JORD Wooden Watches
At the core of who I am, I love to dress up and I also love to be super casual. I typically stay in normal “day clothes” long enough for my husband to see that yes in fact I DID get dressed today, but as soon as dinner is over, I am usually curled up in nice comfy pj’s on the couch. There are days when I want to put on make-up and days when I prefer to go without. There are days when I want to wear something a little nicer and other’s where I wonder if I can just wear my yoga pants all day long and get away with it. I love accessories though and use them a lot to change the look of my outfit! I love to find accessories and shoes that can be both dressed up and dressed down! And while my belly is growing (can you believe I am over 26 weeks pregnant!?) and I need new clothing, I don’t like to spend a lot of money on things I will only wear a few months, and I want to be sure that I have options for both casual and nicer outfits. So today I am sharing a few of my tips for What to Wear While You Are Pregnant in the Summer (although these are also good tips for everyday clothing too even if you aren’t pregnant!) and I also have a really fun giveaway too and you do NOT need to be pregnant to want one of these I promise!! This giveaway is so much fun, everyone will win something, and these also make fun and unique gifts too!
What to Wear While You Are Pregnant in the Summer
It is important to have a few basics while you are pregnant. Since I will be “big” mainly during the summer months, I found two pairs of jean capris and one pair of white jean capris to wear from a maternity store (I shop at Destination Maternity mostly because I have had really good luck with their Pea in the Pod clothing line, they tend to fit and wear well.) The jeans are easy to mix and match, I can dress then up or dress them down. They look cute and are comfy as can be.
It may seem ridiculous at the time, but splurge on something comfy! Yoga pants, sweat pants, a sweatshirt or comfy t-shirt; something that you can wear around the house (or out in public) and just be comfy in. Sometimes, you just need to be comfy. Also, snag a couple of pairs of weather appropriate leggings, you will thank me later I promise!
Variety of Shirts
I bought a variety of shirts, but I was careful in what I bought because I only bought 6 shirts this time around. I snagged 3 v-neck t-shirts, 2 nicer material round-neck shirts with slightly longer sleeves (one plain and one stripe) and one short-sleeved fitted tunic that can be made shorter or longer depending on how I tie the scrunchie part on the side, it has a cute diagonal stripe and looks good with jeans OR leggings depending on my mood. The t-shirts and nicer shirts all look good with my blue or white jean capris (they can be dressed up or dressed down) and the diagonal stripe shirt works well with jeans or leggings so these shirts are all really versatile which gives me so many options to mix or match!
Dresses. If you are pregnant in the winter, a dress with leggings and boots is super comfy and cute! In the summer, it helps keep you cool and looking good no matter the occasion! I snagged a nicer striped dress from Target the other day and am in love with it. I wear it to church and it would work perfectly at a nicer event too. It hits just above my knees and has sleeves to my elbows and it is thick enough material that I don’t have to wear any other layers underneath it to stay modest. I also grabbed a more casual striped short sleeved dress from Target too. It was inexpensive and is my go-to outfit when temps get really high here. I could also pair it with a pair of capri leggings if I wanted to wear the dress but wanted a little extra coverage or I want to be active while wearing it.
I also bought a solid navy dress from Destination Maternity that is perfect for church or would be perfect for a night out or even a wedding! Yes I have a wedding to go to and a blogger event where I need to wear something a little nicer this summer while I am prego so finding this dress was essential! It is also one of my favorite dresses to wear to church because it is super comfy too! I also love that I don’t have to wear any extra layers under it too.
Here is where it is at ladies! Accessories will make your summertime wardrobe look amazing! Yes you will need to buy a few clothing items, but if you choose well you won’t spend more then a couple hundred dollars on all of the clothing you will need for your entire pregnancy. However, accessories are super fun because you can use them to dress up or dress down any outfit, add versatility to your wardrobe, plus they will last you after you are pregnant too! From necklaces, cute (and comfy) shoes or even a new watch, new accessories are a great way to help you feel more put together and like the cute pregnant (or non-pregnant) woman you are!
A new purse or bag is a fun way to add a little extra touch to your outfit! And while this bag isn’t new, it is one of my favorite totes from Duluth Trading every and I use it all the time!
Also, I recently have wanted a watch. It all started with my phone failing and needing to know the time while out and about without having the clock on my phone to look at while it was being repaired. I have looked at and owned many watches over the years but often the face is too large to my wrist or the style isn’t quite right. It is really hard for me to find women’s watches that are cute and fit my petite wrist well.
And of course, I want a watch that I can dress up or dress down. A while ago I started to notice JORD Wood Watches and I was surprised at how pretty they really are, and how light weight they are for being made out of wood! I thought they were such cool watches! So I was thrilled when JORD Wood Watches reached out to me and offered to send me a wood watch to review and I liked it so much I am excited to share it with you today!
I love that JORD Wood Watches come in styles for men and women, but I really fell in love with the Cora line because it was one of the smaller style watches but still had a ton of style! I chose the Zebrawood and Turquoise watch because I loved the look of the zebrawood and I think that turquoise goes with nearly any color (at least the colors I have in my closet) so it is a really versatile watch for me.
And I love how the watch face isn’t too big. It totally works on my smaller wrist and adds such fun style to any outfit I wear. I also love that this watch does not need a battery and let’s be honest, the swarovski crystals in it are just beautiful! And make it perfect to wear with a dress or with jeans and a t-shirt. It is the perfect accessory to all of my summer outfits, whether I am pregnant or not!
And the coolest part is that JORD has offered to host a giveaway for you, my lucky bog readers! And the best part is that NO ONE LOOSES!! One lucky winner will receive a $75 e-voucher to use on the JORD Wood Watch of your choice, but even if you don’t win, you will get $20 e-voucher to use on their site too! Seriously! You can’t lose on this one. So enter by FOLLOWING THE LINK BELOW from JORD and good luck.
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