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Staying Cozy

Sweater: Gift, Jeans: PacSun, Boots: Gift from Mom, Necklace: Vintage 
Living in the city, I now see the importance of thick sweaters and a good pair of boots. At home, when you get to place to place in a car, dressing warm isn't usually that important but here in Philly with all of the walking…

Life Lately

Waffles and coffee with Derek the last morning I was home//Red lipstick is my favorite accessory//Sparkly tights+loafers on Thanksgiving//Hanging out with my cat//The Taylor Swift card I got Derek//My favorite black Friday find
Thanksgiving dress I bought from Ruche//Christmas decorations up in the …

3 Year Blog-Aversary

How have I had this blog for 3 years!? It's hard to believe all of this started back in 2009 with this post. It's been great to be able to look back at different life moments through this blog, especially with me growing up since I started this when I was 16. One of the biggest reasons why…

Autumn Tales

Dress: Ruche, Necklace: Vintage (once my great-grandmothers), Tights: Hue, Booties: Target
Remember when I brought up my new obsession with Ruche a few weeks ago? Well, I ordered this dress to wear for Thanksgiving and it proved to be the perfect Autumn dress. This color-blocked dress paired with s…

L'ecole des Femmes

After seeing this post on "The Clothes Horse" I knew I had to check out the full set of photographs shot by David Shama for the F/W 2012 for L'ecole des Femmes. The entire set was absolutely flawless, I found so much inspiration for my winter wardrobe in these photographs.

Curls and Lace

I used to be so afraid of mixing lace with anything that wasn't a solid color and now I find myself mixing two different patterns of lace. Blogging my outfits and looking through other blogs I have learned a great deal when it comes to mixing patterns and colors. I think one of the biggest thi…