I remember when I would spend hours strolling through boutiques and malls, trying on skirts and tops in an effort to find the absolute PERFECT outfit for upcoming occasions and crafting my overall style. Oh how times have changed. Five years later and my curated look has now become all about tummy tucking jeans, loose and dark shirts to hide what remains after sticky little hands attack me, as well as flat and comfortable shoes. Where do I spend my shopping effort instead? On my boys. They are color coordinated in trendy outfits from head to toe, even though I know they will get them covered in mud within five seconds and then outgrow said outfits within five days. This cycle has to stop. I WILL BE AS STYLISH AS MY KIDS, DARN IT! How? By shopping online (with wine in hand, of course) through these stylish shopping resources for busy moms.
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The Time Factor
We busy moms have a TON on our plate. Raising two boys while both running a household and a business can be totally and utterly overwhelming. But here’s the thing….if I can spend the time getting my boys cute outfits, why can’t I do the same for myself? I deserve it! So that’s why I have become slightly OBSESSED with the Le Tote shopping experience. As I have mentioned before on the blog, all you do is go onto their website, log into your account, and “favorite” any outfit or accessory that you like.
Within a few days a tote of three outfits and two accessories pops up on your door step (you approve what they send beforehand so that there are no surprises) and you have stylish outfits for the week—or however long you want to keep them really. Since you don’t have to launder any of the clothes you receive (woo hoo!) simply shove them in the return bag and mail them back in order to get a new tote a few days later. That way you are always looking fresh and stylish with the smallest amount of effort—no trips to the store, no remembering to schedule deliveries, it’s all done for you. And that whole “no laundry” thing….game changer, mamas. GAME CHANGER.
The Ease Factor
I know I’m not alone in looking at my summer calendar and seeing an overload of parties and events. I mean, it’s a good thing because it means fun in the sun with family and friends, but at the same time it can be a bit overwhelming. Housewarming party one day, pool party the next…and running around to get things for all of these events with two energetic boys really kind of stinks. That’s why I’m so glad that I found ModCloth. This online retailer is a one stop shop for me this summer. Why? Because it isn’t overfilled with TONS of items like Amazon is….instead it is a curated place for the most unique, quirky, and fabulous finds for busy moms like me. For example, I scooped up a donut float as a hostess gift for the first pool party of the year, as well as a jewelry stand graduation gift for my sister and a new pair of sunglasses for me!
The Style Factor
Another thing that makes me love ModCloth? Their swimsuit collection. As I wrote in my article encouraging all of you lovely mamas to rock your bikinis, there are so many great styles out there to help you either rock your baby bump or hide some of your 9 month battle scars. I mean, these retro bathing suits? So. Darn. Cute. And with all of the awesome deals and promotions that ModCloth offers, you can pick up more than one item because not only do you deserve it by being a super mom, but also because you are getting such a great deal!
Another website that has TONS of great clothes for moms is SheIn. What makes it so special? So many of their outfits cater to a busy mom’s lifestyle. I must admit that after having two kids in such a short time, I am pretty self conscious about my mid-section.
Thankfully SheIn has TONS of tops, bottoms, and dresses that help camouflage that area in a stylish way. Old lady mumus? Definitely not. Instead, think bright and bold colors and patterns that will make you the talk of the playground instead of your kids for once. And with the extremely low price points, you can revamp your wardrobe on whatever budget you may have.
Be sure to check out my Instagram page to see what new outfits I am rocking this summer from my favorite stylish shopping resources. I have everything tagged so that you can scoop up any outfit that you love—I mean, don’t they always say that “twinning is winning?!?”
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