Fall or Summer? [Fashion Friday for the ‘normal’ family]
Hey Guys! OK, I am starting ANOTHER series, but this time on fashion. I know, since when did I get that interested in fashion? I don’t think it is that I am THAT into fashion, it is just I need to clothe my kids AND me AND make sure the husband doesn’t wear the same T-shirt three days in a row. So by default, I care a little bit about fashion. But this is FASHION for the AVERAGE/NORMAL/WE-DON’T-CARE-ABOUT-BRAND-NAMES family. I just shop at normal places. Old Navy. Target. Online stores. Thrift stores.
So this series is to keep you updated with sales, specific items you need in your wardrobe at easy to drive to (or click to) places, and how to make it through the year in some kind of style.
Today’s focus is….having a wardrobe for transitioning seasons!
Here in PA we are going from cool fall days to summer days still in between. In fact, yesterday I went to the largest consignment sale here (happens 2 times a year) and bought a bunch of wintery items for our kiddos. Uh, $2 plaid long sleeves? Yes, please! That’ll be my wannabe lumberjack son over there.
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For my Mama Tribe:
I am loving this piece from Pink Blush. Its lightweight bamboo material makes it a great transition piece. I paired it with leggings and a scarf the other night and we went to the museum. It’s also the type of piece that I feel makes you look cute running around town but when you get home–it is so comfortable–it makes you just want to stay in it and snuggle up by the fireside. [shop my look here]
For the Littles:
Emmett: One of our favorite pieces so far is a plaid hoodie (link is similar to his) from Carter’s. I find that Carter’s can have great essentials for kids, i.e. hoodies and pants. Emmett’s been rocking this hoodie and it’s great because he can wear it as a light jacket or as his actual shirt right now. It has some great fall colors in it too 🙂
Hadley: She is still fitting into 0-3 which means we have mainly summer clothes for her. I’ve been pairing onesies though with lighter stretchy pants. They’re not too hot and can be paired with any kind of top or dress which I love. (Her romper is from Old Navy but I don’t think it is sold anymore. Similar ones can be found here or here.) Also, drool is totally in style.
For the Husband Squad:
My husband wore a long sleeve shirt the other week because the temperature dropped so much! If you know him, this is a big deal as he lives in T-shirts. Old Navy thermals are great and that’s one of my husband’s ‘go-to’ shirts when cooler temps hit.
So there you have it! Style for the NORMAL family.
What’s in your wardrobe this September?