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Love Affair Links

We’ve been refurnishing our apartment for about four months now, and the end is in sight! One of my favorite parts has been adding the final touches throughout the different rooms. My latest purchase has been…

Love Affair Links

Since moving in to our new apartment on July 1st, we’ve been busy decorating our new space.  It’s been so great to have a blank slate to make my Pinterest dreams a reality (well, a smaller,…

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,…

Love Affair Links

  Sorry for being such a delinquent blogger lately. The last two months have been a whirlwind! From the apartment hunt, to the move, to furniture shopping and now Peter’s surgery … blogging has definitely…

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…

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…

Love Affair Links

Summer in Manhattan means sweltering temperatures with very little relief. When I’m not scooting out of the city for a quick weekend getaway, you can bet I’m hunting for somewhere with a little AC. Which means my weekends…

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…

Love Affair Links

  Another Sunday morning has rolled around, where I fully intended to wake up and work out. But then I hit the snooze button three times … finally got up, and decided to blog instead. Whoops! Does…

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…

Love Affair Links

Today’s is the official start of summer. And since I don’t have central air for another 11 days, I can be found curled up in my bedroom with the AC unit on, sipping on a…

Love Affair Links

This may sound silly, but one of my favorite parts of every weekend is cozying up in my air-conditioned bedroom (currently the only room right now with AC) and putting together the following week’s love affair links….

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…

Love Affair Links

I firmly believe — with every fiber of my being — that there is no better place than Manhattan in the early summer. Okay, so I say this every season … maybe there’s just no better…

Confidence is Your Best Accessory

You see this shirt? It was an investment. Not a ‘this-is-kinda-pricey-but-I’ll-have-it-forever’ kind of investment … because this shirt only cost $10. This was an investment in my future self. A little goal I made – I’m…

Love Affair Links

Question: Do you prefer one or two long vacations … or lots of little ones throughout the year? My answer: Do I have to answer? I definitely agree that your mind needs more than 5…