Maternity

MY TOP BABY PICKS FROM THE NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE

I know how crazy overwhelming it can be for expecting moms to prep for your first baby, or when you are entering the land of multiple kids! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018 has so many good baby items this year I decided to dedicate an entire post to baby gear....

A HAIR STORY (DEALING WITH POSTPARTUM HAIR LOSS)

    I’ve always taken pride in my hair. I love being a blonde, and I love having long hair. My long thick hair has always been one of my favorite physical features. I remember going to get my hair done in college, and my hairdresser would always comment on...

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR THROWING A “SPRINKLE”

This post has been sponsored by Pampers. All thoughts and opinions are my own. When I was pregnant with Eli, I was really against having any kind of shower. He was my third baby, and my third BOY. I didn’t need very many new boy things…I’m swimming...

DRESSING THE BUMP SERIES: WHAT TO WEAR DURING YOUR THIRD TRIMESTER

TOP LEFT | TOP CENTER | TOP RIGHT MIDDLE LEFT | MIDDLE RIGHT BOTTOM LEFT | BOTTOM CENTER | BOTTOM RIGHT You can also view a complete roundup of my maternity looks here from my instagram.  In order to shop the looks, just sign up at http://liketoknow.it with your...

A FINAL FLORAL BUMP

DRESS: ASOS MATERNITY (NON MATERNITY HERE) SIMILAR STYLE IN MORE SIZES HERE | SHOES: KRISTIN CAVALLARI | BAG: REBECCA MINKOFF | SUNGLASSES:  KAREN WALKER (RENTED FROM DITTO – USE CODE ‘ELLEAPPAREL‘ TO GET YOUR FIRST...

BIRTHDAY KIMONO DRESS: TUTORIAL

DRESS: MADE BY ME (TUTORIAL BELOW) CREATED FROM THIS DRESS, SIMILAR HERE AND HERE | SHOES: NORDSTROM | CLUTCH: J.CREW (SOLD OUT, SIMILAR HERE) | SUNGLASSES: KAREN WALKER (RENTED FROM DITTO – USE CODE ‘ELLEAPPAREL‘ TO GET YOUR FIRST RENTAL...

KEEPING IT CASUAL

TOP: NORDSTROM (LESS THAN $10!) | HAT: J.CREW (SOLD OUT, SIMILAR HERE AND HERE) | PANTS: A PEA IN THE POD (NON MATERNITY VERSION HERE) | SHOES: NEW BALANCE | SUNGLASSES: RAY BAN | SIMILAR BAG | WATCH | NORDSTROM HERE AND HERE photography by Kendra...

FALL FAVORITES: NORDSTROM SALE ROUND-UP

LEFT: TOP | HAT | BAG (SOLD OUT, SIMILAR) | SIMILAR JEANS (MATERNITY VERSION HERE) | BOOTS | WATCH RIGHT: TOP | CARDIGAN | PANTS | NECKLACE LEFT: TOP (SIMILAR) | JEANS (MATERNITY VERSION HERE) | HEELS | BAG | WATCH | NECKLACE  RIGHT: TOP |...

SPOTTED | MY FAVORITE HAIR EXTENSIONS

TOP: NORSDTROM (ON SALE) | PANTS: A PEA IN THE POD (NON MATERNITY STYLE HERE) | SHOES: NORDSTROM | BAG: NORDSTROM | NECKLACE HERE AND HERE, BRACELET, WATCH, RING | LUXY HAIR IN ‘BEACH BLONDE’ ($5 OFF WITH CODE: LUXYLEANNE) photography by Kendra Maarse...

BREEZY

TOP: NORDSTROM (MORE COLOR OPTIONS HERE AND HERE) | JACKET: NORDSTROM | PANTS: A PEA IN THE POD – 50% OFF RIGHT NOW (NON MATERNITY VERSION HERE) | SHOES: SAM EDELMAN (ON SALE!) | BAG: SIMILAR HERE AND HERE | WATCH, BRACELET, NECKLACE | SUNGLASSES:...

SUMMER COMFORT + MY FAVORITE MATERNITY STYLING TIP!

