Monday, November 7, 2011

Zebra Accessories and a Thrifted Lush Dress

AQUA/BLACK DRESS - Lush (Thrifted) - $7
BLACK CARDIGAN - Motherhood Maternity - $15
GRAY TIGHTS - Nordstrom
ZEBRA BELT - Thrifted (Thanks, Mom!)
ZEBRA EARRINGS - Heavenly Treasures
BRACELET - Jewelry Party
BLACK MOTO BOOTS - BCBGeneration


Monday's Inspiration - Pippa Middleton
Last night I went to another room to talk on the phone.  Pigtails followed me, "Mama, TV."  I told her I was on the phone, but she insisted, grabbing every remote and placing them on my lap.  I still didn't turn it on.  Finally, she got in my face, tapped my arm and said, "Calayer, Calayer." For a moment she stumped me then I realized she was calling me by my first name, Claire.  "Calayer, turn on TV." I laughed and turned on the TV.

Today's "Inspiration Monday" from Two Birds is Pippa Middleton.  I was excited to wear a newly thrifted Lush dress from Goodwill.  Lush is a great non-maternity brand you can wear as maternity!  Surprisingly my tights didn't feel too uncomfy.  I also got to wear the thrifted zebra belt my mom got me (though that was the first thing to take off since belts aren't so comfy while pregnant). 

Anyway, there's something about a dress with tights and boots that I love.  The tights always seem to make the boots stand out.  It's a real attention getter, kinda like a 20-month old calling her mommy by her first name!

THANK YOU everyone who entered the $50 Giveaway from Zoe Clothing Co. Really appreciate the support! I used random.org to pick a number and the winner is...
Amy from Amy Fashion Blog. Congratulations!!!


39 comments:

The Electric Heart Girl said...

nice look.:) simple and comfy:)

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i will def follow you back:)

Style Journey said...

Oh my, she is so darn cute! My kids call me by my first name when they want to get my attention too :)

I love your boots and tights combo. You look adorable! Heather

The Suburb Experiment said...

My oldest calls my husband by his first name when she's talking about him to someone else. It's hilarious.

That's a great dress. Nice that you'll still be able to wear it after baby too.

Jenn

Amy Fashion Blog said...

Wow I can't believe I won. This so made my day.

Also you daughter calling by your first name is so cute.

Mary Jo at TrustYourStyle said...

So cute! You are always finding great designer stuff where you thrift! Where are you going, in OC? We have to go soon Claire, I had so much fun when we went to lunch this summer! And I'm a different size than you so no worries about poaching :)

xo Mary Jo

p.s. thanks for your sweet comment over at the taupe, I appreciate it :)

Bonnie said...

Awww, that's adorable! She is going to be so great with the new addition. :)
I love your dress so much. I have no idea how you find such great dresses, but I am super jealous of your collection.

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Kimberly said...

great outfit love the dress!

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two birds said...

yep, you can't really say no to that! how cute. and this dress is perfect for the expecting and new mommy! i love it (and it looks fab with the belt)!

Courtney Erin said...

Great thrift find - and it looks really cool with the belt!

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Kezzie said...

Hey it looks groovy!!!!! Love your version and I love Pippa's too! Your kids are hiarious!!!!!!
x

Frannie Pantz said...

You look very boho chic in this dress! I agree with you about tights grabbing the attention of boots! That is too funny. My daughter once called me by my first name to get my attention and it totally threw me off.

Thanks for all your great comments btw. I don't know what is up with my damn comments!

Teddi said...

i agree tights + boots = marvelous
would it be wrong if i liked your outfit better than pippa's?

D said...

I'm agreeing with above blogger...
yours is cuter. What a cute story.
Pigtails is a charmer.

Rebecca said...

I like the dress. It looks like a good style for maternity wear.

Megan Mae said...

That dress is very lovely. I love the colors of it, and the pattern. It's a dress I bet you can keep wearing post-baby.

Laughing-out-loud at your little girl calling you by your first name!

sophie said...

cool outfit!

India said...

lovely look!

SassyUptownChic said...

HAHA I did the same thing when I was young. LOL ME LIKEY LIKEY YOUR DRESS GIRL! What an awesome pattern and love the color in it. Nice! :D
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Sophie - Country girl said...

love the colour and print of your dress. You're looking lovely Claire x

rachel said...

haha... hilarious story about pigtails! so funny! she definitely knows how to get your attention. Really like the boots and tights with dress combo!

Mother in Heels said...

Great job with this outfit! I love the colors you chose, and the boots look terrific. You are right that tights do seem to make the boots stand out. :)

Shea said...

That dress is a great find, perfect for Inspiration Monday! And that's adorable that Pigtails was calling you by your first name! You're going to have your hands full with 3 :)

Punctuation Mark said...

i love the way it contrasts with the dress... have a nice week!

Patti said...

Such a gorgeous dress, and for $7?? You're a fab shopper! Thanks for participating in Visible Monday : >

Gracey at Fashion for Giants said...

That dress is fabulous and I love how you've styled it.

Kara said...

Oooh, I can see why you were chomping at the bit to wear that great zebra print belt! Love it! That dress is beautiful and with those grey tights, perfect. I NEED some grey tights I think;-)
I read the story about Pigtails to my husband and we both laughed. Our little one is already so persistent too.
Great IM post!

Meagan said...

That dress is so pretty and I think I need those boots in my life!
-Meagan
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Jess said...

Haha Calayer! I cant believe you thrifted this dress!! It is super cute! Happy Monday!

LyddieGal said...

Love the bold print on the dress and how the look is almost completely monochromatic.

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Mongs said...

I like your dress a lot, you look fabulous in it, I like the ethic feel and the colors. I noticed that the colors of your outfit has gone a little more sombre and dark recently instead of your re-pregnancy bright primary colors. But I have to say, bright or dark colors, you look fabulous.

mongs
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Summer-Raye said...

I wish I could find thrifts like this. Jealous!

Baby Budget Blog said...

The zebra belt was an excellent addition. At first I thought the pattern was part of the dress!

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Tara said...

Hahahahahahahaha! That's too funny. Kids always seem to have a way of saying/doing exactly what needs to be said/done to get what they want, don't they?

I love this dress...and I really love the idea that it works for maternity and non-maternity times :)

Jill said...

Pretty! I LOVE those earrings!

Jess said...

Ooooh I love Pippa! That dress is amazing!

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