Mommy and Daughter in Pastels and lots of Sun.

Happy Hump Day You All!
Truth is I don't own a lot of Graphic Tees (what kind of blogger am I? LOL). And most of the ones I own have some type of art graphic not words on them. I was so happy to purchase this lovely graphic tee a couple of weeks ago at JC Penney. The message itself "I Need Retail Therapy" is exactly me in a nutshell. Plus the T-Shirt is in Rose Quartz (Blush) on of the biggest colors of the year, I couldn't resist. And the material is the softest cotton. It is from JC Penney from their Belle+Sky line which I recently discovered. They have very cute and on trend, fashionable and well-made clothes. The T-Shirt was a little pricey at about 36 bucks but with a 40% sale and a little 15% coupon on top, I had to get it. I paired it with my new Striped Skirt. This Midi Pencil Beauty is by Vince Camuto. I purchased mine a couple of months ago at Nordstrom and cannot find it online but Vince Camuto has a very similar skirt currently which I also love. I love the different directions of the stripes on mine. It makes it so unique and shows off my curves, more.

This Outfit was worn last Saturday and it was pretty much Summer here. It was warm, sunny and beautiful, we spent a good part of the day outside just enjoying the weather. Vivian is wearing a new Fit+Flare Dress from Old Navy. I layered it with a light Jersey Turtleneck and she is wearing some thin Nylon Tights too because due to her delicate immune system I didn't want to undress her completely, right away. She was comfortable all day I must say. I love the big girl look of her longer fit+flare dress. Plus she looks adorable in Mint as this post also shows and once again I paired Mint with Pink for her. I made her flower crown using rosettes in neon coral, bright pink, mint and teal which I hand-sew to a thin elastic band. She absolutely loved it. However my favorite picture of Vivian in this outfit is probably this one I shared on Instagram. I loved that photo so much I didn't even realize I shared it twice but used a filter for one of them for some special effect. I love how Vivian is showing her pretty flower crown in that picture. We are both wearing Spring Pastels (her in Mint and I in Rose Quartz). I decided to take out a pair of Sandals too and wore these Gorgeous Laser-Cut Gold Leather Wedges by Kenneth Cole. I paired them with more Leather: a Matching Gold Bow Headband and a Cuff Bracelet in mixed leathers which is actually a ponytail holder. Lastly, I went for my Cute Burlap Clutch that day. What do you think of our Spring Pastel Looks? Have you bought any Cute Graphic Tees lately? Where do you shop for yours?

The Accessories:
Tan/Nude Burlap Clutch w Black Faux Leather & Button detail: The Limited (similar, Splurge), (similar, small Splurge), (similar, Great Deal).
Gold Leather, Laser-Cut Peep-Toe Wedge Sandals: Kenneth Cole Reaction (similar, Splurge), (similar dressier option, Great Deal, love these(similar current option by Kenneth Cole, Steal, love these).
Lavender/Tan/Snakeskin Real Leather Ponytail Holder (worn as a wrist cuff): The Limited (similar, Steal), (similar, Splurge, love this).
Blush/Pale Pink "Retail Therapy" Graphic T-Shirt w/ Short Sleeves: Belle+Sky via JC Penney (New) (similar, Great Deal+Great Message, love this), (similar, Fantastic Deal), (similar, Steal).
Black+White Striped, Knit Midi Pencil Skirt: via Nordstrom (New) (similar, Splurge, love this), (similar current option, Great Deal), (similar, on Sale, love this), (similar, Steal).
Drop Hoop Earrings w/ Clear Crystals, Baby Blue Stones & Pearls: White House Black Market (similar, Splurge), (similar, Great Deal, love these), (similar, Steal).
Tan/Nude Burlap Clutch w Black Faux Leather & Button detail: The Limited (similar, Splurge), (similar, small Splurge), (similar, Great Deal).
Lavender/Tan/Snakeskin Real Leather Ponytail Holder (worn as a wrist cuff): The Limited (similar, Steal), (similar, Splurge, love this).
Tortoise Frame, Plastic Sunglasses w/ Iridescent Mirror Glasses: Old Navy (New) (similar, Splurge), (similar, smaller Splurge, my favorite), (similar, Steal, love these).
Gold Leather, Laser-Cut Peep-Toe Wedge Sandals: Kenneth Cole Reaction (similar, Splurge), (similar dressier option, Great Deal, love these(similar current option by Kenneth Cole, Steal, love these).
Fuchsia Lustrous Lipstick: Revlon in "Fuchsia Fusion" (identical, Steal), (similar, Great Deal, love this), (similar, Splurge).

Vivian's Outfit:
Pastel Mint Fit+Flare Sleeveless Cotton Dress: Old Navy (New).
White Light Cotton Long-Sleeve Turtleneck w/ Multicolored Hearts: Wal Mart.
Coral/Teal/Pink Rosette Hair Crown/Headband: DIY-ed by Me (New).
Hot Pink Tights w/ Baby Pink Hearts: Wal Mart (New).
Baby Pink Socks w/ Ruffled Lace: Dollar spot @Target (New).
Fuchsia Plastic Frame Sunglasses w/ Disney Princesses: Disney via Wal Mart.
Baby Pink Hello Kitty Foam Shoes: Disney via Meijer's.

Come back here tomorrow and linkup with me for Thursday Moda. Thanks for stopping by. =)

P.S. Linking up with Alice, Allison, Amanda, Brenna with Grace + Jenna, Brooke with Erica, Carrie with Jill, Claire, Elle with Jacqueline, Elizabeth, Grace, 

Also linking with the ladies of The Blended Blog. Their theme today is Graphic Tees.

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  1. Aw you both look so pretty in your pastels! Love those metallic sandals and Vivians headband is the cutest!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  2. That graphic tee is PERFECT for you! And I really love it paired with the striped midi! Your outfit could totally be dressed up with heels and a blazer, too! My favorite pics are the ones with Vivian holding the clutch :)

  3. Great t shirt !
    I'd prefer to see the skirt with heels and a button down shirt.

  4. Aww little V looks so cute in her flower crown!! I really love your graphic tee - such a fun one!!

  5. I don't own a lot of graphics tees (okay none) either. This one is so fun. Loving Vivian's pretty mint jumper.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  6. Both you and Vivian look so chic! I love your skirt and dying over that tee! I need it! :)

  7. Super cute outfit. Love your graphic t-shirt.

  8. This post is super cute, Vivian is just a doll and love her outfit!! You look great in these pastels & fun graphic tee. Hope you are having a great week Ada:)

  9. Ada, I just discovered that line tonight at Penny's and almost got that tee!! You look adorable in it and I love the way you styled it!! Vivi look so cute styling with mama!!

  10. That tee is so fun, I love it. Also, I'm in LOVE with your shoes--I think I need those! Vivian is precious in her little flower crown, what a doll :)

  11. Come check out my latest collab with EXPRESS and let me know what you think of the romper I wore! Have a great weekend already!


  12. You and Vivian look adorable! I love your graphic tee and those shoes!

    Doused In Pink

  13. Such lovely ladies! #TopoftheWorldLinkup

  14. What a fun graphic tee and I am so in love with your great skirt!

    Thank you for joining TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you next week. Have a great weekend!


  15. Aww lovely outfits on you both, how sweet are your daughter shoes !! :)

    Thanks for linking up Ada :)

  16. your little one is adorable and i love your t-shirt. thank you for posting with the Powers the Flower linkup.



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