As we dive deeper into summer I’m starting to feel the cravings for a sunny beach getaway. Somewhere I can lay in the sun, in all my big belly glory, and sip virgin mojitos all day. Mostly because, true to it’s reputation, London has been lacking in the sunshine. So when it peeked out from
I imagine being pregnant in the summer is going to have it’s pros and cons. Increased body temperature, plus increased weather temperature (and no air conditioning cause #EuropeanLife) means I’ll most likely be in a perpetual state of hot and sweaty. Which means it’s crucial for me to invest in items that are relaxed and
As with most women in the world I’ve never had 100% confidence in the way my body looks. I’ve got a belly (sans baby in the oven), thighs, and love handles just as much as anyone else might. And they’re all things I’d rather hide than emphasize when it comes to getting dressed. So, as
What comes to mind when you think of the color black? Witchcraft? New York City fashion? Jay-Z lyrics? #BlackGirlMagic? For centuries, the color black was associated with mourning, mystery or piety. And it wasn’t until 1926 when it was portrayed in a whole new light thanks to the infamous Coco Chanel who, for the first
Happy Belated Mother’s Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, mothers-in-law, surrogate mothers, adoptive mothers, and soon-to-be mothers. It surprises me that I now fall into that last category. Soon-to-be mom. Or mum as they say here in our neck of the woods. The thought is still very surreal to me. Someone is going to be
Despite the chill that is still lingering in the air here in London – summer is almost here! I got a small taste of it this weekend during our little getaway in Marseille, France (trip recap coming soon!), and man oh man I can’t wait for warmer temps to hit up north. The thing I
There’s a lot of mean talk when it comes to maternity clothes. They’re too expensive. They make me feel old. They’re so dull. They’re unflattering. And while this may be true for some, I’ve only just started dipping my toe in the maternity clothes section and can say that’s not true for all. (For starters,
Confession time. This white Easter Sunday dress, isn’t really a white Easter Sunday dress….it’s a romper. But it’s white and could totally be worn for Easter, so we’re more than halfway there. Tomayto, Tomahto – right?
And so it begins. 2 weeks ago this pencil skirt fit just fine over the growing belly. But this time around was a different story, it was a bit of a struggle to get on – a little tight around the waist area. Which just confirms there’s definitely something growing beneath it all.