Friday, December 14, 2012

Sick Day Wishlist

I've been sick this week, which is why I haven't been posting much lately. I thought I would compile my most current wishlist for these sick days.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Keep warm this December

The past few days of chilliness has got me thinking: I need something to keep me warm for the winter! I've been thinking about getting a fur trapper hat for a few years, but have always decided against it. I guess I wasn't sure I could pull it off. Keeping this blog has taught me many things, but above all, not to be afraid of things I haven't tried before. So I think it's time to get a big fur hat for the winter.  Since I walk to work everyday, this will be perfect to keep my ears warm. And rabbit fur is just so fabulous! 

Monday, November 26, 2012

Mr. Porter Sale

Having the day off on Cyber Monday means lots of online shopping and more DIY studding. To give my poor hands a break, I've put together a few of my favorite things from the Mr. Porter sale. 

Friday, November 23, 2012

Sequin Bow Tie by HUGO

Happy Black Friday to all!

I thought it would be appropriate to share this gem I found at Saks. How perfect is this black sequin bow tie for Holiday parties?! So perfect.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Giving My Sneakers a Makeover

I got these sneakers back in the spring and I got a lot of use out of them through the summer. After taking them back out a few weeks ago,  I realized they might need a makeover. Take a look at what a simple move can do to make a big difference, after the jump.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

My Maison Martin Margiela X H&M Haul

I was very excited for this collaboration to launch and had my list of must-haves ready. After ten hours of waiting outside of H&M, I grabbed everything on my list and then some. Take a look at what I got.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

My Holiday Wish list from Fossil (With Video)

I had a great time at Fossil last night picking some really great items for my Holiday wish list. They have a ton of awesome gifts to get some people crossed off your list! Take a look at some of the pictures I took and the video I made of my personal wish list.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Layers for Fall

This is the Denim jacket that I am currently studding as a DIY project. I was pretty excited about it, even in its un-studded state, so got some wear in before it went under the knife. I absolutely love it because its a great layering piece that won't make me too hot. Here, I layered it over a button-down shirt and a sweatshirt. With the sneakers and some  leather bracelets, its a cool look for a casual day.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Friday, November 2, 2012

DSquared2 Spring 2013

I've clicked through this show  few times since it was put online because it is really one of my favorites for the coming spring season. The black, white, and denim look has always kind of stood out for me - and it is very Dsquared. It's interesting to see the variation too, from dressy to casual.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Breaking in the new Boots

I chose the location for these photos because I love the water fountain in the middle of the road and the trees were making cool shadows on the houses, but when I got home to see the pictures I realized it may not have been a good choice. The pictures were much darker than I thought, so I used this fun App on my phone called Camera + to enhance the color. 

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Scoop NYC Boston is one year old!

Scoop NYC is celebrating one year in Boston by hosting an event to benefit The Home for Little Wanderers next week. 15% of all sales from the event will be donated to the organization, so be sure to check it out, have a drink, and do some shopping. See you there!

RSVP to Benni Here: 

Friday, October 19, 2012

Leather Weather is Back

Leather Weather is the time of year when its chilly enough to throw on a leather jacket but warm enough where your parka isn't quite necessary. I always make sure to fully enjoy this time of year because it doesn't last forever. 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Burnt Orange and Olive

I went to H&M a few weeks ago to get some new fall-hued basics for the new season and I am thrilled that the cooler days are here so I can begin filtering them in. These burnt orange were only $30 and I spent $10 to have them hemmed - an affordable way to update my closet for the fall. I am also getting a lot of use out of this leather shirt-jacket I bought last spring. This is my  favorite time of year because I think the population looks better covered up a little more... Layering does everyone a lot of good!

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Gant: Spring 2012

Here are some of my favorites from Gant....

I am absolutely loving these casual layered looks and cool laid-back style.


Thursday, September 27, 2012

Cooler Days.

This post is a short one. I've been loving the cooler weather because I can finally start layering again! This is what I wore the other day...