TOP: NORDSRTOM | CARDIGAN: NORDSTROM | PANTS: A PEA IN THE POD– 50% off right now and free shipping today only!  (NON MATERNITY VERSION HERE) | SHOES: SAM EDLEMAN  ($35 off right now!) | SUNGLASSES: SUNGLASSES: RENTED FROM DITTO (USE CODE...

ON THE FRINGE

TOP: NORDSTROM (ON SALE!) | JEANS: A PEA IN THE POD (NON MATERNITY ONES HERE) | BOOTIES: NORDSTROM (ON SALE) | GLASSES: RAY BANS VIA SUNGLASSES SHOP |  BAG: NORDSTROM  (ONLY $30!) | WATCH (ALSO LOVING THIS ONE), BRACELET  photography by Kendra...

FOURTH OF JULY RUCHED MATERNITY DRESS TUTORIAL

DRESS: MADE BY ME (TUTORIAL BELOW, PATTERN FROM THIS DRESS) SIMILAR DRESSES HERE AND HERE | BAG: SIMILAR | SHOES: SOLD OUT, SIMILAR HERE AND HERE (BOTH ON SALE! | PHONE CASE: SONIX | SUNGLASSES: RENTED FROM DITTO (USE CODE ‘ELLEAPPAREL‘ TO GET...

BLUSHING BUMP (MATERNITY SESSION PART 2)

TOP: MORNING LAVENDER | SKIRT: MORNING LAVENDER | SHOES: NORDSTROM | NECKLACE: MORNING LAVENDER | WATCH: MICHAEL KORS  photography by: Kim Le Photography This was the second part of my maternity shoot with Morning Lavender. You can see our first session...

THE BIG RED BOW DRESS TUTORIAL

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Hover over the image for clickable links to each of the pieces I’m wearing DRESS (MADE BY ME, SEE TUTORIAL BELOW) SIMILAR HERE AND HERE | CLUTCH | SHOES...

AN EYELET SUMMER

DRESS | HAT | NECKLACE | CLUTCH | BRACELETS HERE AND HERE | SANDALS  I have been on a white eyelet kick lately. It is going to be huge for summer and I couldn’t be more excited about it. It so delicate and feminine. This dress is perfect for me this summer...

LOUNGEWEAR CHIC

TOP (40% OFF) | JACKET | PANTS (40% OFF) | CLUTCH | SANDALS (40% OFF)  | NECKLACE (40% OFF) | WATCH (40% OFF) | BRACELETS (40 % OFF) | SUNGLASSES  While I’ve loved getting dressed up while pregnant, there are some days that I just want...

LIGHTEN UP

TOP: NORDSTROM (40% OFF!) | PANTS: A PEA IN THE POD (SAME PANTS, NON MATERNITY HERE) | BAG: REBECCA MINKOFF | HEELS: NORDSTROM | WATCH: MICHAEL KORS (40% OFF!) SUNGLASSES: KAREN WALKER VIA DITTO (I got them through their sunglasses subscription service, only $19 a...

GINGHAM HOLIDAY

( (hover over the first picture to get clickable links to each piece) TOP: NORDSTROM (40% OFF) | PANTS: A PEA IN THE POD (NON MATERNITY VERSION HERE) | SHOES: MICHAEL KORS (40% OFF) | SUNGLASSES: KAREN WALKER | NECKLACE, BRACELETS, WATCH (ALL 40% OFF) Happy Memorial...

CASUAL FRIDAY

BUTTON UP: NORDSTROM | TOP: SIMILAR | PANTS: ASOS | BOOTIES: SOLE SOCIETY | BAG: LILY JADE (SIMILAR) | NECKLACE: SIMILAR | SUNGLASSES: KAREN WALKER VIA DITTO (get access to designer sunglasses for $19 a month + first month free here!) JavaScript is currently...

DRESSING THE BUMP SERIES: WHAT TO WEAR DURING YOUR SECOND TRIMESTER

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. TOP LEFT | TOP CENTER | TOP RIGHT MIDDLE LEFT | MIDDLE RIGHT  BOTTOM LEFT | BOTTOM CENTER | BOTTOM RIGHT Hover over this image for clickable links to each piece I am wearing! You can...