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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

J’Adore My Adora

Step aside burgundy bag, there’s a new kid in town. Meet the Adora Bag, my current tote de jour. As you already know, I’m a chronic repeater when it comes to my wardrobe. I wear…

Turning Over a New Leaf…

Every month I tell myself: “I’m turning over a new leaf. From now on I’m buying less quantity and more quality.” And then … because I live in New York and I walk by about 100 stores…

Stating the Obvious: Plaid for Fall is a Thing.

Fall weather must flick a switch inside me or something. When the temperature drops to roughly 50 degrees, I seem to turn off my “chic city girl mode” and turn on the “cozy Midwesterner mode”. Out with…

Don’t Distress! Ripped Jeans are Back

Confession: in high school, I worked for Buckle. I know, those were some darker sartorial times… Almost every paycheck would funnel right back to the store, in exchange for lots and lots of Lucky and BKE…

Transitioning from Summer to Fall ~ Mini Midi

Do these petite midi skirts have a name yet? They are like the kid sister of the midi – with that same flattering waistline (that cinches you at your smallest point) and a more playful length. From…

NYFW ~ Day Three Recap

There’s something truly empowering about Fashion Week. No, it’s not about the beautiful models, beautiful clothes, and beautiful people you’ll see (well, maybe it is a little bit…). It’s about celebrating your own uniqueness. And…

NYFW ~ Day One Recap

For one week every fall and spring, New York is bustling with some of the most fashionable people in the world. Well, that’s every week, but this particular week even normal “New York chic” isn’t nearly…