After 3.5 months the day has come…my first day of school for the 2015-16 year (my 13th year!!). I’m not going to talk too much about it because even typing it makes me cry. I hate leaving my tiny babies. It never gets easier even though they have all been in daycare and have always been happy. Ok, I’m going to stop before I get tears all over my keyboard and ruin my computer.
Let’s talk about my first day back #ootd instead. I was contacted by Shabby Apple in the spring to ask if I would be interested in wearing one of their dresses. I was so suuuuper flattered and it was such an obvious yes! I have been fan of their style and dresses for a long time. However, I had a growing belly and I knew I was coming up on a few months where I wouldn’t be “dressing”, so I asked if we could wait until fall.
Knowing I was planning for my capsule, I carefully selected this striped Kai dress for a few reasons: 1) it has pockets and I’m a sucker for pockets on dresses 2) it has stripes and I love stripes 3) the cut seemed like it would be flattering as I work around my postpartum pooch 4) I can imagine layering a cute sweater or jacket over this as the weather cools down and 5) it’s machine washable. I also love dresses because they look so pulled together, but are so easy to wear, which perfect for a busy school morning.