Sunshine on My Shoulders...
If there's a pink wall...I'll find it. Happy Hump Day!
We took these photos killing time before a meeting this week. And yes, I was optimistically dressed for Spring. I spotted this top on my girlfriend Jen last season and fell in love. For $18, I think we can all agree that it's a style steal. Did I mention it's supposed to be a dress? Yeah...so there's that! I think they call this "dressing for your age."
The key with a good off-the-shoulder top is finding the perfect strapless bra which I have yet to discover. Anyone have any recos? I feel like I am constantly tugging on mine or pulling it up. #girlproblems
But I am pretty happy to break out the white denim in my weekly rotation again. This pair is my favorite! (Hint: I'll be styling them different in my next post...sorry...not sorry!)
Do you guys have any new destinations to score cute off-the-shoulder tops? I'd love to know because I'm addicted! So comfy and so easy to dress up with heels.
P/S My car coat is from Zara two years ago but I found this super duper cute version @ Macy's. If you're in the market...you should totally snag it. It's perfectly affordable and ideal for Spring!
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The return of track pants has got to be one of the most welcome fashion trends to hit my closet. Now they can be dressy or for the weekends. I just love them and this particular pair is high waisted making them just a bit more "extra".
I got 99 problems and Spring ain't one of 'em. This is Day 2 of glorious weather and it feels like the biggest gift. Windows open, kids playing in the yard and long after-dinner walks. We've been waiting a long time for this and I think the Midwest deserves this.
I am digging these flared pants in a major way. Not only are they completely slimming but the color is so rich and saturated. Kind of unexpected, too!
I swear it was 70 degrees recently. And this, my friends, is the perfect outfit to transition into Spring; ideally for work. I bought it at my girlfriend's boutique - Sanems - and she advised that I could wear it with tights in the winter but I haven't been that brave. I do picture textured, black tights with booties though. Definitely going to file that one in the back of my brain.
I haven't been able to bring myself to write three blog posts lately because I've just been so spent. Last week was brutal. The ideal of being creative on demand was not even remotely interesting to me but this week is a new week. Ever have one of those? I suppose I was due.
When I first put this top on, my husband said I looked somewhat like a pirate. Yes, I was totally flattered. And honestly, I kinda get that the sleeves evoke pirate vibes but the more I rotated this top into my wardrobe...the more I love it. I am a sucker for white tops. You can never have enough!
When I think of bodysuits, I think of Cindy Crawford and Pepsi commercials. That's where my brain gravitates immediately. As a child of the 80's...bodysuits were a popular product of this era. Usually high cut and uncomfortable and a pain to get off.
Raise your hand if you're with me!
Do I have back fat? Is that a thing when you get closer to 40? These are questions I've been asking myself lately. But do you wanna know the real answer? The answer is no. No, Johanna...you do not have back fat. What you have is an ill-fitting bra collection and it's time to upgrade.
I like a little drama in life. Not the people kind of drama but I like a little drama when it comes to dressing up. Enter this dress. Can you believe it is $15? Maybe you can but I think the sleeves make it look way more chic than the actual price tag.
Ever have one of those days where you have no idea what to wear and the weather gods are behaving like total misfits? Yep, that was Sunday for me. Today, currently sleeting, hailing and snowing. Oh brother.