Tuesday, March 29, 2011

true love

Are people still babbling about the recession? Really? In my mind, the only great investments that I can make are in my closet. And this past weekend I did just that.

I guess I've always known I would buy a pair of really nice flats sooner or later. I was in the eighth grade when I first heard of Repetto and thought I should buy a pair to wear to eighth grade graduation. While that may have been an ambitious thought given that I had no source of income at the time, it has now turned into a 7 year dream fulfilled! beautiful, no? I bought these babies at Creatures of Comfort on Mulberry Street in NoLiTa and I hope they will remain in my closet for years to come.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

brown and wooly

vintage wool sweater, army surplus jacket, true religion shorts, american apparel tights

What I wore out on a bright and sunny Sunday. Sundays are my favorite day of the week because I can sleep in, make a big breakfast, lounge around, catch up on reading and television, do some shopping, and have no obligations what so ever. I love Sundays even better when there's some sunlight as well.

I found this sweater at Goodwill Outlet. I saw a bit of the sleeve poking out in one pile and pulled the thing out with all my might to reveal this beautiful vintage Brooks Brothers knit. It's 100% wool so it's definitely kind of itchy, but a nice undershirt helps to solve this problem. Both of the elbows are worn out but that just means I can put cool leather patches over them, whenever I get around to it that is.

Saturday, March 26, 2011


i-D Spring 201l

Just a little bit of flowers, skin, simplicity, and fine tailoring to get you ready for the spring that feels like it will never come.


Thursday, March 24, 2011

bring the thunder

Banana Republic coat, American Apparel shirt, UO jeans, Madewell boots

As a fashion blogger, and as a human in general, much of my day's inspiration comes from the climate outside. If you live in NY/northeast you know how generally dismal this past wednesday was and given my uncontrollable desire for sunlight I sported nautical stripes (to take me out to some island to sip pina coladas through a colored straw? a girl can dream...). Anyway the weather did not improve while I was out and actually started hailing causing one more umbrella casualty cast beside on the Manhattan sidewalk.

I also realized the first 3 seasons of Keeping Up with the Kardashians is on netflix, looks like I know what I'll be doing during the next round of rainstorms.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Monday, March 21, 2011

all black everything

When I wake up to the sound of rain and the ancient heater in my apartment isn't working I look at pictures of Freja Beha for inspiration. One part dark and depressing and one part fashion, just about all I can manage on a day like today.


Thursday, March 17, 2011

get a life

H&M ring, j. crew and vintage bracelets

After a full day of classes I needed some time to sit still, naturally while posed in front of my crappy Mac photobooth camera. I picked up this shirt at Goodwill outlet, a literal bargain bin, for $1.69 a pound (yep they sell clothes by the pound). It's got the perfect amount of runs and stains if you're into that sort of thing, which I always am after 4 classes and a round trip on the F train.

Do you ever sit at home and wish people could view you in your natural state? Sometimes I feel like my at home wardrobe is just as great as the one I show off to the outside world but no one will ever know. oh well.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Alexa Chung at Valentino

It's a rainy Wednesday here in New York which means lots of pomegranate green tea, magazines, homework, and a few episodes of Kourtney and Kim Take New York. It's also time to catch up on blogs (so much happens when you take a week off from the internet!). Is anyone else as sick of winter as I am? Being a California native I am not a huge fan of long periods of dismal weather and little sunlight. There's nothing more inspiring than the first time you can step out sans tights with freshly shaven legs ready to take on the world.


Saturday, March 5, 2011


Early birthday gift?
Michael Kors Oversized Rose Gold Watch

Friday, March 4, 2011


Hello ladies and gentlemen. It's been a while, but I'm coming back. The universe seems to be telling me I should. So here we go....