I’ve been dressing very simply the past few months, but putting on a pretty piece every once in a while has been such a mental pick-me-up! I’m partnering with Nordstrom to also share a few sale picks below at steep discounts, plus their 15% off beauty promo on many popular brands (everything gets free shipping & returns).
I was drawn to this romantic dress for its adjustable and forgiving features, such as ribbon tie shoulder straps and a very stretchy smocked bodice. The material is a lightweight fabric with embroidered dots with layers of flowy skirt ruffles. The bust area is lined, and the skirt is lined down to the mid thigh area. I tried on both XS and S, and found XS to fit as described like a 00 / 0 and should work on ladies similar to my pre-pregnancy size. XS was actually stretchy enough to fit me in my late second trimester (thanks to the fully smocked midsection), but I sized up for room to grow into, since I can always alter it down in the future!
Measurements of sz S: 14.5″ across the bust, smocked torso is 12.75″ across stretching easily to ~15″ across. Midi length works as a maxi on me with flats (5′ tall)!
Stylish Deals on Pieces I Own
- Halogen petite floral dress at 55% off, still available in xxs petite. I tried this on and it didn’t fit my pregnancy figure, but I thought it was TTS and a great work-to-weekend piece!
- Topshop jeans at 60% off! Note waists are fitted & run 1 size small, also I find their petite denim lengths to be pretty short.
- Lighter summer weight cardigans
- Vince Camuto ankle booties for 70% off!! Very flattering & versatile – See on me here.
- Schutz Ameena sandals for 30 – 55% off based on color. See on me here and here.
15% off Beauty Sale
I’m not sure when this promo ends (could be soon), but it includes tons of brands such as Laura Mercier, Clinique, Shiseido, Kiehl’s, Armani, Lancome and more!
- Products that I use daily, including these from my 10-minute makeup video:
- Anastasia Brow wiz + mini brow gel set for quick brows on-the-go (I use “Ebony”)
- Jo Malone products including their wood, sage & sea salt scent