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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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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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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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Polka Dots and Pretty Things

The one downside of living in New York has got to be the size of the apartments (available in my price range). If I won the lottery had my way, I’d have (1) larger closets and…

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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…

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Life Lately

Between the Thanksgiving and Black Friday craziness, all I want to do this weekend is lounge around in my jammies, get caught up on my DVR and surf the web. So if you’re at home,…

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…

A New York Love Affair

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…

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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…

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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…