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Fit Girls Are It Girls

As much as Carrie Bradshaw would like you to think that walking around Manhattan in heels all day is practical, the reality is it’s not. Sure, I love a good stiletto as much as the…

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Playing Dress-Up with Lockwood Style

One of the best things about being a blogger in the city is the incredible opportunities to meet the other talented, amazing women who share my passions. New York is a hub for creative, driven…

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Pattern Party

I’m having a pattern party on the blog today and you’re all invited! Mixing prints has always been equal parts fun and challenge for me. It takes a vision, a little bit of creativity, and…

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You’re Making Me Blush

You don’t need a crystal ball to predict that pastels will be big for spring … especially because Badgley Mischka alluded to this on the runway last fall. Our stereotypical sartorial calendar tells us brights for summer, warm tones for fall,…

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Nashville Check List

Hat | Flannel #1 | Boots | Ring #1 | Ring #2 | Jacket | Jeans | Flannel #2 | Bag | Watch | Lipstick While most of my peers are laying out a week’s…

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Valentine’s Day Bliss + Giveaway!

If you’ve been reading my blog with any kind of regularity, you know one of my latest obsessions is the midi skirt. It’s fun, flirty, and feminine, plus you can style it for just about…

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Staying Warm Can be a Cinch

Well, the groundhog saw his shadow yesterday and went running for shelter. Frankly, I don’t blame him, the last few days have been miserable. Unfortunately that means we have another six weeks of winter ahead of…

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My New Weekend Must-Have

I know this isn’t earth shattering news, but Saturdays and Sundays are my favorite days of the week. Yes there’s the fact that they’re the only two days where it is totally acceptable to stay inside all day…

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Lexicon of Style Scarves

I’ve been wearing my blanket scarves so much lately I almost forgot what a quality silk modal scarf felt like! They are one of the oldest, most glamorous accessories a woman can own. This blanket…

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A New York Love Affair Turns 2!

Year 1 of this blogging journey was about searching. Looking for my voice. Trying to find what I had to say that was different from the thousands of other bloggers out there and putting it…

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Back to Basics

Ever have those days where you are feeling particularly uninspired? Maybe your mind is still hitting the snooze button or your creativity is eating breakfast in bed without you. Whatever the reason, we all have those…

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Cherry on Top

Someone asked me the other day, “sundresses or winter coats?”. Initial reaction: no brainer – dresses. But the more I thought about it, the more I realized that I really only like sundresses for what they represent…

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Double Duty

At this point, it’s pretty clear how strong my feelings are for a particular blanket scarf. You’ve seen me wear it here, and here, aaaaand here, and here…you get the idea. I have a problem. So I decided to…

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Love Affair Links

If there was any question about the potential of winter being as bad as last year, this week settled that score. One arctic blast after another left me hitting the snooze button two extra times…

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Winter Wish List

1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 Would you believe me if I said my fingers were too cold to type a long post today?…

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Treat Yo Self

New York can be a grind. It’s a city full of dream chasers and overachievers. We pour ourselves into our jobs, working 10, 12, 14 hours days, and follow it up with long nights (obviously this…

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Winter White

For the longest time I’ve wanted to buy a winter white coat. I think they are so elegent and crisp … a welcome change from your typical black peacoat. They add a pop of brightness…

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Love Affair Links

A new year means new resolutions and new goals. Believe it or not, some of those goals involve this little digital diary! My newest addition to the line-up is going to be “Love Affair Links”…

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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…