Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Not just for Sundays

Just a few years ago I wouldn't have dreamed of wearing a skirt or dress on a weekday...I always thought of my dressier clothes (especially dresses) as only being for church on Sundays. Now, of course, I say dresses and skirts are for all days of the week! I try to mix it up a little each week during the summer...jeans (cropped, white, skinny, etc), skirts, dresses, even leggings once in a while. Today I decided to pull out this cute dress I got from Shabby Apple over 3 years ago...and guess what?! This is the FIRST time I've worn it on a day other than a Sunday! For real! I know, I'm such a rebel and all. =) I loved wearing this knit dress today...it was so comfy and helped me keep cool in the heat.



Details:
-Dress-Shabby Apple
-Steve Madden "Fantasik" Wedge Sandals-Endless
-Necklace-Loft Outlet
-Earrings-Nordstrom
-Ring-Banana Republic
-Bracelet-Stella & Dot

Some people may think wearing a dress in the middle of the week for no particular reason is overdoing it but I happen to love getting all dressed up for no apparent reason so it works for me (now don't think this happens every day...there are days I don't get out of my gym clothes till 4pm...not everyday is a dress up day, I assure you).

I'm off to bed...tomorrow is a big day in our house...#2 turns five years old! When I was tucking him into bed tonight I was telling him that he's going to be five when he wakes up tomorrow morning and he got the biggest smile on his face...so priceless. He's just a little excited!

Have a great day!

12 comments:

  1. Love it! It is rare that I DON'T wear dresses during the weekdays, especially during the school year and even in the summertime. I find throwing on an easy jersey dress so much better and simpler than trying to match a top to bottoms. I'm just lazy, I guess! :)

    And happy birthday to your little man :)

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  2. Dresses are my favorites!! I wear a dress atleast 3 to 4 times a week!! You look great! Hope #2 is having a Happy Birthday!

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  3. I think it's fantastic to get all dressed up for no reason. Staying cooped up with kiddos day in and day out takes its toll. A pretty dress make a world of difference!

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  4. that is so funny! I wore a dress yesterday too & I really thought people thought I was crazy, but I actually loved it! I will do it more often I think.
    ALSO that is so cute about your little boy before going to bed. I swear, little kids really know how to melt our hearts! I can't believe that in a few years MY little girl will be 5. Time just goes by too fast!

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  5. Your shabby apple dress looks so comfy. Love the pink with it, too.

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  6. Jenni you look so cute dressed up in that dress!! I wore a skirt to park days in our ward today and people were asking me if I was going anywhere! Funny!!! Have a wonderful time with the birthday celebrations!

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  7. I remember wanting to be one year older. Where did that go!*lol* So cute, I can see him getting tucked in and all excited to be a bigger boy in the morning. It's too bad we see dresses as dressy in our area. I think this is not the case in some other cities/states. I wish people put a little more effort into their looks.

    The heat. Ugh.

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  8. Sure, you can wear dresses all the time :) Love the bold necklace!

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  9. Yeah, I get ask quite a bit why I am so dressed up! :) It's all in what you get use to as well... they are definitely breezy for the summer months.
    Your Shabby Apple dress is adorable! Hope your little man had a great 5th Bday!!!

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  10. Ohhh I want your shoes! I about croaked when I entered Marshalls last night and there they were - even cheaper than online - but not my size! wahhhh. They are so cute!

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  11. I'm like AppGal -- I often throw on a dress because its simpler and easier than picking out a "real" outfit. So, I think I reach for dresses out of laziness as well!

    I really love this chocolate brown dress. It is simple but has beautiful details. And your necklace stands out against the solid backdrop

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  12. I love this dress! You look so adorable! I feel the same way about dressing up during the week. Sometimes I do think it's over the top, but then I'm like who cares what other people think! :) Happy Birthday to your little man!

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