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A Sweet Treat: The Prettiest Easter Egg

I know I’m a bit behind the eight ball on this, as Easter is done and gone, but I just had to share this amazingly gorgeous chocolate Easter egg that my amazing sister got me from Stick With Me Sweets. Hiding inside: the most adorable little passionfruit marshmallow bunny: Chef Yoon … Read more ››

NYC Guide: Cire Trudon Nolita

Cire Trudon Nolita recently opened, and I couldn’t be more excited for the brand’s first permanent US location! The candle company has such an amazing history – founded in 1693, they’re actually the oldest candlemaker in the world. Cire Trudon started off manufacturing tapers exclusively, with such noble customers as the court … Read more ››

Honest Beauty Reviews

Since I’m a pretty big fan of Honest Company, and I’ve long been wanting to switch my makeup over to a natural, chemical-free routine, the launch of Honest Beauty seemed like a gift from the gods. The products are free of parabens, phthalates, formaldehyde carriers, synthetic fragrances, petrolatum, sulfates, chemical … Read more ››

Loving, Lately

This dress fits into the “best dress” template that I wrote about here, and it’s actually remarkably similar to one I bought last year at Comptoir des Cotonnier, and really love. Love this gorgeous art piece from Artfully Walls. I have a bit of a mug obsession, and I really like the … Read more ››

NYC Guide: McNally Jackson Store

McNally Jackson is one of my favorite bookstores, and though I always knew they had another shop a few blocks down, I’d never ventured in until a few weekends ago. I was wandering down Mulberry Street and came across their other locations, which are actually two side-by-side shops: Goods For The … Read more ››

Alfajores

One of my favorite things to do is check out the weekly Food section of the New York Times and see what Melissa Clark has been cooking (or baking) up. That’s where I found this recipe for alfajores, a Latin American cookie that consists of rich, creamy dulce de leche between … Read more ››

How I Want to Dress this Spring

I mentioned last week that Gap and Old Navy have some great offerings currently, and it occurred to me that they’re exemplifying exactly the way that I want to dress this spring. Here’s what I want to wear as the weather warms up (luckily, I already have some of this in … Read more ››

Fairy Tale Fashion at the Museum at FIT

Over the weekend I visited the Fairy Tale Fashion Exhibition at the Museum at FIT with my friend Alexis, which I’ve been looking forward to seeing ever since listening to a really interesting interview with associate curator Colleen Hill. We were both blown away by the quality of the backdrops (designed … Read more ››

A Few Good Links

An interesting article about extroverted introverts….do you relate to this at all? I definitely do, in certain respects. The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. is a book I really enjoyed (from what I can remember…would love to reread it). Here, the author of that book explores the difference in the way male authors write … Read more ››

Recent Reads: February

Sadly, didn’t get a chance to read much in February, but here’s what I did finish: Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste, and Style: Tim Gunn can do no wrong in my book. I love him and I think he’s such a great mentor. This book wasn’t a keeper … Read more ››