Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Belted Striped Dress, Pink Accessories, Balenciaga Sorbet City | Purple Tee, Asos Maternity Pencil Skirt, Mulberry Alexa Bag

Here's what I wore to work on Tuesday:

Sunglasses: pink leopard print sunglasses from Paddy's Markets in Sydney
Necklace: gifted beaded statement necklace from local markets
DressJeanswest 'Rita' stripe jersey dress
BeltAsos Metal Keeper super skinny belt in pink
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs metallic mouse flats
Bracelets: the usual plus Hermes pink clic clacMarc by Marc Jacobs enamel turnlock stripey hinge black and white bangle
BagBalenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet


Stood in front of my wardrobe trying to find something to wear for quite a while, in the end decided to go simple and wear a dress. Haven't worn this one for a couple months, and figured I should wear it before the fitted waist gets too restrictive to wear. Ended up adding a lot of pink accessories too, just seemed like the easiest choice. Had to facilitate a big meeting Tuesday afternoon so simple and comfortable was a winner.

I really like this beautiful statement necklace paired with stripes, I've worn it that way a lot. My bestie always gets me incredible gifts! :)



Last worn: pink leopard print sunglasses, Jeanswest stripe dress, Asos pink skinny belt, metallic mouse flats, Balenciaga sorbet pink city bag.



Here's what I wore to work today:

SunglassesRayban new Wayfarers
NecklaceHouse of Harlow 5 station necklace in black and silver
TeeSpectrum basic v-neck tee in washed lilac
SkirtAsos graphic print pencil skirt (maternity version here) extra 15% off with code '15EXTRA'
ShoesWittner 'Bolla' black bow detail flats
Bracelets: the usual plus purple Salvatore Ferragamo 'Vara' leather bow braceletRoie Designs black leather Swarovski beaded wrap bracelet
BagMulberry regular Alexa bag in foggy grey


Thank you for all of your advice and suggestions in my last post when I asked about wearing pencil skirts in pregnancy! Today I decided to try the skirt with the top tucked in, next time I'll have to try some of the other suggestions like shorter tops and belts.

Had wanted to try and recreate this outfit pairing today, but although the skirt has an elasticated waistband, it's just not got enough give in it to accommodate the belly. I changed it for this asos maternity skirt instead. The combination of the print on the skirt and the tucked in top really seemed to emphasise the bump. It generated a lot of attention today and every now and then made me think I might have been better off wearing the tee untucked. It's fun being able to try different things and learning different ways to dress during pregnancy though. I'm grateful for every day as I know it will be no time at all until the bump is gone and I'm cradling baby in my arms :)


Last worn: Ray ban wayfarerspurple tee, Asos maternity pencil skirt, black flatsMulberry foggy grey Alexa.


Have to share with you that the Asos final clearance is on now! If you're shopping from Australia, you can get an extra 15% off sale items with code '15XTRA'.

The promo code ends this Friday, 14th February, so hurry!

Linking up with Valentine's Day Linkup, What I Wore Wednesday, Spotlight Weekly LinkupThree-Fer Thursday, Fashion Informant,  Fashion Item Friday, Friday's Fab Favourites today.


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43 comments:

  1. You look gorgeous with the bump silhouette! I say when you feel like it, style it as part of your outfit. :D gorgeous pink with the strip look, too.

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    1. Thanks! It's good being able to emphasise the bump now and then to try something different :)

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  2. love the outfit! x

    http://lifeofacameo.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. Aww I am loving your little bump. Both outfits are adorable!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  4. I almost always wear my shirts tucked into my pencil skirts too :-) I have a really long torso, and my outfits look more "proportionate" that way, haha. I like how much the second outfit accentuates your beautiful (and fast growing!) belly. You looked amazing! xo

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    1. Thank you Nikki! I'm a shortie so I wonder sometimes if it looks too disproportionate on me..but it was fun to try! Really makes me see the difference before and during pregnancy, haha.

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  5. such cute looks!

    xx

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  6. I just love that first outfit! The dress is so cute and the accessories you picked are perfect! That is such a fun necklace!

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  7. I love it how you want to show off your bump! Especially like you said it will be gone before you know it :)
    Also love the belting over the bump in look one! Is it uncomfortable at all? That's the only question I have (have not have kids yet so excuse for this silly question lol)

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    1. I had tried a belt on an outfit before and took it off pretty quickly as it was uncomfortable, but I wore this one quite loose (the bump kept it in place, haha) and it was okay. Might try another belted outfit, will see how it goes :)

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  8. That first look is beautiful, I love the matchy matchy necklace and belt.

