Clothed with Grace: Work-it

Monday, October 5, 2015


First off, I'm well aware this kimono/cardigan isn't doing me any favors. I fell in love with the print and took a change and ordered it from an online boutique. I do really like it, but my already humongous belly seems to look even bigger when I put a tent over it.  I'm not sure how I'll feel about it after Hannah gets here, but for now I'm simply going to wear it as if it's actually flattering. #workit #pregnancyproblems #growingahuman .

Now, these booties on the other hand. I am in love!  I've really been liking the new(ish) trend of wearing a bootie that is a bit taller and tucking your leggings or skinny jeans into them.  I first off ordered these from Target hoping they'd fit both my feet and my desire to give this trend a try. Unfortunately, they were very hard for me to get on (no zipper) and super uncomfortable, plus they really looked cheap. Return.

Then, Brian and I had a date night and after dinner we went to the mall for a bit, as we were both looking for shoes.  I found these and really liked them, but they were a tick shorter than what I really wanted. They were, however, very comfortable. So, I got on my phone and looked for an alternate at Nordstrom's and found these booties which were very similar in style, but a couple inches taller. I took a chance and it worked out, because I love them.

They are more expensive than I originally hoped to spend, but I know myself when it comes to shoes: if it's not leather and comfortable, I won't wear them and it'll be a waste of money. I learned my lesson last year when I was trying to find a new pair of tall boots and I started with some that weren't leather and it was the biggest waste of $70 I've ever spent. I know I'll get a lot of use out of these in years to come.

Kimono/Cardigan: similar
Top: Old Navy
Necklace: Kendra Scott c/o Rocksbox similar
Bracelets: Stella and Dot same / same
Boots: Miz Mooz same


  1. You are adorable!! The best thing you can wear is confidence right?! I love this kimono on you :)

  2. The pattern on this kimono is just beautiful, and I love the teal necklace!

  3. Getting leather boots is SO worth it in the long run. These are really cute!

  4. Same here too. If my shoes are not leather, my feet just don't like them at all. ;)

    Take care and keep in touch! Please stop by every Wednesday for Color and Grace Fashion link up! :)


  5. I totally agree--I've tried buying faux leather boots in the past, and they're really just never going to measure up to the real thing. For a comfy, long-lasting pair, spending a little extra on leather is the way to go!

  6. I absolutely adore this kimono! Oh man. Let's trade closets for a while. ;)
    Unique Geek

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