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Blue and Shiny


I love shiny skirts!

Outfit Combo: pleated midi skirt in metallic voile from J.Crew, top from Express, wood heel sandals from Cos.

Giveaway Friday: Butter London Arm Candy Nail Lacquer Set


Oh yeah, it’s Friday. You know what that means: time for Giveaway Friday! For today’s giveaway, one lucky reader will get the butter LONDON Arm Candy nail lacquer set, containing the following shades:  ♥ Nude Stilettos  ♥ Statement Piece  ♥ I’m On The List

Polka Dot To The Max


When you think of blue and white polka dots as a pattern, elegant doesn’t typically come to mind as a descriptor. Usually you see this pattern on casual wear or kitchen towels. So I was really intrigued when I found it paired with a structured maxi skirt.The resulting juxtaposition is an interesting mix of...

Giveaway Friday: Lilly Pulitzer Coco Clutch


Oh Friday, thank god you’re here — we thought you’d never come! As if the coming weekend is not reason enough to celebrate, we’ve got a special Giveaway Friday prize for you guys today. One lucky reader will get this adorably gorgeous Coco Straw Cluch from Lilly Pulitzer, which was featured in our...

Governors Island, Part 2


I was super excited to recently discover that there is a ferry going straight to Sandy Hook beach leaving from 35th St pier, which means I basically have (semi) direct access to the beach. So past weekend I had big plans, imagining myself laying out on the beach all slathered in...



A couple of weekends ago, I finally got to go to Selamat Pagi, an Indonesian restaurant in Greenpoint that I’ve been meaning to visit. Indonesian food is not super common, even in a über diverse city like New York, so it was a rare treat. It was already a day filled with...

Summer Blues


You know what my shopping weakness is? Those goddang emails Madewell and JCrew sends me to let me know they’re having a sale. I swear I’m so weak to it. I tell myself: oh let’s just look and not buy anything. Yeah right. This gorgeous blue dress is my latest acquisition from said...

Summer in Romper


The weather has been so unbelievably hot in New York City lately. If I were to close my eyes and tune out the traffic noise, the heat would make you think you’re in Texas instead of farther up north. Still, that’s still not going to stop me from going out and enjoying the day....

Giveaway Friday: Nordstrom Gift Card


Our last giveaway Friday was all about the bags, this time is all about the shoes. Since, you know, one can never have enough shoes in their closet. One lucky reader will get a $50 gift card to get themselves one of these gorgeous pair (or any of the other cuties...

Governor’s Island Visit


As part of my “See Your City” adventure, I visited Governors Island this past weekend. I can’t believe I’ve lived here a few years and have just now gone there, especially considering it was only a super short ferry ride away. Me being my slowpoke self, I didn’t get there until...

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