Styling a Cropped Sweater with a Post-Baby Belly

styling a cropped sweater

As with most trends, it took me awhile to jump on the cropped top/sweater bandwagon.

I tend to favor sweaters of the long and chunky variety that help hide my belly – not put it on display.

So I found cropped tops to be intimidating, as silly as it may be to be intimidated by a piece of clothing – even if that piece of clothing is designed to show your tummy.

I only decided to take the plunge at a time when I was fairly confident in my body (pre-baby, naturally) and felt empowered from the likes of Mindy Kaling rocking crop tops in her own sassy and stylish way.

Surprisingly enough I found they weren’t as difficult to wear as I anticipated, even with a belly.

But before you start rolling your eyes at me, like yeah yeah we know – you’re going to say crop tops are actually really flattering and anyone can pull them off…

Actually no, I’ll be the first to tell you – not everyone can pull them off.

But it’s not for the reason you may think.

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What I Secretly Love Most About Going on Holiday

I’ve just returned to London from 4 weeks at my parent’s in Germany. And while I loved being away, lounging about, and spending quality time with my family… I really love being home again. Despite having to face work, unpacking, post vacay bank balances, unpacking, and other adult responsibilities {did I mention unpacking?}. I love

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Developing a Signature Style from Scratch

I used to believe that having a signature style was boring. I saw it as a way of restricting creativity and playfulness in your wardrobe. Wearing the same thing, day in and day out. Sure it may make life a bit easier knowing what you’re going to wear everyday. But where’s the fun? Where’s the

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Surviving the 4th Trimester | A Lesson in Grace

Grace. The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, and favor.   If you take anything from this post, let it be the very first words you read. Grace. Grace for your baby. Grace for your partner. Grace for your family. But most importantly – grace for yourself. The 4th trimester can be a really trying time.

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6 Style Trends Totally On My Radar for 2018

Full disclosure – these trends aren’t particularly new or groundbreaking. In fact I think most of them were consider the hot new thing last year or even the year before that. But #longhairdontcare 💁🏾‍♀️ I’ve never been one to jump on brand new trends straight away unless it’s something I really really REALLY love and

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What I’m Looking Forward to in 2018

Happy 2018 lovely people! I hope your new year has been filled with lots of joy and laughter so far. I’m still in Germany with my folks, which has been great. Mason has been able to get a full dose of his grandparents in action. Which in turn has given me some moments to myself

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7 Most Memorable Moments of 2017

Can you believe we’re about to close out 2017? I thought moving to London would be the pinnacle of excitement for a few years, but 2017 totally proved me wrong. I’d like to pretend that I’m someone who practices reflection and gratitude throughout the year, but nay – I wait and cram it all in

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My Holiday Style Must-Have: Luxe Velvet

Hello from Germany! Yes, despite all the stress and anxiety I had leading up to our trip – we made it in one piece. And it went a lot smoother than I anticipated – I didn’t get angry or freak out on anyone, and there was only a small amount of tears (℅ Mason)😅. All

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