Day & Night

Good morning, New York!

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I could wake up to this balcony and the view every morning. We got a really gorgeous rental for the week. We were right down the street from Time Square and just two blocks away from restaurant row. (Which made me and my tummy endlessly happy!)  Speaking of food – We had the most AMAZING breakfast! We went to Pennsylvania 28 and I had the baked eggs with burrata with a peach bellini. The bellini was made with freshly juiced peaches and was rich with that ripe peach flavor. (Totes drooling thinking about how good it was – whoops!)

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After breakfast we went to the Empire State Building. The architecture of the building was so gorgeous and I found out that I share a birthday with the Empire State Building! Gorgeous view ahead!

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There were so many gorgeous sites to be seen in the city and we decided to dedicate the day to walking around and seeing as much as we could.

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Day Time Details:

 

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Jeans: AG Jeans (Similar HereHere , & Here

Heels: Steve Madden (Similar Here & Here

Top: Silence & Noise (Similar Here, Here, &  Here)

Necklace: Forever 21 Here

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We made plans to see a Broadway show and a comedy show this night. So we headed back to change and go grab dinner.

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I am a Sicilian girl so pasta cravings are a regular occurrence. I got this delicious carbonara at a restaurant on restaurant row (I can’t remember the name :/) Then we headed to see…

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It was absolutely hilarious and worth every penny of the ticket price- Highly recommend! We then headed to the comedy show. Guys, this was my first ever comedy show! I was so excited and it did not disappoint – everyone was super inappropriate and hilarious. The venue was really cool too! Huge comedians like Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock used to perform there.

 

 

We still had so party in us so we hit a couple bars and walked the streets of the city that never sleeps. We fell in love with the city that night!

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Night Look Details:

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T-Shirt Dress: HereHereHere

Boots: Shubar (Similar Here)

Belt: Vintage Moschino

Purse: Rebecca Minkoff Here (Also have my eye on this baby)

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Tee dresses – shein

 

Cross top –

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May Favorites

May was such an amazing month for me! It was my birthday, I got to travel to a new part of the country to have adventures and experience the east cast for the very first time, and I officially launched the blog. I wanted to thank everyone who have followed me through these journeys and have been so supportive.

In the spirit of supporting what you love, I wanted to start a monthly favorites post. Each month I will post 5 categories that I was fully obsessed with for that month. So let’s get into my May Favorites!

1. Emeralds

For my birthday present from my boyfriend, Brandon,  he got the most beautiful emerald earrings. I have always had a love for semi-precious stones and emeralds are one of my favorites. Not only are they my favorite color, but they are the birth stone for the month of May. Both of those facts made the gift that much sweeter. The ones he purchased me were vintage to boot. I absolutely love vintage jewelry! To think of the stories and love attached to pieces like these makes my inner romantic swoon. Since they were vintage I can’t let you know where to get the exact pair, but I have listed some other options I thought were gorgeous below.

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2. Off the Shoulder Tops

I know I am not alone when I talk about my love for off the shoulder tops. They’re the perfect blend of sexy an cool and a great item t throw over a pair of jeans and look instantly fashion forward. With such a wide variety of shapes, prints, and styles they can be your go to piece throughout all of the summer heat.

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                                                Purple off the shoulder- Forever 21 Here

Love the gingham and layered sleeves!


3. Dupes

Who doesn’t love a good dupe?!? That was a total trick question – everyone loves a good dupe. Getting that designer look for a discount of the price is like a dream come true. Which is why I almost died when I saw these BP thin wire bracelets that look so much like the David Yurman bracelets. While these are currently sold out at Nordstroms I was able to locate a few other dupes. BTW, The David Yurman bracelets run from $400 to $2000. So these are a serious steal!

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4. Lace-up Flats

I have been loving a lace-up fat in May. Running around New York there were limited times when heels were appropriate. While heels were pretty inappropriate for most of our outings, I still wanted to keep a chic and comfortable look. I was in a fashion capital of the world after all. The lace up flats had all the details I was looking for to update a casual look and keep my feet comfy while we ran around the city.

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These from Forever 21 are under $20 and so cute for summer!

Steve Madden and under $40! Comes in a couple colors too!

5. Sheet Face Masks

Your skin is the largest organ you have and keeping it clean, exfoliated, and moisturized is one of the best things you can do for yourself. I love how putting on a face mask can feel like a mini spa treatment. I love to light a candle, put on a slow song, and relax while my mask is doing it’s thing. Life can be so hectic that little moments of personal time like this are incredible important. A few of my favorites are listed below.

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Also, love this Orchid mask that is only $6!

Comment down below if you were seriously crushing over any of my top picks for May!! I love to hear what you guys are loving ATM.

Have a great week, Babes!

