Outside Saks, destination #2 of the night. I briefly stopped at Henri Bendel, which was far too crowded. Nothing too special about this outfit, just one of my standard monochrome creations. I love this skirt and probably wear it too much. One day it’s just going to completely fall apart. …
I spent a steamy Wednesday evening on a rooftop in DUMBO. MomTrends and Tide Coldwater put together an intimate soirée for New York bloggers. I got the opportunity to connect with bloggers I’d never met before and learn about pomme and Brooklyn Industries, two local clothing retailers.
Isn’t DUMBO great in the morning? It’s very quiet and barely feels like New York. I love taking photos in the park when it’s early. Except for the occasional jogger or dog walker, hardly anyone is around. It’s easier to get photos when people aren’t wandering into your frame. …
Lately there’s been a handful of beautiful days scattered among the grey and rainy ones. It feels nice to get out and about without a heavy coat, although it’s somewhat baffling for what’s supposed to be the dead of winter.
Not sure why, but I’m looking down in every single photo. Just one of those camera shy days. Either that or the appearance of the sun has nearly blinded me.
I’m wearing my Simply Vera Vera Wang jacket, Francesca’s Collections cardigan, Laugh Cry Repeat (just featured on Of a Kind!) shirt, J Brand jeans, Stuart Weitzman heels, and ken + dana necklace and ring. This is my Dana Buchman/Kohl’s bag again and my favorite old Anthropologie scarf.
Over the weekend my cousins came to visit and we did some touristy things. I usually only see the tree as I walk through on my way to Anthropologie. I don’t like the touristy areas of Manhattan… they aren’t really New York to me, although I did take a few good photos.
Then I took them to Flatiron, Union Square, and the East Village. They’d never been, which I can’t even imagine… they’re among my favorite neighborhoods in New York. I wanted to get them to Brooklyn as well, but there wasn’t time. Oh well, guess they’ll just have to visit again!
Do you have any fun holiday plans with friends or family?
I think sometimes it’s nice to visit the countryside, but honestly it’s always such a relief to return to New York and wander the streets and have Seamless for food delivery. I can never quite decide if the quiet is peaceful or tiresome. Silence can be just as grating as noise from the street (which generally I find comforting, ha).
Things are so much less expensive though. Artisanal scones for $2? Thanks and I’ll take two :) And Target is such a delightful place. And driving! I’ve missed being in the rush of cars instead of standing next to them.
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This Alexander Wang ponte jacket and matching skirt are great pieces because they’re a little bit structured yet still very comfortable.
I was in a bit of a rush to get out the door, so I didn’t take many photos. I’ve been favoring a lot of minimalistic all black looks lately and softening them up with my curly hair. They’re more at home in New York than here amongst the trees, but I wear them anyway. I also walk around the neighborhood in my heels and people look at me oddly. Oh well. I won’t give them up, although I do wear my flat boots if I have to go any appreciable distance.
I’m carrying my Coach bag (as usual) and wearing my T by Alexander wang jacket and skirt, Laugh Cry Repeat by AZFN shirt, HUE tights, and MIA ankle boots.