Jacket: Denim Supply
T-shirt: 2(x)ist
Jeans: Levi's
Shoes: Cole Haan
Tote: Coach
Sunglasses: Ray Ban

Wednesday, September 19, 2012


We shot this on the Upper East Side before the FNO fun started. I was excited to wear  this new camouflage print shirt I got a few weeks back and I love the way it worked out. I am also loving my new Reed Krakoff cuff in alligator... it feels super luxurious! You should really check out the whole collection on his website [HERE]

Friday, September 14, 2012

Fashion's Night Out Festivities

I was in New York for Fashion's Night Out again this year and I took a few pictures that I wanted to share. My next outfit post will be what I wore for the night!

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Coach + Frye Collaboration

I know my last post was also about shoes, but I had to share these boots with you all. Coach is doing another collaboration, this time with Frye, on a small collection of boots for men and women.  Out of the two style for men, this is the one I really like for myself. Now I just need to get over to Coach to try them on! The leather was picked just for the project so I'm sure it will be a great choice for a fall boot.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Prada: Fall Shoes

Prada has another collection of stunning shoes starting to trickle in stores now. The first two are straight from the runway show... definitely attention grabbers. My favorites are the oxfords dipped in rubber because they are really unique but easy to wear - I've also seen a cool camo version too. I predict we will be seeing a lot of this shoe this fall. I also like the flowered pair, but I think the style is limiting. The two shoes on the bottom were not in the show, but deserve some attention. Those brown monk-straps are looking really good with some tassel detail. So very Prada and very cool.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

H&M Fall 2012

Is fall here yet?! I am so ready for the heat to be replaced with cool breezy days so we can all start wearing layers again. That being said, I really need to start doing some fall shopping done to be ready when that weather decides to roll around. H&M has a lot of great sweaters this year - now I just need to find them in store. The striped sweater is definitely on my to-get list, and maybe a varsity jacket too since I didn't get my fix last fall. I am really loving navy, burgundy, and grey for this fall and it looks like H&M will have some good pieces to start with.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Hermes Tourbillon Bracelet

I recently bought this silk wrap bracelet from It was created to celebrate 10 years of their online shop, so I thought it was kind of fun. There were three colors to choose, and I thought I couldn't go wrong with classic orange. So far I've been wearing it with this silver watch, but it also looks great layered with a leather bracelet. This little thing is just the piece to hold me over until I get a CDC!

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Runway Thursday: Diesel Black Gold SS13

Diesel is all black and blue for spring! And while the looks as a whole are a little to rock and roll for my taste, there are definitely some stand-out peices. The suede biker jacket is killer with embroidered leather sleeves, and the leather bomber is cool too with a detailed body and plain sleeves. I wouldn't mind if either of those pieces made it into my closet! The black and blue brogues my just be one of my top favorite shoes for the spring shows so far, love the boot version too.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

It's a Plaid Day...

Shirt: Polo Ralph Lauren
Shorts: DIY J.Crew
Shoes: Cole Haan
Watch: Coach
Bracelet: Coach

Photos By: E. Rivas

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Jag in a Jungle

I've always said that clothes don't have to be expensive to look expensive - its all in the fit, and this shirt proves my point. This cotton button down has a thicker weight so it can be worn alone without being see-through. I didn't have this one tailored, but I do recommend you invest a few bucks in custom fitting your shirt because it really does make a wold of difference! With the white shirt and khaki shorts, I thought the high tops would be fun - they are definitely my current favorite sneakers. And as I am posting this, I realized that the fun teal zip envelope I was using didn't make it in any of the pictures. (sadface) Oh, and the sunglasses were an early Birthday gift from my sister. Yay!

Shirt: H&M
Shorts: DIY Cut-off's
High tops: Coach
Watch: Coach
Sunglasses: Ray Bans

Photos by: E. Rivas

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Louis Vuitton Prefall

I found this drool-worthy preview of mens Louis Vuitton prefall 2012 HERE. There are some amazing outerwear pieces in the collection - classics with ultimate luxury. The materials and craftsmanship are obvious in the detail photos. I can't wait to see the complete fall collection.... Makes me so excited for fall!

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