Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Asymmetric Maternity Dress, Black Leather Jacket and Leopard Heels

OLIVE DRESS - Gap Maternity
BLACK FAUX LEATHER JACKET - Loehmanns
NECKLACE - GS Lillian
LEOPARD HEELS - GoJane
COPPER GLITTER NAIL POLISH - Lippman Collection

For me, Halloween kicks off the holiday season, which means Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years is right around the corner (and this year, an upcoming baby!).  It also means I need to start my Christmas shopping.  I really enjoy shopping for others and figuring out the perfect gift for them.  I make lists and sometimes get obsessive, buying and returning a few things first before settling on one gift!  The bad thing about Christmas shopping... I always find things I "need."

Here's the outfit I wore Saturday night to a dinner for a friend's film.  I wore this Gap maternity dress I found on clearance for $8.  I loved that it was asymmetric.  I decided to pair it with the versatile leather jacket and my leopard heels (which I got some compliments on but also some "be careful pregnant lady" comments as well).  I also wore this amazing glitter nail polish that I won from a magazine!!!

How Princess Sparkles decorates my dresser

Anyway, the holidays are so fun with the kids.  Watching them light up when they see a house with lights or a tree with ornaments makes me happy.  And buying them presents is almost better than getting myself a pair of shoes!

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52 comments:

Jayme and Mendi said...

OMG love that DL nail polish!!

Jayme @ Her Late Night Cravings

Courtney Erin said...

That polish is awesome...and the shoes? Wow!

xoxo ~ Courtney
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Style Journey said...

The holidays really are a magical time for the kiddos, especially when they are little. Like you said, I have more fun shopping for the girls than myself!

That nail polish looks great with your outfit. Love the leather jacket :) Heather

Amy Fashion Blog said...

I love how Princess sparkles decide to decorate your dresser with her shoe.

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Rebecca said...

I like the dress, and the glittery polish is really pretty.

D said...

I never understood why shaped hair elastics were so popular, but I see
Princess Sparkles has other uses
for them. Now when you're wrestling
to get their hair up, you know
where you can find some elastics.
Love the glittery polish and, of
course, those great leopard shoes!

Teddi said...

claire you & your children are beautiful! i know i've said it a million times, but it's always true. you got that dress for $8 at the Gap :). your necklace is outstanding. i drool over your copper glitter great for the holidays nail polish.

The Suburb Experiment said...

I love your leopard heels! Meow. :) I got so many horrified "you're not supposed to wear heels" when I was pregnant that I asked my dr if it was true. She laughed and told me my body would let me know when it was time to switch to flats. Boy, was she right!

You look gorgeous!

Jenn

Frannie Pantz said...

I am with you! Now that Halloween is over, I tend to skip right over Thanksgiving and start gearing up for Christmas! It is my favorite holiday of all time!

You look great in this dress! I love the addition of the leather jacket as well!

Kara said...

I love that you said, "almost better" LOL. I'm right there with you. I enjoy buying for my kids so much, but buying a new pair of shoes I've been wanting is still pretty thrilling:-)
You look great. I love this dress and these heels are some of my favorites! When I first read your title I thought it said, "Maternity shoes", so I looked at the pic and then went back to read the title again. LOL
I think they're wonderful maternity shoes by the way!

Megan Mae said...

You look so pretty in that dress! I love it with the leopard heels. Amazing how many people want to give you unwarranted advice when you're pregnant. I say wear heels while you're comfortable with it.

Lindsey A. Turner said...

You look so great! I love your necklace!

Lindsey Turner
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The Jones said...

Leopard heels=fun, fun, fun! Cute nails too :)

<3 Cambria
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Interwebs Fails said...

Stylish girls. (:

Callie said...

I've seen those shoes a couple of times now, and I have to tell you that I am falling more and more in love with them each time! The statement necklace is a great touch too. You have this magic ability to blend together simple pieces with dramatic accessories for the absolutely best outfits. Please share your secrets!

Callie @ unladylikeblog.blogspot.com

Shels415 said...

You look great! Loving the bold necklace and those leopards! Your little ones are adorable!

XOXO
Shels
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Sophie - Country girl said...

love your olive dress and how you added those heels and jacket.

Bonnie said...

Everything looks cooler with a leather jackets. Wearing a leather, biker-style jacket with a dress is especially bad-ass. You are rocking that asymmetrical style!

