Before I had Addie I was mostly a pretty functional dresser. Though, once in a while I might have opted for wedges or heels over flats and toughed it out for the “sake of style.” 😛 But after becoming a mom, function wins even more. And more and more.
I was totally planning to dress up this super duper comfortable dress (that is also conveniently nursing-friendly) with heels and more jewelry for a wedding this past weekend, but I actually just wore it like this. Sans fancy jewelry, with flats, with this diaper bag, and all-a-dat. (Thank goodness the diaper bag is chic!) And this, for once, was not one of the typical casual San Diego weddings that I usually attend so I honestly felt a little awkward because I would have worn this exact outfit on any normal day. BUT, I was wearing/carrying Addie in a baby carrier the entire night and was not about to do that for several hours in heels. And then dance. No thanks. And if I was wearing a larger necklace she would have rubbed her face against it while I wore her, which freaks me out worrying that one day she’ll cut some part of her face on one of my necklaces! #momproblems
Soooooo yeah. Happy red flats it was! I like to think that as long as I looked presentable, no one cared what I was wearing because all they saw was a cute little baby hanging on me–the best accessory I could have worn, anyway. *cue sappy music*
On another note, I’m looking forward to styling this dress for the fall. Most dresses transition well with tights, boots, and a cardigan/sweater/jacket and scarf, and this dress is no exception. Good thing too, because I need more pieces I can nurse in and extending the seasonal life of pieces is good news to my baby, my wallet, and my sanity!
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