Friday, May 31, 2013

Style Inspiration - My Daughter Emma

I'm crazy about my kids but I rarely blog about them because they're teenagers and I respect their privacy. But my 16 year-old daughter Emma looked so fresh and adorable in this outfit I had to snap this pic and - with her permission - post it. Plus, the girl kidnapped my treasured jean jacket, so she owes me.

This isn't a look I'd wear myself (that skirt is way too short) but I admire Emma's easy mix of hard and soft, so maybe I could find a way to integrate a little of that into my more mature wardrobe this summer. A long linen skirt with big brown leather belt maybe?

As a mom, what I really love about this pic is how happy and natural Emma looks. But for the record, here's what she's wearing:

  • Gap jean jacket - mine, bought at least ten years ago
  • Black t-shirt 
  • Aritzia cream high waisted lace skirt
  • Frye "Veronica" Short Boots - Don't scorn me, fellow teen moms. I know they're expensive. She bought them with her own babysitting money, okay?

Thanks for allowing me to let off a little proud "look at my baby" steam. Hope you and your family enjoy your weekend in grand style!

PS - I'm on the hunt for more real-life style inspiration, so don't be surprised if I ask to take your picture next.


Laura Hine said...

Love how you translate teen to mom. Next I want to see your pic next to Emma's wearing the grown-up version!

Marjie Killeen said...

What a great excuse to go shopping. Laura! I'm on it!

Marjie Killeen said...

But while I'm shopping, here is a link to the outfit I have in mind, via Polyvore:

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Panty Buns said...

Your daughter Emma looked very stylish wearing the black top, pretty white lace overlay skirt and classic blue denim jacket!