When it’s nice to have a sister

Button-up shirt: from my sister | T-shirt: Shade Clothing maternity – $8  | Necklace: c/o Max and Chloe | Jeans: skinnied Levi’s Curve -$70 | Shoes: Target – gift | Total = $87 My sister sometimes buys clothes from those online Asian stores where shipping is like $50 for one item. And then they suck you in by making you add 10 more things to your cart … Read more

27 Weeks: Baby Mamas

black geometric necklace c/o Very Jane; Shade Clothing striped shirt, $16 ; Shade Clothing maternity t-shirt, $8 ; Forever 21 pants, $14 ; Target clog sandals Not liking the harem-pant-look I’m getting from these pants.. If I hike it up any higher, Baby will protest and angrily kick all day so I had to low-ride them. Already, Baby = 1, Elaine = 0….. I’ve been … Read more

SJP from S/TC

Layering gold necklaces here made me feel like SJP from STC. Did you get those acronyms? I mean, DYGTA? I should just do this whole post that way. IDKWISHBYW. (Translation:  I don’t know why I’m smirking here but you’re welcome.) Okay, that was too hard. I think the trick to layering gold necklaces without looking … Read more

Copy that Maxi, Cat

I’m wearing an Old Navy striped shirt ($4), Forever 21 gemstone necklace ($6 – buy similar!), thrifted brown belt ($2), Forever 21 maxi-dress-now-maxi skirt ($5), and Target clog sandals (gift from my in-laws) with a vintage Gucci bucket bag ($3). My interpretation of this pin. I’ll tell you my secret… gray maxi skirt + loose striped shirt + long pendant necklace + brown belt + one foot peeking … Read more

Maxi what?

    Remember this maxi dress? Well, say hello to its offspring, the maxi skirt. The neckline on the dress was stretching out way too much that I was hardly modest in it. It was also too short to wear with heels. I cut the dress right at the armpits and used a combination of Susan’s and Tania’s skirt tutorials … Read more

Friday Recap (yes, already)

Today I wore a maroon scarf (gift from a blog friend), H&M white shirt ($10), Old Navy brown belt ($10 – buy it!), secondhand Gap flared jeans ($9), and Target clog sandals (gift from my in-laws) with a vintage Gucci bucket bag ($3). My belt was also slowly coming undone and nobody even told me. Just because I sit all day doesn’t mean I don’t care about how my belt looks. But I … Read more

For the love of food (and maxi skirts)

This past Friday I wore an H&M white shirt ($10), yellow scarf (gift from Melissa), Forever 21 maxi dress-turned-maxi skirt ($5), and Target clog sandals (gift). But let’s get to the good part…. FOOD. I was really anxious and frustrated so excited and happy on my way to pick up Chase after work so I demanded suggested we go get some frozen yogurt right that second for a little date. We were stuck in … Read more