Sunday, October 14, 2012

Brown Silk Elegant Lady!

I swear since being pregnant, I am always hot. I want to know what feeling cold feels like again. I mean it. (And that is my current Facebook status, too). Seriously though, despite this rain business we have had these last 2-3 days, the only time I haven't felt so hot is late at night when I leave work and when the temperatures have dropped down significantly. But I feel like after the rain, the mugginess comes out. Also once I am inside I can't help but feel hot, too. Ehhh. And it's not like I have gained 20-30 lbs already. I mean at 6 months pregnant I measure pretty small. I am currently listening to "Dessert Rose" (on repeat) - I hadn't listened to that song in years and I love it - and I can't help but compare the title to the song to the current state of my body. Thankfully I will get to go home soon so between the walking and the waiting at the bus station real late in the evening, (which is cooler than the day) I might cool off for a bit.

Today's outfit features one of my most favorite dresses in my wardrobe and it is from Banana Republic. I have also worn it (differently) another time this summer, for a TV Interview, but I had such a busy and tiring day that day that I didn't have time to photograph the outfit. I love the subtle brown-on-brown Polka Print that this beautiful silk dress has. It is a classic and womanly style with a little bit of an empire waist which in my current situation, helped. And since my bust is currently quite more ample than usual, a camisole underneath it is a must so I paired it with a bright, contrasting color. The shoes (who also have polka dots) match the two colors in my outfit. I added another print to the mix: a little bit of Leopard (my bracelet).

Hope your weekend was fun, bright and enjoyable!! =)

Short-Sleeve, Empire-Waist, Polka-Dot, Silk Brown Dress: Banana Republic.
Hot Pink Stretchy Nylon Camisole w/ Lace Trim: White House Black Market.
Skinny, Silver Rectangle, Drop Earrings w/ a Smoke-Gray Stone in the Middle: White House Black Market.
Leopard-Print, Plastic Bangle: Forever 21.
Ivory & Camel, Faux-Leather Headband with Double Bows (off the Side): Bijoux & Accessories.
Beige, Peep-Toe Wedges w/ Different Colorful Dots: Il Cammino.



P.S. I am linking this to YOLO MONDAYS




4 comments:

  1. What a beautiful and elegant dress indeed! The empire waist flatters your adorable baby bump :) Hope you are having a wonderful weekend, despite of the heat.

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    1. Thanks Heather. It is a pretty dress. =) My weekend was so-so. I worked all weekend long and survived the muggy weather.

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  2. Those shoes are adorable!!!!

    Thanks for YOLOing with us,
    Carly
    www.lipglossandcrayons.com

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    1. Thanks Carly. These shoes were my favorite shoe purchase of this summer and I wore them a lot. Happy to Yolo with you guys on Mondays. =) I will check out your blog, now.

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