Wednesday, February 20, 2013

dress and re-dress.

{Necklace: J. Crew Factory | Blazer: Similar | Shirt: J. Crew Factory | Purse: Similar | Shoes: Similar}

There's really nothing like a bright red blazer on an overly cloudy Chicago day. You have to make your own lemonade er cool-aid, right?

I realized something today about the way I dress. I pick out an outfit every morning and then I touch up that outfit throughout the day. Let me illustrate. Yesterday morning I threw on my usual knee-high boots (no-brainer) as we were late for a play date. But then as I was trying to take a nap (a side effect of this pregnancy), I realized I had a way better pair of shoes in my closet that I don't wear nearly enough. So I threw them on when I went out for my doctor's appointment. This happens all the time whether it be a change of lipstick, an addition of a necklace, or the removal of a scarf. Part of the problem of being a stay-at-home mom, I suppose. But it does result in the best possible outfit combination by the end of the day even if no one besides my family sees it!

Am I the only who does this? Please tell me you touch up your outfits too!

Linking up with the Pleated Poppy and the ladies below.

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  1. I love those shoes! I've been wanting them and that blazer is very nice!

  2. I love that combo. And your bump is too adorable. I hope you're feeling great and hopefully we can grab coffee (decaf for you!) sometime soon!

  3. You look so cute! Swooning over the shoes and love that bag! I want in on that coffee date with Dana!

  4. This is SO dang cute!! Makes me sad I haven't pulled the trigger on those adorable flats yet. Maybe tonight is the night:)

  5. You look so adorable, great combination of stripes with colorful blazer!!!

  6. you outfit is lovely.Great jacket :)

  7. Totally agree with you. I'm a SAHM too, constantly forgetting about stuff in my closet until later in the day. Oh we'll you look great, and I guess that's what blogging is for.

    I'm new to style blogging would love for you to check out my blog, Pigtails and Pearls. Thx!

    Pigtails and Pearls

  8. You seriously have an amazing sense of style:)! What a great look!


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