Stripes and Sunshine

September 14, 2015



Dress_1I sort of wrote off Old Navy years ago because I had bad experiences with the quality and fit of their clothes. Everything felt a little, well, cheap. But lately you guys? Old Navy is giving me plenty of reasons to re-consider. I mentioned a while back that I was having a little bit of a style crisis now that I’m a mom. My new work-from-home schedule means I don’t have to be quite as dressed up each day, but I’ve found that putting myself together each day helps with productivity and puts my mind in the work mentality.

For me a great dress needs to hold it’s structure and wear well (even multiple times before washing) without bagging or looking sloppy. It also needs to be made of a material that’s thick enough to be flattering but stretch and give a little to work for mom life, running errands and sitting comfortably at a desk. This dress has it all. It’s incredibly affordable (it’s $18 right now!) and comes in a bunch of colors. I purchased this striped version and then went back and purchased it in black and grey as well because I love it so much! Plus, with the longer sleeves, I can see myself wearing it well into fall with tights and boots.

Dress: Old Navy || Bag: Valentina from TJ Maxx a couple years ago ||
Sandals: Nordstrom Rack (covered in paint from home renovation!)

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  • Reply Sarah Murray Bennett September 15, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    I have started shopping at ON again too! I have been so happy with all of my purchases and it much more affordable than some of the other places I was shopping (Loft, JCrew). That dress is super cute!

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  • Reply Carla September 30, 2015 at 6:43 pm

    I just got my ON dress (red and brown stripe) in the mail for less than $15 and I LOVE IT! Thanks for the tip!

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