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What I Wore: Saver’s Video

If you follow me on Twitter you may have seen that I’ve been working on some big things! Earlier this past week I teamed up with Savers (and Value Village) to start working on a four part project preparing for Halloween, which is only a month away!

While you’ll have to wait until next week to see the first installment of the series, you can see what I wore for my outing right here (as well as a few sneak peaks!)

T-shirt by Uncle DJ

Banana Republic skirt

H&M Jacket

shoes from Arooms Providence

TopShop spiked bracelet

R&Em bag C/o Rebecca Minkoff

Now for the Previews!

Stay tuned for the video and more posts to prep you for a perfect Halloween on a budget! <3

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I’ve Lost A Lot But I Won’t Let This Die

Simple outfit I wore to the mall to stock up on some fall pieces with my sister! Kept it fairly simple.

Sorry for my absence, I’ve had little support, morally and financially lately and was feeling really down and irrelevant (really; how could I define my life’s worth by whether or not I own Jeffrey Campbell’s). But with the help of a new job and a smidge of support from my mother and sister, I’m back! and though I’m taking a break from this season’s Fashion Week (the first I haven’t been a part of since 2008) I’m ready to dedicate myself and be back at it better than EVER come February. Until then, my outfit posts may subside, but I solemnly swear to update at least once a week.

Now, back to the outfit….

DIY detached collar

Thrifted tee from Saver’s

BCBG skirt

Calvin Klein flats

R&Em gifted bag

Ear chain from HotTopic

Michael Kors watch

Urban Outfitters ring

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End of NYFW: Socialyte Co Party

After a few quick fashion shows at Greenhouse on Wednesday evening, I headed to Griffin for the Socialyte Co end of NYFW party hosted with Rebecca Minkoff. It was a fun-filled event full of bloggers of all tiers. I mingled with a few of my NYC Fashion Bloggers, including one of our newest members, Kate, who I’d been chatting with for MONTHS and only just now officially met! Drinks were sponsored by Bombay Sapphire gin, with special Rebecca Minkoff/NYFW names! My favorite was called the “Rebecca Minkoff” a, lovely mix of gin and pomegranate syrup. The DJ played throwback hits, having all the ladies dancing around. I got to see Kimberly of Nerd in Heels for the first time since her move to California, and met an amazing jewelry designer, among other industry people.

H&M Skirt

Hanes tee

Wild Pair pumps

It was a blast, but sadly my NYFW wasn’t quite finished…

JC+LF+Sushi

Last night I attended the launch of Jeffrey Campbell’s new bag line at a Fourth of July party at LF stores in SoHo.  I walked into free lemonade from girls wearing various pieces of American Flag apparel (totally IN right now, right?) and cupcakes, cake, and everything themed. I immediately found my fellow blogger friends amongst the plethora of associates mixed with the “too cool for school” teenage crowd.

After saying hello and getting accustomed to the situation I took a look around the store. to be honest, I was scared for my life. LF Stores is the epitome of force fed fashion, catering to the personality and personal taste-less followers of the Nylon bible. You’ve got your crop tops, American flag shorts, fringed “vintage” tees, and all-you-can-wear high waisted “vintage” Levi shorts. Oh, and did I mention the Jeffrey Campbell Lita’s?

Amongst the rubble of fashion vomit I managed to find the Sam Edelman heels I’ve been lusting after, as well as this gorgeous kimono.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Okay, so I don’t completely hate the shop. I think, piece by piece, they are some amazing finds. But for the most part, I’d rather not be force fed my daily dose of Nylon Magazine’s poolings all at once.

Anyway, so after waiting through two bag giveaways (one of which was won by my dear friend Monroe!), 6 of us decided to go for sushi at Noodle Zen on St. Mark’s.

Since I’d already had sushi for lunch, I opted for a vegetable tempura udon, which was quite good, especially alongside my orange chu-hi beverage.

Now for what I wore:

Misfits tee from Hot Topic (DIY/cutout myself)

Forever 21 shorts

Aldo Wedges

Gifted R&Em bag (can be found here)

Peter Grimm hat

TopShop bracelets

And now I leave you with this photobooth strip of Nicole and I making funny faces! <3

Thursday

As previously stated, Thursday I attended an exclusive preview of the Rebecca Minkoff Resort collection, where no photos were allowed. After it, however, a few fellow bloggers and I went to my favorite eatery, Cafeteria. Mac n Cheese spring rolls and french fries and salad; YUM.

With Cynthia, Monroe, and Preity.

I also suggest trying their signature blackberry lemonade, or if you’re into alcohol as much as me, try adding a splash of  vodka!

