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The Perfect Packable Dress For Summer

July 23, 2018

This post is sponsored by Tidal Labs on behalf of Banana Republic however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

Dress, C/O | Shoes | Earrings, C/O| Sunglasses

 

As you know, my husband and I had the opportunity to take a Baby Moon last month to Charleston, South Carolina. Neither one of us had ever been to Charleston before, and when we told several people we were going there we got the same response: “It’s going to be hot!” Although I was really excited about seeing a new place, being 30 weeks pregnant in the summertime (and traveling through the deep south) I was a little afraid at how uncomfortable I would be and what I could possibly wear pregnant to keep cool. I found this gorgeous dress from Banana Republic and thought it would be perfect for our trip.

The dress is non-maternity, but I knew if I sized up, I could get away with wearing it pregnant. The dress is made of 100% polyester, a super light fabric that moves, so I knew it would definitely keep me cool. I also liked that it has a wrap-effect front with a side tie at the waist, to help make the dress look more shapely on my figure and not like I was wearing a mumu (I find this can be tricky when wearing dresses while in your second or third trimester!) This dress was also great to pack, since the fabric is so light, it barely took up any room in my suitcase! I also recently got these cute red sandals from Banana Republic that would be so cute with this dress (I didn’t get them until after our trip). I love pairing red and navy together for the perfect nautical look! The sandals are really comfortable and I like that they are the perfect height for me (especially while being preggo!)

Banana Republic has an a fabulous Summer Dress Collection right now, and you can get 40% off of your $200+ order when you use code “BRDREAM” at checkout.

As far as my pregnancy is going, I just hit the 33 week mark today. That means I have only 40 days left until she arrives! I can’t decide if that’s soon or still so far away! Our 3-D ultrasound appointment a few weeks ago was amazing! Baby girl is still in the breech position (just like her brother) and she cooperated enough so that we got some great pictures of her sweet little face! I can’t stop staring at her photos and can’t wait to see what she looks like in person! She is definitely running on out of room in there, and I feel like I can’t get any bigger! I am definitely ready for her to come, but need her to stay put for a few more weeks! I’ll be updating y’all soon!

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13 Comments

  • Reply Simplement Lui July 23, 2018 at 10:59 am

    A beautiful dress and the perfect wedges! Happy Monday xx

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  • Reply Shelbee on the Edge July 24, 2018 at 11:18 am

    This dress is so pretty and perfect for summer! I love that you paired it with red and tan accessories. Such a great color combination. And how cute is the handkerchief hem!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

  • Reply Ruth July 24, 2018 at 7:32 pm

    What a pretty striped dress! The hemline is so unique and really adds a different look to it!

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  • Reply Cathy July 24, 2018 at 7:39 pm

    This dress is so pretty, love how you styled it!

    XOXO
    Cathy

  • Reply Candace July 25, 2018 at 1:55 am

    I love Banana Republic! This dress is sooo cute with your baby bump and it’s super versatile cause its not a maternity dress, so you will be able to use it post baby jaja. You go girl!

    Candace
    http://www.thebeautybeau.com

  • Reply Megan July 25, 2018 at 4:19 am

    How cute are you in this striped dress? It’s perfect for any event or occasion!

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  • Reply Mona July 25, 2018 at 1:14 pm

    Your dress is perfect for a pregnant milf! I love how you paired it up with red earrings and beige wedges accessories. Your whole outfit in this post is beyond stunning

  • Reply Sarah Lagen July 25, 2018 at 5:21 pm

    Banana Republic also has the best sales, and soooo many good pieces! This is a darling dress and will be great post baby!! You look so cute and hope you enjoyed Charleston!

    xo, Sarah

  • Reply Laura July 25, 2018 at 6:32 pm

    That dress looks so great on you!! And congrats on being so close to your due date! You look fabulous!!

    xo, Laura

  • Reply Laura Angelone July 25, 2018 at 10:29 pm

    This is such a cute dress and I feel like it can be very versatile too!
    xx
    Laura

  • Reply Jess Scull July 25, 2018 at 10:47 pm

    This dress looks amazing on you! It pairs perfectly with those earrings!

  • Reply maggie July 26, 2018 at 4:28 pm

    Love how its an easy throw on but also so chic

  • Reply Liz July 27, 2018 at 3:59 pm

    That dress is so pretty! I love how you styled it with the pope of color!

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