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Well Said: Collecting

If ever there was a quote that I could relate to, this is certainly it! No surface in my tiny apartment goes unadorned…I’ll just chalk it up to my inability to let any perfectly good design opportunities go to waste. Have a great weekend!  image credit: West Village townhouse of … Read more ››

Everlane Happy Hour

Last week I was excited to attend the Everlane Happy Hour, an event held at the brand’s Gramercy showroom to celebrate the launch of their Casual Petra. I was psyched not only because I’m such a huge Everlane devotee, but also because they had artist Danielle Kroll on hand to … Read more ››

Photo Essays: NYC in the Snow

As you may have heard, the Northeast got a little visit from Juno the “blizzard” on Monday. It wasn’t quite the disaster everyone was afraid of/secretly hoping for, but some areas did get hit with a decent amount. I took the opportunity yesterday to freeze my fingers and toes off … Read more ››

Death Becomes Her: Anna Wintour Costume Center Exhibit at The Met

Over the weekend, my friend and I popped into the Metropolitan Museum of Art to check out Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire, the fall exhibition mounted by the Met’s Costume Institute (which, unbeknownst to me, was renamed the Anna Wintour Costume Center in May). The exhibition explored the societal … Read more ››

Ladurée Lucky Charms

I am a huge fan of Ladurée macarons (obviously). But as it turns out, there’s more to love at this chic Parisian bakery than just their sweets -they also have the most gorgeous candles in a variety of pretty and elegant colors. I was so excited and surprised when my … Read more ››

The Most Useful Purchase I've Made for Blogging

We all make tons of purchases each year (myself especially!), but how many of those purchases actually turn out to be really useful? I got to thinking about this when The Well wrote a post posing this question: “What did you purchase in the past year that became invaluable to you?” It was … Read more ››

Rifle Paper Co. Botanical Illustration

I’ve long loved the botanical prints from Rifle Paper Co., and I’m excited that I finally found the perfect spot for one of them in my apartment. My bathroom was sorely lacking in the color department (aside from these, which are always hidden behind the door), so it struck me … Read more ››

Sweets in Faraway Places

image source: Casey Brodley for Oh, Joy! As anyone who knows me knows, my love of NYC runs deep – when it comes to the debate between the coasts, I’m an East Coaster and a New York City girl through and through. I’m sure California is absolutely lovely and I … Read more ››

Everlane Reviews: Sweatshirts, Chunky Knits, and More

In the last year or so, Everlane has really become my go-to for the simple tops that I wear on a daily basis. I thought it might be helpful to give a rundown of the items that I’ve tried in recent months, which have become staples in my wardrobe.  The … Read more ››

Toby's Estate Coffee in the Flatiron District

There are few things I love more than an independent coffee shop with a charming interior and a great selection of drinks and pastries. Toby’s Estate in Flatiron has all of that in spades, but really takes it to the next level by providing not only amazing coffee in a … Read more ››