20 weeks pregnant

Paradise Cove


IMG_5381Last week my parents came to visit me in Los Angeles.  It’s always so nice to spend time with family even if its only for a short period.  When I first moved to California my father and I stumbled upon Paradise Cove in Malibu.  We were driving up the Pacific Coast Hwy to explore Malibu and enjoy the scenic drive.  We noticed the sign for the cafe right off the Hwy and decided to try it out.  Little did we know we were about to stumble upon a gem.  The Beach Cafe is the only restaurant in Malibu right on the sand with its own private beach & cove.

During the summertime the beach and Cafe are packed with people, and its almost impossible to get a table.  This past weekend was off season so we were fortunate to get a table right away and enjoy the beautiful view.

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Even though we are well into Fall, the weather in Los Angeles has not been reflecting this.  This past weekend it was in the high 80’s, so the beach was the perfect place to go.  Since we were there for the sunset I brought some layers as California nights are always cool.


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Purse:  Michael Kors (on sale similar color here)  //  Shoes:  Tod’s (Similar here and here)

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Shirt:  Zara old (Similar here, here and here) //  T-shirt:  Club Monaco old (Similar here and here and love this) // Jeans: A pea in the pod I also love these (Non-maternity here)  //  Hat:  J Crew

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California Casual

I am officially half way through my pregnancy…. 20 weeks!!  I can’t believe how quickly the time has flown.  Thankfully I have been blessed with an easy pregnancy.  I have noticed that as the weeks go by and the larger my belly gets, the more I lean towards outfits that are comfortable.  I think you can still be chic while dressing for comfort.


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Leggings and an oversized shirt are the perfect pregnancy staple.  I love this shirt because of the window pane pattern.  Black and white are always my go to colors and you will see them a lot in my looks.

Adding the army green jacket gives my look a little life and color.  I love the pocket and waist details of this coat.  I think the cinched waist gives you some curves and helps to flatter the female figure.

I kept my jewelry minimal to compliment the casual look.

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Jacket: Theory old (Similar herehere and here) // Shirt:  Aritzia old (Similar here and here and here) // Leggings: A pea in the Pod Maternity // Espadrilles: The espadrille store in Spain // Necklace:  Tiffany & Co

With Love….

Andrea