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I'm on a little bit of a shopping hiatus right now... After awesome trips to New Orleans, Denver, and Boston in the past month, I'm totally inspired to buy fewer clothes and save up for more travel. But with the holidays coming up, it's impossible not to add a few items to my wishlist! Here are the top ten things I'm coveting right now: a gorgeous winter coat, a bow-bedecked sweater, the perfect tan riding boots, navy leather shorts, suede over the knee boots... Okay, so not shopping is not my strong suit. What's topping your wishlist this Wednesday?!


I'm so so so excited about this batch of new arrivals in the boutique! There are plenty of new monogrammed gifts, gorgeous tassel jewelry (#obsessed) , and a little pop-up pet shop full of preppy goodness for your pup. Please hop over when you have a moment — I hope you'll find something you can't live without! :)


Last week I had the pleasure of hosting an event with Elle Magazine and my friend Kat at the Aldo store on Fifth Avenue. We had so much fun chatting with blogger friends, sipping champagne, shoe shopping, and playing in the photo booth. We each chose a classic pair of pointed toe pumps — I know I'll be living in this pair year-round. Shop a few more of my favorite classic pairs (most of them under $100!) here:

P.S. I wore my favorite leather top last seen here!

*Photos by Amy Stone


Madewell desert boots (old, similar here and here)

My fall uniform: field jacket, stripes, skinny jeans, easy-to-wear boots. I wore this to the Head of the Charles in Boston last weekend and have been living in some variation of this look since the temperatures dropped in New York. What does your fall uniform consist of?!

*Photos by Amy Stone


I was never one to get into the #royalwedding or #royalbaby, but I can get into a good #navyornothing look. Could Kate Middleton be any chicer? I could live in this look practically year-round. Here's how to get the look:

Navy blazer

Striped shirt

Skinny jeans

Navy wedges


Can I let you all in on a little secret? My apartment is a mess right now. There are products from the boutique in the kitchen cabinets, outgoing shipments lined up at the front door, and a bag of packing peanuts currently sitting in my shower. Running a small business in a tiny NYC studio apartment is so not glamorous! I keep saying it'll make for a good first chapter in my book someday ;)

So here it goes: one of my biggest goals for the next year is to secure office space to share with friends who are also running their own businesses. I love working for myself but it's hard working by myself all the time. I have big dreams for my business and it's important to surround myself with the right people and enough space to make them come true! The very thought makes me giddy.

...which brings me to the above studio tour. The Everygirl photographed and interviewed the women behind Sugar Paper in their Los Angeles headquarters and the feature left me totally inspired. I'm so impressed with their space and what they've accomplished with their line and their team. I carry several Sugar Paper items in my boutique (shop them right here!) and loved reading about how they've gotten to where they are now. From my messy apartment, onward and upward!


Do you all keep up with the APT with LSD feature on Vogue's website? It's brimming with some seriously chic interior inspiration like the above West Village home of interior designer Rebecca de Ravenel. A girl after my blue-and-white-loving heart! Totally bookmarking for my next apartment whenever that is ;) Here are 15 pieces to help us both get the look:


I just got back from the most picture perfect weekend in Boston with Amy, Carly, and Emily. We went up for the Head of the Charles and stayed in a gorgeous room at the Lenox Hotel (highly recommend!). There was brunch at Stephanie's, shopping on Newbury Street, an afternoon stroll through Public Garden and Beacon Hill... I can't tell you how much fun we had! It didn't hurt that the Red Sox advanced to the World Series while we were there ;) I could totally see myself living in Boston at some point. Have you been? Could you live there? I'm already excited to go back!

*Photos from my Instagram — follow along here!


I know they're not for everyone but I'm seriously debating a pair of over the knee boots for fall. These ladies — Chrissy Teigen, Emmanuelle Alt, and Olivia Palermo — make them look pretty darn chic, wouldn't you agree? If you're contemplating a pair of your own, here are a few choice selections:

Quick observation: my favorites are navy or tan (less expected than black) and, as much as I love a high heel, I think a flat heel is your safest bet with an over the knee style. What do you think? Would you wear over the knee boots? Do you have a favorite pair?


It's the second day of Shopbop's friends and family sale and I wouldn't want any of you to miss out! As a follow-up to yesterday's clothing picks, here are twenty of my favorite bags, baubles, and shoes:

(1) Alice + Olivia (as seen here)  (2) Steven  (3) Pour La Victoire  (4) Ferragamo  
(9) Hudson + Bleecker  (10) Sophie Hulme  (11) Clare Vivier  (12) Georgina

Tell me: have you picked up anything good! The 25% off code INTHEFAMILY25 is good through tomorrow!


What: Saturday brunch at August

Where: 359 Bleecker Street, West Village

Why: Gorgeous garden seating in my favorite neighborhood, iced coffee that toootally hit the spot, waiters who are super patient while you take a half hour to look at the menu and catch up with your friend whom you haven't seen in two weeks!

Wearing: See yesterday's outfit post! :)

*All photos by Amy Stone

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It's Christmas come early: Shopbop's biannual friends and family sale is here! Take 25% off your purchase with code INTHEFAMILY25 at checkout. Need some help narrowing down your cart? Look no further. I've rounded up twenty current clothing favorites right here:

(1) Sea  (2) Townsen  (3) Brochu Walker  (4) Alice + Olivia (as seen here)
(9) A.L.C.  (10) Brochu Walker  (11)  Rag & Bone  (12) Rag & Bone
(13) Madewell  (14) Camilla and Marc  (15) Tibi  (16) RED Valentino
(17) Club Monaco  (18) Madewell  (19) Penfield  (20) Add Down

I hope you find something you love! I've had my cart ready to go for a week or so knowing their sale happens every October (#addicted). I'll post my top picks for shoes and accessories tomorrow afternoon. In the mean time, start shopping right here


Henry & Belle jeans c/o  //  Marais bow slippers (25% off at Shopbop this week!)

A few items I've been living in lately: tortoiseshell sunglasses in the coolest matte finish, the coziest sweater complete with elbow patches, a statement ring inspired by a Parisian doorknocker, and the sweetest little navy bow slippers. The head-to-toe navy should come as no surprise ;) What's in heavy rotation in your wardrobe lately? Do tell!

*Photos by Amy Stone

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