A few weeks ago I got to work on a fun campaign with Talbots.  The outfit got such a good response on Instagram that I thought I would help break down the look.

Talbots contacted me to work on a campaign called #BecauseImaLady; it was all about turning ladylike behavior on its heels. Well, I do consider myself a lady. I like girly things like lip gloss, fancy nails and getting my hair done. But I also am in touch with my sporty side.

I guess I love that we all have permission to embrace all the parts of us. We can be a killer in business and still love to play dress up (now if men can just recognize this!)

I loved the freedom the team at Talbots gave me for the Instagram campaign. They didn't dictate anything. I got to pick the outfit and the setting, and I also got to work with one one my favorite photographers, Suzanne Cohen from @gothamlove.

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What I'm wearing:

Let's talk about what I picked. I started with a great check vest (I think this may only be available in store, I can't find the link online). I paired it with a cream turtleneck and these great Ponte Button Skinny Ankle Leggings from Talbots.

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I've now worn this outfit TONS. It's incredibly comfortable and cozy and looks really pulled together. And I'm going to say it: If you put on a couple holiday pounds, this outfit can hide the extra helping of pumpkin pie.

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About the Shoes

The shoes are from Isola shoes. They are a few seasons old, which just illustrates how fabulous they are. They still looks so current. I don't think you need to hunt these down, what you need is a leopard flat that is currently in stock. Zappos had a few from Kate Spade that I adore. You can find a link here.

Your Thoughts Please

What do you think about this look? Would you wear it? Also, I'd love to know it you hate it when I post "old" things like these shoes. Here's the thing: I don't think you should have to replace your wardrobe every season, I want you to live more, shop less!

Fashion tips for moms

This is not a sponsored post. The paid campaign was the instagram post. This is something extra I'm sharing to help you get dressed in style.

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