Fashion

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 –…

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…

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…

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…

Wantable Giveaway Winner!

The Wantable giveaway with The F Bombs is officially over. As always, thank you to everyone that participated! I know I speak for Brittany when I say we love your continued support and readership. And an…

Turning Over a New Leaf…

Every month I tell myself: “I’m turning over a new leaf. From now on I’m buying less quantity and more quality.” And then … because I live in New York and I walk by about 100 stores…

Empire (Waist) State of Mind

Finding this Monique Lhuillier gown was a little bit like how I envision finding my wedding dress will be some day. Seeing it, loving it, being a little indecisive for a hot second, and then…

Trick … Or Treat Myself

When most people are craving candy on Halloween, I’m craving little trinkets and accessories. It’s practically the same thing, right? Today I thought it’d be fun to share a few Halloween-themed items from my wish list: 1 / 2 /…

Repeat Offender

It’s no secret that I’ve been obsessing over burgundy this fall. Just take a look at my instagram feed lately, or my color crush from last week. It’s official – we’ve got a repeat offender on our hands,…

What Makes Up My Fall Beauty Essentials

If you’ve been following along for the last year or so, you’ve seen more than a glimpse of my closet. But as integral as your wardrobe is for a fashionista, you can’t undervalue the importance of…

Stating the Obvious: Plaid for Fall is a Thing.

Fall weather must flick a switch inside me or something. When the temperature drops to roughly 50 degrees, I seem to turn off my “chic city girl mode” and turn on the “cozy Midwesterner mode”. Out with…

Don’t Distress! Ripped Jeans are Back

Confession: in high school, I worked for Buckle. I know, those were some darker sartorial times… Almost every paycheck would funnel right back to the store, in exchange for lots and lots of Lucky and BKE…

Color Crush ~ Burgundy

Take a cue from your favorite beverage this fall – merlot, burgundy, and bordeaux shades are here in a big way. This lush color is the perfect balance of sexy and chic. It’s richer and deeper than…