| The Lost Post From NYFW |
NYFW: The event that every so called fashion lover and style fanatic wants to be apart of.
I must admit, I am one of those people. Like most, it has always been a dream of mine to attend New York Fashion Week. I can’t pin point the exact moment that it happened for me, but somewhere down the line, I got it in my head that making it to NYFW was the ultimate goal. The grand prize. Well friends, I can officially say that I have been living in NYC for three of them, but have yet to actually attend one. To be fair, I have had some pretty good excuses. The first one took place during our wedding week. The second one took place during our Honey Moon to Mexico. And the third one…well the third one, I was invited to a bunch of shows, but was honestly TOO BUSY with work to pick up in the middle of the day and attend one. Some of us still have to make money, honey. It ain’t easy out here livin’ in the city!
| Fall Feeling |
September is quickly coming to an end and October is right around the corner. I know that fall officially started about a week ago, but apparently NYC didn’t get the memo. I was afraid that this fall feeling would never come since the temperatures have been so blazing hot. I have literally been counting down the days until I could finally take some of my new favorite pieces out for a spin. Well folks, the day has finally come – I am so happy to be writing about my first fall look of the year! I love this season more than the average pumpkin spice latte drinking girl should. I mean who doesn’t? The crisp cool air, the cozy sweaters, the cute little boots, and the colorful leaves…it’s my favorite. Want to know the other best part about the autumn season?
It may literally and figuratively be THE HOTTEST color trend for this Fall. Flashes of this vibrant cherry color can be seen all around the fashion world right now, and I couldn’t be more excited about it. This specific red gives me all the feels. It reminds me of wearing the perfect shade of yellow – when you put it on, you can’t help but be happy. And not only does this bright hue make a statement on its own, but it also sharpens graphic patterns and livens up boring neutrals. It is such a POWER color. Whether you are rockin’ it as a bold lip or an oversized denim jacket, you are going to feel like you can do anything. I mean, who doesn’t want that?!
| Staying On Time With JORD + Giveaway!!! |
Sometimes I wish that time could just stand still.
If you know me, then you know that I am constantly running late. It’s not a quality that I am particularly proud of, so it has been a continuous “work in progress”. I feel like I have tried everything from waking up earlier in the morning to being more organized about my time, but for some reason nothing seems to work. I always find myself asking “what time is it now?” and “when do we HAVE to leave?” or “I just need 5 more minutes!” I’m sure my husband knows these lines all too well haha.
After many trials and tribulations of trying to find new ways to be on time, I think I found a simple solution – wearing a watch. If I can carry time around with me, it is easier for me to stay present in the moment. I am easily distracted (which usually leads to me being late) so having a constant reminder of if i’m staying on schedule at my fingertips is so helpful! I know that this all should’ve hit me long before, but I never thought that I could be a “watch person”. I have skinny little wrists, so nothing ever fits correctly and I am easily annoyed by bulky jewelry. I knew that if I was going to try out a watch, it couldn’t just be any watch.
And that’s when JORD Wood Watches came in to my life.
| Weekends with Tobi |
Weekends have always been my favorite (shocker, I know) but I have fallen even more in love with them since moving to NYC. This city is always buzzing with a million things to do but it is really hard to make time and enjoy all of those things during the work week. The weekends are my time to explore New York to the fullest and I am always excited to see what adventures it has in store. I like to take on my weekends by only making about 50% of my plans…because this city has a funny way of showing you what you really wanted to do all along without actually knowing it! Since my adventures seem to be a little unpredictable, I never really know the right thing to wear. All I know is that I want to be comfortable (because NYC involves a lot of walking) and I also want to look as fabulous as possible (because every corner seems to be the perfect photo opportunity). And the real kicker is if my outfit can accomplish both of those things without breaking the bank!
That’s where Tobi comes in.