friend's weddings in Charleston that I was so looking forward to going to but my doctor gave me a definitive no to flying a few weeks ago. All in all the weekend solo went pretty smoothly and the kids went easy on me for the most part. My mom and I took the kids to the Stamford Nature Center on Saturday and they had the best time. Charlie (my almost two year old) is obsessed with animals and was in complete bliss running around and mooing and roaring (?) at every animal. A ton of you asked if it was worth going to on Instagram and my answer is definitely yes. We go a few times a year and every year it seems to get better. 

On to the outfit...

It felt like fall for a hot second this weekend and I loved it. Last week's humidity was brutal and I so enjoyed the change of temps. I bought this Vince sweater over the summer during Nordstrom's Anniversary sale and it is now marked down to 40% off. Sizes keep coming in and out of stock so if your size is not in stock right now keep checking because it will most likely come back. And if it is in stock- order now before it sells out again! I usually buy all of my Vince sweaters in an XS because they tend to run larger. I bought this one in a small however because I wanted an oversized look- once my basketball disappears I think it will be the perfect fit. A ton of the Vince sweaters are marked down right now so be sure to check them out: love this one and have this one!

My Frye mules are definitely going to be my go-to fall shoe and I just discovered they come in multiple colors. I'm kind of digging the grey/blue color! If you are looking for a less expensive similar style- I love these!

My jeans are MOTHER and they are maternity. They are currently on sale with an extra 30% off! And of course they also come in non maternity and I'm thinking about buying them for post baby. You can shop everything from this post below! Xo

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Sunday Shopping :: Under $200

One of my favorite sites to shop for style steals is Mango. I did some online browsing on their site this morning and found some pretty awesome fall pieces. This jacket immediately went in my cart- love the style and color and can't wait to see what it's like in person. I'm obsessed with this little bomber they make for little girls and want to order it for Lila. This is another jacket I love- I don't ever wear real fur and get so excited when I find a great faux. Also comes in this color! Mango also has great sweater options: love this one and this one.

I also did some quick browsing on some other favorite sites and made a small boutique below. Bonus, everything is under $200!

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Current Crushes

SHIRT:: Zara // SHOES:: Golden Goose // JEANS:: AG Maternity // BAG:: Chanel // EARRINGS:: Lizzie Fortunato 

Back to school madness around here! Our power is finally back on (THANK GOD!) and I finally have a free second to put this post up. You all seem to love when I do large roundups of new pieces so I thought that's what I would do today! Here are my current fall crushes::

A few noteworthy mentions::

Kind of digging these shoes. Anyone else? Really want to order in the Burgundy but know I will get more wear out of the grey.

Just got this Sezane dress in the mail today and I'm obsessed. I ordered it one size up than I usually do to accommodate the bump and now I really want to order the maxi style.

Love this v-neck blouse for $18. The length is perfect for layering. You could tuck the front in and wear it with a cardigan or let it hang loose under a shorter pullover sweater. Comes in five colors!

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Early fall dresses

DRESS :: Velevet // SHOES :: Ann Taylor // BAG :: Chanel // NECKLACE :: Asha

Even though the weather screams summer today, I have fall and crisp, cool temps on the brain (a very pregnant woman can dream right?) I've been struggling lately because the clothes I want to be wearing right now just do not fit over this bump of mine. The two things I'm missing right now are easy blouses that I can wear alone for warmer fall days or layered under a sweater for cooler days. I'm going to do some searching this week to see if I can find some good ones. The other thing that's missing from my wardrobe are transitional fall dresses. I scooped this one up a few weeks ago at the Velvet store on Greenwich Ave and so far it's the only one I have that will work with a bump. It's made from the softest material and I love the color. It's really lightweight as well which is perfect for these early fall days. I also just ordered this one from Sezane's new fall line that just launched on Sunday (PS: obsessed with their fall collection- so many goodies like these and this sweater) I'm hoping it's roomy enough to accommodate my belly. I'm thinking it would look really cute with my grey over the knee boots or a good pair of booties. It's also the perfect silhouette for post baby. Since my selection of dresses is very limited right now, I thought I'd do a roundup of some of my favorite early fall dresses and live vicariously through all of you who get to wear them!


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