Embroidered H&M Tiger Sweater and Striped Joules Wellies

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I can’t decide what sort of animal this is on my sweater — a tiger, lioness, leopard or what? I did a search and found nothing that convinced me, so I’m putting it out there for you to tell me.

However, for the time being, this embroidered feline top will be referred to as a tiger sweater. I picked it up last week at H&M and I believe it’s now on sale.

It’s been absolutely freeeeeeeeeeeezing all over the country and the nation’s capital was no different. We got a bit of snow, but it was all gone the next day — that little patch I’m standing on and some on our front yard is all that was left outside our door.

Embroidered and sequined tiger sweater from H&M Very Busy Mama

This grey tiger sweater joins my Taylor Swift style fox sweater that I bought last year from Old Navy. I get lots of compliments on both sweaters when I’m out and my son wants one too.

Despite the very thin layer of snow, my son insisted on sledding on it so my husband and I stood outside watching him slide down in what can be described as muddy snow. He looked so happy we couldn’t deny him! I knew he’d want me to push him so I grabbed my wellies from the front porch to avoid getting wet and muddy.

These wellies are my babies. They are my absolute all time favorites! I bought them in the UK at a shop called Joules in Richmond and I can’t get enough of them — super stylish and I love stripes.

Joules Striped Wellies Rain Boots Very Busy Mama

Striped Wellies Joules Rain Boots Very Busy Mama

Tiger Sweater Embroidered and Sequined Very Busy Mama

I wore the grey tiger sweater with a chambray shirt, cobalt jeans and an A-line coat all from Old Navy and all as old as time. Well, not old, but not new.

H&M Gray Tiger Sweater with Sequins Very Busy Mama

It’s a simple look anyone can put together and can be dressed up with booties or knee high boots.  I rarely just wear a sweater on its own. It’s best to layer — this also helps conceal lumps and bumps and camouflage problem areas. Here I was able to elongate the waist with a longer top underneath the tiger sweater and smooth out my hips and tummy a bit.

Hey, a mama has to do, what a mama has to do!

Now, what animal is this??


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  • Laura

    What fun, cute boots! I really like your sweater, too. I love all the jewels and sparkles on it!

  • thriftychicmom

    I LOVE those boots!!!

  • http://www.thirtysomethingfashion.com/ Carly

    adorableness all around…but those BOOTS steal the show!! LOVE! Happy wednesday. C

  • Rachel tryingforsighs

    I’m seeing a lioness. It reminds me of Nala from The Lion King. I love how the face sparkles. I adore your wellies. Joules is the best place for them although I have a pair of red Hunters. Enjoy the rest of your week. :-)


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