50 responses

  1. Emma (Sweet Tooth Runner)
    December 13, 2010

    That’s a lovely sweater! You’re right though- the tshirt does look better with it! πŸ™‚

  2. Marina
    December 13, 2010

    I like the both versions πŸ˜€
    But yeah, I understand how you feel better in the B version.
    Your lunch looks great, specially with that amazing looking bread!

  3. Gabriela @ Une Vie Saine
    December 13, 2010

    Tshirt is definitely the winner. I used to wear “henley” tops with tank tops under them all the time too- but a tshirt is so much comfier!
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  4. Kate (What Kate is Cooking)
    December 13, 2010

    Either way, I love your sweater!

  5. movesnmunchies
    December 13, 2010

    totally love the new sweater pairing! and love that salad too.. that bread looks like the kind from the Cheesecake Factory!
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  6. allison @ livingoneday
    December 13, 2010

    i had the same sweater in tan and i miss it!! mine had a hole so i got rid of it, but it was seriously the greatest sweater!
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  7. Marci
    December 13, 2010

    You look more confident the second time around, in addition to what you said. Cute sweater, looks better with leggings too.
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  8. Hope
    December 13, 2010

    I totally know what you mean about wearing a tank top or a t-shirt under a sweater like that. I would feel more comfy in a t-shirt too! Love the salad! It looks so colorful.
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  9. Sarah for Real
    December 13, 2010

    Mmmm sausage (twss).

    I agree with you on the sweater. The tee makes the deep vee nice and long, lengthening your whole look. The tank chops it off and ruins the whole long, lean effect.

  10. Jess@atasteofconfidence
    December 13, 2010

    You look so much better with the tee under the shirt! Thanks for the tip!
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  11. AnneWF
    December 13, 2010

    Yes, I like the t-shirt version better too. But what I really noticed was how different your body looks from then to now. Wow! You look great, so fit and toned, long and strong and lean. All that hard work really shows.

  12. Laura
    December 13, 2010

    haha I have the same sweater still in my closet! I prefer to wear a tank top, rather than a tshirt. like the length of tank tops. t-shirts are usually short on me.

  13. Christin@purplebirdblog
    December 13, 2010

    Cute sweater!! And I am drooling over that hunk of baguette!
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  14. Angela
    December 13, 2010

    YUM! Can’t stop staring at that baguette. I need whole grains NOW.
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  15. sweeter salt
    December 13, 2010

    I think the tank looks good, perhaps a higher cut one could work better?

    Also, yes to sausage!

    Laura

  16. grocery goddess jen
    December 13, 2010

    I had sausage on my salad today, too! Of course, it was Tofurkey Keilbasa Sausage, but hey, it was awesome.

    Yes, the tee under the sweater looks much more sophisticated. Good call.
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  17. Allie
    December 13, 2010

    Smart idea w/ the sweater! I always feel more comfortable when I am less exposed :p The salad sounds YUUUUMMYYYY, Ive never had sausage in a salad!
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  18. Shannon @ Philadelphia Phitness Pharmacy
    December 13, 2010

    1) Yummy salad. I wish I had sausage and could recreate it up in Philadelphia, but I am all out πŸ™
    2) I think you looked great in both pictures. Exhibit B is definitely a little bit more polished and office friendly though. I can’t wait to try the T shirt under the sweater trick. I always wear tight fitting tank tops underneath.
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  19. Ashley
    December 13, 2010

    That sweater is really cute. I definitely like the tshirt look better.
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  20. Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat
    December 13, 2010

    I think I had the same sweater too! Good ol’ AE.. I feel old walking into that store now!
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  21. Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday
    December 13, 2010

    Exhibit A looks just as cute!
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  22. Jasmine @ Eat Move Write
    December 13, 2010

    Oh man. It’s never a good idea to go down memory lane when it comes to clothing. Age is wisdom, girlfriend.
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  23. Jessica @ The Process of Healing
    December 13, 2010

    The t-shirt does look better but I think it’s mostly because you seem to have so much more confidence!
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  24. Paige @ Running Around Normal
    December 13, 2010

    I actually think you look great in both pictures!
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  25. Ali
    December 13, 2010

    You definitely look more confident in picture B. I used to always wear “cami’s” aka the tight form fitting tank’s under my sweaters and now I don’t. You’re right it makes all the difference–sometimes I think you just need to learn the hard way what looks good on your body πŸ™‚
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  26. Maria @ runningcupcake
    December 13, 2010

    Cute top and goes really well with the leggings πŸ™‚

  27. Beth @ Will Run for Books
    December 13, 2010

    That does look great on you!

