Nautical with a side of polka dots | Dearest Lou

Nautical with a side of polka dots

Hey friends,
Just a quick warning that this post is all over the place.

Sorry I've been lacking on the outfit posts lately. These pictures were taken on Thursday so I was exactly 18 1/2 weeks along. Belly keeps getting bigger and bigger and I feel SO HUGE. I know I will look back and read this when I'm further along and think I'm crazy but my tummy has never been so big and round. However, I wouldn't trade this bump for a flat tummy any day, I love the fact that I am carrying our little boy.

So last Thursday when we found out the gender I was completely in shock. I have been calling the baby a girl for months now and it was so weird to think that I had a little boy with his little boy parts inside of me haha. As the week went by, the thought of having a little girl sounded more and more strange and now it just makes sense. . WE ARE HAVING A BOY<3

On that note, earlier this week I had the opportunity to visit with my friend Whitney. I hadn't seen her since she was about 8 months pregnant and it was an absolute delight to meet her little Arlo. I hadn't been around any baby boys lately and he was just the cutest thing ever, he was all full of smiles and chunky rolls! I wish I could describe into words how much love I felt between the two of them and how wonderful it was to witness it (;
 -Baby boy is moving as I type-

That's the other thing I was going to bring up, I can now feel baby move every once in a while! It is usually only during the wee hours of the morning but it's the coolest sensation ever! I can't wait until I can feel him moving and kicking more frequently.
Shirt: Delias || Necklace: F21 || Skirt&Belt: Thrifted || Shoes: Borrowed from my mama

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19 comments

  1. I am really happy for you and enjoy reading your pregnancy posts. It's amazing that you always look stunning and oh-so-stylish, can't wait to see more outfit posts when you're further along :)

    By the way, I've been following you for a while now and I really love your blog. It would mean a lot if you could follow me back :)

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  2. Love your skirt and congratulations on having a baby boy!

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  3. I love your skirt, holy moly it's so pretty! I still can't get over the fact you're having a baby, it's crazy!!- the best kind of crazy ;) I can't wait to see your bump grow and your little family grow on your blog, isn't it insane you're almost half way!
    xo

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  4. I love this outfit. I am especially digging the anchor necklace. I have been searching for one for a long time now- it looks so cute on you :) Congrats on having a boy!

    xx

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  5. I love your nautical shirt, I want one now :) The print is so pretty!
    Congrats on baby boy!

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  6. Cute outfit! I love the skirt!!!! And congrats girly!!!! :)

    Oliviairene.blogspot.com

    Xoxo
    O

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  7. ah "baby boy is moving as I type" don't you love that?

    And I cannot believe you feel huge, you are still so tiny! and cute to boot! I have to wear my skirts up under my boobs because they don't fit anymore!! Ah congrats, and you are looking lovely!

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  8. Congratulations on having a boy! That's so amazing :) Also, you look great, I love the color of that skirt, it goes so well with your skin tone and the shirt is just so fun! Have a good weekend :)

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  9. u looking beautiful and roadiant. COngratulations!!!

    Love that red polka skirt, u wear it so well :)

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  10. Love love love that outfit! Congrats again on your little boy :)

    Rose Eva
    SilhouettedBlog

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  11. Beautiful outfit, love your skirt!

    www.vintagelillies.wordpress.com

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  12. So excited for you! I love that polka dot skirt!

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  13. you look absolutely stunning. this must be pinned! xo.

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  14. You have the pregnant glow! I'm not sure how cliche you think that sounds, but you do look really happy :) And on top of that, you have a really cute outfit here. I'm especially loving the anchor necklace!

    Julia
    Cup of Tea

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  15. that last photo is so cute :)

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  16. I love your skirt, holy moly it's so pretty! I still can't get over the fact you're having a baby, it's crazy!!- the best kind of crazy ;) apa essay format

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  17. That skirt is fabulous. Great thrifted find!

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