Category: Work Wear

Shop Assembly

If you’ve followed along for a while, you know how much I absolutely adore our wedding photographer Queyn. She opened Shop Assembly two years ago and is offering Fifth & Rose readers a special discount this week.

Joggers for Work

Work days can get really long so while I like to dress up and feel polished, there are days that I just really want to wear pants that are basically pajamas. I have two pairs of J.Crew elastic waist trousers that I wear regularly to the office and recently added…

How to Style a Faux Leather Skirt for Work

Hello! It’s been awhile…one of these weeks/months, I’m going to get into a consistent blogging schedule, but for now, I’m doing my best to go with the flow. Both life and work have been a little crazy lately (I’ll share a life update soon), and our weekends have been filled…

Wide Leg Pants

I’ve been wearing these wide leg pants every other week at the office. I welcomed time away from skinny jeans with open arms as soon as I found these.

J.Crew Pleated Midi Skirt

When I saw that J.Crew came out with a faux-leather pleated midi skirt and that it came in a petite (!), I knew I needed to try it on. I had missed out on the pleated mini skirt awhile back. I loved that they made it available it in a longer length…

Updating Your Work Wardrobe

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  • Three years without our Kev. Remembering him today and every day 💙
  • So happy to be reunited with my people after traveling for work all week ❤️
  • I feel like a bit of a broken record these days but healing takes time and healing a broken heart while trying to keep it together for your family is hard. My mom was my best friend, and while I like to think I knew how good I had it while she was alive, there are just so many more things I’d want to thank her for, especially with my new lens as a mom to Ainsley. I can’t imagine going through chemo and still trying to take care of her grown kids the way she did. I can’t imagine getting the call that no parent ever wants to receive finding out your son passed away, and then going on to keep fighting cancer for another year and a half. All while still making me breakfast on the weekend and running errands for me during the week, helping me plan our wedding (literally don’t know what I would’ve done without her and my sister), taking every phone call from me as I was navigating new jobs, visiting house after house as Bill and I tried to find our first home and so, so much more that will never fit into an Instagram caption. I see so much of my mom’s determination and stubbornness in Ainsley, and I can’t wait to see more of her as she continues to grow up. I am forever grateful to be her mom — it’s the best ‘title’ I’ll ever have. And while, I’m grateful to have had my mom for as long as I did, it still feels way too short. Today was filled with lots of giggles and snuggles but also lots of tears as I celebrate my first Mother’s Day with Ainsley and my second without my mom. I’m trying to be better about letting myself have the bad days and giving myself more grace. So I’m calling it a night and watching Bad Moms while eating ice cream in bed. Sending lots of love if you’re having a hard day and a virtual cheers with my pint of ice cream ❤️
  • Sharing a peek at how our dining room is coming together on the blog today in preparation for hosting a Mother’s Day brunch this weekend. The candles, frame and flowers are all from my local grocery store and there’s even more goodies in the post if you’re looking for some gift inspiration. Local friends - great news! We’re giving away a $50 gift card to put towards your Mother’s Day purchase this weekend. To enter, like this post and make sure you’re following me (@carlyritt_) and (@sendikshome) and tag a friend in the comment section below. I’ll announce the winner Thursday (5/9) at 12pm CST!**Giveaway closed | congrats to @jacckiewilliams!!!
  • When you’re on duty to supervise the sleeping baby, but you’re also on vacation so you have a margarita with lunch. I’ve been living in this jumpsuit all week. I bought it in two colors, and it’s been great to wear to the pool but also for play time with Ainsley. Plus, it came in petite and has pockets 🙌🏼 http://liketk.it/2Bftk #liketkit @liketoknow.it

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