Double ruffle peplum + tassel earrings

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Design Lab peplum top xs c/o on sale!, Design lab earrings c/o on sale!, maternity jeans + heels (both last worn here), Prada tote

I’ve always appreciated a good peplum top (especially after enjoying lunch), and that appreciation has been taken to a new level while pregnant! This stretchy double-peplum top is non-maternity, which I’m trying to stick to when possible just so the pieces won’t gather dust post-partum. I’ll also be packing it with white shorts for an upcoming trip! The knit material has a slight crepe-like texture to it, and the shoulders have a small puff for just a touch of structure. I’m wearing sz XS here, so I’d say it’s cut roomily.

I’m partnering with Lord & Taylor as part of their #BestPricedSecret campaign again to share a very good sale going on this week (ending Friday / tomorrow). A lot of dresses are included in this event, just in time for graduation month and upcoming wedding season! Both my striped top (40% off) and fringe earrings are also included, and are marked down with no code needed.

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Trying on WAYF lace dress sz XS (generously-cut), YSL bag (my review), Ann Taylor belt + heels

I saw this crochet lace dress in person and thought it would be sweet for a graduation. Sizing up still did not fit my belly, so I’d say it runs true to size (best suited for those who are not expecting), and petite ladies might just need to shorten the crochet straps a bit. And if you’re looking for a special occasion dress that will easily accommodate a bump, this blush lace number I mentioned before looks very cute belted, and is now on crazy sale! Dress is cut generously in an A-line silhouette, and XS still has room to grow on me at the belly. The off-shoulder band is elasticized and the dress is fully lined.

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Trying on Design Lab bodycon dress sz S, Ann Taylor sandals

I also tried on this floral bodycon dress which is MUCH more curve-hugging. Sizing is juniors so runs smaller (and narrower across the shoulder elastic), so an XS should be very fitted on those who are my pre-pregnancy size. Size S is snug throughout on me at 5 months pregnant, but the (unlined) fabric is stretchy so it did accommodate my bump without being too restricting.

WAYF lace dress XS: 17″ across shoulders when un-stretched, 17″ across underarms, 19″ across hem.
Design lab dress S: 16″ across shoulders when un-stretched, 14.5″ across underarms, 13″ across waist.

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On a side note, I switch up my foundation every so often but was so sad to see my holy grail foundation (Laura Mercier Flawless Fluide) discontinued! I’m using their latest Flawless Fusion which is formulated to be more long-lasting and more sweat/humidity-resistant. If there’s any other former Flawless Fluide fans out there, I’d love to hear what foundations you also like that are similar!

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second trimester petite maternity outfits and jeansThank you to Lord & Taylor for partnering on this post.

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  1. Lee Able wrote:

    Love the striped peplum top for spring.Nice and Perfect looking outfit. Perfect accessory to complete any look.

    Posted 7.8.18 Reply
  2. The pink outfit is really dandy and classy. I think it is my favorite one. #proundmama

    Posted 6.4.18 Reply
  3. Becca wrote:

    Love the striped peplum top for spring. Re. foundations for humid summer- I switched from Laura Mercier’s Flawless Fluid to Lancome’s Teinte Idole Ultra last year. The Teinte Idole seems to last longer on my oily-dry combination skin. I have also had success with Estee Lauder Double Wear for very humid summers. Good luck with your foundation search.

    Posted 5.20.18 Reply
  4. jain kamlesh wrote:

    The outfit is really nice and elegant.

    Posted 5.18.18 Reply
  5. Varuna jithesh wrote:

    Nice and Perfect looking outfit..

    Posted 5.15.18 Reply
  6. This peplum top is sooo gorgeous <3 🙂 I love the way you styled it for such an elegant look!

    XO, Elizabeth

    Posted 5.13.18 Reply
  7. Oh, I love the second look! It looks so elegant :3

    Posted 5.12.18 Reply
  8. What a beautiful and superbly elegant outfit! Every piece of it is adorable!

    Posted 5.12.18 Reply
  9. Maureen wrote:

    Cute peplum top! I love the double ruffle hem. The fan earrings are gorgeous too. Perfect accessory to complete any look!

    Maureen |

    Posted 5.12.18 Reply
  10. I really like this outfit! Love the stripy top. X

    Posted 5.12.18 Reply
  11. Briana wrote:

    So sweet! I love the double peplum!


    Posted 5.11.18 Reply
  12. Shenu wrote:

    So pretty Jean! I’ve never tried Laura Mercier.. but after trying all the foundations that carry my color I settled for the Bobbi brown stick foundation .. I love how natural it is and it looks good on camera too ❤️

    Posted 5.11.18 Reply
  13. I love those earrings Jean! Also, your top is so cute! I love the peplum!

    Happy Friday!

    Posted 5.11.18 Reply
  14. May wrote:

    Great post! I love Lord & Taylor. I feel like they really have some amazing sales.

    May ||

    Posted 5.11.18 Reply
  15. La Bijoux Bella | by mia wrote:

    Oh you look so cute and beautiful! 🌷👍🏼🌷


    Posted 5.11.18 Reply
  16. Kim wrote:

    That top is too cute!! It’d be perfect for the office!


    Posted 5.11.18 Reply
  17. Jean, you look beautiful! I love the casual look of the outfit! 🙂

    Posted 5.11.18 Reply

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