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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…

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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How About Those New Years Resolutions?

We’re officially 40 days into the New Year. How many have you have stuck to your resolutions so far? Judgement free zone here. I’m proud to say that I’ve been impressively (for me at least) loyal…

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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…

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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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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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…