Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Summer (Mom) Style: Dots on Dots

This outfit is almost patriotic.

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Head to Toe . . . Target

The shorts are actually a bright coral, but coral is in the reddish family. And the top actually has light green dots all over it, but they're barely visible really.  Then we've got the navy polka dotted blazer.  Maybe that's the only part that's actually looking patriotic.

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Or maybe it's just the flag in the background?

Thank you so much for your kind words of encouragement when I vented about being absolutely awful at swimming.  Yesterday afternoon, I swam 150 yards without stopping and swam a total of 700 yards before calling it enough. Today, I'm going for 200 without taking a break... and hopefully, I'll swim 300 in the open water on Saturday. I still get terribly winded when I freestyle, so I'm really depending on the sidestroke to catch my breath a bit. My triathlon isn't until July 18th, but I'm doing a "practice run" on Saturday... We'll see how it goes!

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I'm linking up today with The Pleated Poppy, Dear Abby Leigh, Transatlantic Blonde, Wardrobe Wednesday, Suburbs Mama and I Feel Pretty

P.s. This is Outfit Number 20 of my 30 for 30! I'm 2/3 of the way finished!

8 comments:

Judy said...

The flag definitely helps with the patriotic look! Explosive style!

Alison @ Get Your Pretty On said...

How cute is this? I never would've thought of dots on dots but you pulled it off perfectly. So cute!

Traci Little said...

love it!

Here's mine for the week if you want to take a peek (Maxis, Lace & Sunglasses):

http://ordinaryinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/07/what-i-wore-maxi-lace-sunglasses-summer.html

the domestic fringe said...

Love the double dots! All the best on your weekend swim.

~FringeGirl

Cara said...

It's super cute and I love that its your sister's top'

Abby Barnhart said...

i prefer the "almost" patriotic to the totally predictable. love this look!

thanks for linking up with dress for the day!

My name is Rita said...

I love your outfit! Super cute style! If you get a chance, please link up to my What We Wore link Party: http://suburbsmama.blogspot.com/2013/07/what-we-wore-4.html

Melaina25 said...

Oh I love it! That blazer is awesome!
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