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Lifestyle Letter

Hello Friends,

SEPTEMBER 2017

W

hen big-time Atlanta fashion journalist and entrepreneur Tova Gelfond (Eide Magazine) paused for a minute to become a mother, we coyly asked if she'd be willing to join our fashion issue as a guest editor. Between moving house (she moved from Sandy Springs to Grant Park recently) and welcoming the precious Ayla, Tova explored a fall fashion outlook for us. Lucky you! Enjoy Tova's picks and look for more from her (if we're really lucky). We've also shopped ITP and nearby here OTP to hand-pick some favorite fall finds.  Post yours on our Facebook page and let's see your style! We're gearing up for Polo in the Pines, October 8, one of our favorite events of the year.  As media sponsor, we work closely with the founders and organizers to help them fill the field with supporters like YOU. Consider joining as a sponsor or spectator as we raise funds for CHOA.  Enjoy this issue and stay beautiful!

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Giving Back

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Realty Report

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Open House

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Inspired By

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Lifestyle Calendar

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Atlanta fashion journalist shares her season favorites.

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CLASSIC CAR SHOW Join The Cottage School (TCS) for the annual Cougar Classic Car Artisan Market, Bike and Car Show on Saturday, October 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., held on the TCS campus located at 700 Grimes Bridge Rd. in Roswell. The car show, featuring classic cars and bikes will also offer food trucks, entertainment and arts and crafts for sale. Admission and parking are free. For more information visit CottageSchool.org. Last August, TCS expanded its program by adding a 4th and 5th grade class. TCS offers a unique program that focuses on small class sizes, a collaborative student/teacher environment and a work-based

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NOVEMBER MARKET The 6th annual Elegant Elf Marketplace, presented by the Sandy Springs Society, returns to Lake Forest Elementary School on November 5 and 6. The high-end gift market showcases 85 carefully-selected local and regional vendors. This year’s show features demonstrations, book signings and a fashion show, highlighting selections from talented vendors. Shoppers can enjoy lunch at the Polar Express Café and purchase tickets for a festive raffle. Hours: 9-5 p.m. Saturday, 10-5 p.m. Sunday at 5920 Sandy Springs Circle. $5 entrance fee, children 10 and under are free. Free parking. Please visit

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fundraiser at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead to raise money for the Leukemia and Women’s Cancer Programs at the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute. Slip on your stilettos and grab your friends for a fun-filled Sunday afternoon starting at 2 p.m. with wine tastings from California vintners, savory bites, and designer shopping with exclusive local and national vendors. And don’t let your chardonnay get in the way of your chance to win over $10,000 in gifts with the Keys to the Closet raffle! Dress to impress for the “Best in Shoe” contest, flirt with the Wine Women & Shoes famous “Sole Men,” a silent and Dr. Anitha Reddy, DMD

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in a completely transformed and private

tiques in Atlanta and Manhattan,

The 25th  anniversary of Jeffrey Fashion

environment in the Monarch Court at the

joined Event Chairs Lila Hertz,

Cares benefitted Susan G. Komen Greater

recently renovated Phipps Plaza. BuckHaven

Jeffrey McQuithy and Louise Sams in  pro-

Atlanta, the Atlanta AIDS Fund (AAF), and the

Lifestyle's editor, Sue G. Collins is proud to be

ducing the official kick-off to the fall social

Medical University of South Carolina.  Last

one of this year's Media Consultants, work-

season:   Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2017 last

year’s sold-out event raised nearly $700,000

ing to support Atlanta AIDS Fund in memory

month.   Held at Phipps Plaza in the heart

for the organizations, and in its history,

of her dear brother, Dan Sparling. While we

of Buckhead, the event celebrated its

Fashion Cares has grown into one of the

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followed by a live auction and runway show

cer benefits in the country. We are waiting

(watch our October issue for those!), we're

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for this year's grand total and know it will be

glad to give a nod to past years’ successes

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Giving Back

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eptember 20th will be a special night in Buckhead,