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Steffen said...

love the colour of your dress! :)
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Shea said...

I'm getting excited for the holidays too! That dress is gorgeous on you--what a steal for $8!

Meagan said...

You look so cute, Claire! I really love that leather jacket!
-Meagan
www.spunkychateau.com

Keely said...

Adorable! I am in love with the color. So gorgeous! And I can never get enough of those sandals. Yummy!

Fashion Confessions of a Mommy said...

I love that dress. You look like a movie star in that 2nd photo. The shoes are perfect as well.
I love the holiday season as well and yes everything is even more special with the kids. I am also very into xmas shopping especially if I can do it in advance so I take my time finding the right gifts instead of impulse shopping in a rush.
Daphne.
http://fashiondivamommy.blogspot.com

Alice /// VESTIGIAL WINGS said...

wow..cutest maternity dress ever!!

Francesca R said...

I love that nail polish! You look fabulous claire! That dress is gorgeous!

BROKEN.WHIMSY said...

Nawww thats one part of my motherhood Im relly looking forward too! (when I get there lol) - just seeing the children light up ^_^ teehee. I think its so cute that you take pictures with your children. They look so adorable and very very happy! I cant believe you nabbed that dress for only $8 too and that necklace is super duper rockin lol

Hope you're having a good thurs/fri ^_^

Eeli

Jess said...

You sure know how to dress fashionably while pregnant!

Khlaren said...

Love your shoes here Cla! :) You have one more thing to celebrate this coming holidays! So excited for you <3

Sunny & Star said...

You and the little ones look beautiful. Your jacket and shoes are to die for. I love shopping for others too. Love the holiday season.

mandyface said...

Love the pretty dress and jewelry paired with the leather jacket!! Perfection.

Baby Budget Blog said...

Oooooooh that necklace!! I LOVE IT! Great color since it'll go with everything! Awesome statement piece! Love the olive dress to and of course the leopard shoes!!

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Mary Jo at TrustYourStyle said...

OMG, I am loving that you're rocking a black leather jacket AND leopard heels AND you're kinda way pregnant! That dress is great too! So crazy we just blew through Oct and now I'm reading Holiday Lust Lists all over the blogosphere!

xo Mary Jo
http://ON-PCH.com

Mónica C. Welton said...

nice

Love,
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Mani said...

Your shoes are to die for! The whole look is fabulous!

The Cat Hag said...

I love that close-up shot of your fringe, it frames your gorgeous face so well! :)

And yay, I adore Deborah Lippmann polishes, I was just thinking of painting Happy Birthday tonight hehe.


xoxo,
Addie
The Cat Hag

rlutz said...

Great shoes...How are your pregnant feet walking in those...when I was preggo, I only wore flats!!

Annie L said...

Love the necklace and OBSESSED with your nail polish!!
--Annie
newenglandromance.blogspot.com

goodbadnfab@gmail.com said...

You're one fashion forward mommy! I love your necklace. It's just an interested design!

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the personal style and fashion musings of a LA Asian fashion lawyer living life in the fab lane

Michelle Lee said...

amazing necklace and pretty nail polish :)

Punctuation Mark said...

you look fantastic in it... love the color!

Tinfoil Tiaras said...

The dresser decoration made me laugh our loud- too cute! I love olive green on you- looks amazing with your complexion and once again kudos for still rocking those heels- you look phenomenal!

Tammy said...

Little missy you sure do rock the whole pregnant look! I am love seeing the girls in your posts.
I think those little things let us know that we are all real people.
Hope you are doing well.
Thank you for your kind words on the work stuff. Hopefully it will be ok. I just felt I had to talk about it. I don't want to worry my family.......So another point for blogging
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Object of Maya*ffection said...

LOVE the shoes!

Dawn said...

You look beautiful in this outfit. So fresh and hot, Mama. sorry if that sounds wierd with you being pregnant but you really have styled this beautifully. Love the shoes!! dawn suitcase vignettes xo Have a great weekend.

Shelly said...

I've been hoarding pictures of you in my jewelry!!! I keep thinking I'm going to use them for a GSL Everyday post when I'm too lazy to write one, but I think It's time to start using them! You look amazing!!!

Tara said...

You are speaking my language on the holiday front :)

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