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Mama Style // Bringing Back an Old Favorite.

As a style and vintage junkie, I love dressing up. For years I was a vintage seller and member of the Wardrobe Remix group on Flickr. Then when I started my old blog, Strawberry Lemonade, “What I Wore” was a regular feature that everyone seemed to like (and I had a lot of fun doing!). I’ve done several outfit posts here on Modern Kiddo, and people have said they’d like to see more, sooooo I’m thinking of making it a regular feature again! We talk so much about kiddo style here, it only seems fair to give mama fashion a little nod too!

I’m by no means a svelte, leggy fashion blogger…I’m just a girlie who loves clothes and vintage. My style has always been a mix of “high” and “low”. I adore vintage, love pretty modern looks and can’t resist a good bargain. Before I married Greg and before I had Wolfie, I was a sassy singleton who spent FAR too much money on shoes (marc jacobs and miu miu where a particular weakness). These days I rarely splurge, and I swear over half my wardrobe comes from Target, but old habits die hard so sometimes you’ll see some high rollin’ brands in the mix.

I think the one thing I have mastered since becoming a mama is not sacrificing comfort for style. Trust me, I have modified my wardrobe quite a bit—and I def have days where I just throw on jeans and sneaks—but I always like to feel just a little sassy. Sometimes it works….sometimes not so much. It’s all about experimenting and having fun! Also keep in mind, I don’t have a baby any more, which gives me more flexibility. When Wolfie was still a baby I couldn’t wear dresses (unless I wanted to pull the whole dang thang over my head while nursing) and I rarely wore necklaces or pins—I didn’t want him to hurt himself on a pokey pin or break a necklace. At the same time I have also totally gained weight since having a child and have a lil buddha belly to content with… so finding creative ways to hide it are also always a concern!

I think this will be fun!  I’ll be sure to let you know where I bought things. And don’t worry, I won’t be writin’ on all the photos all the time. That was just for this post.

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  1. Paola says

    You look GORGEOUS! Oh and please may I have your Marc Jacobs shoes? (See what I did there?)

    • Alix says

      hee….they are the best sandals ever. they came in blue and green too, we will have to find you some so we can be twinsy’s!

  2. elizabeth says

    I really love your style! The second outfit is my absolute favorite. SO cute. I wish I could find some dresses like that!

    • Alix says

      I’ll keep my eye open lady!

  3. pilgrim says

    you cute cutie xox

    • Alix says

      I miss you Miss P……I was looking at the photos as I posted and was thinking, “Wow, it’s actually not that colorful!! I have a bunch of black and white ensembles up there…Pilgrim will be disappointed!” hee!

  4. gabrielle says

    wow- fabulous Mama style, would love to see more of your wardrobe

    • Alix says

      Oh phew! I’m so glad! Sometimes you think, “Is this awfully vain of me to think anyone gives a flip about what I’m wearing???” hahaha.

  5. Jill Browning says

    Aw, you’re adorable!!! Love it!

    • Alix says

      Thank you so much Jill!! xo

  6. Fuzzymama says

    Your style is very inspirational!! I love how you mix fun colors together—-I am going to try to break out of my monochromatic rut. Keep on sharing!!! Love your pumas!!

    • Alix says

      Aw geez, thank you! That’s so sweet of you to say. I will have lots of color-loving tips…..I know not everyone is as color crazy as me, so I love finding ways for people to bring just a WEE bit more!

  7. Jody says

    *steals idea*

    *also steals that idea*

    *steals that one too*

    At one point do I become a single white female?

  8. Dottie says

    YES!!!! I love me some Alix’s closet and all the magic it holds! I love the green kicks! MUST. HAVE.

    • Alix says

      TJ MAXX baby! Wolfie actually picked them out for me when he was 3 or 4!

  9. Lynn Landry says

    You are an inspiration, my gorgeous friend!

    • Alix says

      *MWUAH!!* we need a ya-ya night my friend!!

  10. Mari, Small for Big says

    yahoo! I always love your fashion sense – it’s funny, I’ve been thinking of doing some more mom-focused posts on my blog too, can’t decide yet. But either way, I’m in agreement – COLOR RULES.

    • Alix says

      Oh you should mari! it’s fun and a nice change of pace (of course it’s yet another thing to add to the plate, but I like mixing it up!)

  11. lishyloo says

    i just freakin’ love you. i bet you ANYTHING that if you came to see me here 99% of the people would ask if we are sisters, as long as i get out of the yogas for the day of course! lol! the dress over jeans is my fave look ever.

    • Alix says

      We we DO have matching bellies…..alas, I’m not carrying a sweet little Tova, I just have a baby burrito in there!!!!! Lishy someday we WILL meet!!!

  12. Jenny (VintageSugarcube) says

    YES!!!! Make this a regular. LOVE your mad style. You’ve got moxie girl.

    PS.. I was hoping for an online sale from you. :)

    • Alix says

      Jenny I pinkie swear a sale will come. I’m such a lame-o!!!! Now that summer is over (which was when I was supposed to have a sale) I can get crackin!!!

  13. bethR says

    i need you to live in my house and dress me every morning. that sounds weird. maybe pick out clothes and i would dress myself. i am FAAAAAR from being a sassy dresser these days.

  14. tracy shutterbean says

    YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!! This excites me like you wouldn’t BELIEVE!!!

  15. jeannie says

    cuteness!!!!

  16. Arianne says

    love love love. i felt the same way when i posted a style post today – do people really cae? :) i think it’s so much fun tho, why not! your colors (and adorable facial expressions) inspire me. <3

  17. jenny says

    THIS THRILLS ME. so refreshing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SO inspiring!!!!!!! xoxo



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