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The Labels I Live In

Pregnancy can be hard.  Uncomfortable.  Heartburn ridden, and swollen.  But that will never be able to negate the fact that we still just want to be fabulous.  With a growing uterus in the way, there are a myriad of maternity options out there to suit any body type.  Yet even with all of these antepartum fashion needs taken into consideration, some girls vehemently decline the maternity motif within their own wardrobes, in search of something more like what they wore before the baby belly.  What’s a modestly expectant girl to do when in need of some sartorial solace for the next 9 months?  These are the labels I have been living in for (almost) 40 weeks, and will continue to don ever after.  That’s the benefit of finding clothing that is not necessarily designated for the pregnant belly brigade;  you can continue to wear them regardless of your maternal state of being.

The Frock NYC

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MIMU Maxi

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Zara and H&M

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                          Zara Embroidered Maxi Dress

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           H&M Shirt Dress

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                H&M Sweater Dress and Leather Pants / Adorna Hat

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Cargo Jacket Maternity

A combination of factors have been impeding on my immediate ability to do new outfit posts, but I hope to remedy that posthaste.  Moving to a new location with unfamiliar territory, I find it difficult to carve out the perfect photo-op spot.  That being said, I schlepped to the far reaches of Long Island and took the opportunity to document my #OOTD.

I have never been one to buy maternity clothing.  I do not love the selection or designs (with a few exceptions to be discussed in a future post), and I find I can make do with a non-maternity wardrobe in almost the same capacity as a maternity specific one.  Jackets are a great way to create a simple outfit from bare basics and take it up a notch.  Assembling a collection of jackets, blazers, and any number of toppers is a great investment in the chicness of your future.  I have worn this particular cargo version many times, and it serves me equally well, both pregnant and not.

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Cargo Jacket: Rag & Bone sim / Nude Shell: Kiki Riki in Camel/ Skirt: MIMU MAXI in Natural / Boots: Nine West (old) sim / Sunglasses: FendiIMG 6489 776x1024 Cargo Jacket MaternityIMG 6488 793x1024 Cargo Jacket MaternityIMG 6493 786x1024 Cargo Jacket Maternity

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What I Wore: MIMU MAXI Cascade Dress

I attended a Chanukah celebration at my kid’s school, and it was the perfect occasion to finally wear my white MIMU MAXI Cascade dress. I am proud to call the MIMU girls my friends, but I also have to say, they do know how to design a versatile and beautiful dress.  This piece served me expertly, as I completed Chanukah projects and decorated donuts, all while covering knees and keeping me chic.

I obsess a perfect white dress to pair with black leather accents for Fall, but this will be equally prodigious in the warmer months ahead; seasonally transcendental, as are most of the MIMU MAXI designs.  A modest fashion girl’s year-round must have.  I was able to keep the rest of the outfit classic with simple accoutrements,  and allow the volume and drape of the dress to stand out.

 

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MIMU MAXI Skirt Leggings in ‘White Sight’

Part of what makes those special pieces in my closet so significant is there ability to transition seasonally, and an element of the unexpected.  This skirt from MIMU MAXI embodies all of these things and more.  I like to dress with an ounce of drama so the color, and length of this skirt gave me exactly what I was looking for.  While it was designed with Spring in mind, bringing out the lighter colors for Fall is on my list for the cooler season ahead, and I cannot wait to pair it with boots, for a quintessential layering effect.

I wanted to do so many things with this skirt and had a plethora of outfits in my mind, but I narrowed it down.  Ranging from rocker chic, to buttoned up in a blazer, and a sweatered ensemble I cannot wait to wear come colder times, this skirt stood up to the test of style and season.

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Shirtdress Styling: The MIMU MAXI Jean Husband Dress + FLASH SALE!!

One of my favorite articles of clothing has always been a classic Shirtdress.  With a take on menswear I cannot resist, I am always on the hunt for different colors and versions of this staple.  It is a chic minimalist aesthetic that can transition seamlessly from Fall to Spring, and can be dressed up or down.  In the world of Fashion, a piece that can be transformed so easily to suit any situation is superlative, and thus invaluable.

So you can imagine my excitement when the MIMU girls created the MIMU MAXI Jean Husband Dress.  Combining the cool factor of your husband’s favorite button-down, with the perennially perfect choice of denim, the result is a major revelation for your closet.  It also doesn’t hurt that it is comfortable; something we all look for when getting dressed.

I styled it to emulate a rocker chic vibe, and paired the dress with leather leggings, booties, and a motorcycle jacket.  I belted it, wore a black turtleneck underneath, topped it off with a silver collar, and flipped my cuffs up to emphasize the layering.  I love the longer length in the back, not to mention the pockets…pockets are everything.  I am anxiously awaiting the arrival of their spring line, and I have my eyes on the new dresses coming out!

But the best part of this is that MIMU MAXI is having a surprise flash sale any day (this $72 dress will be $40!). Get on their e-mail list at mimumaxi.com to get the details soon!

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