Tuesday, November 8, 2011

How I wore it: semi-fancy Tuesday

Today I decided to wear one of my pretty maternity hand-me-downs again. The weather in the greater Boston area has been absolutely GORGEOUS, so I've been taking advantage of the opportunity to wear cute dresses without tights/leggings underneath. In fact, I wasn't wearing the cardigan you see below for most of the day, as it was TOO WARM:

If you clicked on the link from the last time I wore it, isn't there a noticeable difference in my girth?

There's not much to say about this. I didn't wear the burgundy Fryes this time because I wanted to keep it a little more staid for a normal school day. My cognac boots did fine. And they added some visual interest, along with the purple cardigan. 

I'm going through a little bit of a downward slump right now because, well, I keep growing bigger. And bigger. And I still have two more months of this, y'know? I just feel clumsy and cumbersome. It also doesn't help that I haven't had a haircut since late August and I'm just rocking the awkward hair stage right now. Fortunately, I have a haircut scheduled on Friday, so perhaps a trim might make me feel more myself. Although there's very little of me that makes me feel "like myself." Let me tell you, this baby better be cute.

Haha. I kid. I'm already besotted with her. 

Although I'd love it if she stopped kicking her mom's ribcage, MMKAY?

Purple cardigan: gift from mom, by way of Lord and Taylor, remixed
Burgundy dress: hand-me-down from a friend, Motherhood Maternity, remixed
Cognac boots: Steve Madden, remixed


  1. A haircut always makes me feel better if I'm in a bit of a slump. Though I think your hair looks cute at this length! And this whole ensemble looks so cute.

    I'm so jealous of the nice weather. It's been gray and rainy and just blah here the past few days.

  2. I desperately need a haircut, so I hear you.
    It's weird to feel like someone else's apartment building, isn't it? Worth it, but not always fun.

  3. Thanks, Anne. I think the weather is finally going to get not-so-pretty, but we've been truly lucky. Yesterday I was sweating in a tank top. AMAZING. And thanks for the kind words, too. I'm looking forward to this haircut with more fervor than is normal.

    Oh, Kelly, ladies with short hair always understand the need for a haircut. I'm thinking that when the baby's born I won't have so much time/money/inclination to get my hair regularly cut, hence the reason for deciding to grow out. I didn't think about having awkward stages while already feeling like, as you put it, someone else's apartment building. I've been lucky in that the pregnancy's been going fine, but I'm looking forward to its inevitable end...