“I love being a part of Couture for Kids because it brings

an evening when 11 local survivors of childhood

my two worlds together,” says Wethor. “There’s this group

brain tumors will walk the runway and shine a light on the

of people who have helped me through a hard time and

deadliest childhood cancer.

there’s this thing that I’m super passionate about. To be

Hosted by Tootsies, Couture for Kids (formerly Starry Night of Fashion) benefits the Georgia Chapter of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF), the world’s largest non-profit solely dedicated to the childhood brain tumor community.

amazing opportunity and I love participating in it!” Local celebrities will also join the stars on the runway, including Holly Firfer, Marian Goldberg, Sandra Golden,

Couture for Kids is celebrating its fourth year with a

Kristin Klingshirn, Christine Pullara, Shaye Strager and

magical evening of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, silent and live

Angie Ward. Local businesses NARS and Steve Hightower

auctions and, most importantly, a fashion show featuring

Hair Salon & Day Spa have donated their time and talent

the Stars of the PBTF: children and young adults who have

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been diagnosed with a brain tumor.

Limited will provide the young men’s attire.

“From the start, these children are treated as if they were real runway models at New York Fashion Week,” says Sara

Visit Bit.ly/coutureforkidsatlanta2017 to purchase tickets for this unforgettable night.

Wolf Mixon, event manager and stylist for Tootsies. “Each child

A special VIP reception starts at 5:30 p.m. and the main

receives fittings, pictures, hair, makeup and runway lessons. For

event starts at 6:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $85

one night, they can forget their illness, their challenges, their

and include standing room-only admission to the fashion

stress and enjoy being celebrated by those in attendance.”

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In 2016, Couture for Kids raised just over $40,000 for local support programs and childhood brain tumor research. This year, the PBTF hopes to take the event even further. This year’s star models range in age from 9 to 27 years old and hail from across the Atlanta area. Teen Vogue model Grace Wethor is one of these stars, returning to Couture for Kids for a second year.  Wether is just 15 years old and while she has walked runways in New York, she is also living with a brain tumor.   14

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access, photo opportunities with the PBTF’s Stars, a “Swag Bag” and guaranteed runway seating. Couture for Kids is one of three signature events for the Georgia Chapter, raising funds to support families during their journey, as well as fund groundbreaking research.  For more information on how you can get involved, visit CureTheKids.org/ga or hheld@curethekids.org.

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BIKER BINGE

The popular biker jacket from last winter is not going anywhere. In fact, it’s getting amped up a notch with leather and pleather outerwear inspired with more patterns, stitching and feminine touches. Be experimental with your moto manifesto by throwing a classic leather jacket over a maxi dress or jumpsuit. Bring in other expedition elements though leather biker boots and metal studs. Leather Biker Jacket, $280, Abercrombie & Fitch. FRYE Phillip Studded Harness, $318, Frye Atlanta

SHOW ‘EM YOUR STRIPE S

Stripes remind us of faraway places, like nautical navy lines that take you to beaches unknown. But this season’s stripes are not in the norm — they’re gutsy, bright and come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Having bold lines on your fashion pieces this season will not only amplify your look, but can accentuate your body. Use slenderizing vertical streaks to show off your curves and whittle your waist. Or use horizontal bars to enhance your bustline or hip area. Alfani Striped Tunic Shirt, $79.50, Macy’s. Betsey Johnson Embroidery Backpack, $118, Macy’s Whitby Maryamana Clutch, $485, Whitbyhandbags.com

TU RN ON THE TEXTURE S

Fall fashion textures are like an epic mashup of textile’s greatest hits. Velvet has made its return to the limelight to critical acclaim, but is more elevated than last season. The soft, crushed fabric can be found with patterns, shoes and accessories, and worn with suedes and silks. Full lace and mesh will be big as well, carrying from the summer into the winter season and you can wear it in any way, from headbands to handbags. Lace Shift Dress, $68, Abercrombie & Fitch. Jeffrey Campbell Taggart Boots, $185, Nordstrom. Rebecca Taylor Slub Suiting Jacket, $575, Rebecca Taylor 18

