What I Wore Easter Sunday

Sunday, March 31, 2013




The Easter vigil mass last night was beautiful. The past few years, I have felt like Easter came way too quickly and I didn't have a chance to truly fulfill my Lenten resolutions or prepare my heart. This year wasn't really an exception, but instead of feeling disappointed, I tried to recognize the small strides that I did make this Lent and also have a prayerful Holy Week. I spent some time alone in front of the tabernacle this week, and I experienced a peace that I haven't felt for a while (things have been way too hectic lately). Stephen and I were also able to go to mass and confession one night which was just what my soul needed. The priest saying mass that night made an analogy that I loved: he said that just as the sun lights the moon, we need to allow Christ's light to be reflected in us. And on another side note, the priest and I started to talk about medical school in confession; it turns out that his sister is a high-risk specialist OB-GYN (so a sign that I should do OB? I hope so). 


The temperature hit a whopping 40 degrees yesterday, which meant that I could forego my normally obligatory sweater tights for more respectable pantyhose (I took things a little too far today though and wore flats with no socks, ending up with snow in between my bare toes). I think the colors of my outfit slightly resemble an Easter egg, but I still love it... I can't think of a better combo than mint and peachy pink (and lace!)

 Cardi: thrifted
Lace top: J. Crew Factory
Necklace: Loft
Mint skirt: J. Crew Factory

Since we went to the Vigil last night, I wore a more casual outfit for Easter brunch and dinner today. Easter and spring are an excuse to pull out all the pretty pinks and pastels that I have in my closet (I could really use less of those colors, more neutrals) and I'm not complaining.


Oh, how I love this pink blazer! And I love even more that I found it for $30.


Scarf: Etsy
Pink blazer: J. Crew clearance; similar here
Jeans: Loft outlet

Happy Easter! I hope that it was beautiful and blessed. 

Linking up of course with the ladies at Fine Linen and Purple along with Grace and Plane Pretty.

15 comments:

  1. I love the pastels! It feels like spring!

    Our snow is almost gone in our little corner of Michigan (we only have piles left from plows) and I tried heels today instead of my normal snowy weather boots. I ended up wishing for flats because heels plus toddler hauling were not as sensible as they seemed when I tried them on!

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  2. I LOVE both of these outfits!!!! They're super, super cute!

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  3. Love both outfits! The pastels are so pretty, & the lace top = gorgeous!

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  4. I really like both outfits, but am loving that pink blazer! Super cute!

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  5. i love your pastel look for easter!!

    xo,
    Sandy
    Sandy a la Mode

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  6. super cute! love both outfits! Just popped over from Jenny's link up! :D

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  7. So pretty, Erika! I LOVE the mint and peach combo in your Mass outfit, and it's consoling to know I wasn't the only one who ditched tights and socks in the name of Spring, only to regret it later =) Happy Easter!

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  8. Love both outfits! Very spring-y and pretty. I especially love and covet that pink blazer--particularly the price. ;)

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  9. You are a breath of fresh spring air! I reeeeeeally love that first look. And, of course, your happy blazer was a steal.

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  10. Such pretty pastels! Perfect for Easter :)

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  11. I wore pale colors for easter too and I've been looking for a pink blazer! so cute!
    You button is up on my blog also. Thanks!
    Method Clothe

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  12. Loving the pale colors with the lace accent. That green skirt is so beautiful. I also love the pop of hot pink with the jacket and jeans look. Happy, Happy Easter Erica!! Blessings and Grace to you and those you love!!

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  13. The blazer scarf combo is so cute, I never would have though to combine the two! Visiting from Plane Pretty's Style Sunday. ♥alycia of cupofting.com

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  14. Perfectly Easter! Love the pastels!

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  15. I love the pastels in the first outfit. The peach and the mint go perfectly together!

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