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February, 23, 2015

Paradise…

navy-blue-knit-stretch-dress-maternity karen-walker-super-duper-sunniestory-burch-beath-tote tory-burch-kerrington-beach-tote jcrew-jeweled-sandals tory-burch-kerrington-tote tory-burch-colorful-beach-totetropical-vacation-outfit-ideas Dress: LNA | Bag: Tory Burch | Sandals: J.Crew |  Glasses: Karen Walker | Earrings: Design Darling ℅ | Lips: Saint Germain by MAC

Happy Monday everyone! I’m here in beautiful Hawaii with my husband, sister (and her little family) enjoying a relaxing week in paradise before our cute baby girl gets here! Yesterday we woke up bright and early to enjoy the sunrise and then headed to church and Sunday brunch. Afterwards we went to the beach to soak up the sun and play in the water. It was the perfect first day in paradise and I’ve officially decided that Maui is one of my favorite places on earth!

xo, Rach

  1. glamdevils says:

    You look amazing! Love the dress and the cute sandals! Enjoy your stay in Hawaii!! I wish I were there right now :D

    xx Mira

    http://www.glamdevils.com

  2. Caitlin says:

    Absolutely beautiful! Have an amazing time, love!
    xo, Caitlin
    http://thesolcompass.com

  3. Natali says:

    Elegant and casual outfit! I love your sandals and dress!
    You are looking beautiful. :)

    http://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

  4. Cheyenne says:

    You look fantastic, absolutely love those earrings.
    Have wonderful time in Hawaii!

    xx Cheyenne
    http://www.bohemianjourneys.blogspot.com

  5. Silly Medley says:

    Enjoy it! I love your sandals and cannot wait for warmer weather.

    Silly Medley: Lifestyle and Travel

  6. miri says:

    You look stunning. Love this look!
    X

    Miri
    http://currentlywearing.com

  7. Caro says:

    You look very beautiful and the dress is gorgeous as well. I hope you have a wonderful time in Hawaii!

  8. Amanda says:

    Beautiful, Rach! You are glowing in your pregnancy. Have a wonderful trip!

    Amanda
    http://girlaboutcolumbus.com/the-blog/

  9. You look stunning! That dress is to die for! Hope you have a wonderful time!

    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

  10. Lyndsay says:

    Those sandals are so cute! They remind me of a miu miu pair I had my eye on. Enjoy your time in Hawaii!

    prosecco in the park

  11. Enn Franco says:

    Your earrings are so fabulous! They look great with your tan skin! And I also love this sandals with rhinestones – absolutely charming!

    http://www.ennfrancosays.com

  12. Zarrah Jane says:

    You look stunningly mom to be.
    I love that dress :)
    XO

    Check my new post.
    http://thebandwagonchic.blogspot.ae/

  13. Chottie says:

    Love those beautiful earrings! They look amazing with your fun bag! Hope you’re having an amazing time!!

    xx
    http://www.charltonlee.com

  14. Love those earrings, and the sandals are perfection! Safe Travels!

    xoxo
    Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl
    http://poorlittleitgirl.com

  15. Summer Ann says:

    I love Maui! Such a gorgeous place.

    XOXO,
    Summer Ann
    Simply Summer Ann Blog
    Simply Summer Ann Instagram

  16. Grace says:

    What a beautiful look! And such a gorgeous paradise! Bring back some of that sun and warm weather! ;)

    http://sometimesgracefully.com

  17. Federica says:

    I love everything about this look, especially how the dress fits u.
    enjoy Maui, been there in august, I posted pics on the travel section of my blog.
    Fede
    http://www.fedefashionandcupcakes.blogspot.it

  18. sasa says:

    Beautiful dress! Love your bag too:P

    Shall We Sasa

  19. Lauren says:

    Stunning photos and I love your sandals!

