- Magical diamond patterned top – thrifted, with A.
- Gray trousers – Ann Taylor Loft maternity, via eBay
- Metallic peep toes – Target, remixed
- Jacket (below) – BR Outlet, remixed many a time
Today is one of those days where I know the outfit works. These Ann Taylor Loft Maternity trousers came in the mail from their eBay seller a couple of days ago and I have been dying to wear them. They look, feel, and fit like “real” trousers, and I am madly in love with them. I’m rather crushed that Loft stopped making maternity clothes just in time for me to be preggers, but a steady supply remains on eBay, and you can be sure that I’ll be checking more of their merchandise out soon.
This top does everything right. The width of the shoulders and the slightly voluminous sleeves gives me a waist, the ruching keep my bump in place, and the pattern is just fun. With an open blazer thrown on top and metallic peep toes on my feet, I feel, like I said repeatedly to my husband this morning, “Like a person in real clothes.” I mean, jersey is great and all, but sometimes a girl just needs a good pair of trousers.
Just in case anyone was wondering, cameras do lie. The baby bump is still there: