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A New York Love Affair :: If I Were A Boy

If I Were A Boy…

Boys have it easy. Us girls, we have to endure the pain and suffering of wearing high heels, the struggle of squeezing our curves into spanx, and the tediousness of hour-long beauty routines, just to go out…

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Love Affair Links ~ Weekend Sale Rundown

If the day is going downhill, we suggest a higher heel … or some retail therapy! Right now there are some killer sales going on, giving you the chance to stock up on some seriously…

A New York Love Affair :: Ripped Jeans & Oxfords

5 Must-Haves for An Edgier You

Does anyone else feel like their style represents two sides of a coin? I find that I am constantly flipping between heads & tails — edgy and girly. It’s kind of a fun exercise, tapping…

A New York Love Affair :: Sale Rundown

Love Affair Links ~ Weekend Sale Rundown

I haven’t done a sale rundown in awhile, but the deals were so ridiculous this weekend that I couldn’t resist! Pulling together these lists is not just my public service to you, it’s actually an…

A New York Love Affair :: Cabo San Lucas

Vacation Vibes in Cabo San Lucas

Long time no chat everyone! Sorry for being M.I.A; life has been crazy. I did manage to find time to take a little vacation this month, and wanted to share some of the snaps from my trip….

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Steering Clear of Fashion Autopilot

It’s so easy to fall into fashion lock step — “I bought this _____ to specifically go with my _____”. And every time you wear that item, you wear that outfit – same top, same pants,…

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The Cure for Wardrobe Paralysis

The tail end of summer might be the toughest time for wardrobes everywhere. By now, you’ve worn your summer clothes to death, so I guarantee you’re staring into your closet with severe wardrobe paralysis — the…

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Buy Now, Decide Later

Last week I shared one of my weaknesses as a fashion-loving New Yorker … buying clothes for no reason (read my confession here!).  A close cousin of that problem, is my habit of buying things “so I can take…

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Celebrating the No-Reason Occasion

Have you ever bought something off a vision? For a party you thought it would be fun to throw, or a vacation you dreamed about taking? Well I have. Quite a few times actually… Buying things…

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Summer Layers

Getting dressed in summer can be kind of boring. Most of the time it’s too hot to wear ONE layer, let alone multiple layers. And for me, most of the fun comes from mixing pieces and…

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Navigating Nauticals

Not that I ever need a reason to rock some nautical stripes, but hanging out by the water on America’s birthday is as good an excuse as ever! Nautical style has been a part of our…

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White Out

All white, everything – not just for sneakers anymore. Wearing all white isn’t as easy as pulling off the all black look, but with a few easy tips you can embrace one of this season’s hottest…

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On Wednesdays We Wear…

What’s the first thing you think of when you’re invited to a party? If you’re like me, you’re probably saying, “what am I going to wear?” … which inevitably leads to, “what do I get to buy?” Themed…

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Style + Street Art

Happy hours … dinners … blogger events. I don’t know about you, but my week night schedule is much more exciting during the summer months. But just because everyone is in a perpetual state of “vacation…

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Divine Secrets of the Blogger Sisterhood

The blogging community is a sisterhood. I know that sounds so cliche – but it really is true. The girls I’ve met (both in person and over the internet) are so supportive, and have become…

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Playing Dress Up with DVF

Trying to find the right dress can be an extremely exasperating process (almost like hunting for the perfect apartment). You don’t really ever know exactly what you’re looking for, until you begin looking. My favorite place to…

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Transitioning Your Wardrobe to Spring

The transition to spring can be a funny time in your wardrobe. If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent the entire winter hibernating in black and grey clothes, and then the minute the first flower blooms…

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Keeping Up with the Blog-dashians

Confession: blogger life can be kind of lonely sometimes. I work full time, so most week nights are spent hunched over my computer editing photos and writing content (while sharing a bottle of wine with…

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Macarons for Breakfast

This weekend I broke all of the rules. It’s been so warm out! I think it’s making me do crazy things. At the top of that list is eating dessert for breakfast. And not just any dessert,…

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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…