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Over the River and Through the Woods

As much as I love the hustle and bustle of city life, it’s nice to occasionally get away from the concrete jungle and relax back home in the ‘burbs. Central Park is great and all, but…

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The 2014 Year in Review

It’s funny how the year can fly by, while certain moments seem like ages ago. That’s how I feel as I look back on this past year’s worth of blog posts. 2013 seems like just yesterday – I was…

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Bling in the New Year

After spending the better part of a week lounging around in my Christmas pjs, I’m thrilled to get dolled up one last time in 2014. And although I rarely need an excuse to wear sparkles, sequins…

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Midi Christmas to You

If you haven’t been swept up by the Christmas spirit by now, then maybe you’re just a Scrooge. The holidays are my absolute favorite time of year, and I tend to get a little overly…

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Last Minute Gift Guide ~ For Her

The perfect gift. It’s an elusive beast (usually found in little blue boxes like this one) and time is ticking! The good news is, the stores are almost encouraging your procrastination with sales upon sales (Banana…

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

If you’ve been reading along at all up to this point, you’ll recognize that there are a few sartorial truths that I hold dear, including: (1) Polka dots will never go out of style. (2) You…

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Holiday Gift Guide ~ For Him

    For as easy as it is to shop for myself, I’m sometimes intimidated to shop for my beau. Much to his credit, he is ahead of the curve on a lot of men’s…

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Getting Ready for Christmastime in the City

Sometimes I feel bad for Thanksgiving. Its time in the sun is so brief before the Christmas music and decorations dominate the scene. Not that I’m any help… I fully admit to putting up my Christmas tree…

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Party On, Bridesmaid

It’s that time of my life — all of my best friends are getting married, and I’m on perpetual bridesmaid duty. Last year I was in three weddings in two months! I don’t have a closet full of…

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One Scarf, Five Ways

With all this hype over blanket scarves, it is easy to forget about its elegent cousin. Blanket scarves may keep you warm, but silk scarves polish off your look, giving it a timeless touch of sophistication and…

A New York Love Affair :: Thanksgiving Outfit Inspiration

What To Wear While Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and there’s a lot of planning to be done. What dishes to make, what drinks to mix, what outfit to wear, and what Black Friday sales to hit at midnight! Over…

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J’Adore My Adora

Step aside burgundy bag, there’s a new kid in town. Meet the Adora Bag, my current tote de jour. As you already know, I’m a chronic repeater when it comes to my wardrobe. I wear…

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A Touch of Holiday Sparkle + Giveaway!

Believe it or not, the holidays are right around the corner. It sneaks up on me every year – like we just hopped the express train from Labor Day to Thanksgiving. Not that I’m complaining –…

A New York Love Affair :: Color Crush :: Cobalt

Color Crush ~ Cobalt

How does that saying go? The best way to get over someone, is to fall for someone else? I’m hoping this logic is true, because I’m trying to apply it to my relationship status with…

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Little Red Riding in My Hood

Have you ever wanted something so bad, you’d go to the ends of the earth for it? Although maybe not the ends of the earth,  I have been all over Manhattan, which is the center of the…

A New York Love Affair :: Mixing Prints

Five Tips for Mixing Prints

The thing I love most about personal style, is that it’s always evolving. As a fashionista on a budget, I’m constantly experimenting with new ways to pair my existing pieces. And when I do decide…