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Summer Style: what I wore on vacation

I have been wearing clothes, kinda and I have been taking pictures.  I just haven't been blogging it.  So now that I'm on the blog bandwagon, I do have some fun stuff to share and am even feeling motivated to take better pictures.  Or not.

So let's have some fun- today's post is themed around the top 2 outfits that I wore on vacation in beautiful British Columbia a couple weeks ago.

Outfit #1- my new favourite skirt and swing tank.  Paired with birks and Sanibel pennant.  Also, I get tons of questions about my glasses.  I won them in a giveaway on Vanessa's blog...they aren't available anymore but I sure love these..



It was a comfy enough outfit to climb fences and talk to horses with the kids over at my Uncle's place.  I also wore this outfit travelling to Calgary Day 1.




Outfit 2 is my new bathing suit.  Yup, me in a bathing suit.  I hummed and haaed over this one (hence the weird and tense face in picture) and in the effort of being body positive and not hiding in shame because I'm not some unattainable and unrealistic version of myself that would never fit my body structure anyway, I thought to hell with it- here is me in my bathing suit, world.  Eff it, I'm too old and life is too short to worry what others' think.  Also, I love this bathing suit and would wear it everyday.  Sadly for your inner 80s or 90s child, it's sold out from Simons.  

So there you have it, my top 2 outfits, which are actually the ones that I wore the most also, because I don't have pictures of anything else.  Oops...we'll try again next week. #heyitssummer

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Comments

  1. You in a bathing suit, love it and your whole entire attitude about it.

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  2. Living on Cloud Nine02 August, 2016 22:33

    Looking hot, looking relaxed and literally the perfect suit and vacay outfit!! Cool, comfy, chic and you look so happy!! If it wasn't getting close to the end of summer, I'd be shopping for a sleek, black one piece, on my list for next spring cause that suit is sooo cute, no wonder it sold out!

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  3. Your first outfit is so stylish and looks comfy too! Perfect for vacation! Your one piece is adorable!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

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  4. I just love the skirt in your first outfit! I've seen it before in a post I think and I loved it then! Your suit is so cute too!

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  5. I like your bathing suit -- simplicity is key for me in this area. Kudos to you for sharing yourself like that -- brave is the new beauty :)

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  6. I remember when you bought the bathing suit..... Maybe I'll post a picture of my new one to because it is bound to be a favorite in Kelowna!

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  7. You look great!! Own it woman! Plus that suit is so cute!!

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  8. Good for you. My sentiments were the same this year....I don't care about me in a bathing suit; I love to swim and want to be with my kids in the water and it is hot out! I'm at my heaviest ever this year but life is too short to not do the things I love, so I spent all my holidays in my bathing suit. Only mine didn't look like I had Kim Kardashians nice butt like yours :) (Carm xo)

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  9. That first outfit looks so comfortable, perfect for traveling and adventuring! Love the skirt. And you certainly have NOTHING to be worried about donning a bathing suit on here- that one looks great on you!
    Emily

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  10. LOVE your bathing suit. I need to get something black and sexy like that. I've been coveting that skirt since you first posted it (on IG maybe?). And I see that the purple color is on sale for $19.99!

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  11. Thanks, game changing, I tell ya.

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  12. it's really cute from behind, but I was not brave enough to post that

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  13. I can totally picture that skirt on you

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  14. Aw, thanks Stephanie...that made me smile and feel really good.

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  15. Baby likes back. Squats are my friend.

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  16. triple dog dare you. Also just went and looked at the Nanette Lapore suites on the Bay...LOVE!

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  17. I think you should get it, also, its from a Canadian store which I'll take you to when you come up here

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  18. YES! I love this bathing suit photo! You are beautiful and inspiring, especially for having the confidence to post the picture! Figuring out how to love my body is a constant struggle for me but you make me feel like I could post a bathing suit picture!

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  19. You go girl! YOu rock that bathing suit! :) Glad you are having such a great summer there is no time for taking silly outfit pictures :)

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  20. and no, I'm not looking forward to it.

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  21. Just when I was thinking my love for you couldn't get stronger, here ya go posting this! Can I tell you how much I think you're a rockstar? How I love your confidence and how gorgeous you look in BOTH outfits? Nevermind, I'll tell you IN PERSON on MONDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  22. Looks like you had a great time while looking great too!

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  23. You look so good in the suit! You are rockin it, and look phenomenal!! Can't wait to see more pics of the trip xo

    Shauna

    www.lipglossandlace.net

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  24. You are totally rockin both outfits! I am loving the tank and skirt combo and that bathing suit is super cute on you!

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  25. […] skirt that I got so many miles out of this summer.  I posted about it last month, details are here.   This skirt was picked because I could easily layer it with a fun blazer and and then simply add […]

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