Forever 21 Dress

WetSeal Tank

MIA Girl Wedges

Bracelets from TopShop, Stein and Blye, Target, H&M

Rebecca Minkoff Resort Preview

While I am fully aware that resort season is MONTHS away (November is when the collections will be dropping) I’m still too giddy to not share what I saw at the Rebecca Minkoff Resort Preview. Granted, no picture taking was allowed, but I think this calls for me to finally WRITE something worthwhile for this blog and utilize my extensive education in English and writing.

I arrived at the exclusive preview event to a still-working-in-the-corner Rebecca (working on her collection of men’s accessories, Ben Minkoff) and a small group of mingling bloggers. Four mannequins lined the floor to ceiling windows dressed in the new collection, with a garment rack of more designs off to the side adorned with bloggers scoping it out and commenting on their favorite pieces.

The collection is said to be inspired by Rebecca’s favorite vacation destination of Saint Tropez, which was distinguishable in the collection. Bold turquoises, neutral militant greens, nautical themes, flowing hemlines, and minimal structure were all represented. Blogger favorites included femme moto jackets of either laser cut suede or white lace with contrasting zippers and asymmetrical hemmed maxi dresses. My personal favorites? A monochromatic teal ensemble of a lace top, lace shorts, and gorgeous tailored blazer that I cannot WAIT to get my hands on. I also quite enjoyed an abstract printed dress with a triangle cut out in the small of the back. What can I say, I love the subtle sexiness of random bare skin.

Next, on to what Rebecca Minkoff is known for, the handbags. The new collection held a piece for every trend and style; Navajo/native, nautical, classic leathers, vintage inspired muted tones, vintage inspired pastels, punk leopard and leathers, black rocker studs and bondage…you’ve got a style, they’ve got a bag for you! Of course, most of the bags come in the coveted Morning After Bag or Morning After Clutch, as well as wallets and strappy shoulder bags. Obviously, I’m craving everything black, leather, and studded.

The event also included Bethenny Frankel’s Skinny Girl margaritas and fresh fruit, as well as guided tours through the collection amongst the mingling.

Anyway, be sure to keep an eye out for when the collection drops, I know I’ll be sharing more with you!

Pinky Promises

It’s the end of the semester and I’m behind on about two projects…or four. I’m swamped at work and barely get time to sleep.

Hence my lack of updating. I apologize. I look fairly cute most days, in my opinion, and fashionable too, but there’s never time or anyone to help me with images. If you’d actually like to see my daily looks, feel free to follow me on Tumblr here. I post boobs and tattoos and other inspiring fashion images as well, but there is definitely a daily outfit shot taken with my iPhone, if you’d like to stay updated.

I was also in Baltimore this weekend, so I’ll have a post coming soon about that.

In the meantime, I wanted to pinky promise that, in two weeks when school is finished, you’ll see more posts from me. Thank you for staying loyal, my followers!

I leave you with a preview of Baltimore:

BlackAndYellow (and white)

It’s sunny, for the first time in DAYS. It’s Spring.

I recently reclaimed my yellow pants from my parents’ home last weekend and have been itching to wear them, and yesterday just felt like the right day at last. With the sun shining, sunglasses on, and a comfortable, relaxed “it’s finally Thursday” air it was the perfect ensemble.

Rue 21 Jeans

Hanes tee

H&M Jacket

TopShop bracelet

H&M necklace

R&Em bag c/o Rebecca Minkoff

Calvin Klein flats

R&Em Spring 2011

One recent stormy NYC evening I attended the Rebecca Minkoff R&Em Spring 2011 handbag party held in Chelsea. The event was an experience, bringing together some of the top bloggers of the NYC area. The party was in honor of the release of their spring lookbook featuring miss Keiko Lynn, who I personally follow on BlogLovin and am hugely in love with.

I walked in to my jacket being taken, hugs and kisses from friends, and champagne being handed to me. Fruit and pastries were also available as guests mingled, oggling the new collection.

It was so great to see Yanil and Janique, who I’ve both seen rather recently. It was also great to meet even more amazing bloggers, including Nicole of Black Shoes Diary and Clotaire of Spenderella who’s an international blogger!

As you can see, we’re all clutching our brand new gifts, courtesy of Rebecca Minkoff. Yanil and I both opted for the same black satchel, while Clotaie and Nicole for straw bags and clutches.The event also boasted bouquets of flowers for us to build ourselves. We could pick from unbloomed tuplis, roses, babies breath, and other spring flowers to brighten the stormy air.

The rest of the collection was stunning, a perfect mix of punk meets classics with studding, prints, furs, and pinks.

Totally dying for these faux fur bags….

All of these great bags are sold exclusively at Macy’s and Macy’s.com, and are fairly well priced.

It was an amazing experience and I had so much fun!

Wearing:

Aldo Wedges

American Apparel Skirt

Wet Seal Tank

Vintage Necklaces

Clutch from TopShop