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  • Primary Colors

    Shirt: (so soft and comfy!) Anthropologie, Skirt: Anthropologie, Shoes: M.Gemi (My new favorite place…Check out their beautiful shoes!), Sunglasses: Marc Jacobs

  • Making a Comeback……

    Hey there friends! I’m back!! So…you may have noticed, but I basically fell off the map for the past 7 months! While this year has been really fabulous (moving back to…

  • Recently…

    {Laguna Beach, CA} The loveliest holiday decor {My love} (These gems….Every holiday season, we have a fun holiday tradition that we upkeep. My Dad treats my sister and me to…

  • Holiday Inspiration

    Outfit Details: Shirt (similar here), Shoes (other colors here), Skirt (on sale now here), Earrings (my favorite earrings of all time!): J.Crew (similar here), Sequin Blazer:…

  • Currently Obsessing Over…

    Hey guys! So…I’ve been a little MIA recently with the move back to Cali and a new job! I need to get back to blogging because I really miss it! The holiday season is…

  • Minting it Up

    This weekend we bought me a new bike! I am super excited about it! I picked out this black Sole bike with mint green wheels. Jason has a Sole bike that he got while we lived in…

  • Neutral Territory

      Sweater: Lush (from Skylark boutique in Venice), Pants: Ann Taylor Loft, Bag: Louis Vuitton, Earrings: Nordstrom, Necklace: Vale Jewelry (Baby Heart Choker Necklace, in…

  • Summertime in Istanbul

    I spent a week in Istanbul earlier this summer with Jason, while he was living there doing a language program! As usual, I absolutely loved spending time in this beautiful city!…

  • New York City —-> Los Angeles

    So, I have been MIA for a while. The reason is….that Jason and I moved back to California! We are now back in Southern California! (Which we are very excited about!) So, we…

  • Recently….

    My favorite summertime dress Cheers! Celebrating the LA Kings winning the Stanley Cup! I’ve been a big Kings fan (and ice hockey lover!) since I was little girl. I used to…

  • Hola, from Puerto Rico!

    A few weeks ago Jason and I headed to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a graduation trip with a bunch of Columbia Business School graduates! We definitely had a fabulous time celebrating…

  • Coordinated Neutrals

    For our 4th wedding anniversary in May, Jason got me an incredibly thoughtful gift that I am completely in love with! A beautiful Coordinates Collection bracelet. To top it off,…

  • Picnic in the Park

         Yesterday was such a gorgeous day in New York City! It has finally started to feel like summer! (Thankfully! Especially after the terrible & long winter we had.) We…

  • Jason’s MBA Graduation!

    Last week my amazing hubby graduated from Columbia Business School! I am so incredibly proud of him and all his hard work! The past two years while Jason has been at CBS have been…

  • Purples & Pinks

    Blouse, Skirt, Shoes, Necklaces (3 separate): J.Crew, Watch: Michael Kors, Sunglasses: Forever21, Clutch: YSL

  • Spring Dressy/Casual

    Top: Express, Jacket: Ann Taylor Loft, Jeans: Ann Taylor Loft, Sunglasses: Chanel, Earrings: Kate Spade, Purse: Madewell, Shoes: Michael Kors (on sale currently at Nordstrom),…

  • Blues

    Dress: BCBG (old), Necklace: J.Crew, Blazer: Nordstrom, Coat: J.Crew (old)

  • India: (PART IV) RANTHAMBHORE

    Ranthambhore was our fourth and final stop while we were in India! Ranthambhore is one of the largest national parks in northern India. They are famous for the Bengal tigers that…

  • India: (Part III) JAIPUR

    Jaipur was the third stop on our India trip! Jaipur is the largest city, and the capital, of the Indian state of Rajasthan (northern India). Jaipur is known as the Pink City of…

  • India: (Part II) PUSHKAR

    Our second stop in India was Pushkar. Pushkar is a beautiful, tranquil lakeside city. Pushkar is one of the oldest cities in India and is a very holy place. It is a prominent…

  • India: (Part I) BOMBAY/MUMBAI

    As I had mentioned in one of my previous posts, Jason and I were really lucky to spend the first week of 2014 in India with great friends! Some friends of ours from Columbia…

  • Adventures in Seoul

    In late December, Jason and I had the amazing opportunity to go visit Seoul, South Korea. Some of our good friends, Jason and Hye Yeon, are from Seoul, and had generously invited…

