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International Style: Three Must Have Vacation Looks

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With fall finally arriving and winter on the horizon, these brisk days and chilly nights may have you dreaming of a vacation. After all, what more do you need than travel deals and holiday time off work to motivate you to purchase those plane tickets? If an international adventure is on your to-do list this season, here’s a few go-to outfits that can help you be stylishly chic for all occasions!

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A Day Dress

While it may be filled with rain, sleet and snow in certain parts of America, there are a multitude of gorgeous locations across the globe that have beautiful blue skies and 70 degree afternoons year round. For these exotic destinations, packing a fun, feminine day dress is key. Not only will they provide an effortlessly chic look but they take up almost zero space in your suitcase as well. One of our personal favorites is this floral open back dress (available in both Ivory and Black) but anything lightweight that doesn’t wrinkle easy can be a great choice as well! Perk: If you go to any warm-weather beach locations, this dress can easily double as a beach cover up! Who can say no to that?

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Cute Chiffon, Lovely Lace

Sometimes, sightseeing calls for something a bit nicer than jeans and a tank. Because let’s be real, there’s nothing worse than visiting breathtaking historical locations just to pose in front of it with a basic outfit. Share the spotlight alongside all the incredible places on your itinerary with fun outfits that have a touch of lace and/or chiffon. These lightweight must-haves not only make for easy packing,  but they’re typically more breathable fabrics as well, great for reducing the amount of ‘shimmer’ you acquire during a walking tour or hike! Classic looks like this one, featuring our Beige Black Pink Printed Sheer Chiffon Blouse paired with our black lace shorts are great for warm days, while adding our navy blue and black lace accent cardigan can keep you stay comfortably cozy and chic at night!

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Classic Blouses & Mesh Pencil Skirts

Finally land an awesome dinner reservation at that celebrity hotspot or have a scheduled event on your itinerary? Why not use this opportunity to dress to the nines! Our ivory mesh striped sweater top mixed with out ivory mesh striped pencil skirt pair beautifully in this lovely formal look! Both modest and figure-friendly, all eyes will be on you in this great getaway getup!

 

For these and additional vacation-inspired outfits as seen on Anna of Dream.Love.Shop, visit our website at ShopPinkBlush.com

 

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Choosing The Right Colors For Your Fall Maternity Photo Shoot

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If you’re planning on taking your maternity pictures this season, choosing the right colors for your outfit is critical. Too easily, expectant mothers focus only on an outfits silhouette; however focusing on finding a pleasing shape as well as alluring color is important to ensure your pictures are both memorable and breathtaking. With fall being a time of change full of warm/earthy tones, selecting colors that reflect this season can help showcase your look, as well as ensure that the full images appear complimentary.

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Mustard

Mustard is an often overlooked hue, however this shade is great for adding warm tones to your overall look and enhancing the pregnancy glow in your skin! Finding a mustard knit with delicate accents, such as our mustard lace trim maternity tunic as seen on Kara of While Camden Sleeps is a great way to stand out in a scenic image and ensure that all eyes are on you for all the right reasons!

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Burgundy

When it comes to versatile fall colors, burgundy takes the cake. While some colors style well year round, burgundy especially shines this time of year, providing a festive, vibrant look! It’s no wonder why multiple celebrities and bloggers can be found in beautiful burgundy apparel, like our lace maternity dress as seen on Rachel of Glow of Grace and fashionista Kara of While Camden Sleeps. Burgundy apparel pairs beautifully with radiant red lips and provides a timeless look that you can enjoy reflecting back on, years down the line.

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Grey

While grey is one of those colors that looks great year round, fall is the best time to be photographed in this hue, as it provides a mix of brightness to the image, as well as touch of warmth. With many blue skies starting to become overcast afternoons, grey is a great way to have your maternity photo shoot outfit compliment the background, while focusing the attention on areas where you want to direct it. Styling your photo shoot look with a black top paired with a grey crochet cardigan, like our heather crochet shoulder maternity cardigan as seen on Jessica is a great way to add a dreamy appearance that keeps all eyes on your face and bump!

