Sunday, February 12, 2012

Steppin' Out Saturday: Girls in Flats

This weekend we stepped out and took my dad to lunch in honor of his birthday.  Steak
and shrimp and two sweet little granddaughters: what a better way to spend a
birthday?!  Isabelle wore a blazer my mother-in-law gave her for Christmas and Brees
wore her furry Minnie Mouse jacket.  I was inspired by Mandy from Juggling Chic last
week and how she managed to style a short sweater.  After birthing two babies, there are
just certain tops that now hit me at a very unflattering place on my hips, making me shy
away from ever wearing them.  But, when layered over a button-up and adding a
funky layering twist, I suddenly was able to breath new life into my short shirt
wardrobe.  And this, my friends, is one of the beautiful things about blogging:
gaining inspiration from real life women.  Body issues?  I have them, just like everyone
else.  But then a simple idea like layering comes to mind and I suddenly feel as
beautiful as every single one of us should.  Cheers to that!
Here's what we wore on this chilly wintry weekend:
Mama:
Button-up: Polo by Ralph Lauren
Sweater: Old Navy
Jeans: Aeropostale
Flats: Target
Belle: 
Top and Corduroy skinnies: The Children's Place
Blazer: Gifted
Flats: Payless
Brees:
Top and leggings: Target
Jacket: Disneystore.com
Shoes: Keds 



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10 comments:

Hilary@BabyMooHoo said...

you look great! i love the sweater&button down combo. i feel the same way about finding new ways to make shorter shirts work again after pregnancy... will be layering some this week, too :)

kristance! said...

love the layered look, liv! y'all are way too cute. and aaahhh, when did brees get to gosh darn big?! stop growing up, little darlin!

Little Gray Pixel said...

You look awesome! The pants, the shoes ... I dig the button-down layered look -- it was pretty much my uniform a few years back when I lived on the East Coast. It's a nice, easy way to look polished with minimal effort, right?

Summer said...

Love your outfit! You pull off purple jeans so good. I was looking at a similar pair at Target (of course!).

Belle and Brees are little dolls.

Mrs Savage said...

You all look fab! Love those colored jeans - I might even be tempted to try the shirt/sweater look again once it cools down here :)

Mandy said...

You look great! I'm so glad I could help! Your girls are adorable!

Kelley, Brendan and Baby Brix said...

Love those jeans on you! So bright and fun..and check out Belle's fierce posin'!! Go on girl!

Annie said...

You guys all look so cute! Loving your blue pants :)

Annie
The Other Side of Gray

deanna@delirious-rhapsody said...

i love the layered look!

also, belle's poses always make me laugh. but in a good way! :)

Katie said...

I love your blue pants! and your girls and you are beautiful!