  • Simple Lace

    Top: J.Crew, Pants: Citizens of Humanity, Shoes: J.Crew, similar here, Rings: Scarlett Jewelry, Nordstrom, Sunglasses: Marc Jacobs, Necklace: Vale Jewelry

  • Istanbul, I love you

    Merhaba! (“Hello” in Turkish)…Jason and I went to Istanbul, Turkey in November during Thanksgiving week. We had spent a few days in Paris and then headed over…

  • Recently…

    The past 5 weeks have been really incredible! We were in California for the holidays with our families, then we were off to Seoul, South Korea, and then India!! We had an…

  • Paris

           We recently got back from an incredible trip to Paris and Istanbul. Here are some highlights from Paris. We had been to Paris in the spring and summer (both which are…

  • Prepping for Paris

    Today was an overcast, dreary day in New York, but we decided to walk around my favorite place in the city (which is always beautiful and so full of life )…Central Park!…

  • Winter Brights

            Skirt: J.Crew (last year), Sweater: J.Crew, Necklace (2): Pearl: Forever 21, Clear: Nordstrom, Shoes: Nine West

  • Start of the Holiday Sparkle

          Shirt: Target, Sweater: Forever 21, Skirt: J.Crew (old), Clutch: YSL, Shoes: J.Crew, (color: Hedgerow), Necklace: J.Crew,

  • My favorite ladies visit NYC

    Sorry I have been MIA guys! The past few weeks have been full of fun! Two weeks ago my Mom and sister, Sera, came to visit NYC! Having my favorite ladies in NYC with me was so…

  • Stripes

         Shirt: Banana Republic, Bag: Forever21, Skirt: J.Crew, Necklace: J.Crew, Shoes: Nine West, Coat: Zara, Bracelet: Forever21 Necklace (wrapped around wrist)

  • Apple Picking

    Today we did something that has been on my “Bucket List” (Especially here on the East Coast)….Apple Picking! We drove about an hour north of New York City and…

  • The start of Fall

    Pants: J.Crew, Shoes: Nine West, Sweater: J.Crew, Necklace: J.Crew, Sunglasses: Marc Jacobs, Bag: J.Crew (old)

  • Washington DC Love Part II

    Visiting the Capitol Building! Strolling through the lovely streets of Georgetown on our way to brunch Outfit Details: J.Crew necklace, Zara dress and Sam Edelman shoes…the…

  • Washington DC Love Part I

    This weekend we had some plans change, so we spontaneously took advantage of East Coast proximity and headed to Washington D.C! Although it was a short trip (literally just 24…

  • Down in Tribeca

    Today we went downtown to hang out in Soho and Tribeca. We had a great brunch at The Cupping Room and then did some shopping down in Soho. It was super humid out but we also had…

  • Brights

    Skirt: J.Crew (old), Blouse: Ann Taylor Loft, Shoes: Prada, Necklace: J.Crew (on sale here)

  • Mint

      Top & Jacket: Forever 21, Pants: Citizens of Humanity, Heels: Nine West

  • Fall Prep- Moto Jacket

       This weekend I was catching up on running errands and had the chance to run to Target (true love!). In California I had the chance to pop in to my beloved Target all the…

  • Recently…

    Recently the hubby and I have been super spoiled with excellent weather in New York City, lots of time with great friends and many fabulous opportunities to spend time together…

  • Black and White

          Recently I have been loving all the black and white, modern yet minimalistic, stylings in the Fall magazines. I had been on the hunt for a sleek, boxy, black and white…

  • Summer Sherbert

  • White Lace

    Dress: Urban Outfitters, Blazer: Nordstrom, Sunglasses: Marc Jacobs, Bag: Steve Madden, Belt: Target, Watch: Michael Kors, Shoes: Nine West (old) (these neutral pumps with little…

  • Printed

    Pants: J.Crew, Shoes: Zara, Shirt: Loft, Neckalce: J.Crew, Sunglasses: Ray-Ban, Bag: Kate Spade, Watch: Michael Kors, Ring: J.Crew

  • Let’s Get Nautical

    Summer in the city means care-free outfits that make you feel good and that you’re comfortable in. While I’m missing the California summers full of beach days and…

  • Minimalistic

    Sometimes, the most simple looks end up being my favorites. Today I threw on my most favorite recent purchase, my Mother jeans. My sister urged me to buy these great jeans and…

  • Recently…

    Gorgeous day to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge We walked by one of my favorite places in NYC, Lincoln Center (obsessed with it at night!), on our way home from a dinner date on…

