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A few weeks ago I bought my first pair of skinny jeans. I think it was me trying to play a mind game with myself... if my postpartum body can fit into a pair of skinny jeans, then I must be skinny, right? Sure. As long as I have on my Bridget Jones stomach-holding-in-panties. Shhhh--don't tell!

Then there came the dilemma of what to wear with these trendy little numbers. It's taking a while, but I think I'm sort of getting the hang of it.

On the bottom of every one--Old Navy skinny jeans
Left:
Top--Old Navy knit tunic
Shoes--Target
Accessories--none

Center:
Top--Old Navy nursing top with a tank hidden underneath
Cardigan--Target
Shoes--Off Broadway = off brand
Accessories--none again. I've got to get better at this...

Right:
Top--Target nursing tank
Cardigan--Banana Republic
Shoes--Target flats again
Necklace--Lisa Leonard Designs (one thing at a time)

I am so proud to report that I made it out of my yoga pants uniform four days last week. So far, that's a personal best. Try and hold your applause. Now if you'll excuse me, I'm off to go clean my full length mirror!


If you like seeing what other people wear as much as I do, hop on over to The Pleated Poppy to check out some cute and fabulous fashions.

13 comments:

Melissa said...

I think you rock the skinny jeans!!! I am still trying to get enough nerve to get a pair! You look great!!!! Your babies are beautiful:)

Jewelscapes Handmade Jewelry said...

Yep, you look great in those skinny jeans and i love the top and sweater with it in the 3rd photo! Thanks for sharing.
Bejeweled Wednesdays@jewelscapes.blogspot !

Den Br├Ąckliga said...

Hey sis, you look like a million dollar babe!
Over here I'm having a bad body month. Or year...
Must be the age :(

Bethany said...

# 3 picture looks awesome! I love your cardigan from banana!

Dana at StrawberryTart! said...

I love your flats from Target!

Jess said...

You look great! I love the sweater in the last picture. I think you definitely deserve applause! Beautiful girls, I love your header picture.

Abby said...

The BR cardigan is amazing! Must find one like that!

Holly said...

Hooray for skinny jeans!! And for stepping out of your fashion comfort zone. You look great!

Love the ruffle neck long tunic (purple?) and your Target flats. Can we ever have too many cute ballet flats? I think not.

Michele Alger said...

You don't know me, I'm a pleated poppy fan, and I don't normally make comments and am too chicken to do WIWW, but I have to say it since no one else did. You definately look great in the third pic., but you look adorable in pic. #1! My fav. But then again...who am I? LOL

Cambria said...

I am in LOVE with that cardigan from Banana Republic!!! :) So cute!

Jodi said...

Skinny jean success! I love all 3 looks. I just bought a pair 2 weeks ago and am still trying to figure it out - thanks for the fashion inspiration :)

Nicola (Which Name?) said...

Okay, I am not a skinny jean fan (on anyone), but you look FANTASTIC! Maybe I should go put the cookie back in the cookie jar and jump on the bike trainer. LOL
Nicola

sara said...

Wow--I was totally off the ball on responding to this one and your comments were all so incredibly flattering. A HUGE thank you from this postpartum mama!!!