    Lauren,
    http://www.atouchofsoutherngrace.com/

  20. Soraya says:

    I love Maui! Even more beautiful than the sunrise are the sunsets. Lovely outfit and love the colorful purse and earrings. Lovely, thanks for sharing– Soraya
    http://www.chicflavours.com

  21. Rach says:

    Such a cute casual LBD!! Sounds like Hawaii is treating you guys well!

    http://www.rdsobsessions.com

  22. Enjoy your babymoon! You look beautiful!

    Her Heartland Soul
    http://herheartlandsoul.com

  23. diversastyle says:

    Love those tassel earrings! Enjoy Hawaii!

    http://www.diversastyle.com

  24. You look so fabulous!! Love it all head to toe!
    xo Jaime
    http://www.therealfashionista.com

  25. Such a cute dress! I love the color and the shape! And that Tory tote is the perfect beach accessory!

    http://www.taffetaandtulips.com

  26. Super cute look! I love this dress and the asymmetrical hemline!

    http://www.tailoredandtrue.wordpress.com

  27. Beautiful look! I love those sandals. And you look so happy!

    xo,
    Jessica
    http://www.fortheloveofbubbly.com

  28. Jamie says:

    Gorgeous! Love the colorful bag. Have a fun trip :)

    Jamie
    http://www.treatsandtrendsblog.com

  29. Love that dress and that bold bag! Enjoy Hawaii and the warm weather.

    http://www.livinginsteil.com

  30. Tiffany says:

    Amazing outfit!! Loving those earrings!

    http://www.flauntandcenter.com

  31. Jody says:

    Love the tote bag !

  32. Jessica says:

    I love the new Tory! It is perfect with black!

    -Jessica
    http://www.wearitforless.com

  33. Abby says:

    Gorgeous! I love that simple dress, you look comfortable and stylish! Plus, those earrings are amazing!

    xo
    -A-
    A Peck on the Chic

  34. Such a cute dress to show off your baby bump! I hope you are enjoying the warm weather!

    Sarah Jessica
    The Laws of Beauty

  35. Camryn says:

    Love those sandals! You look amazing girl :)

    xx
    http://coralandcharm.com/

  36. Brooke says:

    Love love love your sandals! Have so much fun in Hawaii!

    Brooke du jour
    http://www.brookedujour.com

  37. E says:

    Your feet have their own glowing halo in that first pic!

  38. Diana says:

    Your sandals and bag are so beautiful! Love the whole outfit! Hope you’re having the best time in paradise!

  39. Clare says:

    Beautiful. Just fantastic. That background is incredible. Enjoy your vacation!

    Clare | Understated Classics

  40. Emma N. says:

    You are stunning!! I am so jealous of your travels and jealous you’re in Hawaii! So lucky.

    Emma
    http://www.emmacristy.com

  41. Ashley says:

    Love the look–especially the earrings + Tory tote! Enjoy your time with family in Hawai’i! ♥ Ash
    The Yellow Petunia

  42. Maria says:

    Such a pretty look, you definitely have that pregnancy glow. I hope you have an amazing time on vacation with your family. Have fun!

    xo, Maria
    http://theclassifiedchic.com/

  43. What a nice treat, enjoy your time in paradise :)

    Birdie Shoots

  44. Such an adorable pregnant lady!!
    I love the sandals!!
    You’re always beautiful, Rach!

    xo,
    Amber
    All the Cute
    Today’s Post: Whew!

  45. Anna says:

    You look stunning dear and I love that bright and color bag! Also, major props to you to making it to church while on vacation. That’s dedication to your faith I think… It’s sad to see so many people (who don’t even know you) make judgement calls about what you should and shouldn’t be doing (on vacation of all things). I can’t imagine how you handle the negativity sometimes – I would be crying in the pillow. But I see that by not engaging and defending yourself you actually do yourself a favor and spare some headache and anxiety. Thanks for being such a great example of graceful and respectful blogger.

    Anna
    HAPPY MEDLEY

  46. emily says:

    you look amazing! such a cool babymoon. xo

    http://dearserendipity.com/

  47. kelsey says:

    adore those sandals! i wanted a pearl version but my size was sold out, recently! so pretty!
    http://www.ladiesinnavy.com

  48. Sara Kate says:

    Cute!!! I love how simple, but chic this look is. The dress is super flattering on you and those earrings are literally my favorite right now!

    xo,
    Sara Kate Styling

  49. Rose Frey says:

    The perfect look for a beach vacation!!! The dress is beautiful with its unique cut and the bag and earrings bring fabulous color!! Loving those sandals, too!!

  50. Meagan says:

    Love Maui! What resort are you at?
    -Meg
    http://www.smalltownsisters.blogspot.com

  51. Kate says:

    You look like you are having such a great time, and you look so great pregnant!

