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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…

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…

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The 2015 Year in Review

This post may be a few days late, but honestly, it was really nice to take the long weekend to reflect on the past year and look forward to the coming one. As I look…

A New York Love Affair :: SoHo Chic

SoHo Chic

Dang it, if I knew we were going to SoHo I would have dressed for SoHo. Yes – this is a real quote heard on the streets of New York. No – I did not say it. Yes – I…

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Big News + Wednesday Link-Up!

For those of you that have been following along on our roller coaster ride of an apartment hunt (recap: high point here, low point here) … I have some good news to report! After 3…

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Travel in Style

Sweatpants. T-shirt. Glasses. Backpack. I can’t believe I’m admitting this but those four items were my travel uniform back in college. I would dress like a slob in what was comfortable, and didn’t care what other…

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Packing for Mini Adventures + Giveaway!

When you’re going on a trip, maybe you make a list, maybe you just wing it, but at some point you have to figure out what you’re going to bring, and what you’re going to…

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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…

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Take Your Warm-Weather Faves Out of Hibernation

There’s no place better than Manhattan in the spring. Not just because the weather turns and we get a perfect few weeks, but because everyone sheds their heavy coats and scarves and once again gets…

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Turn Your Bedroom Into A Dressing Room

The best part about getting new clothes is shopping. Searching. Digging through rack after rack until you find the perfect item. It’s the chase really.  But what if you need something in a hurry? Or…

A New York Love Affair :: Carrie Bradshaw Moment

What Would Carrie Bradshaw Do?

Dear Mother Nature – I know you’ve taught us that April showers bring May flowers, but don’t you think we’ve suffered enough this winter? Do you think maybe you might consider skipping the rain part…

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In My White Tee

White doesn’t have to be boring. It doesn’t have to play the supporting role in your outfit of the day. No one likes basic. I could borrow my boyfriend’s white undershirt if I wanted basic. You can have…

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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…

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How To Dress Like A European

With London, Paris, and Milan Fashion Weeks coming to a close, I’ve been feeling a little inspired by the Euro street style. Don’t get me wrong, New Yorkers are chic. But there’s something about European…

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Coloring in the Snow

Today’s photo shoot perfectly captures my feelings about winter and fresh snow – fun for a few minutes and then I’m really over it. By now I’ve worn my knit beanies to death, and my blanket scarves arguably…

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You’re Making Me Blush

You don’t need a crystal ball to predict that pastels will be big for spring … especially because Badgley Mischka alluded to this on the runway last fall. Our stereotypical sartorial calendar tells us brights for summer, warm tones for fall,…

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Nashville Check List

Hat | Flannel #1 | Boots | Ring #1 | Ring #2 | Jacket | Jeans | Flannel #2 | Bag | Watch | Lipstick While most of my peers are laying out a week’s…

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Staying Warm Can be a Cinch

Well, the groundhog saw his shadow yesterday and went running for shelter. Frankly, I don’t blame him, the last few days have been miserable. Unfortunately that means we have another six weeks of winter ahead of…

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My New Weekend Must-Have

I know this isn’t earth shattering news, but Saturdays and Sundays are my favorite days of the week. Yes there’s the fact that they’re the only two days where it is totally acceptable to stay inside all day…