Mosaic Fall Fashion Week

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All hail to the best fashion season of the year, Fall! Mosaic has all our bases covered from hair, makeup, and of course- our fav Fall fashion trends (mine is anything plaid or gingham). I recently partnered with them to highlight trends that work for a mama-to be and a go to outfit for men. My sweet husband, Alex, is by no means a guy that typically does this kind of thing- but I think he would agree that he thoroughly enjoyed choosing a look that would appeal to men of various ages, and could easily be thrown on for a weekend out n’ about. He especially loved his hair and beard cut from Floyd’s– highly recommending you see Joe!

My look came together easily with the help of the gals at Mosaic’s Madewell store. My criteria: comfy, will transition from preggers to post pregnancy, and pieces that I could mix and match throughout this Fall. And truthfully, I hadn’t worn heels since my baby shower- your girl needs to feel fancy sometimes! I’m currently 34 weeks along- hooray! The homestretch!

If you reside in the DC metro area you won’t want to miss Mosaic’s Fashion Week Kick-off Party at Angelika Film Center, beginning at 6pm Wednesday September 14th. Many of their stores will be offering special discounts along with in store events throughout the week! You can get all the details here including a peek at the other amazing bloggers participating in the event Julien, Natalie, Alicia, and Tammy.

x.o. Josie


24 Week Maternity Photo Session Part 1

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A few weeks ago Alex and I took our maternity photos with our beloved friend, Sarah of Photos by Sarah Beth. Not only did we enjoy ourselves so much, but we were thrilled with the beautiful photos captured that day. It was so important to me to have this special time documented. Sometimes I still have to pinch myself to realize that this is actually happening. We are just about two months away from meeting our sweet boy and I still feel like I have a million and one things to do to prepare. But it’s sweet reminders like these photographs that make me stop and soak in the miracle that this pregnancy is. If you live in the DC metro area, Maryland, Northern Virginia, or anywhere on the globe (Sarah loves traveling)- she is truly the BEST and will go above and beyond to make sure you receive breathtaking images. We have to many pictures from our session that I had the hardest time choosing just a few to blog and had to break up the photos in two stay tuned for part 2 folks!

x.o. Josie


Pink Blush Maxi Dress

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This is the ultimate maxi dress to carry you throughout your early to late stages of pregnancy! I may be having a boy, but I could not resist this pop of pink (my fav)! The exact “fuchsia” color I’m wearing has sold out, but I’ve linked their “magenta” maxi that is almost the same- and if you don’t fancy the color pink, it comes in a variety of options! I’m currently 26 weeks pregnant and wearing a size “small” which fits perfect with even a little more room to grow since it has a bit of a stretch in the material. Did I mention how soft it is?! The beauty of this dress is that it can be dressed up or down. I styled it with a casual denim vest while exploring the old town Alex and I live in. Had we planned for a date night, I would have paired it with a cropped leather motto jacket and black strappy sandals or my crochet kimono. And HOORAY because it’s currently marked down from $73 to just $42! In fact, their entire site is 20% off when you use code: “WEEKENDREADY.”

I especially love how their website is made with your convenience in mind. They not only offer maternity clothes but regular to plus size options as well. Looking for that perfect dress to wear to your baby shower? They’ve got you covered for that too since you can shop exclusively through their baby shower looks. One thing I’ve learned throughout this pregnancy is how important it is to feel like you have something amazing to wear! Especially when your early on maternity purchases start to not fit, something like this PinkBlush maxi dress will never fail. And so worth the investment since I’ll definitely be wearing it post baby.

I’m also happy to announce that I’m offering a special GIVEAWAY for you! I’ve partnered with PinkBlush to offer a $75 gift card to use on their website. For entry you must follow my instagram account Josie in Color, like the photo mentioning this giveaway, and post a comment tagging two friends you think might be interested in entering the giveaway. That’s it! Contest ends this Sunday at midnight and winner will be announced on the original instagram post Tuesday July 19th. I will direct message the winner informing them how to claim their prize! Good luck!

x.o. Josie