What I Wore + What Bammy Wore Too!

Since I didn’t post my WIW last Wednesday, I have a whole slew of outfits to share today!  And no doubt, the best part is that since I’m sharing some outfits from my weekend away, Bammy is going to make her What I Wore debut!!!  So scroll through last week’s outfits and get to the good stuff if you’re so inclined. 🙂  Here’s what I wore the last two weeks:

I cannot resist a white cotton top or dress for the spring and summer!  I love the eyelet side paneling on this one.

White Eyelet Top- TJ Maxx
Jeans- Gap
S
wedish Hasbeen Sandals- Amazon
Mother Necklace- Etsy

The Ayda Dress (that I pattern tested here) is one of my favorite makes this spring!  I got so many compliments on it the day I wore it, and has inspired me to make another one.  But three cheers for wearable muslins!

Gray Printed Ayda Dress- Made by Me!
Nude Platforms- Old Navy
Sunglasses- WalMart
Gray Beaded Necklace- Boutique in St. Augustine

I got some great deals on really cute sleeveless tops at TJ Maxx a few weeks back.  I love them with a cardigan and jeans for spring days, and then also by themselves with shorts when it’s just too hot!  I wore this one with jeans the other day, but think it’ll be so cute with white or red shorts for Memorial Day and the Fourth of July.

Blue Floral Sleeveless Top- TJ Maxx
Jeans- Target
R
ed Lace Up Espadrilles- Target 

One of my favorite dresses for the past few summers.  The embroidery trim is still going strong and I love the chambray too.

Chambray Embroidered Dress- Madewell
L
ace Up Sandals- Amazon

Speaking of the embroidery trend, I’m obsessed!  I wore this pretty dress for Mother’s Day and I love the floral embroidery down the front and around the collar on the back.  It’s a little too short, so I made a ruffled skirt extender to lengthen it, and I still love the look of it.  Good thing about it being a bit too short, though, is that I can add the extender and wear it as a dress, and wear it over jeans as a tunic too!

White Cotton Tunic Dress with Embroidery- Southern Sisters
R
uffled Skirt Extender- Made by Me!
Nude Wedges- Old Navy

I made this Pineapple Print Ruby Dress a few years back, and still LOVE it!  Perfect for summertime.

Pineapple Ruby Dress- Made by Me!
Beaded Tassel Necklace- Etsy
Jack Rogers Sandals- Gift (see here)

Honestly, I don’t even remember where I got this black faux wrap dress, or how long I’ve had it, or how many times I’ve worn it, but I’m fairly certain it’s been worth it!  I can dress it up or down, wear heels or flats, and it looks nice each time. I wore this for a work function, and it was comfortable and didn’t look too shabby.

Black Faux Wrap Dress- I Can’t Remember!
Brown Braided Wrap Belt- Can’t Remember either!
Brown and Gold Buckled Sandals- Target

I am in love with the Tammy’s Tulip Shorts that I tested a few weeks back.  In fact, I’ve made 5 pairs now!  With plans of making several more.  But I knew I wanted a seersucker pair, and I had a yard of this aqua, and knew it would be perfect! Pair them with one of my off the shoulder makes, and I thought it made for a pretty cute outfit.

White Off the Shoulder Pom Pom Top- Made by Me!
Seersucker Tulip Shorts- Made by Me!
Beaded Necklace- Crawford Collections
Nude Wedges- Old Navy

More cute sleeveless tops from TJ Maxx and more cute Tulip Shorts!  I wore this to the girls’ Field Day last week, while it was 100 degrees outside, and it wasn’t so bad.  I can see wearing this combo all summer long.

Sleeveless Top- TJ Maxx
Denim Tulip Shorts- Made by Me!
Jack Rogers Sandals- Gift (see here)

Then I wore this to Ben’s water day, which was also 10000000 degrees and outside, haha!  The coral cold shoulder dress is cute on it’s own, but I wear a gray swing dress underneath it to add juuuuuuust a bit of length, and also to smooth all the lumps and bumps underneath!

Cold Shoulder Coral Dress- Bella Grace
Gray Swing Dress- TJ Maxx
Lace up Flat Sandals- Amazon
Gold Necklace- Gift

Now to the good stuff, haha!!  Mom and I hit the road on Friday, and she had on the cutest embroidered chambray tunic with white jeggings.  I wore a Ruby top that I made out of a dress I never wore (that had been hanging in my closet for a few years), and a pair of cute coral Tulip Shorts with white pom poms.  Good clothes for traveling, and then for shopping!

MOM:
Blue Embroidered Tunic- Mindy Mae’s Market
White Hue Jeggings- Belk
Pearl Earrings- Kate Spade

ME:
White Eyelet Ruby Top- Made by Me!
Coral Pom Pom Shorts- Made by Me!
Jack Rogers Sandals- Gift (see here)

Not really outfits we wore, but we had great luck shopping for pretty dresses at Chico’s (have to admit, Mom’s dress was out favorite)!!  We picked these up for fun summer get togethers. 🙂

Our first dinner out in Hilton Head.  I bought this dress a few months ago just for my birthday!  I love the lace, the cold shoulder, the bell sleeves, and same goes for mom’s top!

MOM:
Black Lace Bell Sleeve Top- Macy’s
White Jeans- Macy’s
Gold Sandals- Kenneth Cole from Macy’s

ME:
White Cold Shoulder Dress- Francesca’s
Nude Wedges- Old Navy
White Beaded Tassel Earrings- Juliana’s 

Saturday morning we headed out to breakfast before the beach, and though our swimsuits and coverups would’ve been totally appropriate, based on what everyone else was wearing, we wore dresses!

MOM:
Navy Lace Up Top- Crawford Collections 

ME:
Striped Cold Shoulder Dress- TJ Maxx
S
unglasses- WalMart
Tassel Necklace- Francesca’s
Red Espadrilles- Target
Tassel Clutch- Etsy 

I mean, is my mom the cutest thing ever or what??!!  We even walked into the restaurant Saturday night, and the little 20-something hostess went bananas over her cute outfit!  My love of clothes and fashion comes straight from her.  Dressing up is fun because I learned from the best!

MOM:
Natural Linen Dress with Black Embroidery- Juliana’s 
Gold Coin Earrings- Stella & Dot
Gold Cuff Bracelet- Crawford Collections
Pom-Pom Lace Up Sandals- Target

ME:
Blue off the Shoulder Dress with White Embroidery- Soma
White Beaded Tassel Earrings- Juliana’s 
Tassel Clutch- Etsy 
Nude Wedges- Old Navy

And Sunday, this is what we wore to breakfast and on our way home.  And I’m pretty sure I’m going to be buying my mom’s dress, because it was so cute and looked so comfortable.  Perfect to throw on during the summer!

MOM:
Navy Striped Knit Column Dress- Gap
Bronze Sandals- Banana Republic

ME:
Striped Off the Shoulder Top- Made by Me!
Denim Tulip Shorts- Made by Me!
Tassel Necklace- Crawford Collections
Tassel Sandals- Francesca’s 

And back to reality!  Coming back from the beach is always such an adjustment, right?  But I settled in Monday and was pretty much back to normal by Tuesday.  And I didn’t mind the rain since at least it didn’t rain at the beach!

Camo Jacket- Abercrobmie & Fitch via TJ Maxx
Denim Tie-Waist Dress- J. Crew via Goodwill (a STEAL for $5!!!)
Hunter Rain Boots- Zappos

And that’s it!  I will be linking up as always over at The Pleated Poppy.  Hop on over and check out all the gresat outfit ideas and inspiration.  And give my mom a round of applause for her WIW debut!! 🙂

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