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What To Wear For Moms: Summer BBQ 2009
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after Memorial Day, the weather turns warmer, the days seem so much longer and old people all start wearing white. Ah, summer. And with summer comes barbecues – kicked off nicely by the million or so BBQs on Memorial Day weekend. (And in this case, there might actually be a million). So what to wear to the millions of BBQs? Let’s start with a list of considerations for Moms:

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Maxi Dresses for Moms with Saggy Boobs
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If your post-pregnancy or – even worse – post-nursing boobs reduce you to tears….turn away from the mirror. We just need to do a little camouflage. Most post-preggo/nursing boobs can be supported with a good bra (even if it’s strapless). So make sure you have a good strapless bra that fits. The problem becomes the cleavage. It’s the cleavage that gives away the sag. So avoid maxi dresses with deep v-necks (I know, I know – that rules out most of them) and try a couple of different options:

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Maxi Dresses for Moms With Curves or Big Boobs
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We have two goals here: Make the girls look good, and support ’em. So. You want to find a maxi dress that will allow you to wear a nice supportive bra underneath, AND one with a deep v-neck. A V-neck cut is more slimming for those “extra lucky” in the boob department. The deep V-neck will also show enough skin to keep the whole look slimming and sexy

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How To Wear Maxi Dresses – For Moms
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Don’t be afraid of the maxi dress – I actually think there is a maxi dress out there for all body types. It helps to hide flaws, adds a certain elegance to all who wear it, is easy and comfy. It may not be an optimal choice for kickball day at the playground, but I’ve worn mine running errands with the babe, going to the zoo, museums, etc. To make this look work for moms, here are a few guidelines:

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Sorta Kid Proof Sunglasses Without Giving Up Style!
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Sorta kid proof sunglasses, and by that I mean they are likely (no promises) to stay in one piece while your little one tries them on, eats them, throws them on the floor, etc!
First, always a favorite of mine, Oakley “Active” Sunglasses. I have seriously been an Oakley junkie for almost 2 decades!

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Spring / Summer Trends for Mom at the Hopscotch Hustle
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The first annual Hopscotch Hustle, a hip mom and baby fashion show for the benefit of WeeCycle, was a huge success! Most importantly it raised money and awareness to help Colorado’s in-need families, and…now for the fun part, the fashions were spot-on. We pulled styles from some of Denver’s coolest boutiques with the challenge of creating hip outfits that are comfortable, flattering and easy enough to appeal to moms. A challenge that was met in full force. Here are my favorites from the show: