This simple look might be one of my favorite pairings to date – it combines so many pretty little details in one comfortable outfit! For this in-between-size stage of pregnancy (during which it just looks like I over-indulged at lunch), I’ve been digging through my closet for looser shift and swing dresses. I didn’t find too many, as I apparently loved everything fitted / high waisted, but this forgiving old shift dress was a happy rediscovery!
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Talbots is currently running a rare 25% off site-wide, with no code needed (UPDATE: new customers can try code NEW25 to get free shipping on top of that!). This scalloped cardigan caught my eye in a catalogue and it did not disappoint in-person! It’s an elegant, classic piece that can be styled like a sweater jacket. It’s lighter in weight but the knit is tightly woven, and does not feel like the type of fabric that would easily snag or pill. It’s also machine washable, although I’d do so only on the gentle cycle and in a large mesh bag (this one’s my favorite for delicates – good size and quality) and skip the machine dryer.
Talbots apparel sizing sadly only starts at 0-2p / Petite P so extra petite ladies will likely need alterations. However I have had luck with some casual-fit knits, like with this sweater! Another work piece that I have tried on and would recommend is their Pique Aberdeen blazer in ivory (use code HURRY for extra 25% off through tonight). A 0 petite will be loose on someone my size (so I recommend sticking with your true size) but the quality, weight and detailing on it are very nice.
I also always recommend checking out their sale shoes! Online sizing starts at sz 5, and they always have a host of fun colors and prints (pom-pom block heels, anyone?) in styles with lower heel heights.