Happy Monday, friends! How were your weekends?! Ours was seriously one of the best I can remember! Aaron’s family was in town, we celebrated Parker’s birthday on Saturday and my nephew’s birthday on Sunday, and still managed to spend plenty of time poolside in the sunshine. The pregnancy nesting seems to have officially set in as well. I spent a good amount of time this weekend weeding through Parker’s closet and my own, packing up things that we wouldn’t need until the first fall cold front and setting aside another pile of pieces to donate. Being pregnant is taking me back to my capsule wardrobe days and reminding me how nice it is to peer into a closet and only see things that are seasonally appropriate, fit you in that moment, and that you love staring right back. As for the pieces I can’t live without right now?…
For starters, a neck scarf are my favorite accessory right now. It feels like such an easy way to add color or pattern or just general interest to any look. Plus it still feels effortless and casual. Next on my list is definitely oversized tops, tunics, and dresses that aren’t maternity, but fit nicely around this growing belly without looking to mumu-esque. I don’t know why I am so anti-maternity clothes at the moment. I wasn’t at all like this with Parker, but this time around, other than maternity jeans, I’m really trying to hold out and just wear / purchase pieces that aren’t maternity, but still work with a bump. (Some form of denial maybe?!) Lastly? Extra skinny cropped jeans to juxtapose those voluminous top silhouettes.
What are you loving and living in these days?!
Photography by Katie Jameson