This post contains product provided for review; but all opinions are my own.
You guys know how I roll when it comes to clothes by now. I don’t want to sacrifice style for comfort, just because I’m a mom. However, I DO need to be practical in what I wear. I don’t have the budget for couture, and you won’t find me on the playground in high heels. So I need wardrobe workhorses, things I can mix and match. Plus clothes that cover and move with me as I chase my toddler out and about.
That said, let’s talk Agnes & Dora. It’s a smaller brand that flies a little under the radar. They do sell through independent representatives, many of whom sell on social media, which is a route many brands are going today. So when I heard about it on another blog, honestly, I wondered if it was really different from those other similar lines.
But after connecting with A&D rep Katie Jo Parker on Instagram, and taking a look at what she had to offer, some rethinking was in order. The patterns are pretty, ones I would certainly wear. The styles are definitely up my alley. Maybe it’s worth a second look…
Katie Jo put together some outfits for me to try, and now I’m a believer. She and A&D have won me over. The looks she sent for me are beautiful for sure. But seriously – all the clothes are this cute. And as far as comfort goes, these fabrics are quality and soo comfortable.
Here are some things you should know about Agnes & Dora:
1. The clothes are made in the US, which makes me feel good about supporting it. And it’s cool to be giving towards a rep too, instead of a big name brand.
2. The prints are absolutely wearable. They’re mostly florals, geometric prints, and solids. I promise you will find something that works for you. Also many pieces are available in solid black, but easy to get ahold of with A&D. Who doesn’t love a little black dress?
3. Reps get to choose their own inventory, which for you means that if you see a particular print you like that’s not your size, your rep may be able to get it for you! You also have a higher chance of finding clothes you like if you find a rep with similar fashion sense. (Can I just shout out again for Katie Jo here? She has a great eye. Have her put together some outfits for you if you need help!)
4. There are clothes for every BODY. Meaning XXS through 3XL – and flattering for all too. They have both fitted pieces and drape-y ones, and different necklines to their tops and dresses. (And many of them have pockets – for the win!)
5. The styles have incredible variety. There are dresses, cardigans, skirts, leggings, and tops, and they have seasonally appropriate options. They’re also on-trend – I have my eye on some frill sleeve tops.
6. I can’t help but love that the company is all about empowering women through confidence and comfort. You might notice that the dresses get their names from inspiring and pioneering women throughout history. This dress, for example, is the Joplin dress. Take another little piece of my heart, A&D.
These pieces, by the way, are the following: the Blush Hi Lo Tunic; the Floral Side Slit Maxi; the Black Joplin Dress; and floral leggings. I found these to be true to size for me (S/M in the leggings, and medium in the other pieces).
So personally, I will be shopping A&D in the future. Again, if you aren’t convinced, check out the clothes for yourself. And even better? Try them! Katie Jo is generously offering one lucky reader $50 towards her shop. That could get you a Tiered Tunic, a Relaxed Ruffle Tee, any skirt you like, or two pairs of soft, soft leggings, among other things.
To enter the giveaway, visit my Instagram today.
And thank you to Katie Jo for sponsoring this post!