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pencil skirt & swing top

pencil skirt // swing top // sarah sherman samuelRupe and I have yet to leave Archer with a sitter at night (bedtime is still a little unpredictable), but since he is starting to get a pretty good routine down and sleeping 7-8 hours in a row most nights (which I am scared to say out loud on the chance I might jinx it… #livingontheedge), a date night is on the horizon.  And thanks to my post maternity shopping spree, I am wardrobe ready.

clare viver clutch // sarah sherman samuelpencil skirt // swing top // sarah sherman samuelpencil skirt // swing top // sarah sherman samuelpencil skirt // swing top // sarah sherman samuelpencil skirt // swing top // sarah sherman samuelPencil Skirt from Asos // Crop top from Asos, find similar here // Clutch by Clare Vivier // Black Pumps from J.Crew  // Pinky Ring by L. Frank Jewelry (rupe’s sweet push present to me, which has Archer’s name engraved on the inside and is from the same jewelry designer that made our wedding bands and engagement ring)

Photography by Mike Carreiro

 

my (life) style: chambray bomber & leopard print

sarahshermansamuel-by-loumoraRecently, I had the pleasure of working with photographer Lou Mora for a little “day in the life” series. He literally followed me around with a camera for a day, while I worked in my studio, took a coffee break, walked the dogs, and stuck my head in some bougainvillea (as I do, habitually of course).  Lou has such a talent for capturing people authentically. He brings the genuine personality out of someone and somehow gets it just right in an image. Even if it means baring my snaggle tooth (like below), he does it beautifully.

sarahshermansamuel-by-loumora3sarahshermansamuel-by-loumora2sarahshermansamuel-by-loumora4My favorite part of the day is often taking a pause from my studio and getting the dogs out for a walk, and now with the bun in the oven, I find it even more important to find time like this to slow down and enjoy a break or two.  Also, with this new baby bump starting to grow, I have been LIVING in loose dresses like this one. I am pretty sure you can’t get anything more comfortable than a lightweight silk shift and comfort is the name of the game these days.

Images by Lou Mora (his Instagram is also a great follow)

Shop the look: Leopard Dress by Joie (sold out) find matching blouse here, or similar dress here // Chambray Bomber Jacket from Anthropologie (sold out) find similar here // Ankle Boots by Ash