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  9. I like the way pink color matches stripes in the first outfit of you) You look very pretty! Lovely snapshots as well!
    Take care) Have a fabulous time!

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  10. i love that dress! i've always loved stripes with a color. sometimes you see them paired with red and you did a great job pairing it with pink mica. yellow is another option. i think all look good.
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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    1. Oooh yes I've seen a lot of yellow around lately...makes me wish I had more in my wardrobe to try some outfits with!

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  11. You look so good Mica!! Love the first outfit..simple, girly and cute!! Adorable!
    XX

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  12. your bump's getting bigger!! i love that you're still working your regular wardrobe into your pregnancy looks - must be great having so many versatile pieces! looking fab mica! x

    steph / absolutely-fuzzy.com

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    1. Yes, I'm so grateful for all of the non-clingy clothes in my wardrobe! Would rather spend money on baby clothes than maternity clothes :)

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  13. Aww, imagining you cradling your baby...what a precious image!
    Always inspiring to see your maternity style and how you still stay on top of it all through this pregnancy :)

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

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    1. I'm looking forward to that day so much! :)

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  14. I love the dress with your pink belt!!

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  15. Both of the looks are fantastic dear! Love them. And as always you seem really happy!
    xoxo
    http://www.milanotime.net

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  16. I love both of these! But that first one is just adorable! :D
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  17. Thank pink purse is perfect for Valentine's Day!

    -Chelsey
    -http://chelseypatti.blogspot.com

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  18. Both outfits are beautiful, dear Mica...you look amazing...
    And I love the pink accessories with gold shoes...perfect.
    xoxo
    - Irina

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  19. Great ensemble Mica! I love the pink on pink and your doggies leash goes with it all very well. {btw, your doggie is dang cute}. And your baby bump is so cute!!!! You are showing more and it was not to long ago you revealed to us your news. You look FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!

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    1. hehe, yes it was so hard to keep the bump a secret in the beginning! :)

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  20. I quite like how the pencil skirt looks tucked in with your baby bump! I love your impeccable styling!! :]

    xo Deborah
    Coffee, Prose, and Pretty Clothes

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  21. your baby bump is coming along so nicely! and yes it looks great this way too with the top tucked in. elongates the longer half more and fits around the bump so well! :)

    Metallic Paws

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  22. That's awesome, definitely document how you go with shorter tops, even flouncy crops, they could look hella cool!

    SDMxx
    www.daringcoco.com

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    1. Oooh, I don't have any cropped tops, but they would look awesome with the pencil skirt! Will definitely give shorter tops a try :)

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  23. Don't tell me about an ASOS sale! Shh, there is a reason why I don't subscribe to their updates ;)

    I love the pink accessories with your first outfit. Now Cooper needs a pink leash to match :)

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    1. haha I know - everything for our current season, on sale! It's too tempting sometimes, I have to share the temptation around :P

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  24. so blooming!! Love that pink balenciaga as always!

    Animated Confessions

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  25. I really love you in the striped dress, it's such a cute way to show off the bump!
    Chic on the Cheap

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  26. oh i just love the pink accessories! and you are rocking that pencil skirt girl!

    x

    ♥ Ellen
    SHOPSTYLECONQUER.COM
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  27. I love the way you styled your striped dress. Here was me thinking you wouldn't be able to wear your skinny belts for a while, but you've done it again. Looks great! sparkle2day.com

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    1. Yep, second time lucky! I'd tried a few days back to wear a belt and gave up, but I belted this one quite loosely and it was a much more comfortable fit :)

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  28. Love the striped dress with red and how you chose to wear your skirt this time. Its all about experimenting enjoy it, coz it goes by so fast!
    Dee
    Ms Dee Kay

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  29. I so appreciate you doll. Hug your man and your doggie and your belly for me. k? {is that creepy? belly? } Well you know what I mean, right? hahahahaha

    Thank you for your loyalty to Fashion item Friday. We so appreciate it.

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  30. Thank you all for your kind comments and feedback with me trying a different way to wear the skirt :)

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  31. You look great! I love both looks, but that striped dress is too cute and you styled it fabulously! Thanks for sharing with Three-fer Thursday!
    xo Bethany
    www.perfectlycoutured.com

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  32. That Balenciaga bag is my dream bag!

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