WIW 1/1-1/8: Lots of black

Even though I normally bat for Team Color, I find myself wearing a lot more black lately. Maybe because it's winter? My black booties and new black satchel have been getting quite the workout! Still wearing mostly non-maternity except one old maternity shirt...the rest are dresses I'm still squeezing into or stretch waist non-maternity skirts. Thirty-two weeks now, so only 2 more months to go!

1-2. Macy's Calvin Klein black and white sweater dress. I've always worn it with an obi belt in the past but now that my belly is getting huge I thought I'd try it sans belt.
Kate Spade Melissa black ruffle trench
Frye Melissa black lace-up boots
Le Sak black purse
WHBM silver cuff

3. Classiques Entier sweater/blazer via OC swap
ASOS black stretch waist skirt
Michael Kors Astor black studded satchel
Clarks black pumps
WHBM black pendant

4-5. Japanese Weekend raspberry shirt with faux white collars and sleeves (from my maternity wardrobe 6 years ago)
Soybu black and white patterned stretch waist skirt
Kate Spade black and white floral patterned satchel
J Crew black bubble necklace
I originally bought one of these on sale for $90 (normally $150), but of the stones fell out, so I took it back to the store to see if I could exchange it. They didn't have one to exchange, but put me through to the online service to order an exchange. And because they were having another sale the CS gave me an additional discount and I ended up getting it for $45! Yay J Crew customer service! I think that's the best sale deal I've ever gotten!

7-8. Target Converse black zipper shirt
Nordstrom Bobeau grey and black polka dot skirt
MK black satchel
Mia Nanette black ankle booties
Secret Santa hand-crocheted burgundy ring necklace from Diana
Isn't this such a cool necklace! I love polka dots and burgundy so this is perfect! Thanks again Diana!
I love polka dots so much I ended up keeping both colors of the polka dot skirt! They went on sale for $35 down from $58, so I got a price adjustment and decided to keep both since they were essentially 2 for 1. I love the high contrast look of the taupe but the grey matches better with more colors. I often buy boots and shoes in both brown and black, so this isn't that unusual for me to duplicate in two colors.

9-10. Nordstrom Ralph Lauren purple dress
F21 brown stretch double buckle belt
Anthro purple tweed coat
Mia Nanette brown ankle booties
Fossil floral satchel
Ann Taylor burgundy beaded necklace

11-12. Target Converse zipper black shirt
Target ponte leopard stretch waist skirt
MK black satchel
Banana Republic gold chain necklace (new for Christmas)
Mia Nanette black booties

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  • Joy replied 7 years ago

    Wow! You look fantastic! My favorites are #3 and 11

  • ManidipaM replied 7 years ago

    I am so smitten with the matchy details of #7 and struck by the sheer simplicity (with texture!) of #1...!

    Also love the clever use you're making of your belts at 32 weeks, no less, and of course your signature superior pattern mixing in #4. (That last is a glorious colour combination too.)

  • goldenpig replied 7 years ago

    Thanks Joy & Manidipa!

  • Zapotee replied 7 years ago

    These are all fantastic. I would wear each and every one...LOVE!

  • catgirl replied 7 years ago

    Beautiful outfits! I'm trying really hard to avoid all black, but it is just such a natural and easy color for me to put together. Drat. In any case, you make black inspiring!

  • shevia replied 7 years ago

    #1,#7, and #11 should be on the cover of the how to dress while pregnant handbook - which you could write!

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