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HEAVY METALS

Partially part of an ’80s revival, and also due to a general obsession with shine, metallic fabrics and accessories will steal the spotlight with golds, pewters, silvers and bronze. Don’t be afraid to have fun with these tinny tones even in a casual getup. Metallic sneakers pair perfectly with a disco-ball top or muted dress. However you want to represent this lustrous trend, it’s hard to go wrong, so fully embrace this glitteratti statement. FRYE Lena Harness High, $258, Frye Atlanta. Kendra Scott Kriss Bangle Bracelet Set in Mixed Metals, $85, Kendra Scott. INC Aislynn Clutch, $89.50, Macy’s

COLLAR CHAMELE ON

This fall, it’s all about the neckline, and you can do better than the average turtleneck. Victorian collars with Shakespeare-era ruffles have donned the runways, and it doesn’t stop there. From oversized lapels and lacy ribbons to bows, bows and more bows, feel free to have fun while covering your decollete. And perhaps the best part? You don’t have to worry about a necklace when go you all in on the collar-centric style. Rebecca Taylor La Vie Indochine Dress, $375, and Satin Jacquard Scarf Top, $275, both Rebecca Taylor

EMBROIDER ME THIS

Embroidery and embellishment made a splash this summer, and it’s here to stay. The rich stitching and panel detailing draws in the eye, and aren’t limited to florals. Though there’s nothing wrong with romantic red roses and other blooming prints, this fall’s take on embroidery includes anything that gives attention to appliques. Charter Club Embroidered Top, Macy’s. Rebecca Taylor Embroidered Lace Top, $395, Rebecca Taylor

Atlanta-born-and-bred writer, editor, entrepreneur and passionate do-gooder, Tova Gelfond has over 10 years in the publishing and agency industries. Over that time she has founded her own print and online publications, managed and produced magazines for other brands and has written for various local and national pubs such as O:The Oprah Magazine, Women’s Health & Fitness and The Huffington Post, to name a few. When she’s not building businesses, or scouring the web for the perfect outfit, she spends her spare time loving on her daughter, husband, dog and two cats. Lifestyle Publications is thrilled to have Tova providing our fashion forecast. TovaGelfond.com September 2017 | BuckHavenLifestyle.com

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Joshua J. Three Stone Diamond Ring Featuring Bezel Set Cushion Cut Fancy Yellow Center (10.29cttw) Diamond and Two prong Set Trapezoid Cut Side (.89cttw) Diamonds with Pave (2.77cttw) Diamond Halo and Band Diamond 13.95cttw ($271,905)

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the heart of Buckhead, and for 35 years, they have provided customers with an outstanding experience. They have become Atlanta’s source for loose diamond, engagement rings, watches, and fine jewelry. Offering

ALOR “Noir Collection” Yellow, Grey, and Black Cable Twist Design Choker Necklaces Featuring Circle Pave Diamond Accented Station Diamond .14cttw ($695 each)

competitive pricing and an exceptional value is what defines Solomon Brothers as one of the most well-respected jewelry companies in the country. The brothers and the next generation, Jaron Solomon, pledge to continue the loyalty they have earned over the past 35+ years, to elevate and enrich your shopping experience, enabling you to rely on their family. The team goes directly to the mines not only to provide our customers with substantial savings, but to ensure that their diamonds are of top quality. The entire process of bringing the diamond from the rough pebble to the polished gem is controlled, giving confidence for a complete 25-day money back return policy. "With each certified diamond, you will receive either a GIA, AGS OR IGI grading report to ensure that you are getting what you pay for. These grading reports are from two of the most respected grading labs in the country. You will also receive an appraisal for insurance purposes," says Bern. BuckHaven Lifestyle asked the staff to share

Evocateur 22K Gold Leaf, Brass and Enamel 2″ Cuff Featuring Black and White Stripe Design ($350). Evocateur 2K Gold Leaf, Brass and Enamel 0.75″ Cuff Featuring 3 Goldfish and 3 Round Shape White Crystals ($250)

their favorite pieces this fall and photographer Nicole Stephens had the time of her life shooting these beauties! Solomon Brothers Fine Jewelry, 3340 Peachtree Rd NE, Tower Place 100