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Likewise, if the fall weather calls for heavier outwear, options like our ivory and black printed long maternity cardigan as seen on Irina Bond, helps provide a portion of focus on the outfit as a whole, while keeping the entire appearance focused on you! No matter how you add grey into your maternity photo shoot outfit, you’re sure to shine!

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Coral/Orange/Neutrals

Looking for a touch of color that will make your pictures pop without drawing the attention away from you as a whole? Depending on your natural skin tone, shades of coral and orange can provide a welcoming burst of energy to your images, for a fun, fall-inspired shoot. Paired with jeggings and some neutral boots or flats, all eyes will instantly be drawn to your bump when rocking a cozy, chic look like our orange lace belted maternity tunic as seen on Arielle Elise!

Whether going for year-round staples like our grey cardigans, feeling like a vixen in  our burgundy numbers, or wanting a pop of color with our coral/neutral frocks, styling your fall maternity photo shoot outfit around these earth-tone shades can ensure you look and feel beautiful on your special day!

For these and other outfits, visit our website at PinkBlushMaternity.com

Fashion, Womens

How To Wear Ivory Dresses In The Fall

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The fashion industry is continuously changing, altering and adapting in a revolving effort to set trends for seasons to come. It’s an industry built on taking risks, and showcasing their fearless confidence that nothing is untouchable. But for an industry known for having no rules, it’s surprising that there lays an un-discussed sacred rule that has long been kept by etiquette hard-liners: not wearing white after Labor Day.

Magazines won’t publish it, catwalks don’t showcase it, and celebrity stylists shy away from it; but why is white so intimidating? While there is no set history on why white is a big fashion faux pas, historians do speculate that the reasoning was symbolic, given that after Labor Day, American workers all wore dark clothes to their jobs, school classes etc. as they were less prone to show stains acquired throughout the day. Whatever the reasoning, those who stand firm in their beliefs that white should remain untouchable until spring, have been met with resistance from many high-fashion personalities, and although the results are often muted, showcase that white tones can be worn whenever by whomever.

While Coco Chanel is remembered for her all-black ensembles, as far back as the 1920’s she was equally as known for making white a year-round staple. Likewise, the beautiful Marion Cotillard accepted her 2008 Academy Award in a mermaid-inspired cream dress and Michelle Obama proudly danced the night away at the Inaugural Ball in a snowy floor-length gown. White always seems to gain the most praise when people aren’t expecting it, and what better time to surprise fashion critics, than during the fall.

Here are two great ivory dresses that can be worn year round:

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This Ivory Pink Floral Long Sleeve Dress is a great number to add to your  wardrobe rotation, as the burgundy flowers helps add some fall colors to the look, and the long bell sleeves adds a fun touch that can keep you warm as well! Perfect for overcast days, like this spontaneous beach trip, this dress gives off delicate, feminine vibes that is a great way to brighten up your fall style. Worn alone, or paired with a fun knit scarf or a comfy cardigan, this ivory floral dress is a great wardrobe style year round.

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White is a bit harder to pull off in the fall than ivory and other neutral tones, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Incorporating some neutral hues into your overall look, like this stunning Olive Green Cargo Jacket is fantastic both ascetically as well as practically. Not only will you look more seasonally-stylish, but this cargo jacket has multiple pockets, and the cinched back helps show off your shape, which is a great plus! Paired with some chic ankle boots or a fun hat and scarf is a great way to be fall-fashionable in this fun number.

When it comes to white, feel free to wear it year round! Paired seasonally, white hues are a fantastic way to brighten up your all-around look, showcase your statement pieces and provide a welcoming change from the otherwise plethora of dark hue styles. White speaks confidence, and you should feel beautiful in either of these two looks! To browse this and Pink Blush’s other seasonal styles, check out all of their must-have outfits here: http://shoppinkblush.com/c-114-looks-we-love.aspx

What To Wear

Versatile Everyday Maternity Wear

When it comes to pregnancy, having comfortable, affordable and chic clothing is key. All expectant mothers deserve to look and feel their best during such a beautiful period of life, and in order to do so, versatile clothes are required. Whether running errands, taking older children for a stroll, or simply taking it easy at home, maternity clothes should be equally fun as functional. Here are four easy-to-grab maternity styles that are perfectly functional this fall:

