Saturday, May 7, 2011

Bry's *Not-So* Expert Fashion Advice

There are two things that are guaranteed to happen every day:

1.) I will take a shower.

2.) I will make the bed.

There are a few add-ons on a good day too.  I will do my makeup, I will do the dishes and stay on top of the laundry.  But the first two items need to happen for me not to feel like a schlep (sp?).  As a (we don't) stay-at-home (all day) mom, I think it's necessary, for me at least, to feel like I am a regular person who can be seen in public without feeling like a crazy-looking mombie (yeah, that's a zombie mom).  So when I take a shower, I feel refreshed, and when I make the bed, the house feels refreshed, and in turn, I feel more refreshed.  I don't know if that makes sense, but it works for me.  And wearing cute "around town clothes" instead of sweatpants*  makes me feel good too.  With all the going out on adventures that we like to do, I still have fun picking out my own clothes, almost as much as I enjoy picking out all of Chloe's outfits and coordinated hair accessories.  So yesterday, as I said, we went to Fairfax Corner to the interactive fountain.  Also, as I said, we did a little window shopping, which was a mistake, because now I can't stop thinking about the adorable things that I saw at Ann Taylor Loft.  Here are a couple of adorable little finds---what do you think?

Love the little graphic design on the top---looks like embroidery.  Comes in navy too...decisions!

Done with nursing = ease of summer dress wearing.  So excited!

I almost bought these, but they were out of size 7.  Boo.
I'm really no fashion expert, but if I could give any advice to the mommas out there, it would be to find a great pair of jeans that you can bend down with and not show everyone behind you your plumber's behind.  This spring, I found my favorites at Kohl's, from the Simply Vera collection...

They are great, and comfortable, and durable with all of the many washes they have endured since LP has realized that launching food at speedy rates is fun. 

One more essential item, this time in the accessory department, a nice pair of stud earrings, because babies love them some danglies, but your ears will not love the baby loving them some danglies.  I like these, also from Kohl's:

Happy shopping!

*Disclaimer: Believe me, there are days when the sweatpants are out in all of their glory.  Everyone has to have a sweatpants day. 

1 comment:

Bryana ZT said...

Update guys: went back to the Loft today...there was one pair of size 7 shoes taped to the wall...they are now mine! :)