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DENIM ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY EVELYN SCHLOFF

FOREVER

F

ood. Water. Denim. Let’s get back to the essentials. Whether it be the perfect pair of jeans or a funky new backpack,

there’s nothing like returning to school with an elevated style. I pres-

In the 1950s through the 1960s, denim was associated with

ent to you the return of the eighties: denim, denim, denim! As history

youth rebellion, therefore not accepted into conventional

tells us, this fashion garment dating all the back to the 1800s is here to

places such as schools, restaurants, and offices. Today, denim

stay. Lee, Levi’s, and Calvin’s audience shifted from the farmer down

jeans skirts, jackets, and hats are seen everywhere! When

the street, to the bad boys who hung out after school, to anyone who

planning this photoshoot, I was eager to incorporate denim’s

calls themselves an American.

rich history placing my subjects in front of a vintage-like car in the streets of my summer haunts.

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This setting conveyed a modern, yet dated feel. From their outfits to their expressions, I wanted to express how denim made my models feel. Let's be real, it’s a great day when you find a pair of jeans that fit just right! I held back when tell-

After the shoot, Alex explained that “denim is so versatile! It’s easy,

ing Emma and Alex how to pose. In this particular shoot, the

comfortable, and sexy!” Both girls agreed you can “dress it up or

clothes didn’t dictate the ways in which to pose. The mod-

down.” I loved photographing two diverse personalities. Denim

els were encouraged to be themselves, wearing the clothes

brought out their inner beauty: something that differentiates from per-

rather than the clothes wearing them.

son to person. Given that denim is timeless, you can pull pieces from local thrift stores or a parent’s closet to create your own unique look. Denim adds “flare” to any style. This year wear denim, and wear you!

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NEIGHBORHOOD

LIST PRICE

SOLD PRICE

%SOLD/LIST

DOM

BDRMS

BATHS

Buckhead

$1,950,000

$1,775,000

91%

61

5

5

Chastain Park

$1,575,000

$1,500,000

95%

41

6

5

Ashford Park

$1,375,000

$1,375,000

100%

0

5

5

Castlewood

$1,495,000

$1,350,000

90%

11

5

4

Buckhead

$1,350,000

$1,309,800

97%

7

3

4

High Point Chase

$1,250,000

$1,175,000

94%

70

5

4

Garden Hills

$1,199,000

$1,150,000

96%

12

4

3

Garden Hills

$1,149,000

$999,000

87%

34

5

4

Brookhaven Fields

$979,000

$925,000

94%

71

5

5

Ashford Park

$949,000

$895,000

94%

45

5

4

Sexton Woods

$875,000

$865,000

99%

4

5

4

Drew Valley

$839,000

$819,000

98%

42

5

4

Peachtree Hills

$825,000

$818,000

99%

2

4

3

Loridans Chase

$840,000

$792,000

94%

15

5

3

Drew Valley

$799,000

$780,000

98%

15

5

5

Chastain Park

$749,000

$735,000

98%

29

4

3

Lynwood Park

$719,000

$719,000

100%

4

5

4

Argonne Forest

$765,000

$710,000

93%

133

3

3

Woodchase

$739,900

$685,000

93%

13

4

3

Evergreen

$675,000

$680,000

101%

16

4

3

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Open House

HISTORIC BROOKHAVEN CAN D L E L IGH T TOUR OF H OMES ARTICLE CAROLINE TATE AND TRISHA THOMPSON

H

ave you ever driven through Historic Brookhaven and been taken aback by the beautiful landscape and architecture?

