What I Wore Wednesday

What Grace Wore:

I wore this to church on Palm Sunday. The white denim jacket is by apostrophe [Sears,] worn with Jockey brand nylon/lycra camisole worn under tee-shirt, floral A-line skirt by Rafaella – all bought at thrift stores.  Yellow v-neck tee from Talbot’s. Green fabric purse by Izod, white/silver dangle earrings, black patent criss-cross sandals by Life Stride bought for my wedding rehearsal in…1996!

[In retrospect, I should have worn a bold necklace and simpler earrings.  I see now that the long dangles get in the way of the tab collar of the jacket.]

What Valerie Wore:

A little creativity goes a long way when dressing the pregnant figure.  Here I am wearing a strapless Target sundress that I bought last year.  I wore some distressed boyfriend jean shorts from Charlotte Russe (also bought last year).  I found the lace cardigan on clearance at Target a few months ago and the brown strappy wedges are from Ross Dress For Less.

What Cita Wore:

Ann Taylor skirt from last summer, blue shirt from Perú, sweater is a thrift store find (no label) and the peep toe pumps are Guess from Marshall’s.
Wore this to work last week after curling my hair. You can already see the curls disappearing into waves.

What Jo-Lynne Wore:

Sunday was Mother’s Day and we went to church and then entertained family for lunch. I chose my white cropped skinny jeans (Gap) and paired them with a green top (Banana Republic) that I’ve had for years. I threw on a jean jacket (CAbi) because it was a bit chilly in the morning. I wore my Coach snakeskin espadrilles for fun, but once I got to church, I realized I had nursery duty. D’oh. I ended up going barefoot most of the morning. When I got home, I rolled up the hem of the jeans and put on my pewter braided sandals from Target.

My Kate Spade coral leather handbag added a nice contrasting color to the green, and then I finished off the outfit with my new Stella & Dot Delicate Drop earrings and Chelsea necklace.

What Melissa Wore:

Gracie is wearing a Little Lily Classic Shift dress by Lilly Pulitzer and an ivory sweater shrug by Target. I’m wearing a printed shell from the LOFT (two years ago), navy cardigan from LOFT (last year), skinny jeans from LOFT (last year). Purse by Coach and Aimee Locket Necklace and Rio Coin Drop Earrings by Stella and Dot.

I bought this set at a Stella and Dot party recently and I LOVE IT. Wearing it constantly! The locket is removeable, so it can be bolder or more subtle easily. The top is one I picked up on a whim off the clearance rack a couple years ago and it is a wardrobe staple for me all summer. It also looks fantastic with white pants.

Where: Opening night of The Flea and the Professor at the Arden Theater in downtown Philadelphia.

What Sarah Wore:


This very simple spring style is dressed up just a bit with accessories that pop. The feminine ivory top from LOFT is one that I wear constantly but the green skirt with buttons up the front from Talbots is a once in awhile piece when I need a dash of spring color. I love these greenish/beige linen wedges from Nickels that I got at Famous Footwear for a steal, but what really gets the attention is the colorful necklace from Target.

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About Jo-Lynne

Written by Jo-Lynne Shane, a professional lifestyle blogger, brand advocate and community manager. Named one of Nielsen’s 50 Most Influential Women in Social Media, Jo-Lynne is best known for her award-winning lifestyle blog, Musings of a Housewife, where she dishes up an assortment of food, fashion, fitness and family travel. She has been featured on Mothering.com, Southern Living Magazine, CNN.com and in Cosmopolitan Magazine. In the local sphere, Jo-Lynne facilitates the vibrant networking group Philly Social Media Moms, providing community, support and education for 200 area bloggers. Jo-Lynne lives and works from home in the suburbs of Philadelphia with her husband of 17 years, three lively children and one extremely spoiled shih tzu named Savannah.

Comments

  1. Love Cita’s skirt and Melissa’s blue Coach purse.

    And Valerie is the cutest pregnant lady I have ever seen!

    Grace, you better keep an eye on that purse. I’m going to snag it the next time I see you carrying it.

    • Jo-Lynne, this is the 2nd kelly green purse of mine you covet! And I covet your coral bags!! Am looking for one so I don’t go to jail for stealing yours! :-)

      • I have been looking for a green purse for, like, EVER. I just never have found one I love. Which is odd because I’m usually finding way too many things I love. But the right green bag has never found me.

  2. Ssly, could Valerie be any cuter pregnant? How does she not gain anywhere but her stomach? V – you are adorable! And I just love that lace cardy from Target.

  3. And of course the rest of you look fab too. But ya gotta get a cute baby bump too to get the 7 am blog comment from me :D

  4. I agree with you all…Valerie is the cutest pregnant lady I have ever seen!!

    Actually you all look great…thanks ladies, for inspiring us to look a little nicer!!

  5. Valerie – that is a DRESS? Can you imagine if you weren’t wearing shorts? WHERE ARE YOUR PANTS? ;) haha!

    You all look fabulous as always. :)

  6. Cutest pregnant belly Ev.Er!

  7. Hey there! I hopped over here from your What I Wore link up :)

    You ladies are all so cute! I’m loving that pregnant belly :)

  8. Love Valerie’s bump style!!!! Check out my Brooklyn Bohemian outfit!

    http://www.momtrends.com/2011/05/what-i-wore-wednesday-2/

  9. I love Sarah’s necklace and shoes! I’m pretty obsessed with finding the perfect pair of wedges right now…

  10. Love the contrast of the happy colors Jo-Lynne had…gorgeous green shirt with a great cut and that fun coral-colored purse!

  11. Oh, and I think the pictures taken outdoors have so much better color and detail! Do that when possible. :-)

  12. valerie – you look absolutely splendid….and you’re right – creativity is DEFINITELY a necessity when dressing a pregnant figure!!!!!

  13. Standing ovation for Grace’s thrift shop finds! Darling!