Love Affair Travels ~ Madrid & Barcelona

It’s safe to say I’m completely smitten with Spain. From the food and wine, to the architecture and culture, this leg of the trip had me swooning. Having already been to Madrid and done the…

A New York Love Affair :: Shoe Fetish

Friday Fancies ~ Head Over Heels

However impractical high heels may be in a city like New York, it hasn’t stopped me from buying them. If SJP can do it, I can too. Peter even tried instituting a ‘one pair in, one pair out’…

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Love Affair Travels ~ Retiro Park

Don’t tell Manhattan, but I fell head over heels for Madrid. I’d been to Spain’s capital city before and knew how amazing it was, but on second look, the feeling of being smitten with a…

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Love Affair Travels ~ Smart Casual

Say anything in a British accent and it sounds pretty awesome. But when they talk about dressing “smart casual”, I die a little inside. I love this phraseology, so I’m definitely going to try and make fetch smart…

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Love Affair Travels ~ Bridging the Gap

Losing your luggage is a hassle. And also the worst possible way to start your vacation. Although it can be an excuse to do a little shopping, the last thing I wanted to do on my…

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Love Affair Travels ~ London

Looking through my pictures makes me want to hop on the next plane and head back to Europe. Since that isn’t a very realistic plan, I’ll relive my trip through a series of blog posts. Care…

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Love Affair Travels ~ A British Wedding

A large crowd of people are standing around the baggage carousel as the luggage starts to come out. It’s the early evening. We’ve just traveled 14 hours (with a missed connection) and have arrived safely…

A New York Love Affair :: London Wedding

London Wedding Attire

Our Europe trip is so close I can taste it! My packing, on the other hand … not so much. Tomorrow we leave on a 12 day trip to England and Spain. My cousin is getting married in London,…

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To New York, With Love

Manhattan and I just celebrated our two year anniversary! I guess you could say things are getting pretty serious… My love affair started two years ago, the minute I stepped off that plane. Over the course of our…


Rent the Runway Saves the Day

You know the feeling … that feeling of dread and doubt when you have to attend an event you aren’t sure you have the right outfit for. Can I make this dress work? What about…


Remembering to Dress for Me

After almost four years, I still stress about what I’m going to wear before a date with Peter. We see each other every day, and therefore he’s seen almost every item of clothing I own….



USA is out of the World Cup. Memorial Day is a distant memory. And apart from the lingering hangover, the Fourth of July has essentially come and gone. But those shouldn’t be the only occasions you rep your red, white…


Off to the Races

The horse track: It’s an excuse to get dolled up, soak up some sun, sip on a few cocktails and dabble in a little harmless betting. As a competitive person who loves fashion and enjoying…


A Chicago Love Affair ~ Brittany Townsley

They call Chicago the “Second City” — behind my love, New York of course. But for one blogger, Chicago is second to none. And so continues my ‘Love Affair’ series. I thought this would be…


Make Time

Well, I apologize! I’ve been MIA for far too long. It’s been a stressful and busy start to June. I definitely needed this little reminder … so I thought I’d share it with you as well….

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Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

A place to see and be seen. A sea of beautiful people in beautiful clothes. The Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic was really everything I imagined it would be. Last year I saw pictures of this event…


Dressing For All Your Early Summer Adventures

Memorial Day Weekend marks the official beginning of summer. The starting line of a marathon of barbecues and beach houses, picnics and pool parties. Months of being cooped up inside are easily forgotten, as the days grow longer…

A New York Love Affair: Memorial Day Essentials

Memorial Day Essentials

Maybe I’m old-fashioned, but before every trip I make a checklist. I write it out with a pen and paper down to the tiniest detail, and then check off everything as I pack it. This…


Flavor of the Month

Has this ever happened to you? You’re browsing the racks and a color just speaks to you. All of a sudden you wonder how you could possibly own so many clothes and not a single item in that beautiful…