You may have even found yourself wondering if you were still in the heart of a city known for its traffic and high rises. Now, your curiosity can be cured with a ticket to the Historic Brookhaven Candlelight Tour of Homes on Thursday, October 5.  This prestigious biennial event benefits Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities (ARMHC) and features homes which date from the early 1920s to today.  The 2017 Tour is presented by Beacham & Company Realtors and The Skogstad-Sodemann Team.  Five of Historic Brookhaven’s most remark-

able and extraordinarily decorated homes will be featured on this year’s Tour. The neighborhood’s residents along with the community sponsors who support the charity enable the event to grow year after year. “All proceeds from the Tour will help families of ill and injured children receiving medical treatment at local hospitals,” says Tour Committee Co-Chair Katherine Strickland.  She also noted  the long history of the Brookhaven community being tremendously gener-

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ous and kind to the local charity, which is just miles away from the Brookhaven neighborhood near Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. “With it being in our backyard, we feel a special connection to the families needing our help during difficult times.” For tickets to the Tour or to learn more about sponsorship opportunities and official event booklet ad sales, please call 678.704.8086 or visit ARMHC.org/brookhaven-tour-of-homes. About Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities: ARMHC is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization committed to nurturing the health and well-being of children and families.  The two Atlanta Houses have provided a home away from home to more than 48,000 families since the first House opened in 1979.  For more information about ARMHC, please visit ARMHC.org or call 404.315.1133.

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1. SHERLAG HOME This beautiful, traditional 3-bedroom home was originally built in the 1920s and still features the original floor plan to this day. As they have renovated their home in the last 11 years, Homeowners Gayle and Paul Sherlag have added moldings and other features reminiscent of the time the home was built.

2. ROGERS HOME Homeowners Alexia and Lin Rogers custom built this French Coun-

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try style home in 2015 with Michael Ladisic and Architect Linda D’Orazio MacArthur. This incredible 6-bedroom, 10-bathroom home features both indoor and outdoor entertaining spaces wonderful for social gatherings with friends and family.

3. MULDOON HOME This beautiful Colonial/Traditional Cape Cod home was built in 2014 by Abbey Construction. Homeowners Regan and Terry Muldoon particularly enjoy the privacy of their home which includes several perfect outdoor entertaining areas. Another favorite feature is the in-law suite which gives a special ‘private getaway’ feel to the home.

4. WILLIAMS HOME Finished in 2013 by Ken Dooley of Tavern Properties, Alison and Josh Williams built their family home featuring 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. This Tudor-style home not only features a casual

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friendly feel, it also provides a private oasis to the Williams Family

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5. CHILDS HOME

by backing up to Mason Park.

This Traditional-styled home of Natalie and Jim Childs was built by Davey Construction and designed by Frank G. Neely Design Associates in 2011. It takes cues from the bungalow originally located on the property. Many personal touches, including the Savannah Grey bricks used for the fireplace, were originally handmade and salvaged from her mother’s childhood home on The Isle of Hope in Savannah, Georgia.

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Inspired By

Vesta’s Picks ARTICLE SUE G COLLINS

T

he “It Girl” of Chile, whose TV career began when she was 10 years old, relocated to Brookhaven to break in to the American entertainment industry. Vesta Lugg, who was born in Ottawa, Canada,

and raised in Santiago, Chile, is best-known in Latin America for her starring role on “Bakan” or BKN, the longest running teen television show in Chile, often compared to Beverly Hills 90210. Now 21, Vesta has parlayed her role on BKN in to thriving careers in film, music, live entertainment, modeling and as a fashion and social media icon. (She recently appeared in a TV ad with Kendall Jenner). Vesta began writing and singing during her seven years on BKN, as her character was part of a band.  Several episodes included a concert tour, and Vesta instantly clicked with the audience of 20,000+. In 2015, she released five songs on iTunes and Spotify, this year released a new video for her single, “Turn off the Lights,” and will release a new album this fall. VestaLugg.com, @vestalugg YouTube.com/user/VestaLugg I love to get coffee and my cheat day treat at Sugar Shack on Saturday. Great selection of yummy goodies! 

Umi has become my favorite place to take friends who are visiting Atlanta. The menu is great and so is every dish we order.

On Friday nights, I enjoy hitting Kaleidoscope for a

I love keeping my body healthy,

glass of Chardonnay

and Blast has become a regu-

and the spectacular

lar in my workout regime. It's a

calamari! Great scene

great class to take with friends!

and music.

No excuses!

