Happy Thursday!! I hope everyone is having a great week so far! I was telling you girls that my week had been really chaotic and it has not seemed to slow down – I guess it’s going to be one of “those” weeks! You have to take the good with the bad and keep on chugging along I guess. Good news is Raegan turns 19 this week an I am super excited for her. Reagan is my baby, not sure if I ever told you ladies that. Chase is my oldest and Brooklyn’s daddy. Chase will be 26 this year and with Raegan turning 19, this mom is starting to feel a little old. I remember them being little so well and then poof – they are adults and adulting! Please tell me I’m
I purchased this floral top (and I really wasn’t a floral person, but I seem to be buying a lot here lately) the other day when I was at Target. I don’t really know what it is about this top, but I knew I was getting it when I first tried it on. It’s by A New Day and is called a floral popover top. There are a lot of muted colors in the flowers and I thought I could wear this with jeans and different shorts or bottoms. Plus, this would be a great top to wear in the Fall with jeans and a cardigan or jean jacket. (Trying to think ahead lol). It has a v-neck that I really like and hangs lower in the back. Although it is tapered around the chest area, it has plenty of room in the midsection. Get the blouse HERE.
I found these cute pull-on shorts at Target, so if you are near a Target check out the different colors they have in this one. They are pull-on shorts with elastic in the back and the length of the short is around 4-5 inches. They hit me mid-thigh and I’m 5’7″, for anyone wondering about the length. I like the flat front of these shorts and they are versatile shorts that can be worn with a blouse to be dressier, or with a t-shirt for a more casual look. Target does not have these on their website, but I did find some shorts similar to these in a variety of lengths below.
Next up are these cute skinny ankle jeans by A New Day. These are high rise and zip on the side. They are very stretchy, I would probably size up if I was going to buy a pair because they are made to fit very snug. Since they are snug and white, I would go up at least a size. See the jeans HERE.
Who remembers the belted shorts with a pleat or two way back in the ’80s? Maybe the ’90’s?? Well, they are making a comeback, I am in shock watching all the old styles roll back in. My mom always said that everything comes back in style…some things we can do without haha! I grabbed these shorts just to see how they fit and if I liked them, honestly – it surprised me how great the felt on. With the pleat in the front, I had plenty of room, but they looked slimming from the side. I think these type of shorts show off your figure or shape more than regular shorts because of the high-waist – they were cute, but not my cup of tea so I passed on these. They did come in other colors and the olive was probably the prettiest out of the earth tone colors target had.
I think I like the floral top with white bottoms the best out of all the looks. I like a little pop and you can’t beat black and white put together. These shorts I have on are from The Loft and ladies–these are the best wearing shorts I have ever owned. I have several pairs of these, but always seem to grab white ones – I don’t know why…I just do LOL! These are the Riviera Shorts with a 4-inch inseam, the perfect shorts for women a little older in age. Not to mention you can wear these with a tank, a t-shirt, a blouse – anything goes dressy or casual. That’s why I love them!! Plus they wash and dry super good!!!! Get the shorts HERE.
So ladies, what are your thoughts?? I LOVE your feedback!! I know we all find outfits we like and then there are those we don’t care that much for. on this shopping trip they only thing I came back with was the floral top and a pair of black pull-on shorts like the rust colored ones above. You girls are so good about giving me your opinion on the try-on posts, I have gone back and picked up a piece or two that you really liked. So, tell me what you think (I’m grinning right now lol).
You girls have a great day and thanks for stopping by the blog!!
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