Real Mom Style: Leather Jacket and Broken Ray-Bans (VIDEO)

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What a gorgeous weekend!

It was absolutely magical outside and seeing and feeling the sun on my skin just made me feel alive. Sunlight does wonders for my mood and helps push away the blues — so I wasted no time in taking the kids out.

Even though my mind is really on spring and summer I still wore my leather jacket because it’s just a favorite of mine and the evenings are still quite cold. See the entire outfit in my first Real Mom Style video — there’s also a surprise or two in there!

Here are a few more snaps — especially of ¡mi niña bella!

Real Mom Style Leather Jacket and Cobalt Jeans Very Busy Mama

Real Mom Style RayBans and Leather Jacket

Real Mama Style leather jacket and RayBans Very Busy Mama

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I’m your host for this week!

1. Leave the link to your style post below.

2. Visit the other participants and comment.

3. Please link back to this post or verybusymamablog.com

4. Enjoy, get ideas and stay stylish!

This post is about real mamas who have real style. While we all fall into the jeans and t-shirt rut we are encouraging our fellow moms to take the time to dress their best and rock it like the rock star moms they are!

Did you look especially good this week? Were the other moms at the playground complimenting your outfit? 

Share the look that worked for both potty training, the playground and coffee with a friend and let’s inspire each other with some real mom fashion! This linky is hosted by Thrifty and Chic MomMomma in Flip Flops and myself Very Busy Mama.

–>Linking with Fashion Friday on All Things Chic <–

  • http://www.schoolgatestyle.com/ School Gate Style

    Hey Maria Jose, thank you for hosting. Loving the video…what a great way to share an outfit and I love how you’ve worked your wardrobe today, using items you’ve had for a while – true #realmomstyle. Have a great week! Avril x

  • http://honestmum.com/ HonestMum

    Thanks for hosting, Maria, you both look beautiful-love those blue skinnies x

    • http://www.verybusymamablog.com/ María José Ovalle

      Thank you Vicki! I just had to show her off this week :)

  • http://babymeandfashion.blogspot.co.uk/ Alex

    You rock that jacket Maria! Don’t talk to me about feeling the sun on your skin… I wish!! x

    • http://www.verybusymamablog.com/ María José Ovalle

      Thanks Alex! I know how it is…takes a good while for spring to really “arrive” over there. One year that came back to the US and I got sun poisoning just from being in the sun all day because my body wasn’t used to it!

  • http://www.torontoshopoholicblog.com/ torontoShopoholic

    I love a great leather jacket! I wish it was warm enough here to wear one!

    • http://www.verybusymamablog.com/ María José Ovalle

      Well Toronto isn’t getting warm yet — I do feel for you ;( But after this great weekend it snowed today and will again for another few days. Crazy weather!

  • http://www.magnificuffs.com Marcia, MagnifiCuffs

    Great video! If it looks good, wear it…even if it’s broke :) True #RealMomStyle repurposing a pair of slacks and still looking good while doing it!

    • http://www.verybusymamablog.com/ María José Ovalle

      Thanks Marcia! Most things these days are broken, stained, pulled or vomited on. It’s part of life now, hahaha!

  • thriftychicmom

    She is so precious and I love the jacket. My Skagen sunglasses are broke too but I still love them!

    • http://www.verybusymamablog.com/ María José Ovalle

      Thanks Ellen, she’s a crazy one always grabbing at everything!!! I can’t bear to part with my sunglasses and I’ve been told they can’t be repaired. Super glue maybe??

  • Clarendon Moms

    I love, love, love your video! Fantastic leather jacket! But, what really inspired me is the fact that you kept your chic sunglasses (you can get them fixed another day)! Keep the videos rolling! Love them!

    • http://www.verybusymamablog.com/ María José Ovalle

      thank you beautiful mama and I appreciate the compliment on the video — you know I love it! xoxo

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  • Seepz

    Thanks a lot for this linkup! You look great and I love the last pic!

    Have a great day.

    ~ Seepz

    • http://www.verybusymamablog.com/ María José Ovalle

      Thank you for joining in! My favorite is the last one too :) I rarely post images of my kids here but that was just too true to my mama life!

  • http://mamainheels.com/ Mama in Heels

    Love your leather jacket! Thank you for the linkup!!!

    xo,
    Janise

  • Laura Rose

    You look great! I love the bold pants and the fun shirt with the jacket. Your daughter is adorable.

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