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Swimming Into Summer | OOTD

Summer is near and with it comes shopping for a swimsuit. I can honestly say it’s not as exciting for me as it used to be since having a baby a few years ago. Trying to wear the same type of swimsuit as before I was pregnant was the main culprit. Triangle bikini tops and low rise bottoms are no longer my friends. Let’s just say my boobs are not exactly where they used to be after nursing for nearly a year and my mid section is a bit more squishy. Lol

Before you set out to shop for swimsuits (undies you get to show everyone) make sure you feeling good about yourself that day. We all have days when we don’t feel our best. If you are having the week from hell, DON’T GO SHOPPING FOR A SWIMSUIT! You’ll just regret it. Be sure you’re having a great hair day and maybe put on a little lipstick. You want to feel confident when you get naked. Lol

I adapted the style of clothing that I feel best in┬áto a swimsuit and it helped tremendously. I love classic black and white so picking a color was a no brainer. A well fitting bra is a must have so I went for a more “bra” type of top with lots of support and voila! My breasts “look” like they are where they should be again. (At least while I’m wearing the suit. Lol) For the bottoms I took my love of high rise pants and picked a swim bottom that gives me the same comfort. A high rise bottom leaves me feeling not so exposed yet beautiful.

The great news is that I was able to get everything at one store, Old Navy! I feel like I could just move in there since I’m there all the time. You may have to mix and match brands if you’re looking for very different things for your top and bottom but thats okay. Before you shop for a swimsuit this summer think about clothing items that you feel best in and consider your body type before you head out. That way you don’t feel overwhelmed with trying on any and everything. If you don’t find something you love the first go round, don’t be afraid to go back to the drawing board until you do. Leave a comment and tell me what your favorite swimsuit shopping tips are, Enjoy!

Swimsuit, Denim Jacket, shoes- Old Navy

Box Clutch Purse- MilanBlocks.com

 

Bouncing into Spring ?

It’s time to talk about spring trends! It was wonderful being behind the scenes and seeing the Neiman Marcus preview. This spring be on the look out for wide leg pants, bare shoulders, lots of lace, confident reds, high-impact earrings,shoes that wrap &tie, embellished bags, vivid matte lips, and redefined blazers.

Another treat for the evening was fashion illustrator Rongrong Devoe creating live sketches as the models took the runway. It was amazing to see how quickly she could capture the essence and spirit of a look after only seeing it for about 30 seconds.

Let me know if you plan on giving any of these spring trends a try. Enjoy!

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