Location: Long Island City, New York / Pepsi Cola Sign
Top: Similar here / Jeans: Nordstrom Rack / Bag: Similar here / Heels: Nine West
One of my favorite trends this past spring and summer was the blue striped shirt trend. It was a complete staple and must have in anyone’s closet this past summer. The reason this shirt is so perfect is because it can be worn so many different ways. You can wear the shirt casual on the weekend with girlfriends for a brunch, you can wear it to work or you can dress it up as a date night look.
One of the best things is when the classic shirt gets some fun added to it with florals or some fun unique staples to make a classic shirt have some personality. That is usually my personal taste. The flowers on this shirt definitely add a unique touch and was perfect to wear this summer, especially with white denim.
If you are looking to transition your classic blue striped shirt into fall there are so many ways you can transition the look. I love the shirt paired with a darker denim rather than a light or white denim from spring and summer. You can also pair it with classic black pants or jeans. The black with the navy and white is really just such a classic look. I can also see the shirt paired with a dark wine color pant for the holiday season and you can definitely bring this shirt through all of your seasons.
Recently on the blog I showed how I paired a classic blue and white button down shirt from the Who What Wear Collection from Target for Fall. I styled it with red pumps and took those pics in the middle of Time Square (fancy hey?). Although it was technically a different shirt from the one above, it really shows the versatility of a classic blue and white striped shirt.
There are so many shades of blue this shirt style comes in from different retailers and you can really have so much versatility, it is one of those shirts that are staples and you can transition through all the seasons and all the styles throughout the day and week.
Do you own a blue striped shirt in your closet? How do you style and pair it?
Sweater: Forever21 / Jeans: Gap / Boots: Old similar here / Bag: old similar here
I am loving oversized sweaters lately. It is part of my current maternity style, which of course also includes duster cardigans as I mentioned in yesterday’s post. Oversized sweaters are just so cozy and are a perfect maternity piece. If you aren’t expecting is is such a great winter piece. We only have a few more short weeks until Spring arrives and I am so excited!
I am wearing a Forever21 basic grey sweater and you really can’t go wrong with grey and black. Surprisingly, I am wearing a size medium. I love that I can get away with basic clothing at a larger size, it is really helping keep my style trendy. However, with a few more weeks to go I have been wearing more standard maternity clothing.
I am really loving all of Forever21 clothes lately. They are so affordable and are really trendy and up to date with style. There are so many spring styles I love and I can’t wait until the spring when I can wear them after baby.
Leggings: Motherhood Maternity / Top: Express / Blazer: H&M / Clutch: Coach
Happy New Year!!! I hope everyone had a fantastic New Year and got to celebrate with loved ones. We stayed home quiet this year as we have done for the last several years. With a two year old and a baby on the way, staying home and relaxing makes the most sense and is greatly welcome.
I usually set goals for the new year every year and I have been in the process of trying to decide which goals to set for 2017. I usually make top goals and subgoals and trying to decide which ones I am really going to make myself accountable for this year and stick to them! Do you make any goals? How do you keep track of accomplishing them? I usually make a visualization board to keep focus and spreadsheets I keep on the computer. I love checking back on them.
There were so many changes in 2016, I am welcoming 2017 with open arms, but 2017 will have a lot more changes with baby number 2’s arrival in March. Which of course is my first and number one goal, to have a healthy little girl this year. We are so excited and are really going to focus on her arrival now that we are in countdown mode. I will start sharing pregnancy updates on the blog soon as well.
I of course want to make goals for my fashion blog / career, and probably after baby get back into shape. I think I will share my official 2017 goal list at the end of this month once I finalize for myself on what I am going to really work on this year. I can also share my spreadsheets and techniques I use. What goals are you setting for 2017?