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The Creative Closet || Nautical

9.02.2014
I want to prelude this post with an apology. If I wasn't obliged to show up here every Tuesday, I would have skipped today. For some reason I ended up waiting until the very last minute to decide on an outfit for this theme. That induces stress already because I hate being behind. I tried to be ahead of the game, but I kept trying things on throughout the week and despised each article of clothing I found. It has nothing to do with the clothes, but how I feel in them. I am in a difficult spot with my pregnancy... my stomach is too "poochy" for most of my clothes yet not big enough to look like a pregnant belly. Therefore I feel fat and sloppy in almost everything I own. Causing some major wardrobe meltdowns recently.


On top of my meltdowns over clothing, I had another meltdown taking these pictures because all I wanted to do was take a nap. But no, I had to stand there feeling chubby and sloppy while my husband asked me to please stop fake smiling. Cue another meltdown. Oh how I love hormones! This outfit is doing absolutely nothing for me except for making me nauseous, but I couldn't bare the thought of digging in my closet again. So I chose to find 3 half decent pictures out of the 40 my husband took and call it a day. Nap > Style pics.

Top: Old Navy | Jeans: JcPenny | Wedges: Charming Charlie | Purse: Gift
Ugh, that was painful! I can't wait to hop around and see your looks because I am certainly not pleased with mine.

Don't forget!

1. Link-up next week with us sharing your "A Little Bit Vintage" look! I love a good thrift find so this should be fun!
2. Go visit my lovely partner in crime, Jana and our co-host this week, Brooke!

3. Share your look socially using #TheCreativeCloset.
5. We have specific intentions with our link-up, please read to keep from any confusion on how to properly linkup with us.

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16 comments on "The Creative Closet || Nautical"
  1. Aww Maeg. I think you look gorgeous, but I know how you feel. We are always our own worst critics. And oh, the HORMONES! Those suckers don't make things any better. Pregnancy is hard. I hope you know I appreciate you so much! I couldn't ask for a better person to help me carry out this project–even if some days you don't feel like you rock it, I always think you do. :)

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  2. I think you have every excuse to not be in the best mood about taking outfit photos. I have no excuse and I have plenty of weeks when I'm like, no, even though I love my outfit I'm feeling way too lazy for photos...

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  3. I agree with everyone else, you look great! And the shoes make the outfit. Shoes (almost always) fit, so no matter how I'm feeling, at least I know it's one thing I can buy and wear any time!

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  4. I love the honesty behind this one, Maeg! You're still so cute but I remember some of my bests talking about the phase of the pooch before the obviously-I'm-prego-belly. Push through it! Remember, no one is judging you nearly as hard as you are!

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  5. For a last minute outfit I think it looks great for September! Love the white with a fall toned top!

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  6. Oh my goodness girl, you look so pretty, as always ;) But hey, we all have those times, so cheers to being honest about it!

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  7. You look so gorgeous!! Here's to Fall!! xoxo

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  8. You look great! Love the nude wedges with white pants; who knew but it works!

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  9. OH, hush. You look as gorgeous as always!

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  10. You look beautiful! It is def a tough point (emotionally) in pregnancy - especially if you're used to having a pretty flat tummy - but very, very soon that bump will be clearly a pregnant belly and you'll be past this hump! :) And then you have the new challenge of the outfits in maternity gear lol! Have a great week!!!

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  11. You are still radiantly beautiful in my eyes! The colours are perfect for this prompt so don't worry one bit :)

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