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3/4th sleeved wide striped tops and tunics are perfect wardrobe staples this season. Not only do they flatter a variety of body shapes, but they’re extremely versatile due to how easily they pair with just about anything in your closet. This black charcoal striped dress for example, pairs excellent with our grey fleece-lined maternity leggings, but also goes well when matched with black maternity pants or leggings. Add a red or burgundy scarf, or perhaps a black blazer and you can easily switch up this look from grocery-store chic to date night ready apparel. Since all of our striped tanks, tops and tunics are made with care, you can rest assured that these tops are perfect for staying comfortable throughout your day, even if you have baby-to-be’s two older siblings surrounding you that need taking care of. By finding a length that works for you, this style can be your fall-wardrobe essential all season long.

 

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Whether cleaning, relaxing, or playing with little ones, your home apparel should be the most comfortable. Tunics, like this navy blue and beige polka dot number, are a great way to look fashionable while feeling lounge-friendly. With this tunic made from 75% cotton, when paired with our fleece-lined leggings or a comfy pair of blue jeans, this look can be worn just about anywhere, but that doesn’t mean it won’t make your almost-daily outfit rotation at home.

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Tribal prints are a huge trend this season, but expect this fall-staple to still be in style come spring! Tribal is a fun way to add some pop of color to your wardrobe, without requiring much effort. Perfect for those days when you want to throw something on, options like this burgundy tribal print sash tie top are a great way to look stylish, even when taking the kids for a walk! The added sash below the bust, is great for showing off your figure, and looking extra feminine.

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Bohemian shirts are another style this fall that are selling quickly – and for good reason! Tops like our ivory and navy blue bohemian are extremely comfortable, and due to having a little extra fabric, they’re perfect for days when you just want to lounge. Whether reading books to the kids at home, or going in for a day at the office, bohemian shirts are great for looking put-together without much effort at all. Look for this style especially, with fun little accents, such as beads, or embroidery, to give your top a little kick.

 

For these and additional fall must-have wardrobe staples, check out www.PinkBlushMaternity.com!

Huge thank you to lifestyle blogger, Shelby of BrandonandShelby.com for rocking our fall fashion styles during her pregnancy.

 

Fashion, Womens

Three Feminine Fall Looks

Fall is great for a lot of reasons: the cooling-down weather, a multitude of holidays, pumpkin-spice everything etc. The list goes on and on; but if you really ask women what they’re most excited about with fall, they’re most likely to answer: fall fashion!

What’s great about fall fashion, is the ability to layer super cute pieces for fun, feminine looks. Everything from scarves to leggings and even flappy-hats is recommended, and while summer looks are fun, fall allows you spice up your look just that little bit more for that classic structured style.

While fall has an unlimited amount of lovely looks, here are three styles we’re especially loving this season, as worn by TippeeCanoe:

 

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This fall look is so easy to pull off, yet it’s one that we’ve been gaining some of the most compliments about over on our Instagram. Starting with our ivory rose tank, this top is a great year-round staple that is both comfortable & chic! The key to rocking a bright floral top is by pairing it smart, like with our grey maxi cardigan. Adding in some of the most comfortable fleece leggings, and you have a classic, simplistically-chic look to rock all season!

 

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Animal print is always in style, but even more so during the fall! This super cute dolman sweater top is the perfect addition to any fall wardrobe with the neutral colors that still pop, and the great length. Paired with fleece leggings, and you have a fun, flirty, fall look that can be worn for just about any occasion on your social itinerary!

 

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This grey and black tribal print cardigan is a MUST for fall. Super comfortable, affordable and chic, it’s the ultimate must-have sweater this season. While it can be paired with just about everything, our pale pink embroidered tank top adds a bit of color to brighten up the otherwise dark hue look, when matched with leggings or your favorite pair of black jeans.

When it comes to fall, you can’t go wrong with a comfortable sweater and fun accessories! Hope this post inspired your seasonal style, and feel free to chime off in the comments with your favorite fall staple!