    Sadly, a deep V with a crewneck Tshirt under it like that would look terrible on my large chest….just not flattering unless you have small buubies. I always have to go with a scoop neck.
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  28. Sarah J
    December 13, 2010

    I have that sweater too! I still have it, but I still wear it with a tank underneath. I think I’ll try the t-shirt style now though!

  29. Lisa (bakebikeblog)
    December 13, 2010

    Love the t-shirt combo!
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  30. Erin
    December 13, 2010

    The tank looks fine. It’s just that trends change and you’re thinner.

  31. Lish
    December 13, 2010

    I really hate how some tanks/camis cause static cling when paired with a long sweater like that. I really like them paired with a tee and it’s nice that Old Navy is always having sales on their standard basic colored tees.

  32. CB
    December 13, 2010

    Um, of course it looks better on the right, you are much thinner!

    Sorry to be the Captain Obvious on the thread, LOL.

    • Amy
      December 13, 2010

      So thinner automatically = better?

      Let’s please not equate thinness with superiority.
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      • Megan
        December 13, 2010

        Uh, yeah. Here, thinner looks better.

      • emily
        December 13, 2010

        Like!

      • CB
        December 13, 2010

        I wasn’t making a sweeping generalization… just commenting that, in this case, Meghann looks better in the second pic because her body does. Again, it’s just obvious.

        I love the whole “love yourself no matter” mantra (and I believe in it!) but don’t be so defensive. She looks better in the second pic, and it isn’t because of an undershirt.

      • Amy
        December 14, 2010

        Of course – I agree that fitness makes you look good. πŸ™‚ I just think it’s REALLY important for women to be conscious of how we use our language, and that saying that someone looks better strictly because she is thinner puts all the emphasis on her weight. We are so much more than that.
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  33. Kiran
    December 13, 2010

    I’m also very conscious about my top half πŸ˜‰ Love your tshirt idea!
    And the lunch looks Ah-May-Zing!!!
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  34. jen
    December 13, 2010

    I think you look great in both, but it matters how you feel and you definitely look more confident in the 2nd picture πŸ™‚

    I’m totally making your honey mustard dressing, sounds so easy!! Thank you πŸ™‚

    Jen
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  35. Rebecca
    December 13, 2010

    It was very “in” back then. You were just a part of the fad…as was I at that point :).

  36. Mimi
    December 13, 2010

    (Sigh) So typical of me to think the best looking part of your meal is the bread…
    It actually looks a lot like the bread served at the Cheesecake Factory!
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  37. Katie
    December 13, 2010

    I kind of like the tank-top look better… maybe something higher-cut so no cleavage? Whatever makes you happy! As long as you feel good wearing your sweater, that’s all that matters.

  38. Lauren
    December 13, 2010

    I am so into the tshirt under the sweater. I always feel so uncomfortable with my bare chest showing in the winter.
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  39. Laura
    December 13, 2010

    Love the sweater!
    I would never think to layer a t-shirt under a sweater like that. Very cute!
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  40. Averie (LoveVeggiesandYoga)
    December 13, 2010

    wardrobing and styling our clothes is something that we all get better at with age (well most women do) and I look back at some of my old get-ups and wonder why no one told me certain things, too! You look great, in either shot, btw! πŸ™‚
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  41. Katy (The Singing Runner)
    December 13, 2010

    I never thought to layer a tee under a sweater….looks adorable! πŸ™‚
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  42. Allison K
    December 13, 2010

    I would look terrible with the t-shirt under-neath. I wear cami’s under all of my v-neck sweaters, but they are modest.
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  43. Reenie
    December 14, 2010

    Cjane (blog I read) loves these half tees. I haven’t tried them ~ but they look very comfy. http://www.halftees.com/shop

  44. Jessi @ Quirky Cookery
    December 14, 2010

    I like both versions, too. The first looks like casual (like hanging out with family or going to a casual restaurant), while the second looks more business (so something you’d wear to the office). If the boobage made you uncomfortable, though, then by all means, you should definitely go with the latter!

  45. Lacey @ Lake Life
    December 17, 2010

    Love the sweater with the T shirt! I don’t think those kind of sweaters ever go out of style πŸ™‚
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