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Wearing Lately

Here’s a few pictures of what I’ve been wearing the past few weeks…and a few more shots of the Sabi shawl as well!

I have a special place in my heart for peasant dresses, and almost always end up buying them when they aren’t too sheer, can be worn with a regular bra without showing, and are knee length or a bit above. Luckily for my wallet, most peasant dresses don’t fit all three criteria. This Alice & Olivia dress one did, so I had to try it.

I think this dress is gorgeous, but if you’re a shortie like me, I’d say that it runs large (I’m wearing a 0 above), and also a wee long (if you’re taller, I think it’d look amazing on). The drop waist was a really awkward look on me, and in fact I was going to return the dress until I realized I could simply tuck in the waist for a blouson look. I’d probably have waited for a sale regardless for a dress like this, but I had a specific event a few days later which I knew it’d go well for, and gave up on trying to find another less expensive option. This scenario has been happening to me more and more often since baby’s arrival, by the way.

My sandals are Caslon and were a pleasant surprise. These are true to size to a tad small – I’m usually a 6.5, but needed a 7 in these. They are super light, quite comfortable, and a great summer sandal option, for under $100. Mr. Feather likes these too! I wish there was a suede option, but the leather on these is very soft already.


Banana Republic dress (similar here, another option under $120, ), Stuart Weitzman sandals (similar here in a lower heel, and a less expensive version by Sam Edelman here).

I bought this white knit dress from Banana Republic earlier this summer – it was my first purchase from Banana for what feels like years! I’ve been finding a lot of very tempting goodies there lately though, including this very fabulous navy jacket. Continue Reading

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