Sunday, October 14, 2018

7 easy looks for a busy mom on the go

I was trying to think of a post to do so I thought of something that I am looking for myself! I find myself needing inspiration for looks that I can just throw on for running around with my kids. I want to be comfortable but of course I still want to be cute AF! 
Each one of these looks I wore on a different day. I was doing a variety of things, from carpooling to shopping at the mall, to football practice. They all were perfect for every occasion and I still felt very "put together". 

Look #1 

You really can't go wrong with a cute sweater and jeans! I chose to go with a mustard/grey combo for this look, it is such a soft and warm color scheme, perfect for fall! If you are looking for SUPER flattering jeans, these are AMAZING. These are the kind that your make your booty look so good! I should know because the hubs can't keep his hands off me in them! Lol They fit true to size and I love that they are super soft and stretchy but also don't stretch out as you wear them. 
I chose to wear a camisole under this super cute wrap sweater so there would be a cute peek of interest at the neckline. The sweater is amazingly versatile and I am obsessed with this color for fall, mustard all the way! It fits true to size as well. I paired the look with these snake slides and I think its the perfect touch of pattern to my look, and the pointed toe makes it a little more "dressed up" feeling. 


Look #2

This is another sweater and jeans look. Like I said you can't go wrong! I chose this striped sweater that is under $40. Besides the stripes my favorite part is the balloon sleeves, balloon sleeves are so in right now! It runs true to size and I actually wore this sweater with a mini skirt and it worked perfectly with that as well. 
I chose a dark pair of jeans to really help the sweater be the focal point and these ones are super comfy. Comfort is key for a busy mom! 
These particular leopard slides are out of stock but I found some very similar ones that are on sale! Who says you can't mix patterns? I think leopard is such an easy way to add more pattern but is still very neutral at the same time. 

Look #3

Get used to seeing me in these amazing tops A LOT I wear them by themselves and they are also perfect for layering. I am always wondering what do I wear under this jacket, cardi or vest? Thats where these tops come in handy. The thermal texture, buttons, and tie at the bottom add just the right amount of interest without totally distracting you from another layer. Remember we aren't going for "busy"! 
I am shocked what a good deal I got for these camo jeans! They are comfy, true to size and have the perfect amount of "fading" to them. I feel like you can get away wearing these more than a strong camo pattern. 
These thong sandals I wore all summer long, I can't believe we are in mid October and the weather is still nice enough to wear them! Def got my money out of them, thats for sure!

Look #4 

These last looks I am really amping up the layering! Cute chunky hats and not super heavy jackets are a great way to start to transition to cooler weather. This jacket is under $30 and you would never know it! I love that the fabric is a little "stiff", so it makes it feel more structured and not "frumpy" looking. I also love that its a little longer too so you can even pair it with a pair of leggings. I suggest wearing the sleeves rolled up, because it is a bit oversized I like to do this so it doesn't overwhelm my frame. I wore it with a camo shirt underneath to keep my look a bit more cohesive. Introducing another color or pattern might have been too much. 

Shirt (similar)
Jeans (similar) 

Look #5

Okay this is my favorite look of them all! Probably because I am BEYOND obsessed with these boots! Living in Portland, a good pair of rain boots is a must, so when I saw these leopard ones I about flipped. They are definitely rain boots but they almost come across as just a cute knee high boot. I got stopped everywhere I went with people asking where I got them. I wore them with this thermal top again under my favorite vest. The tan color of the vest tied together the look with the tan of the boots. 
The sunglasses are under $30 and are sooo flattering! Perfect for every face shape!


Look #6

Surprise, surprise camo again! lol I can't help myself! Camo and leopard, my bffs for sure! 
The day I wore this I was a hot mess with no makeup at all, hence the baseball cap. Such a perfect way to hide the dark circles under my eyes, lol! I am not even sure what the material of this hat is but it's so crazy soft!
For the overall look I went for pink and camo, the pink denim jacket keeps me from looking too "I just rolled out of bed" And the matching camo shoes pulls the coordination all together. 

Jacket (similar)
Shoes (similar)   

Look #7

I have talked about these leggings so much on my stories and have worn them so much I should probably be embarrassed. But yeah nope I'll continue to rock them with pride. They totally save me from looking too "bland". I want to stand out as a cute mom but in just the right way, you know?! lol
I paired them with this same pink LA hat and one of my fav workout tanks. I finished the look with these super white nike kicks. A cute pair of white sneakers is a wardrobe essential. I love wearing them with so many of my "athleisure" looks. 

Leggings (similar)

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