Friday, March 14, 2014

Florals and Bubblegum

Hello lovelies!

I'm back with another post! It is absolutely beautiful in Chicago and I had to take advantage by snapping some photos. I just got these beautiful Zara pants back from the tailor and I am so happy I did not return them.
I saw these beauties on sale and grabbed them up immediately (they were only $20!). I bought them in the last size they had which was an x-large and, because I'm still unsure of what size my post baby body is coupled with the fact that I haven't purchased much clothing from Zara, they were slightly big on me. My first mind was to get them tailored, but then my doubt crept in and I decided I was going to return them. Well, when I finally mustered up the energy to box them up, I looked at my return receipt and saw that it was too late to return them. They were officially mine, so I had to make them work. Truth be told, I was a bit excited because I secretly wanted to keep them anyway. I took them to my tailor for a simple alteration that cost me $15. So for $35 I had a perfect pair of pink trousers that I was in love with. WINNING! (do people still say that??)

I'm trying to build up my collection of white button downs, and since my old one is currently too small for me (blame breastfeeding), I have been rocking this one from H&M. I love the fit, even though I could stand to lose a bit more boob, but overall I love the tailored look.

If you follow me on Instagram (@midwestlolita), you've seen this blazer plenty of times, as it is definitely one of my faves. It adds so much personality to an other wise drab look. It's nice to see that my old clothes are beginning to fit again. I REFUSE to give them away.

I'm rocking a tired ponytail simply because it needs to be washed desperately, I apologize. Anywho, I hope you all enjoy these photos! Toodles!

Blazer: H&M (old)|| Blouse: H&M|| Trousers: Zara (sale)|| Shoes: Zara|| Necklace: Forever 21

Lauren K


  1. Ahhh I'm so glad you're back!! Love, love, love this week of fashion! Keep it coming please!! Oh how I wish I had some curves to fill some of these bomb looks you are rocking!! I still need to learn to dress my body, being skinny aint everything evetybody think it is! But anyway "you go girl!" (martin voice) <3

    1. Thank you Che! It wasn't sure if it was overkill or not lol. I truly appreciate your words of encouragement. I need them :) and you'll figure out what works best for you in due time. Heck, I'm STILL learning.

  2. Thats actually a cute button down too. I need one. A girl actually needs like 2-3. Especially a working girl. Love the whole put together!

    1. Thank you so much! I def need to add more. It's hard finding one that fits me the way I like. Darn boobs. I guess to the tailor, it is!

  3. LOVE this! That jacket and those pants re great together! Super cute :)

    P.S. Making my way through the 100 black blogger list! I thought it was a great idea :)

    Tiffany Ima
    Style Honestly

    1. Wow! Thanks so much for checking me out! Means a lot! I will indeed return the favor. And thank you, this blazer is surprisingly quite versatile.


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