Thursday, July 31, 2014

Dress Week: Red Stripes for Me and Denim+Pink Flowers for Vivian.

First of all thank you to all of you who were concerned about me from the last post. I appreciate all the comments and E-Mails I received from you. I had a second visit at the doctor's today and she could see quite a bit of improvement and healing. Those ear-drops have done a miracle thus far. However she said the entire healing process will take about a month and I have to put on little ear-plugs too, when I shower. I have 5 more days of meds and antibiotics and on Tuesday I am due in for a third check-up. I am still in some pain, but nothing compared to what it was 3 days ago.

As I am typing this I realize that it is July 31st today which means August is the only full Summer month left. My third New Dress this week is another piece from H&M (see the other dresses 1 and 2). It just happens to be that way, because I have added a lot of new pieces from H&M this year, actually. I am finally wearing this Versatile+Flirty Red Striped Dress in a Fit+Flare Style, which was actually a Mother's Day Gift (together with a Necklace by H&M), by my husband. I wore the Dress last Saturday both during the daytime and the evening. It ended up being really comfortable. Well the dress is after all Ponte, but a thinner kind of Ponte which makes it perfect year-around and I plan to wear this Dress in the Fall, also. As a matter of fact I am currently wearing the Dress today, as I am typing this post (twice within a week, guys). I styled it differently of course. For my first time I wore my Nude Peep-Toe Wedges that have the Funky Colorful Polka Dots. It was a hot day so a low bun was indeed necessary, also no Necklace. Just some Gold Button Earrings, a stack of Bracelets and I also carried a Gold Handbag. Between the Red Breton Stripes and the Gold I accessorized with, I gave the Outfit a Nautical vibe. Perfect for what "Summer Red" means to me which is Today's theme for Spotlight Weekly. I wish you could see Vivian's Cute Dress better. It is Denim on the top and it mixes Pink Gingham with Pink Floral Print on the bottom. Do you own a Dress with Red Stripes?
Sunglasses & Hand Jewelry:
Round, Maroon-Red, Plastic-frame Sunglasses: Gucci (Birthday Gift) (New) (identical sunglasses in Tortoise - mine have redish-pink plastic frames), (very similar), (similar, best deal), (similar by Gucci).
Black Plastic Bangle w/ White Polka Dots: Forever 21.
Olive Green/Gold Rhinestone Bangle (part of a set of Bangles): A Random Boutique (similar by Givenchy, great deal, love this), (set of 3 rhinestone bangles, best deal).
Red Bracelet w/ Silver Beads twisted around the Silk RibbonsBijoux & Accessories.
Real Silver Ring w/ Tiny Turquoise Stone: Express (very similar), (similar w/ large stone, best deal, love this).
Gold, Real Leather Hobo Bag w/ Quilted detail on the Front: Elliot Lucca (New) (very similar, great deal), (similar EL, white Summer option), (gorgeous MK option).
Beige, Peep-Toe Wedges w/ Different Colorful Dots: Il Cammino (similar, nude, little wedges), (red polka dot option by Toms, love these).

Vivian's Outfit:
Tank Dress w/ Chambray Top & Pink Gingham+Floral Tiered Skirt: Blueberi Boulevard.
Baby Pink/Floral Short-Sleeve Onesie: Wal Mart.
Hair Tie w/ Strawberries: Random Street Vendor.
White, Lace-trimmed Socks: Jumbo.
Baby Pink, Strappy Sandals w/ Bows: Target.

P.S. Linking with Alison, Erin, Jena, Jo-Lynne, Lauren, Lena, Sarah and Tara.

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  1. Your are making me what to run to H&M now. Glad to hear your ear is healing. hugs. Also I think that dress with look cute with a skinny belt around it.

  2. This dress is adorable, and extra points for being so comfortable!

  3. The zipper detail on the back is pretty... Love the mother daughter shots in front of the car:)

    Patrice @

  4. In some of these photos when you wear the sunnies you remind me of First Lady Jackie Kennedy :) plus the dress is styled all classy like hers. Glad you are feeling better. Rachel

  5. I am envious of all of your summer dresses! This one looks especially cute with your hair up and with the sunglasses! Your daughter always looks so happy in the pics with the two of your together!

  6. How fabulous is this red and white striped dress! I really love a great print and this is fabulous. You look amazing doll!

    On another note, you should take a look at the Style Confession Link-up, over on my blog It's a great way to meet and build relationships with other bloggers, as well discovering new blogs. :)


  7. I love this pretty summer dress! So perfect!

  8. Lovely dress! I love stripes too, and red and white stripes is a fave!

    By the way, I just updated my blog with a new post. I’d love for you to swing by:

  9. Hope you feel better soon! Sorry to hear you've been unwell.

    Your striped dress is very cute :)

  10. This such a pretty stripes dress, Ada. It suits you well! Love that second photo of you and Viv laughing together, it looks like you had fun. :)

    I hope you´re feeling better. Was it an ear infection? I have to read about that in your last post because I´m behind in reading your posts.

  11. Suppsoe this is one of my fave dresses on you Ada you look lovely. OMG I so want this:) xo Sabina @Oceanblue Style

  12. First of all, I hope you get all healed up soon! Secondly, I think this is my favorite looks of yours ever! That dress is amazing! The stripes, the fit... it's all perfect!

  13. Hi Ada
    No wonder you bought a lot of dresses there. You look great in them. I really like this dress. Red is my fav color and I love the stripes
    from the link up
    , please stop by, jess

  14. Ada, thank you so much for the lovely comments on my blog! You are always so sweet. And what a pretty stripe dress you are wearing!! Vivian is looking as cute as ever!

    Lauren xo
    Sophisticated In Style

  15. Feeling ill when you're raising children is no fun at all! Glad things are a bit better now. Another beautiful dress. I love the fit of the dress on you as it skims you in all the right places. Stripes is a great pattern for you as you're so slim, I love the colours, you carry them off well!

  16. Love the dress, i;ve been looking for a red and white stripe piece rcently. you two are adorable together. hope you're feeling better soon.

  17. Hi my dear Ada. After a crazy month of traveling and activities I am catching up more and more with my blog reading and see that I missed a lot of your lovely posts. First of all SO sorry to hear you had the ear infection and that much pain :-( I went back to your original post about that to see what happened and it sounds so painful. I know how hard it is to deal with similar health problems while taking care of kids. Very happy to know you are feeling better now lovely!!! The red striped dress is just gorgeous on you and Vivian is as cute as ever. Have a fab week, XOXO, Elif <3

  18. So nautical, light, and classy ADA. One of my favorite looks on you. Such a great find for summer!

  19. LOVE this dress! I have a thing for stripe and the fit and style of this dress is right up my alley! Very nice.

    Thrifting Diva

  20. That dress is so cute! I love the sunglasses you paired with it, too!


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