    Kate
    http://www.lamiabellavita.com

  52. Abby says:

    Maui is THE BEST. Enjoy! You look radiant and beautiful.

  53. Love how the sandals and earring really punch up this LBD. You are probably one of the cutest pregnant gals around!

    Stephanie
    http://ishowedupinboots.com

  54. Jen says:

    OMG how cute are you? Love this dress and sandals! Have an amazing time in paradise.

    xoxo

    http://modernensemble.com

  55. Camille Wynn says:

    What a perfect beach look. You are just so fabulous! Enjoy!
    xoxo, Camille

    The Lovely Theroy

  56. LOVE this!! You look amazing!!! Cant wait for this baby girl!

    xx Olivia

    http://www.hellooliviablog.com

  57. Rachel,

    It was so fun to see you and Emily yesterday. You are both even more DARLING in real life. Is that even possible?! ! :-). I told my sister and sister-in-laws that the two of you and your husbands were also just so nice and fun to talk to. And it was so obvious that your husband and brother-in-law are genuinely good friends and love hanging out with each other. I loved it!!!!

    It looks like you are soaking up every minute of this beautiful island. We have two more days here and plan to do the same!! It’s probably good we only have two more days-oh my goodness-we have eaten so much good food. The workouts can’t keep up with the calories! Haha! Enjoy every minute of this paradise with your favorite people. I think you are such a great family.

    XOXO Ann

    FAVORITESISTERS.BLOGSPOT.COM

  58. Claire says:

    You are so fabulous! Cutest pregnant person out there, you are such a doll!

    God bless,
    Xo, Claire
    http://www.littlemissfashionqueen.blogspot.com

  59. Rachel says:

    What a fun trip! Your dress is super cute and I love your earrings!!! Definitely enjoy that time together with your hubby :)

    Rachel
    Blonde with a Chanse

  60. I love this casual dress and the pop of color with the bag! You look beautiful!

    http://www.kathrineeldridge1.wordpress.com

  61. Nikki says:

    You look amazing!

    Nikki Ann Blog
    http://nikkann.blogspot.com

  62. melissa says:

    Cute sandals!
    xo,
    Melissa
    MissyOnMadison.com

  63. Ah how fun!! You look adorable! Have a great time!

    Xo
    Peyton

    perfectlytayloredblog.com

  64. Andrea says:

    I agree, Maui is my favorite place on earth too! You look beautiful.Enjoy your vacation!
    http://fabuloustorture.blogspot.com

  65. Paige says:

    Loving that gorgeous black dress!

    Paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com

  66. Di says:

    Your style, although incredibly beautiful, isn’t one that I necessarily am dying to recreate. This however, is a home run on so many levels! This is such an effortless, but well put together outfit that anyone (pregnant or not) can pull off. Stunning look and stunning mama to be! Thank you for sharing a more casual look that more of us can relate to.

  67. Carly says:

    So pretty! Your bump is so cute. I’m glad you and hubby were able to escape for a babymoon.
    Dresses & Denim

  68. Eden says:

    Beautiful outfit, love your purse!

    http://www.mintnotion.com

  69. Laura Yazdi says:

    Gotta love Maui. It’s not overcrowded like the main island. Cannot wait to visit Kaui for the first time this summer! Have a great trip Rach.
    Laura Lily

    Latest Outfit Post: Louis Vuitton Exhibit
    Latest Giveaway: Fashtique + Giveaway

  70. Jillian says:

    You look gorgeous Rach! Enjoy the sunshine!

    xo

    http://www.bornfancy.com

  71. Cait Christy says:

    This look is just fabulous!!

    xoxo, Cait
    Love Your Fate

  72. Have fun Rach with your family! I love this outfit on you! You look beautiful :)

  73. jenessa says:

    You look beautiful and this dress is so flattering on you! Fun and safe travels!

    XO JNESS

  74. This dress and tote are perfection! You look beautiful!

    Heidi
    http://www.wishesandreality.com

  75. Kate says:

    Obsessed with that bag! What a fun look. Have and amazing vaca. Xoxo

  76. This outfit has me craving the return of summer. The bag, sunglasses, and sandals are my fave!

    http://www.seekingsunshine.com

  77. You are a real tropical beauty! Have the BEST time, Rach! Safe travels! :)

    Xo, Alison
    http://www.simplyfairbyalisonjeanine.com

  78. Hi Rachel! Your first day in Hawaii sounds purely magical!! Your outfit is gorgeous too, love the sandals and that dress compliments you beautifully.

    xoxo from Miami, Jessy – http://www.letsfallinloveblog.com

  79. gorgeous! Hawaii looks amazing!

