Monday, October 3, 2011

An Outfit for the Park - Aqua Fedora, Red Tank, Animal Print Flats

RED TANK TOP - Target
BLACK JERSEY CARDIGAN - Old Navy
KHAKI MATERNITY SHORTS - Motherhood Maternity
AQUA STRAW FEDORA - Eugenia Kim for Target
ANIMAL PRINT FLATS - H&M



Today at the park Princess Sparkles informed me she was now Pigtails' mommy as she pushed her little sister in the stroller.  She also let Fancy's son, who liked to be called Elvis (I did not make this nickname up), know that he was the daddy.  Together their "family" strolled through the playground, under the play structure (tilting the stroller waaaay back and making me cringe), while Pigtails just enjoyed her ride.

Sparkles and her "family"
Here is the outfit I wore to the park.  I always find it difficult to dress up shorts and a tank top, so I threw on a bright colored fedora and left it at that.  I also traded in my usual heels/wedges (people tend to stare when they see me in my pregnant state and sky high shoes, especially at the park) for some animal print flats! 

Although I love wearing high heels (they always make everything look longer and leaner!), there are some days, especially as a mom, that call for other kinds of footwear.  I have to admit, comfortable shoes are kind of like a joyride in the park for my feet!

47 comments:

Megan Mae said...

Very cute! I love the turquoise color with red and khaki. Nothing wrong with a good pair of flats once in awhile. Especially while chasing around little ones.

oomph. said...

fabulous fedora. i dress up shorts with fedoras also. well, i dress up everything with fedoras! i love your aqua one! i would like to get a felt/wool one in a burgandy for fall.

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sharon vuitton said...

lovee your shoes!! :)

Tammy said...

You are lucky to live in an area where you don't get the rolled eye looks when you wear a hat!
I love them but don't have the guts to venture out of the house.
What a stylish carrying chick you are!

Tammy said...

You are lucky to live in an area where you don't get the rolled eye looks when you wear a hat!
I love them but don't have the guts to venture out of the house.
What a stylish carrying chick you are!

sophie said...

so cute outfit! love this color combination!

Closet Fashionista said...

Loving this outfit, perfect for the park :)
and awww, that is so cute!! :D I love little kiddies :)
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Courtney Erin said...

Such a cute park outfit - love the leopard print shoes!

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Style Journey said...

This is a perfect combo for a day at the park. By adding the fedora and leopard flats, you were probably the most stylish mom on the playground!

atouchoflovely said...

So cute!

I'm definitely heading to H&M! I've been wanting a pair of leopard flats for the fall!

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erica marie said...

I can only imagine having to run around with children in heels...maybe when I have some one day I'll trade at least one pair in for flats...cute outfit. Love the fedora.

erica

Amy Fashion Blog said...

Sound like a good day at the park. I love you shoe. You should show us your shoe collection.

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Tiffany said...

That fedora is adorable!! And your kids. *sigh* They just crack me up! =)

Frannie Pantz said...

LOL I totally know what you mean! Whenever I wear anything other than flats at the park with my kiddos I get that "is this gurl serious???" look. I love your leopard flats--too cute! And that fedora is amazing.

D said...

You look styly as always. Love the color of your fedora! Now that's what I'd call a royal family. Like her mama, Sparkles is rockin' esp. like her striped legwear.

Vanessa said...

The fedora definitely adds a special touch to the basic tee and shorts look. you look polished and ready for mom duty at the same time! I love the red and teal combo, too!

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The acqua fedora was the perfect touch!!!!

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Meagan said...

I love how that cardigan has the cute pockets in the front!
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yiqin; said...

<3 leopard shoes.

Francesca R said...

You didn't put up any weight! I am so jealous!
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Rebecca said...

The hat and the flats both look great!

Babe Jane said...

lovely outfit :)

rachel said...

cute outfit! really loving the shoes!

Amanda said...

Fabulous casual outfit for a day at the park! I just love those leopard flats - they add the perfect finishing touch :)

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Bonnie said...

Flats are necessary at a park. I realized that when I visited in my heels this weekend. It was hard to climb around and especially to swing when you have giant heels that get stuck in he grass, rocks, cracks, etc.
I love the fedora that you added!!! The color is like BAM. In yo' face.

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Sophie - Country girl said...

love the amazing aqua hat, its beautiful.

Tinfoils Tiaras said...

What a sweet big sister! And what a stylish park going mama! I love the teal fedora and those animal print flats are adorable.

Mongs said...

you look so kawaii cute, I love the hat. The red and black combo is so striking and sassy. Love the leopard print flats, my favorite. You're a fabulous fashionista mommy!

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Bravoe Runway said...

Sparkles is just too cute! She has the best imagination ever and I love your new hat, is that the one you commented about last nite?

Jess said...

Such a cute fedora :)

Vantage Point Vintage said...

Great outfit..I love the hat! Thanks for the comment! :)

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Tara said...

While we were out for dinner tonight, Brigid started getting restless, and since we were basically alone on the patio of the restaurant where we were eating, Steve was letting her dance around on his feet. Which was adorable, until she wanted to try it on my feet. Which were sitting in the 5-inch heels I'd worn to work that day.

That was not as adorable :)

Love the hat!

Ashley {hudson's happenings} said...

You are always so perfectly put together! I'm totally jealous. ;) & you are ROCKING that bright fedora! A wonderful touch to this cute outfit!! You are the cutest pregnant woman ever.

Denise Pacurar said...

Love the fedora! I have a pair of leopard flats on my wish list! I still have not found a pair I like that are comfortable too!

xoxo Denise

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a Bug and Bird said...

love these colors, classic prep with that fedora~

Sam said...

I am in love with your fedora! And the kids are so cute with their little family!! :D

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Annie L said...

Ah! I really need a fedora and some leopard flats!
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Fashion Confessions of a Mommy said...

So, this is so stupid of me but I just realized you are PREGNANT! Congratulations! How far are you?
This also explains why you 'looked' somewhat pregnant in your previous post!
I love the idea of a mint fedora. So cute. The animal print flats are perfect. They are practical but chic.
Daphne.
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Kara said...

Girl, you did a great job making those shorts and tank super cute:-) I have that Eugenia Kim fedora, and seeing it on you makes me want to pull it out again!
I cannot blame you for not wearing heels to the park with the kids, but if you're comfortable in your heels/wedges at other times, then I say, let people stare...they are probably just wishing they could be so fab;-)

Mrs. J said...

I'm loving all the accessories you choose for this look. Especially that hat and those leopard flats.

Sometimes your feet need a full day of joyrides..lol

M & Em said...

Mint is such an unlikely color for a fedora. I love it! And your leopard print flats are adorable, I want a pair myself!

xoxo
Em

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