Wrap Dress

Boy, that Diane von Furstenberg sure did us all a favor inventing the wrap dress nearly 40 years ago. I have a couple wrap dresses that I don’t wear too much anymore now that I work from home. But, I had a meeting earlier this week and it was the perfect warm spring day so I pulled my cute little black polka dot wrap dress out to wear and remembered just how flattering and comfortable wrap dresses are. Wrap dresses have become a classic career-wear staple, thanks again Diane!

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Here are a few wrap dresses that are sure to make you look fab at work and super comfy to wear all day:

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I had to start with a dress by DVF – a classic! This is the limited edition New Jeanne Two Dress. In fact, DVF has an entire Wrap Shop.

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I love the colors of this Lauren Ralph Lauren Three-Quarter-Sleeve Patterned Matte Jersey wrap from Lord & Taylor too.

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And this Alex & Ava Print Jersey Wrap Dress from Nordstrom is just adorable!

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And this Oasis Butterfly Wrap Dress from Asos would be great for summer!

Couple Things

SO glad it’s Friday.  We had a pretty good week around here…

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I got to wear my favorite raincoat with a few rainy days this week.

 

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Z got to try out her tricycle with all the warm/sunny weather we had too and I got to wear my favorite espadrilles to the playground – we are so ready for this nice weather…

 

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Poor Maxine got stuck in her own scratching post cave. She’s just too big for it…

 

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We got Z some jumbo Crayola Crayons and she immediately hopped on the phone and took notes with her purple crayon.

 

Have a great weekend, here are a couple links for you:

We got Chopsticks this week, not as good as Spoon, but cute!

I do love Gwynnie, but this dress might be a bit much!

I love the quirky Mother’s Day gift ideas at Paper Source

but I think my mom would just like this orange trench coat!

Have you seen the new DVF line at GAPKids?!  It’s so cute – I want to get these espadrilles for my Z.

Couple Things…

What a week.  I don’t have much else to say about what happened here in Boston earlier this week other than we are traumatized, praying for those affected and all the while trying to look on the bright side.  We tried to maintain normalcy in our house all week for our Little Z even though we were riveted by the news and updates as they came in.  This article helped a lot, I suggest you read!

Here are some fun moments that happened around here this week:

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We continued our French Food Week and made coq au vin for dinner Sunday night. It was delicious – we used this recipe.

 

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Our Z LOVES the swim lessons she started recently, here’s a cute shot as she was getting out of the pool. This is a Daddy/daughter activity but I went this week to take some photos and video.

 

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I also took Z to get her 18 month portraits taken even though she’s not quite 18 months yet (2 weeks!).  We managed to get some really great shots, it’s so hard to choose which ones to buy!!

 

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We went out to dinner and had these awesome calamari fries – so good! I also met some friends for dinner on Wednesday when over 50 restaurants in the Boston area contributed 10-50% of their sales to the victims of the Marathon Monday attack.  We had a great night and I didn’t get any good photos to share with you…perhaps because we seemed to polish off 2 pitchers of sangria?  Anyways…

Have a great weekend, here are some links for you!

This little printer is so stinkin cute.

Underwater spinning, this is so cool.

A day in the life of J. Crew’s Jenna Lyons.

John Hamm and Elmo.

A new DVF for GAPKids line launches April 25th, can’t wait! Here’s a cute video to preview the pieces.