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A New York Love Affair :: Rent the Runway

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…

A New York Love Affair

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 /…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

A New York Love Affair

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…

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Re-framing the Fashion Conversation

Was anyone else teased relentlessly growing up? “Four eyes” and “geek” were just a few of the negative connotations thrown my way as a bright-eyed middle-schooler. Glasses were uncool. And if you wore them, so…

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“Girl On the Go” Survival Guide

Every one of us owns a handbag (some of us may own many ………. guilty). But it’s probably fair to say that we all have a handful of bags on rotation – each one serving an important…

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Trend Tribe Necklace Giveaway!

Happy Monday readers!! I thought I’d brighten up your morning by announcing an exciting giveaway! Wooohooo! I just love giveaways. To me, they’re a great way to say “thank you” to those of you who keep…

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Transitioning from Summer to Fall ~ Mini Midi

Do these petite midi skirts have a name yet? They are like the kid sister of the midi – with that same flattering waistline (that cinches you at your smallest point) and a more playful length. From…

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Transitioning from Summer to Fall ~ Shorts

Over the last week, I’ve been sharing my transition tips for styling your way from summer to fall. All you need are a few autumn staples, and you can easily transform your summer favorites (like I did here and…

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Transitioning From Summer to Fall ~ White Jeans

Stuck in between seasons and not sure how to dress? Right there with you. Mid-September can be the trickiest in-between month of them all. Today’s the first day of fall, so you can’t really get…

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Red

I had fully intended to give you a post today, but cocktails and an event with Chrissy Teigen and my girl Courtney of Color Me Courtney got in the way. WHOOPS! (more on that later). So…

A Los Angeles Love Affair ~ Envision Pretty

A Los Angeles Love Affair ~ Envision Pretty

In Los Angeles, the only thing more beautiful than the weather is the people. Actors, musicians, models, and the people aspiring to be any and all of the above, all congregating under sunshine and palm trees….