Monday 20 October 2014

Jersey Maxi Skirts, Tank Tops, Kimono and Rebecca Minkoff Mini MAB

Ended up wearing maxi skirts two days in a row! Not surprising considering I loved them so much in pregnancy I keep reaching for them instead of jeans post-baby.

Here's what I wore to spend the morning with some mums and bubs:
splendid stripe tank black jersey maxi skirt Converse Chucks
SunglassesRayban new Wayfarers
TankSplendid double French stripe tank in 'Flamingo' pink
SkirtJeanswest plain jersey black maxi skirt
ShoesConverse Chuck Taylor All Star low in black
BagMarc by Marc Jacobs pretty nylon Eliz-A-Baby bag

I caught up with some other mummies from my mother's group to go for a little walk and get some socialisation for the babies and us. It was really nice enjoying the warm, sunny day and getting a bit of exercise too. The other mums were in fitness gear, but I don't own gym clothes! I figured a nice light tank and maxi skirt with some Chucks was a good casual outfit for getting out.

The only problem with wearing this was that I forgot to put on sunscreen. Being a new mum and sometimes a little sleep deprived, I do forget things from time to time. But I really suffered after this forgetful moment! My poor shoulders were uncovered and got extremely burnt. Need to throw some sunscreen in the baby bag for the next time I forget to put it on in the morning. Just glad my BB cream has some SPF in it so at least my face was protected, and that my legs were shielded by the maxi skirt.

Last worn: Wayfarers, striped tank, jersey maxi skirt, Converse, Marc by Marc Jacobs baby bag.

Here's what I wore to go shopping:
SunglassesRayban new Wayfarers
Jacket: Just Jeans paisley print kimono jacket
NecklaceHouse of Harlow sunburst necklace in silver and grey
TopJeanswest Jenni basic singlet in Royal Lilac purple
SkirtTarget grey marle maxi skirt
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
BagRebecca Minkoff MAB mini in soft grey

Went out shopping with my mum and sister the day after the great sunburn walk. I was having such a tough time finding something to wear. My own fault for forgetting sunscreen! I was running out of time finding something to wear as baby T and I were meeting my family at the stores. Started with the maxi skirt as I wanted to be comfortable, and ended up picking the tank top as it was the only thing that didn't "scratch" my shoulders. Even just a simple seam on a tee was too much for my red skin!

I still needed to cover up a little more to avoid any further sunburn, so I picked this kimono as it's so lightweight. I've worn it with a maxi skirt before when I was pregnant, in an almost identical outfit, but it's not a combination I'd usually go for as it's a voluminous top and skirt together. Ended up quite liking this outfit though, although it's not something I would have put together normally. What do you think? Too much with the skirt and kimono together, or not bad?

Last worn: kimono, purple tank, grey maxi skirt, Havaianas, Rebecca Minkoff mini MAB.

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  1. Second outfit is my favorite!

  2. I really love your outfit! Looks really comfortable but stylish at the same time :)

  3. I love that color purple on you and that kimono is such an easy great look. Very cute!

  4. Yay! Another mommy blogger! You def have a new follower. (:

  5. I like the kimono overlay look. You are looking as gorgeous as ever!
    Hair layers look great, too. :Dx

  6. I love a great jersey maxi skirt too, so comfy!

  7. Love both outfits! I'm still in the pregnancy part and reach for maxi skirts all the time these days! I love your color pops too.

  8. Such beautifully casual outfits my dear, I love the maxi skirt and once again you wear scarves so wonderfully well! I need to learn from you, I only wear woolen ones when it's cold and take it off as soon as possible :(

    xx Debbie

  9. Sunburn is no fun! Hope you heal quickly Mica. Put it on you and Baby T. Your mummy group sounds great. Chic outfits :)

  10. The queen of maxi skirts shows us once again how it's done ;)
    Haha, cute outfits, both of them! I really like the second one with the kimono

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

  11. Love your kimono outfit Mica! I just did an outfit post on kimonos too! Check it out and let me know what you think!

  12. I love how you look so comfy casual and stylish!

    Jessica |

  13. ah it sucks getting sunburnt! i don't mind the combination actually, i see the kimono as an extra 'coverup' layer ;) love the hair too!!

    steph /

  14. I love kimono jackets at the moment too. I have one which I can't wait to start whipping out - unfortunately it's still a bit cold when I leave for work in the mornings, so I usually opt for something a bit warmer. But yay for spring on it's way!

    Can I also say,your hair looks fantastic in your second pic!

    The Hidden Thimble

  15. Love the pink-striped tank top and especially the beige paisley kimono. =)

  16. I like the loose kimono jacket over this outfit very much! It gives it a nice finishing detail, as well as giving a little extra protection for your poor shoulders.

  17. Sunburns are the worst! I have to lather up or I end up so red. Maxi skirts are so much more comfortable than jeans. It's amazing! Love the kimono with your look.

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

  18. Your kimono works so well with that pretty purple tank! I think it works really well with the maxi skirt! And if it helps you avoid further sunburn all the better!

  19. Maxi skirts and dresses have become faves of mine, too--and, you wear them well! Love the kimono and that great RM handbag! I just bought my first pair of Ray Ban sunnies in August and I am loving them--very durable. Hugs on your day! T.

  20. I really like these maxi skirt looks - I really like the kimono pairing especially!

    xo Deborah
    Coffee, Prose, and Pretty Clothes

  21. I haven't ventured into the kimono trend but you do it well!

    Come link up with me at Whatcha Wearing Wednesday!

  22. You always make maxis so effortless, and I love your sunburst necklace, sometimes I wish I got a more neutral color!
    Chic on the Cheap

  23. Thank you all for your kind comments and words about the kimono and maxi skirt combo! :)


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