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NYFW ~ Pre + Day One Recap

I can’t believe it’s been one year since my very first fashion show. When I received my first invitation last year, I had NO idea what to expect. What do I wear? Who will I see?…

Tips for Transitioning to Fall

September is such an tricky time of the year. Post-Labor Day, my mind turns to full-on fall mode, and yet the weather is still screaming summer. By now, I’ve pretty much worn my warm weather…

Wine Not?

Burgundy, merlot, and bordeaux – they’re not just for drinking anymore, ladies! I couldn’t be more excited to re-introduce this oxblood hue to my wardrobe for fall. If you hadn’t noticed, its everywhere lately, and will be a…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…