Wednesday, November 27, 2013

What Amelia Wore

On this episode of 'What Amelia Wore"...

Once Amelia outgrew the infant clothing and moved into toddler sizes, I realized I became incredibly frustrated when shopping for her. I have a specific style and look that I like, and most stores just aren't supplying the items I want. For instance, I went into Macy's about 6 months ago in hopes of finding Amelia a nice dress. The entire section was filled with rhinestones, skulls, neon, and nothing that she could wear to church or to a birthday party. Now I'm not saying rhinestones shouldn't be worn! I'm just saying I don't want my daughter in that sort of thing daily. I have been a little happier this Fall with what's out. When I'm not buying her clothes online I usually shop at Nordstrom, Nordstrom Rack, Gap, Old Navy Target and H&M. Another thing I've noticed when shopping for clothes for Amelia... they don't sell skirts past the knee. Everything is made to hit mid-thigh and I've really been wanting to put her in longer skirts this winter. I decided to take matters into my own hands and make her a skirt (I couldn't even find a pattern for a longer skirt, so I just altered it myself). Here is the outfit below.



Blurry pic, but she loves that it twirls



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turtle neck: Old Navy
skirt: I made it
tights: H&M
shoes: Target

Linking up with: The Pleated Poppy, Style Elixir, DC in Style, My Greatest Hits, My Thrifty Chic, Transantlantic Blonde, Because Shanna Said So

10 comments:

  1. I can't believe you made that skit! GO ON WITH YOUR BAD SELF!

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  2. I'd like to have Amelia's skirt in my size!! Maybe you should make a mommy/daughter matching skirt combo :)

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    1. Perhaps a new section to one of my Etsy shops??? Haha, mommy/daughter matching skirts and aprons?

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  3. Wow...you are talented! What a classic and lovely look for a lovely girl! It makes me happy to see someone else ncluding her little one in the weekly fashion post. Popped over from WIWW.
    Amy @ http://www.thegiftedgabber.com/

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    1. Thank you so much! It's definitely fun dressing her up. Thanks for stopping by.

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  4. She looks adorable! I actually had a dress when I was little with a plaid skirt that looked very similar to this one, and the top was black! This is such a classic little girl's outfit!

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    1. Aww, thanks a bunch. And thanks for stopping by.

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