Oct 15th, Head to Toe in Target

Well, I’ve done it again- I’ve dressed head to toe in Target! I started my outfit with this cute denim shirtdress I bought at Target over the summer.

Then I decided to add a puffy vest (these are very in right now- plus they add warmth- plus the bright red adds a nice contrast color to my outfit).

I then decided to switch out the denim belt that came with the dress for this cute multicolored skinny one, lastly I opted for my light brown boots!

Before I knew it, I realized that each item I selected was from Target… how about that?

A close up of the belt.
Originally I wanted to wear these booties with this outfit- but realistically, I can’t imagine being in heels all day today (I’ll be on my feet most of the day!).
Perfect for work, running errands, going to lunch… whatever your day has in store for you!

June 11th, Dressed for Success

Lame title, I know. 

Cut me some slack, it’s Monday and my brain isn’t fully awake yet.

Today I’m wearing a cute dress that I bought years ago at Banana Republic. It’s supposed to get up to 70 degrees today, so I’m showing it alone on the left.

Below I’m showing a little cardigan that I will wear this morning, until it heats up a bit.

On the right is an example of a cardigan gone wrong. It’s too heavy and bulky for this light summer dress.

I’m also showing my Danskos as a ‘before’. Which, you know I LOVE my Danskos, but in this outfit, they also look clunky and wrong. The cute espadrilles on the left seem more feminine and ‘ladylike’. Plus, without the strap cutting off my ankle, my legs look longer.

Dress: Banana Republic, Cardigan: J Crew, Shoes: DSW

May 14th, LBD Trend Setter

  True story:  my 11 year old son is really into trends (flat hats, silly bands, kendamos, Nike Elite socks, gyms shorts to name a few!) Today he suggested that I start a trend.

I explained to him that I am far too old and too uncool to start any trends – but he persisted. His suggestion was to ask all my readers to wear a black dress today.

So, in honor of Liam’s request, if you have a LBD (little black dress)- wear it today! And send me a pic! (everydaymomstyle@gmail.com). I’ll post any that you send! 🙂

I have several LBD’s- some for evening wear, some for day wear, some for pool wear… a gal can never have too many!

Today I’m showing 2 of them. The one on the right is a wrap dress, that I bought because I read somewhere that this is a wardrobe staple.  I’m sure it is- but this particular dress is too long! See how it hits below my knee? Too matronly!

On the left is my updated dress. This cute little cotton number is one of my favorites! I love the details on the sleeves, love the neckline, love the banded waist. Being cotton- it’s super soft and comfy.

I’ve paired it with my Birkenstocks (still nursing my feet) and a cute necklace. I also wanted to show this cute summer handbag (although it’s really old!).  I love the combo of the cream linen and black trim!

This dress is great for a warm day- much more comfortable than shorts, and perfect for the office!

If your office is air conditioned, throw a blazer over the dress- it instantly makes it look like a suit!

Here I’m modeling the Danskos again. I still haven’t decided if I’m going to keep them…

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Dress: Macy’s, Blazer: Khol’s, Necklace: Target, Shoes: Birkenstock, Shoes: REI, Purse: White House, Black Market

March 12, 80’s Power Suit- Not!


I’ve shown an 80’s power suit once before, but they are so bad I had to show it again. 

I’m not trying to be mean, but if you’re wearing suits that are ill fitting and with shoulder pads, it’s time to donate those to the Goodwill.

An alternative to the 80’s power suit is a dress with a fitted blazer over it.

If you find the right style for your figure, dresses are very flattering. Plus, it makes for such an easy outfit. No worrying about matching top and bottom- it’s done for you!

My problem with dresses is that I used to think they were only for special occasions (evening events). Not any more!

For example:

This is one of my favorite dresses.  The fabric is soft, warm and incredibly comfortable. Plus, I’m always a fan of stripes and I love the long sleeves.

To make it more work appropriate, I’ve added a grey flannel blazer that ties at the waist (which helps define my shape).  Then, to give the entire outfit a burst of color (and in a nod to spring, which I hope is on it’s way), I’ve added this bright Stella and Dot necklace.

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I now look professional, put together and stylish. Now, off to work!

This dress can stand on it's own, but paired with the blazer it now looks professional.

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Dress: Nordstrom, Boots: Nordstrom, Blazer: Banana Republic, Necklace: Stella and Dot

Feb 28th, Work Dress

 It’s been a while since I wore a dress, which is unusual since they are seriously one of my favorite things to wear (especially for work).

I find that a dress makes for such an easy outfit. No worries about matching top to bottom- it’s done for you!

Today I am showing how by just adding a few little extras, you can turn a plain dress into a stylish outfit.

As you can see on the right, this pretty blue dress has some gorgeous draping- but other than that it is very plain.

By adding a cute belt, a cardigan, necklace and boots- I’ve now made this into a work appropriate and stylish look.

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This dress is so comfy, it's made a jersey material- so it isn't stiff and restricting, it's soft and fluid.

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Dress: Marshalls (Calvin Klein), Cardigan: J Crew, Necklace: Forever 21, Boots: DSW, Belt: can’t remember it’s so old!

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