My Mom: The Original “And” Woman

April 10, 2017

My mom has a classic, chic style that seems to transition from day to night and from year to year without ever going out of fashion. Today is my mom’s birthday and so I wanted to do a post in honor of her.

 My mom has always been one of my style icons. When I first started working in the professional world (and clearly had no work appropriate clothes) I would routinely raid her closet for suits and handbags. My mom’s style is very classic – think camel trenches, striped shirts and fitted pants.

I have always known my mom was stylish, but recently, as I have spent more and more time on this idea of being an “and” person (see this post) I realized that not only is my mom a fashion inspiration for me, but she is also my inspiration when it comes to being an “and” person. My mom is, like me, a lawyer; but she has always had a creative side. When I was growing up she not only had her law practice but she also worked as a writer. She even published a children’s story! My parents always taught me that I could be whatever I wanted to be, but I am just realizing that my mom also instilled in me the inherent belief that I don’t need to fit any one mold. I can be a lawyer AND a fashion blogger.

I am so thankful to my mom for everything that she has done for me and today I am wishing her a very happy ___th birthday (… she may be great, but she would definitely not hesitate to murder me if I published her age on the internet, so we’ll just go with her ___th birthday. Haha!)

You can shop her outfit here in the widget below. If you missed it, you can also read her style tips for young professional women.

linking up with: mix it mondays // #howispring // hello monday // creative mondays // fashion elite

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2 responses to “My Mom: The Original “And” Woman”

  1. aww, what a sweet post to your mom. how interesting to see the similarities in your professions and "and."

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