Three years... I know, there are women out there that are aghast right now. I am too. I honestly don't know how it happened, but reflecting back, I think I was just too busy with my third baby nursing all the time that I didn't even buy a new nursing bra! (She's 2 now.) Then I was so happy to fit into my old bras that I was content... Until I was shamed out of my contentment looking at my sad bosoms (they deserve that term) in the posts till now. So, tonight I seized my moment and hit Victoria Secret, got measured (36D - wha???!!) and boom. Four new bras in 20 minutes , including a push-up; even though I told the tiny clerk I didn't need any help in that department, it turns out my 'bosoms' became 'girls' with a little assistance. I think the photography is going to improve from here on out.
They do sell bras at VV Boutique but that crosses a line in my books. Also, after some quick math, I realized the long-overdue new bras would have cost me 25 cents a day had I bought them three years ago, so the exception was warranted!
Unfortunately, I did not have my new bras for today's VV Boutique photo shoot, but that's okay (I tell myself) because it is a drapey easy-to-wear top that I absolutely needed for this insane day:
Cleo top $7 VV Boutique, Gap denim skirt circa 2004
bracelet gift from my sis ages ago
I love this top. The colours are so pretty and will work with many pieces in my closet! The fabric is light, not wrinkly and washes well. I would have paired it with the cobalt belt I wore the other day, but I didn't want to be featured in the "she really loves her ____!" tabloids... Can't have my fame peak too early. The hemline is elastic and though it sounds hideous, it reminds me of this look:
Miranda Kerr featured on Stylelist.com
I paired my George (please say in a French accent) yellow wedge t-straps with the ensemble. Please appreciate my attempt at interesting posing (you're welcome for editing out the ones where I inadvertently flashed the camera.) (It's harder than it looks and I have even more respect for Tyra and her gals.)
I have been up and moving non-stop since 6:30am. Haircuts, babysitting, play dates, errands, more babysitting, more play dates, laundry, packing for the long weekend, more laundry, cooking, dinner guests, bra shopping, therapy, dishes, emails and I return back to work tomorrow morning bright and early. I didn't have time to stop or fuss with my clothes.
And here I am midnight, Cleo still looking fresh and warmed up with an olive cardi.
Take that Yoga-Pant moms.
VV Boutique vs. Yoga Moms... Naw, it's not a competition (and besides, I would win).
Happy long weekend!