What I Wore: Long Day’s Journey

DSCF0171 Top: LOFT | Skirt: LOFT | Bag: Latico | Shoes: Nine West | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

Some days are longer than others and it's nice when your outfit lasts as long as you do. On this day I got to work at 7am, left early for a doctor's appointment, stopped by Union Market in DC to visit the Dagne Dover pop-up shop and meet the CEO of Dagne Dover, Melissa Mash. Got home, had enough time to brush my teeth and put down my laptop bag and we were off to a rehearsal for a wedding Karl was shooting the next day. Karl took this photo after the rehearsal and it's clear Emerson and I both were spent, though my outfit still looks relatively fresh. This skirt and top looks like a dress when put together, but the skirt is cute on its own with a colorful tank or tee and I wore the top with wide-leg white linen pants and flat sandals and liked the effect.  It's funny when this set arrived in the mail I thought I looked like a circus tent in it.  I bagged it up to return but tried it on before I returned it one more time and fell for it.  The skirt is elastic and drawstring, unlined, and doesn't cling in humidity.  The only thing missing is pockets!

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I bought this bag two years ago from MYHABIT (just seen on the blog yesterday) and it's a great bag for long days – not heavy, small and flat enough to be a comfortable crossbody but big enough to hold my everyday wallet, sunglasses case, and even my planner. I like how Latico bags don't have trendy details or logos, making them bags you can wear with style for years to come.

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8 Comments

  1. Aimee
    June 3, 2015 / 3:03 pm

    It’s funny how you were going to send that one back! I love it and thought it was a dress. Emerson is too cute in her outfit!!

  2. Karen
    June 2, 2015 / 4:11 pm

    Wow, I would have thought that was a dress if you had not mentioned it was separates. Very nice outfit and with the added bonus of still looking fresh at the end of the day, it’s a win-win. Emerson’s got her own great style too!

  3. Jenny
    June 2, 2015 / 2:50 pm

    That last picture is so darn cute! I would have never guessed that was a shirt/skirt combo. It makes one very pretty/flattering dress.

  4. Krista Alexander
    June 2, 2015 / 12:58 pm

    Miss Emerson takes after her Mama! Super cutie!

  5. Krista Alexander
    June 2, 2015 / 12:58 pm

    Miss Emeraon takes after her mama. What a cutie!

  6. June 2, 2015 / 7:17 am

    Wonderful pics – you two are wonderful together! xox

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