XOXO

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Father Day Gift Ideas

Shopping for the men of your life can feel like an  impossible task! My dad is the kind of guy that doesn’t want much and the things he does want he will always go out and buy himself. (Thanks for making this difficult, dad) So, when it comes to shopping for Father’s Day I try and find things that he never knew he actually needed. What I mean by that is gifts that help enhance his everyday.

Whether you are shopping for your father or the kids are shopping for theirs, I have listed great options for all the special men in your life. Gift ideas are listed my price so it makes it easy for you to look up the option that fits into your budget.

Happy shopping, Lovies!

XOXO

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At The Coffee Shop

Hello Lovies!

Sorry I have been M.I.A. – I had my wisdom teeth removed and spent the long weekend in bed with lots of ice cream. (I cannot complain about that MMmm)

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This coffee shop was right down the street from our rental while we were in New York. On this morning, the sun was shining and the city was alive! This off the shoulder top was light and airy which was a godsend because it got insanely hot later in the day. These shoes caught my eye the moment I saw them and it was love! I’m not usually an animal print lover, but when a piece is done right it can really be a show stopper.

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I only lasted this coffee trip in these heels and then I slipped into something a little more comfortable for sight seeing throughout the day. I have serious respect for all the ladies I saw working those heels around the city! (I am not worthy!)

Hope you all have a great weekend!

XOXO

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Best Memorial Day Sales!

Nordstrom

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This dress has such a beautiful print! This is going to get so much use during summer for parties and BBQs.

This dress is super cute and a little more casual. Dresses like these are my go to for a day of shopping or beach day in Santa Monica.

In love with these jeans! I own one pair already and wear them on the regular so I thought I would pick up another pair. They’re marked down to $40 so I really couldn’t resist.

What a gorgeous watch! Super sleek and simple – perfect for an everyday piece.

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This bra is SO CUTE!

Wild Fox has the softest and most comfortable tees.

Loving the heart shaped cups and string details of this swimsuit.

Ann Taylor

Extra 50% Off Sale Styles with code: SUMMER. Offer valid 5/25/2017 @ 12 AM – 5/28/2017 @ 5PM

I have been loving all of the ruffled tops that are trending for Spring. This one was so cute and I loved the one shoulder cut of the top.

I can always trust Ann Taylor to find cute office appropriate clothes for work.  I love how the stitching on the dress hits on the narrowest part of the mid section. This is going to be super slimming and really give that hour glass shape ( Sign me up for anything that makes my waist look slimmer!)

I love hearing about what other treasures people were able to find at these huge sales. Comment below with your sale finds!

XOXO,

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Let’s Eat: TAO New York

Something you should know about me is that I am a HUGE foodie! I feel like living in Los Angeles it would be difficult to not be on some level. We have access to restaurants owned by the creme de la creme of the culinary world , amazing authentic cuisine from all over the world, and countless other restaurants that are pushing the boundaries on classic dishes. So when it came to picking the perfect birthday dinner spot for New York, not just anything would do. After tons of research, I came across TAO.

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The decor alone took my breathe away. The restaurant is designed to make the diner feel as though they are dining in an ancient Asian temple.

My birthday dress reminded me so much of Carrie Bradshaw’s classic ballerina dress from the opening of Sex and The City (I couldn’t find it in blush anywhere – Boo!) So when it came to cocktails I found myself thinking “What would Carrie drink?” Duh! – Cosmopolitan, of course. It was perfectly mixed and deliciously sweet. We ordered an appetizer of tempura green beans and took in our gorgeous surroundings.

For dinner we ordered kung pao chicken which was just-okay. The sauce was delicious and the chicken was perfectly cooked, but it was missing the heat that I look for in a good kung pao. We also ordered the duck fried rice which was out of this world delicious. The duck was buttery and unbelievably delicious!

I am not the kind of girl that says no to dessert. So I as extremely excited when the waiter brought this giant fortune cookie to the table. It was loaded with chocolate mousse and the cookie was soft with the perfect amount of crunch from the nuts and chocolate coating its rim.

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If you are looking for a fancy night out in the Midtown area of New York, TAO is a delicious and awe-inspiring option!

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Outfit Details:

Dress: L’Atiste

Faux Fur Stole: Norstroms

Shoes: Zara

Clutch: Aldo

Necklace: Vintage

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Comment below and let me know if you like posts like this one. I was thinking that I would try and do a “Let’s Eat” Once a month.

XOXO,

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** In case you missed it: Welcome to New York**

Welcome To New York!

Outfit Details:

Bag: Rebecca Minkhoff [Here] Jacket: TOV Love This Floral Jacket and This Moto Jacket Denim: Zara [Similar Here] Tank Top: Hungry Criminal [Similar Here ]Shoes: Zara [Similar Here]

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