This post combines two of my favorite things about blogging: getting to work with brands I admire and getting to collaborate with friends I adore. When Vineyard Vines asked if Carly, Hallie, Jess, and I would be up for styling a few looks from their Kentucky Derby collection, I couldn't have been more excited. Here are a few snaps from our afternoon at the Waldorf...

Wearing this seersucker dress and these metallic flats!

Did anyone else live for silly straws as a kid?!

How fun is Hallie's striped hat?

Loved this top on Carly.

Wouldn't be a derby shoot without mint juleps! (Psst, order your mint julep cups while they're still in stock!)

Such a cute shot of Jess on Park Avenue outside the hotel!

Have I mentioned I love a dress with pockets?! 

It was such a fun afternoon and a lovely reminder of why I love what I do. Big thanks to Vineyard Vines for the pretty dress, the Waldorf Astoria for the perfect setting, and Rebecca for the gorgeous photos! Be sure to shop the full Kentucky Derby collection here and check out full looks on Bows & Sequins, Corals & Cognacs, and The College Prepster. And mark your calendar — the Kentucky Derby is Saturday, May 3!


BB Dakota dress c/o  //  H&M belt (old, similar)

If you followed our trip to Austin on Instagram (recap post coming soon!), you might have seen this outfit I wore to Easter brunch. The dress and the turquoise cuff were gifts from South Moon Under, a cool e-commerce site that carries the likes of BB DakotaMara Hoffman, Rebecca MinkoffSplendid, and every denim brand under the sun. They're kindly giving away $100 to one lucky reader to help you get a head start on summer shopping! Simply follow the steps in the widget below to enter.

P.S. Fellow Connecticutans, South Moon Under is opening a shop in Westport! Stop by their grand opening on May 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. for first dibs on designer goodies.


What: Saturday brunch at Jeffrey's Grocery with Will

Where: 172 Waverly Place, West Village

Why: Avocado toast, charming exterior, cold brew iced coffee, nautical vibe, and the perfect weekend playlist. More NYC recommendations here!

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