    Brittany
    accordingtobrittanyblake.blogspot.com

  80. you are the cutest pregnant woman ever, love the dress with those earrings!

    Xx
    Kylie

    http://tanandwild.squarespace.com

  81. Nada Manley says:

    Oh that outfit… it’s so cute! I love the way the bag, the sandals and the earrings transform a classic little dress. You look lovely.

  82. Heather says:

    OH LALA!!

  83. Kayla D says:

    You look gorgeous! I love the navy and turquoise together! Have a fantastic trip with your family!

    xx,
    Kayla
    Eat Play Dress

  84. Arlene says:

    my goodness what a life you live………may it always be so perfect :)

  85. Janina says:

    Oh wow! I simply love Hawaii. Haven’t been to Maui yet but it’s on my travel list for this year.

    All the best from Germany for you and your cute little family!

  86. Leanne says:

    You look stunning!!! I love this dress on you. Enjoy your holiday!

    Love from South Africa

    http://arumlilea.com

  87. SAUL says:

    Love that dress. What a cute baby bump!

    SHOP SAUL

  88. Oh I wish I could wear such a summery outfit too.. can’t wait for Spring! :)

    http://www.fashionpartyblog.com/

  89. Adele says:

    Enjoy your family time Rach. Love the beach tote!
    Hugs Adele xoxo

  90. Megan says:

    Pregnancy perfect right here! Love the navy midi dress and bejeweled sandals!

  91. Megan says:

    Pregnancy perfection! Love this navy midi and bejeweled sandals!

  92. Nicole says:

    Those sandals are amazing! I love love love them!

    xo Nicole
    Style Of Living

  93. Taylor says:

    OMG I LOVE this post!!!!! Soooooa adorable and hello gorgeous!!! You look amazing!!!! Can I pllllllease look like that when I’m pregnant LOL Loveeeee it!!!!!!

    xoxo B

    http://www.bohobrunette.com

  94. nikki says:

    ahh so jealous of the vacay!

    xx nikki
    http://www.dream-in-neon.com

  95. Ann-Louise says:

    Perfect outfit for Hawaii! Like it a lot! Have a great time with your family!!

    Sequins In Pink

    http://sequinsinpink.blogspot.com

  96. Pamela Gonzalez says:

    Wow, you’re looking more and more beautiful each day in that baby bump! So happy for you
    Stunning outfit for the beach, love those sandals Rach :)

    http://www.pamelayaquelin.blogspot.com.ar

  97. Alexandra says:

    Love those tassel earrings!! They’re perfect for Spring/Summer!

    http://theleapyearbabe.blogspot.com

  98. Katharina says:

    I love this outfit! You look amazing <3

    love,
    Katharina
    http://www.katharinaberghofer.com

  99. Kalyn Goff says:

    I am in love with those sandals! Such a great look for summer! Have a great time in Hawaii <3

    xoxo,

    http://DiaryofaBlonde.com

  100. Katie Stuart says:

    Okay seriously, you and Blake Lively are even more perfect when pregnant!!

    XO Katie
    allGLAMMEDup

  101. Elizabeth says:

    You make pregnancy look beautiful! If someone could promise me I’d look as stunning as you do, then I would be way more inclined to have kids!

  102. Michelle o. says:

    You look stunning, I wish I dressed half as cute as you when I was pregnant.
    xx, Michelle

    http://michelleolthuis.blogspot.com

  103. I love to follow your blog because of your style but mostly because you seem to be super sweet! That makes it so fun to read you!

  104. Charlie Cook says:

    Beautiful pictures, you look great! I love those nude sandals. I’m a sucker for nude shoes! Xo – Charlie

    http://www.lemonbutterlove.com/

Rach Parcell

In September of 2011 I created Pink Peonies as a place to document the things I loved. Since then, it has become a creative outlet where I share my personal style though daily outfits, beauty tips, home style and much more!

Ever since I was a little girl I've dreamed of creating my own line. After countless hours of working towards that dream, I've finally launched my first collection!

It's full of classic, feminine and romantic pieces that you'll keep in your closet for years to come and wear over and over again!