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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 :: 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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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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A Touch of Holiday Sparkle + Giveaway!

Believe it or not, the holidays are right around the corner. It sneaks up on me every year – like we just hopped the express train from Labor Day to Thanksgiving. Not that I’m complaining –…

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NYFW ~ Day Four Recap

By Day Four of Fashion Week, the honeymoon period had officially worn off. My feet — having been in heels more consecutive days than I could remember — felt like plump little sausages. My body —…

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Love Affair Travels ~ Smart Casual

Say anything in a British accent and it sounds pretty awesome. But when they talk about dressing “smart casual”, I die a little inside. I love this phraseology, so I’m definitely going to try and make fetch smart…

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Love Affair Travels ~ Bridging the Gap

Losing your luggage is a hassle. And also the worst possible way to start your vacation. Although it can be an excuse to do a little shopping, the last thing I wanted to do on my…

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My Easter Sunday Best

There’s your Sunday best, and then there’s your Easter Sunday best. I’ve always dressed up for church, but on Easter I wear the newest, brightest, and prettiest dress in my closet. Ever since I was…

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Bluegrass & Bourbon

It’s true, you’re more likely to find me drinking vodka lemonades while watching golf, than sipping bourbon while watching horse racing … but what girl doesn’t love an excuse to get dolled up in her…

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Getting Lucky in Las Vegas

With winter overstaying its welcome in New York, my Las Vegas vacation came at the perfect time. A weekend full of poolside drinks, brightly colored outfits, and some much needed Vitamin D was just what…

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Style Me March ~ Color On My Feet

As you might have figured out by now, shoes are my vice. I can’t resist buying them. Unlike clothes, where some days nothing seems to fit right, shoes always make me look and feel great….

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Spicing Up a Little Black Dress

One is never over-dressed or underdressed in a little black dress. It is an essential part of any woman’s wardrobe. A timeless staple that can be utilized on so many occassions. Dress it down, with…

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A Little Black Dress with Pops of Blue

When I put together an outfit, I normally have one specific piece in mind, and then I build the outfit around it. In some cases, that might be a statement necklace … other times its…

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Layered Up

Trying to maintain a style blog in the middle of winter is a difficult endeavor. Especially THIS winter. Today I got all layered up to take pictures in the snow for you, but I ended…

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We Want…YOU!!

1  /  2  /  3  /  4  /  5  /  6 Things I’d like to add to my closet this week… In keeping with my goal of “pushing my style boundaries” in 2014 , I’ve…

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Like Mother, Like Daughter

Ralph Lauren and JCrew … gold and navy … blouses and blazers. My mother deserves the credit for my penchant for timeless, classic looks. But it was a style I never fully appreciated until I…

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Just Like New

Anyone else have a coat in their closet that they’ve owned for a few years? For me, its this black peacoat from H&M. I got it almost four years ago, and I just love how it…