I love designer sales, and twice a year Saks in Buckhead has the best ones! I bought my favorite pair of Chanel shoes there.

My go-to-guy when I have to change hair color for new roles is Jamie Latiolais of Bernard Dugaud Salon in

Buckhead.

He’s

the king of blondes and redheads.

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ATLANTA BELTLINE LANTERN PARADE WORKSHOP COLONY SQUARE MIDTOWN You can't fully be a part of the lantern parade without a lantern! Enjoy a globe lantern-making workshop at Colony Square to get ready

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JAPANFEST 2017 INFINITE ENERGY CENTER Organized by JapanFest, Inc., JapanFest is designed to promote understanding between Japanese and Americans in the Southeast. JapanFest will feature a variety of Japanese musical performances, martial arts demonstrations, activites for children, as well as many other fun activities for

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all ages. Also Sept. 17th: 10am-5pm Tickets are $10. Children age 6 or younger are free. JapanFest.org. 

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Parting Thoughts

Please, look at my daughter, not me ARTICLE TOVA GELFOND

A

nyone who knows me knows that I have

The first month, until she began to chunk

makeup-blotting bliss that I remembered so

an affinity for fashion. OK, OK...more

up, my daughter lived in a mish-mash of

fondly, but I had 40 minutes of uninterrupted

than an affinity, an obsession. Sometimes

whatever doll-clothes-sized onesies that I

“me” time to pluck those eyebrows, pull out

I’m proud of my calculated purchases. Other

could find. But as the smiles came, so did

the Spanx and don a fresh coat of lipstick.

times I’m mortified by the amount I spent on

the sundresses. With the giggles, I got her

When I was done, I looked at my creation in

a passing, fleeting fad. But there’s something

jumpers. I started following Instagram babies

the mirror, and there I was — not the mom,

magical that happens when the right jacket

and moms who positioned their family into

wife, workaholic or sleep-deprived dreamer

comes together with the perfect pair of

unrealistic yet glamorously staged daily

— the real me. My husband stared at me with

shoes. Oh, and don’t forget about the hats.

photo shoots. Over the past four months I

that extra-proud look on his face, and his eyes nearly twinkled when I smiled.

But what has become so surprising to me

have been indoctrinated into the faith of the

this year is that I have dished out next to noth-

fashion-mom, and I have never cared less

ing on new fashion items for myself. I’ve spent

about the things I am wearing.

Whether it’s silly or not, how we dress can transform us into who we want to be,

the majority of the past two seasons in some

“Please, look at my daughter, not me,” I

and make us feel things we want to forget

combination of leggings and soft T-shirts (but

would say to myself when in line at Kroger.

or remember. Sure, you can say fashion

with fabulous shoes, of course). The culprit?

“Oh, that? Yes, that is dried spit up. Does that

might just be some silly bits of fabric. In the

Pregnancy: nine months of strutting my stuff

not go with my outfit today?” It’s funny how,

scheme of things, it doesn’t hold a candle

in oversized cotton geared more toward com-

as a mom, you can go from pinning dozens of

to the joy of any life moment you've had.

fort than creativity, all for a good cause.

new hairstyles you want to try in the middle

But, you probably remember what you were

of the night on Pinterest to just being grateful

wearing when that moment occurred.

Then this March, my little nugget was born. And I mean little: four pounds, eleven ounces

to have the time to simply wash your hair.

It doesn’t hurt to be reminded of the me

little. And I learned there are way more import-

Then, it happened. We were invited to an

I forgot about when I started putting my

ant purchases than jackets, dresses and shoes.

event, a wedding. A real, formal affair with

daughter before myself. And she still comes

Those critical spends? Yup, you guessed it:

an excuse to pump some extra milk, get a

first, and second and third. But now at least

baby jackets, baby dresses and baby shoes.

babysitter and buy something for myself

I’m registering on my own Pinterest board. In

Did you know that preemie clothes are

that wouldn’t be thrown up on. I wouldn’t

fact I’m getting jumpers with my giggles, too.

nearly impossible to find? Because they are.

have the two-hour marathon of hair-curling,

And don’t forget about the hats.

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