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 welcome to what i wore!  if you ever struggle to find the motivation to get dressed, find some inspiration here!  i used to consider putting on sweats as getting dressed, most days just staying in my jammies.  but once i started posting pics of my daily outfits, i was motivated to put a little extra time into myself.  and the result?  i feel much better about myself!  i have become more confident in my style and enjoy taking little risks and trying new things!  if you are needing some motivation, check out the links below and link up!

what i wore at the pleated poppy

i love this shirt (no pun intended!).  it has just the right cut, is light weight, and has a flattering neckline.  i paired this pretty t-shirt with my oldest, softest jeans and simple patent flip flops.  i threw my hair up in a loose bun and tied a silky scarf in a bow to add a little pop of color.

shirt – forever 21

jeans – oooold

flops – payless

what i wore at the pleated poppy

gracie b let me choose a dress to share with you, and i chose this beauty!  i love this dress!  its a little shorter than i’d normally wear, but it was so comfortable and the color is amazing!

if you love it too, gracie b wants you to have this same dress for 15% off using the code poppy15 at checkout.

what i wore at the pleated poppy

the fabric has sweet tiny flowers on it, so to contrast with the sweetness of the dress, i paired it with a chunky leather cuff and a long chevron necklace, finished off with my newly glittered sandals!

dress – c/o gracie b (i’m wearing a medium)

necklace – noonday collection

cuff – stacy lynn

sandals – revamped by me

what i wore at the pleated poppy

i was in walmart last week and i spotted this scarf – only $3!  i couldn’t pass it up.

what i wore at the pleated poppy

scarf – walmart

shirt – forever 21

shorts – banan republic outlet

sandals – target

watch – one little momma

what i wore at the pleated poppy

i do not wear heels enough.  i feel so uncomfortable in them!  wedges help, but still.  i felt like a giant!  i started the morning at church in a cardigan with my petal pushers pinned on, and took off the sweater as soon as it warmed up.

what i wore at the pleated poppy

dress – old navy

belt – old navy

wedges – local shop

cardigan – banana republic

petal pushers – my shop

necklace – lisa leonard designs

what i wore at the pleated poppy

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  1. 1

    Ooh – that Gracie B dress is amazing on you! Super cute pick.

  2. 2

    Love that white dress from Old Navy! Did you get it recently?

  3. 4

    Thanks so much for hosting Lindsey! Love all your outfits this week! Especially love the first one & the green dress! That color looks great on you!

  4. 6

    This is my FAVORITE week ever of what you wore. Seriously…LOVE each outfit. Plus I have the LOVE tee so extra points there too! =) CUTE!

    XOXO, Jenn
    The Stylish Housewife

  5. 8

    Great outfits! That white dress is so pretty and looks fabulous with the belt! Have a great day!

  6. 9

    Outfit #3? I die! LOVE it! Love all the other outfits too – gorgeous green dress,

  7. 10

    Love the green and white dresses.
    Thank you for another week

  8. 11

    Thanks so much for hosting, great outfits,love your love top :)

  9. 12

    I want a LOVE shirt now. So cute!

    Beautiful green dress. It looks so pretty on you.

  10. 13

    My favorite is the leopard and stripes. Perfect pattern mix! Thanks for hosting us, Lindsey!

  11. 14

    That white Old Navy dress is so lovely – love the belt, love the cardigan, love the whole look!

  12. 15

    Love that Gracie B dress. I’m always finding super adorable dresses that are just way too short for me; but it looks great on you!

  13. 16

    Love all the outfits! My favorite is the Love shirt… I actually saw that at forever 21 :)

  14. 17

    All gorgeous outfits! Love how your glittered sandals came together with the green dress!

  15. 18

    What’s best about your post is that it shows clothes that are lovely AND reasonably priced.

  16. 20

    You look amazing in that green dress! I love how you paired it with your DIY glitter sandals! Too cute!!

    Danielle at Framed Frosting

  17. 21

    I love that white dress! There is nothing better than a white dress in summer!


  18. 22

    I love gracie b! They have the cutest clothes! And I hear ya about wearing heels. I’m 5’6″ and always feel like I tower over everyone when I do wear them haha!

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      lindsey says:

      i’m 5’6″, too! its fun to try something new, but i just wish i felt more comfortable in them!

  19. 24

    Really digging the revamped sandals!

  20. 25

    My favourite is the white dress with the sweater. So fresh and pretty!


  21. 26

    Love all of these outfits, but that green dress!! So pretty!

  22. 27

    Love the Gracie B dress! So cute! I also like the 2 Forever 21 shirts. I have such a hard time finding anything there. It’s so overwhelming. Do you shop at the store or online?

  23. 29

    Your outfits are always so darling. I love every single one of them. But I super love that Old Navy dress. Who knew?

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    Anna Shearouse says:

    Ok….so when you clean out your closet….what do you do with the clothes? I would love to have a hand- me -down bag from you. I love all your clothes. My kids get clothes from friends from time to time and I think….wish I could. Just kidding….actually, i’m not. Love your style. And I tried looking at forever 21 and never see things as cute as you find.

  25. 31

    I think my favorite look of yours this week has got to be the stripes with the leopard. So cute! Thanks for hosting again .

    Style of One’s Own

  26. 32

    I love that dress!!!
    I just got myself nonmaternity dresses. About that length. When they came in, they’re just above my knee because I’m not blessed with height…. Like u and those models. :)
    Yup, I’m pregnant but can’t wait to wear them postpartum. Like next summer…..

  27. 33

    I love them all but my favorite is the white shorts and stripe shirt and how you so boldly added an animal print scarf. Never would have thought of that but you pulled it off splendidly.

  28. 34

    I adore your third outfit so much! I just got some white shorts from old navy and plan on recreating it. =) I also love that white dress in the last outfit. I must try and find it for myself! You look super gorgeous as always!!


  29. 35

    I love all of those looks!! I just got a white lace dress from H&M and the dress with the colorful cardigan and the belt gave me a great idea on ways to wear it!

  30. 36

    Thanks for the great linky party every week! Your outfits are always super cute. I particularly love your striped shirt paired with the scarf. Way to have a good eye and spot a treasure in Walmart! Not always easy. ;) ~Devin

  31. 37

    I love the simplicity of the Love tee! And that white dress is cute, too. :)

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