Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Spring Forward Black+White.

Today's post includes some of my most favorite photos I have taken with Vivian in the last few months. Like the one above (one of my top 2 favorites). Bonus that the photos were taken outside, under natural sunlight. Wish I had someone to snap pictures of my outfit outside too. I had to go back inside for some style blogger camera time lol.
These pictures are a little older, but I could easily wear this dress without tights today, actually. I could probably add a light Military Jacket (IRL I am currently wearing one) or one of my Puffer Vests (come back here Friday March 6th to see one of those). It is in the upper 50s here today - sunny, pretty warm and beautiful. This Black+White Paisley/Floral Dress paired with Black Patent Leather Ballerinas, a Long  Silver+Beaded Necklace and some Long Silver Dainty Earrings plus Sunglasses (to keep the sun away) is a great way to Spring Forward into. That Peach+Mango Lemonade (I could drink one up this second) is perfect for a warm, early Spring day, also. The Black+White Trend continues to go strong this Spring and it is the prompt for Today's Trend Spin Link-up. This Paisley Dress is perfect for it. Want a Spring Paisley Dress of your own? I found many fantastic options below, all for under 60 bucks. You are welcome!
Sweet Vivian in White+Pink is mixing and matching Polka Dots and Leopard. She is THE MOST BEAUTIFUL 2-year old girl in the world!

Light Cotton-Stretch, 3/4-Sleeve, Scoop-Neck, Black Dress w/ a Floral/Paisley White Print: White House Black Market (similar, dressier, black+white floral by WHBM, want this), (gorgeous shirt-dress option, fantastic deal, love this), (dressy, girly option in B+W), (gorgeous blue option w/ long sleeves, best deal, love this).
Long, Multiple-Chain Knotted Necklace w/ Black Beads: Love Culture (very similar by Guess, great deal, love this), (similar by Express, love this), (similar by Charlotte Russe, best deal).
Pink-framed, Green/Rainbow Mirror "Wayfarer" Sunglasses: Random Street Vendor (very similar, great deal), (gorgeous Ray Ban option, love these), (similar in pink ombre, love these).
2 Black Plastic Bangles w/ White Polka Dots: Forever 21 (gorgeous option by Kate Spade, great deal, love this).

Vivian's Outfit:
Hot Pink, Light Pink & White Striped Jumper Dress w/ Flamingo on the front: Carter's.
White Tee w/ tiny Red Polka Dots: Carter's.
White Nylon Tights w/ Pink Polka Dots: Wal Mart.
Baby Pink & Hot Pink Sneaker Sandals: Happy Kids.

Last but not least, I am linking up with Whitney because I am taking the Black+White element from Alex's Outfit.




24 comments:

  1. Aw you and Viv look so cute! Loving that dress and the print!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

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  2. You can never go wrong with black and white! Such a lovely look! :)

    http://www.kathrineeldridge1.wordpress.com

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  3. Love this chic black and white dress and the pics of your and Vivian are just adorable, so sweet!! Hope you are having a great week Ada:)
    Marta
    www.sweatersstripesandsweets.com

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  4. I love black and white for all seasons! This dress looks great on you Ada! What a lovely style! I am so ready for spring here! We got 6 inches of snow Sunday and are expecting freezing rain today:( Bring on the sun!! Your daughter is just beautiful! Susan

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  5. Aww how adorable is she?! She is such a natural in front of the camera too, I think she's taking after her mom! Lovely outfit as well.

    www.jerseygirltexanheart.com

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  6. Such a cute black and white dress!

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  7. These are such cute pictures! I love this dress too! I've been really into black and white outfits lately and it's such a classic look!

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  8. Amazing post ! Would you like to follow each other?
    http://kate-fashionschtick-kate.blogspot.com/

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  9. You girls look so adorable! Love vivian's pink outfit, and uou look great in black and white. I'm glad you got some pictures outside and enjoy the beautiful day!
    -Tatiana
    We Shop in Heels

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  10. Aww what great pictures of the pretty little Vivian. I am loving the idea of this dress with a military jacket or vest!

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  11. Aw you and Vivian look so lovely!!!
    Rachel
    Garay Treasures

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  12. Your daughter is just way too cute!! I am always a fan of the mommy and me style, whether it's intentional or not... you two look beautiful together!

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  13. She is beyond adorable, and you look ready for spring! Thank you so much for the visit. Hope you have a great week!

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  14. Love your black & white outfit and Vivian is adorable!!

    Alice
    www.happinessatmidlife.com

    Hope to see you for TBT Fashion link up.

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  15. Your daughter is so cute! :) And that black and white dress is very pretty :)

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  16. You and Vivian look beautiful and ready for your day out!
    Hope you had fun.

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  17. Love the black and white dress. Vivian is getting so big!

    Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

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  18. I´d love a paisley dress like yours, it´s so chic in black and white! Oh my, Vivian has grown so fast and so pretty too. I missed visiting your blog. :)

    http://dressingupforme.blogspot.com/

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  19. Vivian is adorable! I also really like your dress, black and white is so classy and timeless!
    Thanks for linking up!

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  20. Oh my goodness, Vivian is so darn cute! And I can't believe how big she has gotten! Tell me it doesn't go that fast :) You look gorgeous, Ada. Black and white definitely suit you!

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  21. Your dress is beautiful, love the style of dress and the pattern. These photos of you and Vivian are lovely, I can see why you love them.

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  22. That dress is just fabulous!...and Vivian look so cute!

    Alena & http://garmentsspeech.blogspot.com

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  23. What gorgeous pics, of both you ladies...

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  24. What great photos! Vivian is really starting to look a lot like you! Love seeing her smile!

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