A perfect evening

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Please excuse the iPhone snaps, there's an issue with my Nikon and it's going into repair (hopefully not for long!) But I couldn't wait to share this amazing dress I wore to dinner over our mini staycation. Since it's a non-maternity dress, the elastic draw string is meant to be worn mid waist, but I pulled it up over my bump, and it worked like a charm!  
I think the back is my favorite part. 
Because I pulled the dress up higher than usual, I didn't need to hem it either! It was the perfect length for embellished flat sandals. If you're pregs like me, try it - it totally works. I love that I can keep this beauty post pregnancy and wear the hell out of it with my highest wedges later. (How I miss you, wedges...)
I also discovered the easiest way to do this tiny knot bun, when I just didn't have the energy to wash and set my hair. (We were after all, on vacation!)
1. Spray a bit of dry shampoo 2. Lift the roots with fingers 3. Secure hair half up with a mini claw clip (like these here4. Wrap a piece of hair around the clip to hide it 5. Secure with bobby pin 
Dinner at Fig (yum!) and that one-on-one hubs time I'd been longing for, made for the perfect evening... 
Now if only we could go back!

Dress - Calypso St. Barth (use code inthefampc12 for 20% off thru 4/28!)
Earrings - Forever21
Bracelet - JewelMint (use code la111 for 50% off!)
Sandals - Report

*20 weeks pregnant


  1. you look gorgeous! love this dress



  2. you look really fab !i love it!!!

    xoxo from rome

  3. You are so stunning, you could take a picture with a disposable camera and it would look great.

    This dress is Ah-Maze-Ing!! You look perfect in it, and I love the fact that you'll be able to wear it post-bump as well!

    Gorgeous! (And I love the gladiator flats). They're my favorite staples both on vacay and otherwise. I can live in them!

  4. gorgeous dress and it looked perfect on your baby bump!! those one on one moments are so treasured, hooray for staycations!! :)


  5. Ob-sessed with that dress.

  6. Love the hair and the dress! Well basically all of it :)

    Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget

  7. Such a gorgeous dress and cute toe polish!


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