Parenting Style

Rule Breaking

Do people still observe the “no white after Labor Day” rule? If so, whoops.

On Eleanor: Sweater Dress, Target; Cardigan, Old Navy; Leggings, H&M; Shoes, Nordstrom. On Me: Dress, DownEast Basics; Tights, Hue; Shoes, Seychelles

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  • Caroline
    September 8, 2011 at 9:08 am

    Oh my goodness, that’s such a cute little outfit she’s got on.

    (I also love your tights/shoes combination)

  • Erika
    September 8, 2011 at 9:13 am

    LOVE that photo!!!! and love your shoes!

  • Heidi S.
    September 8, 2011 at 9:15 am

    Love it! I think that rule is totally outdated now!

  • Valerie
    September 8, 2011 at 9:41 am

    wait, there are dressing rules?! ^_^ I want those shoes Btw, they are awesome!

  • kristi
    September 8, 2011 at 9:48 am

    hey, there’s always “winter whites” so you’re good. just no white SHOES!!!

  • Constance
    September 8, 2011 at 9:59 am

    Since it is still in the triple digits here in scalding Las Vegas, yes, we’re still wearing white. Love to know when autumn weather will be visiting us!

  • bethany
    September 8, 2011 at 10:22 am

    does anyone else look at this photo and think of the nanny in The Muppet Babies?! That show was my favorite when I was a kid. I always loved that you could never see Nanny’s face, haha.

  • Kelly
    September 8, 2011 at 10:38 am

    This is a good article from Time about the history of white and Labor Day. It concludes that you’re probably just fine!

  • Rebecca
    September 8, 2011 at 10:41 am

    You girls look fabulous! I want your shoes, Nicole!

  • Melanie @ Mailbox Journey
    September 8, 2011 at 10:57 am

    great photo! love the outfits & shoes!

  • Polina
    September 8, 2011 at 11:20 am

    Absolutely adorable! Inspired me to do the same with my little girl (she is 2 weeks younger than Eleanor). I admire your sense of style and always look forward to monthly style posts. What are you favorite sources for clothing for Eleanor?

  • Nolita
    September 8, 2011 at 11:36 am

    I hope not because I am wearing white jeans today! It’s the first time for pants in 3 mos since the temps were 100+ here. I doubt anyone at my office cares though…

    Cute outfits, mama!

  • Giulia
    September 8, 2011 at 11:53 am

    I thought Stacey London said that’s an old rule – so it must not apply anymore. There is something called winter white for clothing, right?
    Besides, you two look so adorable…you indeed make everything lovely.

  • Daria
    September 8, 2011 at 11:55 am

    I hope not!

    This picture is adorable!

  • Kristín
    September 8, 2011 at 11:57 am

    wow! Super stylish mother and daughter, love it :)

  • luuvely
    September 8, 2011 at 12:56 pm

    that rule is TOTALLY old school..i wore white on Tuesday just BECAUSE…

    btw…Eleanor’s shoes and tights are sooooo adorable!!!! :)

  • Fiona
    September 8, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    Cute! I thought both of you had metallic pink shoes at first.

  • Connie @ Daydream In Color
    September 8, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    This is the cutest pic ever. I love how she’s looking up at you!

  • Cami
    September 8, 2011 at 7:52 pm

    Who cares about rules, as long as it’s adorable! :D

  • Monique
    September 8, 2011 at 11:06 pm

    I just love this picture! How Eleanor is looking up at you! Heartwarming.

  • DegeSMS
    September 9, 2011 at 4:56 am

    YOur site is very cute.

  • Kelsey Taylor
    September 9, 2011 at 4:38 pm

    Stacy & Clinton from WNTW said you can wear white all year long – if the fabric is appropriate for the season. Sounds logical to me!

  • Salvatore
    September 14, 2011 at 8:29 am

    Your shoes are nice! I want one! If only I’m expecting a baby girl, I’d prolly be buying her those cute silver shoes on Eleanor… :)

  • sunny
    September 14, 2011 at 1:14 pm

    wow. loving eleanor’s outfit!! then I saw your shoes!!! loooove them.