This dress was added to my postpartum collection as I wanted a pretty piece that was both basic and comfortable. As pictured, vintage elements like the drop waist skirt can be found in today’s modern fashion. What I particularly love though are the simple details it offers like the pockets and adjustable spaghetti straps. The pockets allow a place for my keys and phone without rummaging through my bag while the adjustable straps make it easy to feed my bub.
There’s also a new found purpose for all my crop tops too. Rather than writing them off, I’ve layered this particular one under my dress for extra coverage. It also offers a simple yet ingenious solution to those otherwise exposed bra straps.
Finally sneakers have always been a favourite. They’ve formed part of my outfit for so many years that I didn’t even realise I was following the sporty chic trend so there you go.
What’s new in your wardrobe?
I’m wearing: Dress and backpack from Asos || Shoes by Adidas || Crop top by Zara || Sunglasses from Retrostar Vintage
Lately my wardrobe has been stocked with mummy friendly clothing. I’ve gone all sporty with shirts, elasticated waist bottoms and comfortable footwear being my favourite staples. Although impractical, on the occasion, I’ll also slip on some jewellery to complete the look.
Layering has also been my current obsession together with finding affordable clothes to dress my post baby body. Brands like Cotton On have been my go to label for basics that are not so boring and nice to my wallet. I’m loving this shirt and sweater I got from there. It’s a look that I can pull off everyday and makes me feel like a stylish momma.
What do you think?
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I’m wearing: Shirt and Sweater by Cotton On || Boots from Asos || Vintage bag || Skirt by Zara || Sunglasses from Retrostar Vintage
Vintage and thrift finds is an extremely economical way to shop. The best part about shopping this way is that you are more like to score yourself one off stylish pieces that won’t hurt your bank account. Of course not all of us want to look like we’ve stepped back in time but here’s the thing…you don’t have to.
What I love doing is mixing vintage and modern pieces to create a look that’s unique, yet won’t have heads turning for all the wrong reasons. It can be hard to do this right so if you’re starting out, my suggestion is to keep the colour palette basic and add in a few simple accessories. Of course if you’re game, do add in extra colours and textures to your outfit and go bold on the hair and makeup.
Since it’s our summer, I’ve gone for simple feminine colours and created this look with a mix of modern clothes and vintage accessories. It’s comfortable, casual and does not scream over the top.
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I’m wearing: Tee by The LB Brand || Jelly sandals and necklace from Asos || Vintage bag from Savers || Skirt by St John || Sunglasses from Retrostar Vintage
After having my second baby recently, my wardrobe has had to go through a huge change. Lately it’s all about what can I be bothered wearing if I got a chance to get out of my PJ’s. Mostly, it’s comfortable clothes that are loose, breathable, stretchy and most importantly breastfeeding worthy. If I can’t breastfeed my babe in the damn thing than I most likely won’t bother wearing it because I’ll have to take it off anyway. So the other week when I made a trip to a local store, I found this gorgeous bird printed playsuit that ticked all my boxes. Not only is this pretty on the eyes, but it’s perfect for our summer season, comes with an elasticated waist and the wrap top making it convenient to attend to my babes needs. Who knew that playsuits would make for a great postpartum outfit right.
I decided to style it with bright earrings gifted by my best friend, round shaped sunglasses and a fedora to give it that retro feel and flats for added walking comfort.
Hope you love the look and thanks for dropping in to read my post.
I’m wearing: Playsuit by E-Lady || Flats by Wittner Shoes || Hat from Anthropologie || Earrings from India || Sunglasses from Retrostar Vintage|| Necklace from Tiffany & Co
I love love love eating out. Lucky for us, my daughter is well behaved when we dine out so we’ve had the luxury of restaurant meals since she was about 2 weeks old. Now at 2.5 years of age, personality wise, my little girl is all me and absolutely loves to mimic what I do and the clothes that I wear. It’s therefore no surprise that she’s also in a patterned dress like her mama. Before our 6pm reservation, we went for a short walk around the hood as it was still light. Maddie absolutely loves running around the streets and she’s recently started to request that we both hold her hands so she can have a little swing in between the hubby and I. Here are some snaps that we took along the way.
p.s if you have never been, Hellenic Republic on Lygon Street Brunswick East is a fabulous family friendly restaurant.
Spring is my absolute favourite season of the year. Arguably it has the wettest months but in between we get days that aren’t overly hot, gorgeous sunshine and blooming blossoms that dress the grey streets with colour.
The best part is going out and seeing the smiles on everyone’s faces. Isn’t it funny how the sun can turn so many frowns upside down.
Up to our usual on the weekend, the family and I took advantage of the warm weather as much as we could. With that came these gorgeous snaps. The babe and I aren’t wearing anything new and at 6 months pregnant I’m not in a single maternity item except for my belly band. I may have however stretched my clothes.
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In our very gritty neighbourhood, these snaps were taken before we headed out to the rustic Collingwood Childrens Farm. I’ve said it before and I will say it again, it’s not easy taking photographs of the kids hence the kit kat in her little hands. Unnoticeable in the midsts of that red rah rah spotty skirt don’t you think!
It was warmer than usual today so no coat required. Rather, I opted to throw over an oversized vintage vest over my babe. As for me, I’m desperately trying to grow my disgusting hair out so decided to accessorise my outfit with this bling a ching beanie recently scored from Asos. Nothing I’m wearing today is maternity wear and I’ve only managed to fit into my pants thanks to belt extenders I purchased a while back.
Hope you love these photos and thanks for dropping by the blog.