All posts tagged: nyc fashion

grana silk holiday dress

holiday fashion guide for the minimalist

Snowflakes drop heavily against the darkened NYC skyline, then flitter away suddenly with each breath of wind. White lines the window sills and rooftops. The sky is darkened, yet somehow spirits are light. Twinkling lights from street to the highest high rise, the shops have begun their elaborate display of Christmas. A tree every-other door, ornaments dangling from store windows tantalizing passerbys with an overwhelming urgency for shopping. Restaurant windows glow with a warm light and scene of smiling faces toasting to the day, a most welcoming sight from the cold of the streets. Visitors and NY locals alike flood the streets, bundled in down coats with hoods up, rushing to find the last items from their holiday list. It’s Christmas in New York, the most magical time of year. I’ve never been one for much holiday decorations, but I must say, it’s a beautiful sight to behold. It’s as if the world for a moment forgets the harsh cold of winter – warmed by thoughts of family and festivities to come. And so many …

nyc rooftop trench coat style

rooftop without ever letting you know

Careless corner smile and steady steps, gaze locked and sure, power play on full display. Attitude? Absolutely. Side glance in your direction – not a chance. Snob? Not at all…that’s just the way you walk in NYC. People think the residents have an air of over-confidence – I think they just have somewhere to go. Purposefully in motion, it’s the city where you fight to make it or get left behind. Heck of a way to live? Perhaps, but this is what they all came for. Welcome to the American dream. A reality that is only as far away as you make it – the city is bursting with opportunities for success and failure alike. You’ll get your shot, and what you make of it is totally up to you. photography:ELMA BEGANOVICH from AMRA & ELMA | location:THE QUIN HOTEL PENTHOUSE | trench coat dress c/o:SIMPLE RETRO | t cuff c/o:GRAMERCI DESIGN | crosbody bag c/o:WANDERERWANDERER | open bar ring c/o:CHARLOTTE VALKENIERS | slingback shoes c/o:PUBLIC DESIRE Something about New York always brings to mind mafia moments in cinema flicks, …