Greetings, friends, and happy hump day! It’s time for another edition of What I Wore Lately. This is a roundup of my daily looks from the past week.
There’ve been a few “grace days” as of late, but I went ahead and took pictures anyway. Just trying to keep it real over here.
SIZING NOTES: I’m 5’5″ and 135 pounds, with a slight hourglass shape. Unless I say otherwise, I’m wearing a 6/28 in pants/jeans, a small in tops, a 6 in dresses/jumpsuits, and size 8 shoe.
WHAT I WORE LATELY
Speaking of grace days, last Wednesday was one of those. I threw on my running shorts and this old Zella tee for my morning walk, and then I wore that with my Birks until it was time to change into my swimsuit.
That afternoon, I hosted a friend and her daughter for a pool date, and I threw this casual tank dress on over my swimsuit.
The next day, I got showered and dressed to work from home. Because I was in the A/C all day, I could get away with a thin summer sweater.
This linen tie dye sweater is 50% off and selling fast. It’s true to size; I have the small. Nevermind the canine photo bomber in the background. Love her!
Friday was a dreary, rainy day, and I had to take one of my daughters to an appointment. I’m always chilly in the doctor’s office, plus it was rainy, so I went with jeans and another lightweight sweater.
This stripe sweater is FINALLY on sale and fully stocked. It’s TTS, or size up for a slouchier fit; I’m in the small. This sweater is super thin and lightweight, so you do need a cami or tank under. The one I have is part of the #NSale this year.
Also, I love Rag & Bone Cate skinnies, and this pair is a really good price. Sizes are pretty depleted, but you may get lucky. Otherwise, hold on because there’s a pair in a darker wash that’s part of the #NSale.
I spent most of the next day at home. My dad was here, and I eventually got in the pool, but this is what I wore before and after.
FYI, these shorts are on sale at Evereve. They’re TTS; I have the 6.
On Sunday, I wore this swing dress to church. I tried a few different combinations of sandals and jewelry before landing on what now seems like the most obvious choice.
I like brown with navy, but these sandals were more casual than what I wanted for church. Incidentally, they’re on sale and a really good price for leather sandals. They have a padded footbed, and I find them very comfortable.
I switched into my Miller sandals in Makeup for more of a cohesive look on the bottom, and definitely like these best. The brown, and even the gold break up the line of the leg, but the skin color sandals elongate the leg and leave the focus on the dress.
However, the necklace was too short and close to the neckline for my liking, so I went looking for something longer. I wanted to wear my new Kendra Scott station necklace, but I couldn’t find it. (Happily, it was located last night!)
Fortunately, I also have this one from LOFT, and it works. (It has since sold out, so I can’t link it. Sorry!)
I think this looks much better. It helps draw the eye down and in towards the waist, and it just elongates the entire look and fills the large expanse of navy blue.
I really like the final look. The first one was fine too, but I think this combination of jewelry along with the skin-colored sandals complement the simple dress in the best possible way.
That brings us to Monday, and I had a workout in the morning and PT in the afternoon, so I just put this on and kept it on all day. (I wore sneakers to work out, obviously.)
And this was yesterday. I don’t think I left the house all day, but I was hot and sweaty from an early morning walk/run, so I showered and did the whole hair & makeup thing.
Because I was at home, I could get away with jeans. I sort of forget about these Levi’s, but they’re really comfortable, and I like the raw hem and ripped knee for casual looks.
I bought these back in the springtime, and I tend to forget about them, but they’re very comfortable and the styling is super cute. They run true to size, and they’re 30% off at Zappo’s.
And that’s all I’ve got for this week. I hope you guys are hanging in there.
The news keeps getting crazier, and school decisions are looming, and I’m sure most of us are dealing with personal life stuff and work stressors on top of it all. Try to stay positive, focus on the good, and be kind to yourself (and others!) xo
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