Mama loves style: Mint green and pleats
I'm feeling a little bit insecure with my body right now, so while I'm working on getting fit and healthy again, most of the clothing I'm wearing is blouse-y and forgiving. This outfit — a pleated maxi skirt in mint green, a favorite color for spring — fits the bill, while also feeling pulled together and perfect for the season ahead.
Last September I ran my first half marathon. With bronchitis, nonetheless. As soon as the race was over, I promptly stopped running to give my body the chance to rest and heal.
This was over the holiday season, so not only was I not exercising, I was also eating like I was still training for a marathon and gorging on all of the holiday treats. So, after all of that, I managed to gain 20 pounds. This look is helping me look chic while I'm getting back in shape!
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My chambray shirt is one of the most versatile pieces in my closet. I love that it goes with anything, can be dressed up or dressed down, and the slouchy fit is perfect for covering up a bit.
Mint green is one of my favorite colors right now and pleats are one of my favorite styles, so I'm really loving this skirt. It's a statement piece, but one that is casual and simple — the perfect combination.
I've never been much of a flats girl. I've always preferred a bit of a heel or a full wedge, but this year I think that is changing. As a mom of four, I need something that's practical AND cute.