Thursday, July 30 Just a plain ol’ work outfit. The Outfit… Bronze Dress - New York & Company Gold Belt - J Crew Teal Platform Pumps - Payless Necklaces - Salvaged from Grandmother’s jewelry box It is just so hot and muggy in New York these days that I refuse to wear anything but skirts and dresses. I’ve been working my way through my closet, and at first I...
All Dressed Up
Wednesday, July 29 A long day at work. The Outfit… Graphic Print Dress - Ross Black Elastic Belt - vintage, Dolly’s in Durham, NC Black Tank - F21 Black Patent Heels - Bally A dress is the easiest way to look pulled together and feminine. This one is one of my favorites and I wear it often— the DVF-esque print and bright colors make me happy. I even wore it at a Vogue...
Put the Lime in the Coconut
Sunday, July 27 I spent the day with family and friends boating off the coast of Florida, and after we were done getting sunburned and salty, we washed up and went out to dinner. It was raining when we got to the restaurant but boyfriend managed to snap a few pics just before the sun went down! The Outfit… Lime Cutout Dress - London Times via TJ Maxx Tortoiseshell Wayfarers -...
Going to the Chapel
Saturday, July 25 The wedding of my dear friend Kara who I have known since 4th grade! The Outfit… Gray Strapless Sundress - J Crew Sea Foam Pashmina - Thrifted Gray Maryjanes - Nine West via TJ Maxx Pearl Necklace and Silver Earrings - gifts from parents Bow Headband - J Crew (isn’t it darling??) A three p.m. wedding with a dessert reception is a bit of a style...
Make it Work
Thursday, July 23 My intern and I had a secret iPhone photoshoot in the showroom at work…shh! Don’t tell! The Outfit… Citrine Tee - J Crew Black and White Graphic Print Skirt - Banana Republic Black Patent Pumps - Bally Futuristic Necklace - F21 (I call it my “what the 60s thought the future was like” necklace) Men’s Navy Leather Jacket - Bally I...
[A cardigan is] the modern woman stepping out of the decorative bondage of...– Bill Cunningham, NY Times street fashion photographer, on the recent popularity of cardigan sweaters, here.
Sunday in the Park, Without George
Sunday July 19 Weardrobe Meet Up! Liz and I brought a picnic lunch to Central Park to meet Rich, Suz, and Jess of Weardrobe along with some other awesome bloggers. The Outfit… Embroidered Tunic - Vintage (Used to belong to my Abuela) Khaki Shorts - J Crew Gold Leather Belt - J Crew Turquoise Necklace - Gift from Mom Sandals - Payless (bought several years ago on clearance for $3.50...
The Inaugural Daily Outfit
The very first daily outfit post from way back on June 10. Details (and sheepish apology) here. It only gets better from now on, folks!
One time, my wonderful friend, Brett, a fashion student at FIT and fellow Florida transplant, nonchalantly remarked that most people dress better once they start living in New York. I find my thoughts returning to this comment often, because while great style can certainly be seen outside of the City, it’s true that my own has evolved considerably since I first stepped foot into my Astoria...