  • Cheetah

    Skirt: J.Crew (old), Shoes: Zara, Shirt: Bailey44, Jewelry: Ring (Middle) J.Crew, Other Rings: Ariella Collection, Earrings: Marc Jacobs, Clutch: YSL, Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

  • Chirp Chirp…

    These little bird earrings are my new favorites! I think they’re so adorable! I picked them up on sale at Nordstrom last week. Earrings: Nordstrom, Glasses: Ray Ban, Peplum…

  • Recently…

    Last week we went to California for my sister-in-law’s beautiful wedding! It was outside of Solvang, CA at a gorgeous winery and it was a lovely weekend! I had the immense…

  • Dots

    Blouse: J.Crew, Skirt: Banana Republic, Necklaces: Both J.Crew, Shoes: Tory Burch

  • Currently Obsessing Over…

    Dressy summer clutch. Reminds me of all the fun Gatsby era stuff that is out right now. {Purchase here} Perfect dress for the lovely upcoming summer weddings. {Purchase here} Red…

  • Lipstick Jungle

    I don’t know about you ladies, but for me, lipstick has always been one my favorite things. That being said, I feel like I’m on a constant hunt to find the perfect…

  • Recently…

    This past weekend, the weather in the city was just gorgeous (we’re all so excited for spring after our extended winter this year!)! So, we took advantage of it with…

  • Staying Neutral

    Dress: Vince Camuto (with tan belt), Blazer: Frenchi (Nordstrom), Necklace: J.Crew, Earrings: (Hoops) Anthropologie, (Studs) Nordstrom, Shoes: (Dark Brown) Nine West, (Tan)…

  • Red & Leopard

    Dress: Anthropologie, Necklace: J.Crew (Similar here: http://www.jcrew.com/womens_category/jewelry/necklaces/PRDOVR~02226/02226.jsp), Shoes: J.Crew, Purse: Louis Vuitton Speedy,…

  • A Touch of Teal

    Dress: Calvin Klein, Clutch: YSL, Shoes: Prada

  • London Calling: Part II

    Ok friends…Here is part two of the London trip! We ate at this awesome place called Nando’s. It’s a grilled chicken restaurant (a chain) famous for their spicy…

  • London Calling: Part 1

    Last week Jason and I went to London for our wedding anniversary (we celebrated a little early because of a packed schedule over the next few months). London was fabulous! We are…

  • Dreary (Weather) Dress Up

    Jason and I are in London for our anniversary! We’re having a great time!! (Pics to come!) But, in the meantime I wanted to share yesterday’s outfit. It was a dreary,…

  • Simply Spring

    Today was the most beautiful day in New York City! After months of cold, icky, unpredictable weather, we finally had a “Spring-like” day! (Based on the weather…

  • Polka Dots

  • Nicaraguan Dreamin’

    Jason and I spent this past week in the beautiful country of Nicaragua! A friend of Jason’s from Columbia Business School is from Nicaragua and he arranged an incredible…

  • Currently Obsessing Over…

  • Hello Spring!

    As a California girl living in New York, I’ve been loving so many things about New York (I think New York is the most fabulous city ever!). And, although you can’t…

  • It’s the Little Things…

    Sometimes it’s the little things that make me smile the most. Living in New York City is something that we are really loving! Since it hasn’t even been a year since we…

  • Jewelry Obsession

    I’ve always been someone who loves fashion. Ever since I was a little girl I’ve loved the fact that fashion is a way to express yourself. To me, fashion has always…

  • Crafty Weekend

    This weekend we got hit with a blizzard, Nemo, out here on the East Coast. With blizzard warnings and precautions in full effect, I figured we would be hanging out in our…

    {hearts}

    Shoes: Stuart Weitzman 50/50 Boots, Dress: Rag and Bone, Earrings: J.Crew, Heart Blouse: J.Crew, Sunglasses: Chanel, Purse: Tory Burch

    Thanks, 2014!!!!

    2014 was one incredible year! We had the privilege of starting the year off celebrating New Year’s in Seoul, South Korea with great friends of ours!…

    Spring

        Dress: Forever21, Jean Jacket: Levi’s, Necklace: J.Crew, Purse: LouisVuitton, Shoes: Sam Edelman

    Feeling Floral

      Dress: Zara (Old), Shoes: Urban Outfitters (Old), Necklace: J.Crew, Earrings: Anthropologie, Belt: Target, Purse: R&Em (Nordstrom), Rings: Ariella Collection (Nordstrom), and Forever 21, Sunglasses: Marc…

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