Friday, May 1, 2009

Swimsuit Dilemma!

Here I am last summer in my adorable Layers swimsuit. I love it! I actually just wore it to the beach last week. It's high quality and has held up really well. I'm hard on my swimsuits, so if they last more than one summer - I'm sold on that brand! The only thing I didn't like was that it's a wee bit boobalicious. So I went shopping this season for more coverage up top.

I stole this picture from Ginet's blog...this is her daughter, Summer and I jumping over the waves at Avila Beach! She is fearless and loved riding on my boogie board doubled up with me. Her little teeth would be chattering but she'd still want to stay in the water! Reminds me of ME at her age :)
**I need some beach days -- I WILL be that tan again!**

Okay, back to my quest for a great swimsuit.
Enter this lovely little number! Another Layers suit, more coverage up top, cute polka dot print = HAPPY KARA! With my birthday money I ordered this cutie and waited anxiously for it to come in the mail.
The swimsuit never came, but a very sad e-mail did.
"Unfortunately, due to popular demand, the Sandra Dee Top Medium and Sandra Dee Bottoms Medium that you ordered is permanently out of stock. According to our records, we have no immediate plans to replenish our inventory with these products."
What?! I'm no business woman...but if you have DEMAND for something, shouldn't you get more of that something?! Seriously...so I wrote back, "You should update your website...it says that all of the swimsuits are in stock." So that lovely little red SOLD OUT is my doing. She put it up the next day.

If you know me, you know when I get my heart set on something -- I want only that. If I'm in the mood for Mexican food, nothing else will do. So in my head, all I wanted was that Layers suit, and nothing else looked as cute. I went to Macy's, Nordstrom, looked online at Down East, the rest of the Layers swimsuits, and nothing else looked as cute! Until...
I found this on Land's End website! The top comes up a little higher than my current swimsuit, and the sides can be adjusted on both the top and bottom.

It came last night and I LOVE it! I modeled it for Matt and he said I had a 50s butt. We had to clarify that one...he meant the style of bottoms has more coverage, like a 1950s suit. Not that I had a 50-year-old lady butt. Ha!

I would put pictures up of myself in it...but as I said before, I need to get tan! C'mon weather, give us back that gorgeous warmth and sunshine! I'm all ready in my new cute suit! :)

8 comments:

Linds said...

cutie-pa-tootie! can't wait to go to the beach w/ you!

thechristensens said...

Very cute. However, remind me never to stand next to you again. I don't tan. I think I'm the whitest person in the state of California.

Colleen said...

Can't wait to see a pic of you in your new suit all tan and sporty! :)

Erin said...

Just in case it happens again I have a friend who used to work for Layers and she can usually find stuff from other stylist stock.

Kara Miller said...

Erin - do I have to wait for it to happen again? Or can she get me the one I want?! :)

Shannon said...

Okay, why I love you: you use the word boobalicious!

ps, remember when I met Elder Holland in my swimsuit? Yeah, I definitely went a got a less "boobalicious" one after that!!

Kara Miller said...

Yes!! I remember that story :) Haha! On the models they don't look that way, but once a girl with some meat on her bones wears it...watch out! BOOBALICIOUS!

Diana Hulme said...

great find - that is a really cute suit! :) and congratulations on your baby!

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