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A New York Love Affair :: Bridal Bootcamp

Wedding Wednesday ~ My Bridal Bootcamp

I’ve always had a bit of a love/hate relationship with working out … love how it feels after a a good workout, but hate getting motivated to go. Same goes for eating healthy … love how skinny feels, but…

A New York Love Affair :: Engagement Story

He Asked … I said Yes!

In case you haven’t heard the news … Peter and I are engaged!! After almost 6 years of dating, he managed to surprise me with the most beautiful ring and an incredibly thoughtful proposal. Many…

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…

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 :: NYFW Day 3

NYFW ~ Day Three Look

Confession: it was so cold during fashion week last weekend, that we waited a few extra days (for the temperatures to hit a balmy 25 degrees instead of single digits) before shooting some of the…

A New York Love Affair :: NYFW Day 2

NYFW ~ Day Two Look

I told you last week I’d be stepping out of my comfort zone for NYFW … way out side my comfort zone for the record … and here I am. Baring it all (or at least…

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NYFW ~ Day Four Look

Black, black, black and more black … the signature color of fashion weeks everywhere. We wear black on black all the time, and it is consistently associated with high fashion. But what about its counterpart?…

A New York Love Affair :: NYFW Day 3

NYFW ~ Day Three Look

September New York Fashion Week is the hardest week of the year to dress for. Forget about all the pressure to strut your stuff in a killer look each day. I’m talking more about the…

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NYFW ~ Day Three Recap

After taking a day off from NYFW on Friday (I know, day two and I’m already a fashion week drop out…), I was back at it by the weekend. With a little time to kill before my afternoon…

A New York Love Affair :: NYFW Day 1 Look

NYFW ~ Day One Look

Fact: I fancy myself as an outfit planner. Not quite “lay your outfits out the night before” level, but I’m guilty of mentally styling my looks ahead of time. Prepping for fashion week was no different. I did…

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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?…

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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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Toga Trip 2.0 – A Year’s Worth of Growth

Have you ever been working toward something and felt like you hit a rut? Whether it be a career milestone, a fitness goal, or if you’re a fellow blogger maybe even a readership target, I’m sure we can…

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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…