All posts tagged: streetstyle

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, …

from the other side

Hope everyone survived Turkey day with nothing worse than food commas and pumpkin pie overdose. Gotta love a holiday that centers around over-eating. Seriously. I love it. And couldn’t have had a better weekend with a full house  of loved ones and record 65 degree and sunny afternoons. Finally, one year I don’t dread the post-turkey trot with frost icing over my face. #gobblegobble So yeah, coat weather… not such a big fan – sweater weather, that’s a whole other story. Who wouldn’t love cozying into this oversized knit from French connection (another TJMaxx find!) and wide leg trousers from Parker Smith. Why is it that the best denim always comes from California? Californians, I’m officially jealous of your cotton loving, jean weaving state. I must come visit you. photography:KUNDAN KUMAR | camera:NIKON D90 | knit:FRENCH CONNECTION | wide leg trousers c/o:PARKER SMITH | timepiece c/o: THE FIFTH | rings c/o:K D’Angelo Designs | ear cuffs c/o: BOUTIQUE MINIMALISTE New timepiece from The Fifth. You know I have an obsession, and it keeps getting worse. Love the bold face and brushed band. And …

rough on the edges

Studies say it takes us only 7 seconds to generate our initial opinion of another person. 7 seconds! Think about that for a minute. That individual standing across from you has spend years learning and growing, seeing the world from completely different eyes. They have seen loss, and overcome challenges. They have had victories, and lost battles. They have lived stories that no other person in this world could tell. And yet, we are so confident in ourselves, that we have the audacity to sum them up in the same amount of time it takes to inhale a gulp of coffee? My word – we are truly pretentious creatures. And let’s not forget that we’re not the only ones judging. Rest assured that your onlookers are developing those same opinions about you! And while those impressions are all but completely out of your control, it is your choice to let those 7 seconds define you, or to live the life you’ve created for yourself. The method to my madness: embrace the inner beauty of yourself, and …

if chic off duty

Returned from Columbus after a week of trend work for fall 2016, and finally ready to cozy down into my own home for the next several days.Currently catching up on emails and inspirations. The soft rain piddling outside my windows is adding to the nostalgia… thick blankets, hot tea, and not a place to go or thing to do. It feels so good to be home. Going to be draped in some seriously off-duty styles for the next couple of weeks. Jeans, I’ve truly missed you. And something about holey ones makes me feel even more relaxed. Got these new ones and this cozy knit bralette from the Lookbook Store. I’ve seriously been living in this bralette, and plan to be in nothing else for the rest of the day. They’ve got some seriously great steals, if you’re in the mood for some online shopping this weekend! photography:KUNDAN KUMAR | camera:NIKON D90 | blouse c/o:IFCHIC | denim c/o:LOOKBOOK STORE | bralette c/o:LOOKBOOK STORE | bucket bag c/o:THE LEATHER COLLECTIVE | shoes c/o:CLARKS | timepiece c/o:CHRISTIAN PAUL | iphone case c/o:GMYLE | stack …

grey goose on the rocks

First post in the new year! *popping champagne* (any excuse for some Veuve). When I began this blogging journey, I really wasn’t sure what to expect – If I’d have the umph to stick with it,… or if anyone would give two hoots about what I was wearing, or the plethora of random thoughts spilled out on here. But three months later, I’m breaking into the new year still going, and I have to say, the love and support I’ve received from you all has been completely overwhelming, and been the highlight of many days past, and I hope for many to come. Highlights from these first few months include getting followed by a few of my favorite brands, reaching the little milestones along the way (literally my boyfriend is so sick of me jumping on the furniture every time someone likes a post haha),  old friends that have somehow come upon my blog and actually encouraged me instead of poking fun (no, I still haven’t told them),… …and most of all, the new friends …