The Perfect Red Dress

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The holiday season is quickly approaching and every woman needs a red dress. It’s almost like a power suit but for a different occasion.

Red looks beautiful on me but I tend to not wear it as much. I prefer neutrals so here’s to stepping outside of my comfort zone and going red for the holidays! This dress fit me beautifully. I love the way it flatters my new postpartum body while still allowing me to feel sexy!

This dress was gifted to me by PinkBlush and it did not disappoint! I love that they offer great transitional pieces. A lot of my maternity clothing that I have from them I am still able to wear after having Clayton and the best part is I can still nurse in them. It’s a win-win in my book.

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So let’s get into the dress!

Red Chiffon Long Sleeve Pleated Plus Maxi Dress

Colors: Red and Royal Blue

Sizes: 1X-3X

I’m wearing a 1X and I could have done a straight size L but I like to be safe than sorry. Reading their size charts are very helpful.

The red is vibrant and it will turn heads! Its light weight and easy to take on and off. You WILL need to steam this dress. I allowed mine to hang in the bathroom over night to avoid pressing the dress. It worked, so if you don’t need to wear the dress immediately that’s a great option. The dress is low cut so if you’re uncomfortable with that you can always pin it or sew it up a bit. I used a little piece of double sided tape and it worked beautifully without harming the dress. I’m 5’6 and the dress is a little long but that’s what I loved most about it. I truly felt like a goddess when the dress floated behind me.

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Overall, this dress is stunning! It’s perfect for a holiday party or a night out on the town and if you’re worried about length it will be easy to alter the bottom.

Similar Dress Options:

Maternity: S, M, L

Colors: Blue, Fuchsia, Magenta, Purple and Yellow

Straight Size: S, M, L (sold out)

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Classic Style // White and Denim

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I love simple looks! Having style or being fashionable should not be hard or break the bank. I am the queen of a good sale! I love finding staple pieces to enhance my wardrobe. One of my favorite things are a great pair of jeans!

Freelynat WhiteDenim

I haven’t shopped at Ashley Stewart in a long time and I forgot just how great their clothes were. I found these super cute jeans on sale for $19.99, major steal and this top from New York and Company for under $20. I pulled the look together with a pair of block sandals and there you have it!

This look will always remain timeless, you can swap out the distressed jeans for a different look.

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Pants: NLA, Similar

Shoes: NLA, Similar, Similar2 - Naturalizer Talan Sandal

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Bold Prints for Spring

Dress provided by PinkBlush - all opinions are my own!

Ladies!!!! Spring is here and summer isn’t far behind, so you know what that means? MAXI DRESS season! I can’t wait. I live in maxi dresses this time of year. They are perfect for work,  date night, or brunch with your girls.

FreelyNat Bold Print

To kick off this season in style, I’ve partnered with PinkBlush to bring you this look!

This dress is bold and beautiful. I would have never thought to mix these two colors together but honey, it works! The dress is more of a pale blue than mint as it’s called on their website. It’s stretchy but a little sheer. It doesn’t cling so that’s always a plus! The dress has an open neckline giving you the option to play with it. You can wear it off the shoulders, pulled up (if you don’t want so much shoulder exposed), or rock it one sided like I’ve chosen to do.

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Since the print is so bold, I stayed away from overly doing it with accessories. I wanted the focus to be on my dress.  I’m wearing a XL but could have easily worn a large due to the material of the dress. I’m a 14/16 on a good day and carry the majority of my weight in my belly (which can be hidden nicely).

If this print is too bold for you, try out some of their other pieces here.

They also have a great maternity section, thank me later!

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Baby Blue Hues

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I would live in black if I could but I know sometimes I have to spice it up and add a little color to my life! I came across this cute little number online and decided to go for it. It’s totally my style – when I decide to put on clothes and it’s perfect for spring. This color blue will compliment most skin tones and the ruffle sleeves add a stylish flare!

If you don’t know, I love to wear my legs out. They are my best accessory outside of my smile! I’m not a big booty Judy, but sis can serve some legs!

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For reference, I’m 5’6 and 210lbs and this dress hits me mid-thigh. So if you aren’t comfortable with that I’d skip on this one. It has minimal stretch so pay attention to the sizing when ordering.

This dress will be on repeat for the remainder of spring and summer! I paired this dress with a pair of sandals but I would wear a pair of sneakers with it to give it a different feel.

The best part is this look is under $50!!! We are saving coins, sis!!

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What are some of your favorite pieces to wear in the spring and summer?

Outfit Details:

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Dress - NLA, Similar

Shoes - NLA, Similar