Fashion Over 40 | Daily Mom Style 07.02.14

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I know it’s cliche, but I just can’t believe it’s July. I feel like summer is already flying by, and I don’t like it. I’m super excited for our beach trip next week, though. I was out late last night for my birthday (hello, 42!) so I’m going to try to keep my commentary short and sweet. I KNOW, good luck with that!!

I wore this to go shopping with a girlfriend. I wanted to be comfortable, and this skirt has sort of a built-in shapewear. It really helps smooth out the waist area, so I got brave and wore it with a tank top.

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The main goal of the outfit was to showcase my newest Stella & Dot –a disc necklace from their new Engravables, the Rebel Pendent (always a fave) and my new Renegade Cluster bracelet, a piece that I’ve been wanting for two years, ever since I saw my fabulous fashion-forward friend Alyson wearing it when I met her on the very first Target Inner Circle press trip.

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I wore my Reefs wedge flip flops for comfort, and because I like the casual vibe with the maxi skirt and tank.

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Knotted Black Tank via Banana Republic {old) // Chevron Maxiskirt c/o Adornit // Reef Wedge Flip Flops // Engravables Disc Necklace, Rebel Pendant, Renegade Cluster Bracelet by Stella & Dot 

This is what I wore to my daughter’s piano recital one hot evening last weekend. I pulled out my coral blouse from Stitch Fix and the necklace that came with it, and paired it with my faithful white jeans.
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The tri-tone bangles are from C. Wonder, and I painted my nails with Essie Lilacism just before we left the house.

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I used the opportunity to debut my new Toms chambray wedge sandals. Aren’t they adorable? I love how they play off the white and coral.

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Coral Blouse and gold necklace via Stitch Fix // DL1961 Angel Skinny Ankle Jeans // Toms Chambray Platform Wedge Sandals // Bracelets via C. Wonder

This was just a casual day at home. Just a simple black tank and cuffed jean shorts. Easy. Casual. Comfy. And again, my engravables disc necklace makes an appearance. I love it. Goes with everything!

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BR Timeless Tank // Cuffed Jeans Shorts {similar} // Lucky Brand earrings {old} // Stella & Dot Engravables Disc Necklace // Kate Spade bangle via Ebay // Reef Wedge Flips

This is what I wore out to eat last night for my birthday dinner with the fam. I picked this dress up at C. Wonder when I was at the mall earlier in the week. I’ve been wanting more casual dresses for summer, but I’m not sure this is flattering. I’m a bit disappointed, truth be told. It’s comfy tho!

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The necklace is so very old I can’t even remember where I got it. The red purse is a fun pop of color against the black and white, and the white sandals are my summertime faves, although I had to walk very gingerly since they have zero support for my finicky feet!

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C. Wonder Printed Knit Dress // White Tory Burch Miller Sandals // red bag {old}

And this was yet another casual day at home. Sorry, way too many black tanks this week! I do this. I get in a certain mood and I seem to gravitate to the same thing over and over and I don’t even realize it till I go to post my outfits and there is no variety! OOOOPS! But again, this is real life, and I think a lot of us do this in real life, yes? I did as at least accessorize differently. Ha! Love, love, LOVE the Avalon tote from Stella & Dot. By far my favorite S&D purchase yet!

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accessories

Old Navy Slub Henley Tank // cut-offs {similar} // Stella & Dot Signature Hoops // necklace via Stitch Fix // Stella & Dot Avalon Tote // Stella & Dot Renegade Cluster Bracelet // Tory Burch Logo Leather Wrap Bracelet // FitFlop Pietra Sandals

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